The Real News Network - Independent News, Blogs and Editorials

livestream: breaking through power part 2 day 3


Trump and the Social Basis of Fascism
The threat of fascism is real, but it shouldn't push the left to vote for Clinton in states where she will clearly win, says historian Gerald Horne
DATE: 2016-09-27 | LENGTH: 15:43

Danny Glover: Upcoming Haitian Election an Opportunity for Self-Determination
The actor and activist discusses who he is supporting and what's at stake for the Haitian people
DATE: 2016-09-28 | LENGTH: 12:47

Mexicans Protest on Second Anniversary of Disappearance of 43 Students
The government continues to drag its feet in resolving the case of missing 43 Ayotzinapa students, says Laura Carlsen
DATE: 2016-09-28 | LENGTH: 13:45

Clinton vs. Trump Debate: Is One Section of the Oligarchy More Dangerous?
Glen Ford and Jeff Cohen agree that the exclusion of third parties left the "non-partisan" debate with candidates who have "very little light between them," but disagree about strategic voting and the danger of Trump's neo-fascism
DATE: | LENGTH: 25:55

Did America Dodge a Bullet?
Bill Curry and Rania Khalek predict that the debate will lead to a Clinton victory over the neo-fascist Trump, but also say that Clinton takes progressive positions "like chess pieces" - only to remove them from the table later
DATE: 2016-09-27 | LENGTH: 16:09

24 Arrested Outside Hofstra University While Demanding An Open Presidential Debate
Hundreds protested the exclusion of alternative ideas and candidates from the first presidential debate
DATE: | LENGTH: 03:59



Trump's Position on Jerusalem Puts Him on the Side of the Settler Movement
Despite Trump being wrong on the Iran deal, the US congress is more likely to derail it than his potential presidency, says Col. Larry Wilkerson
DATE: 2016-09-27 | LENGTH: 12:45

Comply or Die: What the Shootings in Tulsa and Charlotte Reveal About Policing in America
Failure to comply with police can result in a death sentence for Black Americans, says Glen Ford of the Black Agenda Report
DATE: 2016-09-27 | LENGTH: 09:29

BDS Town Hall with the Former Green Party of Canada Justice Critic
A panel discussion on the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement with Dimitri Lascaris, Constantine Kristonis, and Lia Tarachansky
DATE: 2016-09-27 | LENGTH: 57:13

Corbyn Wins Leadership, But Can He Unite the Labour Party?
The media's depiction of the party opposition to Corbyn as 'centrist' is a cover for how right-wing it actually is, says economist John Weeks
DATE: 2016-09-26 | LENGTH: 13:17

Danny Glover on the Struggle for Democracy in Haiti
In the lead up to the elections on October 9, actor and activist Danny Glover talks about the two US-backed coups in Haiti and why he's supporting Dr. Maryse Narcisse of the Fanmi Lavalas Party
DATE: 2016-09-26 | LENGTH: 18:08

Should Third Parties Be Included in Televised Debates?
Maryland Green Party Senate Candidate Margaret Flowers says most people are looking for alternatives to Trump and Clinton
DATE: 2016-09-26 | LENGTH: 08:06

Anti-BDS Campaign Aims to Undermine Academic Freedom and Free Speech on Palestine
Investigations into claims of anti-Semitism among Palestine solidarity groups often find the claims to be unfounded, says Dima Khalidi of Palestine Legal
DATE: 2016-09-26 | LENGTH: 12:11

Ecuador Proposes Worldwide Elimination of Tax Havens
Tax havens do enormous damage to economies around the world, explains Ecuador's foreign minister Guillaume Long
DATE: 2016-09-26 | LENGTH: 25:14

Did America Dodge a Bullet?
Bill Curry and Rania Khalek predict that the debate will lead to a Clinton victory over the neo-fascist Trump, but also say that Clinton takes progressive positions "like chess pieces" - only to remove them from the table later
DATE: 2016-09-27 | LENGTH: 16:09

Why the Federal Reserve Needs To Go Beyond Interest Rate Policy
The long-term decline of the U.S. economy won't be reversed until there's movement towards greater public investment, protections for workers, and a higher minimum wage, says PERI co-director Gerald Epstein
DATE: 2016-09-26 | LENGTH: 13:22

'Hands Dripping with the Blood of the Afghan People': US Agrees to Pardon and Reward Warlord
The peace deal amounts to a bribe for warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar to not commit crimes and terrorism, says Sonali Kolhatkar, host of "Rising Up With Sonali" on KPFA
DATE: 2016-09-25 | LENGTH: 10:11

Recall Referendum on Maduro Moves to Next Phase in spite of "Irregularities"
Venezuelans are hoping for the political process to follow the constitution, says Jeanette Charles of Venezuela Analysis
DATE: 2016-09-25 | LENGTH: 08:56

Gary Johnson Supporters: Privatize Everything, But Not the Commission on Presidential Debates
On Wednesday, around 200 supporters of libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson protested outside of the Commission on Presidential Debates headquarters in Washington, DC for the private, non-profit's decision to exclude Johnson along with Green Party candidate Jill Stein from the debates
DATE: 2016-09-23 | LENGTH: 05:50

TPP Will Effectively Kill Climate Treaties
The Trans-Pacific Partnership will undermine the ability of countries to control polluting and extractive industries, says Ben Lilliston
DATE: 2016-09-25 | LENGTH: 12:08



Let's Make Real News!















Stay up to date with The Real News with using RSS

Main News Feed:

Video News:

Audio News Feed:

iTunes: To get our latest stories as an iTunes podcast. Just search for "The Real News Network". We offer a Free Video and Audio podcast



Follow us and join the conversation with our growing audience on our Facebook page



Many of you have requested to watch Real News Stories one story after another without having to click on each individual news story.

You told us that you liked to watch our stories while you cook or drink your morning coffee, at your office

when you should be working (shhh we won't tell), and one user even told us she watched
us while exercising in her home gym! We listened to your requests. Our continuous video and audio players offered exclusively to our donor members.


Take TRNN on the go with our free video nad audio iTunes podcasts

iTunes: To get our latest stories as an iTunes podcast. Just search for "The Real News Network". We offer a Free Video and Audio podcast



Follow us on Twitter



The Real News is now on ROKU, Find us in the NEWS category


donate $10 a month or make a one-time donation of at least $100 to receive one of the books below

best seller


The Left Underestimates the Danger of Trump
By Arun Gupta. This article was first published on Portside. This election is a choice between two movements. Movements like Black Lives Matter, Climate Justice, low-wage workers, and immigrant rights. Or Neo-Nazis, the Klan, and the Alt-Right back...

Arun Gupta

The Meaning of the Trump Surge
By Andrew Levine. This article was first published on Counterpunch. Joseph Sohm | The news is full of it – literally and figuratively: Trump is surging in the polls, especially in so-called battleground states. Is it time to worry? Indeed, ...

Andrew Levine

France and the Struggle over Labour Reforms
By Maxime Benatouil. This article was first published on Socialist Project. The so-called Labour Law, passed en force by the French government on 20 July, is the most serious attack against the “Code du Travail,” already undermined for ...

Maxime Benatouil

As Tribes Fight Pipeline, Internal AFL-CIO Letter Exposes 'Very Real Split' Published on Thursday,
By Jon Queally. This article was first published on Common Dreams. Leaked letter circulated within nation's largest labor federation illustrates troubling disconnect when what working people deserve and what climate science compels are actually the same thing The AFL-C...

Jon Queally

AFL-CIO to Planet Earth: Drop Dead
By Norman Solomon At a meeting with the deputy political director of the AFL-CIO during my campaign for Congress, she looked across her desk and told me that I could get major union support by coming out ...

Norman Solomon

America’s New Demons and the Second Coming of the Neocons
By Andrew Levine. This article was first published on Counterpunch. The horror of a Clinton v. Trump election is making everybody who pays attention a little crazy. Not paying attention isn’t easy – not with everybody hooked into ...

Andrew Levine


Reality Asserts Itself - Peter Kuznick

With vague language about evil in his Hiroshima speech, President Obama essentially defended the mythology that the nuclear attack "saved lives" - says historian Peter Kuznick on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay

Reality Asserts Itself - The Occupation of the American Mind

The Occupation of the American Mind - RAI with Pink Floyd's Roger Waters On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, legendary musician Roger Waters and Sut Jhally discuss their new film about the Israeli public relations campaign to influence U.S. public opinion

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

Paul Jay asks Chris Hedges if the Pope's rhetoric on climate change and capitalism is a positive force or a dangerous illusion



Enjoy a full year of uninterrupted news with continuous video playback


Never go searching for that clip again by saving your favorites


Get cool, free real News swag including t-shirts, hoodies, books and more



Baltimore City Council Candidate: Neighbors Need to Organize to Change the City
Running for city council for the 7th district as part of Ujima People's Progress Party - Maryland's first Black workers-led electoral party - Nnamdi Scott discusses Baltimore police aerial surveillance, bold new creative leadership, and mass mobilization.
DATE: 2016-09-22

Baltimore Police Have Ruthlessly Fought Past Efforts of Civilian Oversight
Documents obtained by TRNN show a pattern of police resisting citizen input from an all but powerless civilian review board, raising troubling questions of hopes for real reforms
DATE: 2016-09-17

Korryn Gaines Family Announces Lawsuit Against Baltimore County Police
Korryn Gaines family and legal team have announced they will pursue a lawsuit against Baltimore County Police and conduct an independent investigation of her killing, which took place in August
DATE: 2016-09-13

Constant Stop and Frisk of African-Americans Must End, Says Baltimore Mayoral Nominee
In an interview with TRNN, the Democratic nominee for mayor Catherine Pugh says policing must change and the surrounding jurisdictions must help Baltimore tackle poverty and drug addiction as regional problems
DATE: 2016-09-12

Behind the scenes of "A Real Nigga Show"
The Real News hung out at rehearsal with the director and cast of the original play "A Real Nigga Show" to discuss why they chose what some perceive as a controversial title and why the show was developed
DATE: 2016-09-09

Baltimore Community Members Raise Concerns about DOJ's Next Steps
Activists, legal experts, and victims of police brutality at the Elijah Cummings-hosted town hall say the recommendations in the Department of Justice's report on the Baltimore police department don't go far enough
DATE: 2016-09-09,, The Real News Network, Real News Network, The Real News, Real News, Real News For Real People, IWT are trademarks and service marks of Independent World Television inc. "The Real News" is the flagship show of IWT and The Real News Network.

All original content on this site is copyright of The Real News Network. Click here for more

Problems with this site? Please let us know

Linux VPS Hosting by Star Dot Hosting