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On the Road: a Real News Team Leaves for New Hampshire
Make sure to visit The Real News on Monday, February 8 at 12pm ET & Tuesday, February 9 at 2pm ET, as we report LIVE from the New Hampshire primary. As always, your support makes our work possible.
DATE: 2016-02-06 | LENGTH: 00:40

 
Corporate Media Endorses Clinton to Defend Their Own Interests
Norman Solomon, co-founder of RootsAction.org, says the New York Times' anti-Sanders Bias is rooted in its desire to maintain the status quo
DATE: 2016-02-06 | LENGTH: 08:42

 
MD Delegate Wants to End the War on Drugs
Law to decriminalize possession of Heroin and Cocaine along with treatment on demand will prevent criminalizing addiction
DATE: 2016-02-06 | LENGTH: 04:08

 
The Empire Files: A Hidden War - The Empire's Border Part II
In the second installment of this two-part episode, Abby Martin continues her investigation into the hidden war on the U.S.-Mexico border, and looks at the root causes of the epidemic of migrant deaths. Watch more on teleSUR
DATE: 2016-02-07 | LENGTH: 24:56

 
Grayson Holds Back Democratic Nominee Endorsement
The Real Capitol Hill sits down with Congressman Alan Grayson to discuss why he still hasn't endorsed a candidate despite his record being much closer to Senator Bernie Sanders
DATE: 2016-02-06 | LENGTH: 14:08

 
Adnan Syed Presents New Evidence in Court, Seeks New Trial
TRNN's Jaisal Noor speaks to advocates and attorneys about the latest in the case of the Baltimore-area man made famous on the Serial podcast
DATE: 2016-02-05 | LENGTH: 06:44

 
Michigan Governor's Office Knew of Flint Water Poisoning in March
Detroit-based Pastor David Alexander Bullock discusses new documents that show the government allowing General Motors to switch water sources while keeping the general population at risk
DATE: 2016-02-05 | LENGTH: 08:01

 
UK Rejects UN Ruling that Assange Detention Is Illegal
After the UN finds Assange to be arbitrarily detained, Assange attorney Carey Shenkman explains how the UK is undermining the authority of the UN while simultaneously relying on it to release detained UK citizens
DATE: 2016-02-05 | LENGTH: 08:37

 
Did Hillary Lie About Her Iraq War Vote?
Stephen Zunes responds to Hillary Clinton's statements explaining her Iraq War vote as well as Bernie Sanders' plan to mobilize countries like Saudi Arabia to take on ISIS
DATE: 2016-02-04 | LENGTH: 13:29

 
After TPP Signing, Activists Opposed to Deal Look to Prevent Congressional Approval
Dr. Margaret Flowers says the TPP will supercede international climate treaties and undermine environmental protection laws
DATE: 2016-02-05 | LENGTH: 08:37

 
Did Financial Giant Goldman Sachs Just Admit the System is Rigged?
Former financial regulator Bill Black explains why one of world's largest investment firms Goldman Sachs questioning the "efficacy of capitalism" and why its CEO is terrified of a Sanders presidency
DATE: 2016-02-05 | LENGTH: 11:12

 
Black Lives Matter Protestor Runs for Mayor of Baltimore
Late entry into crowded field by high profile activist could shake-up race residents say, but lack of experience an issue
DATE: 2016-02-05 | LENGTH: 02:36

 
  

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UAW Suppresses Local Union's Vote to Support BDS
Labor activists Frank Hammer and Kumar Salehi discuss the United Auto Workers' decision to nullify Local 2865's resolution in support of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement
DATE: 2016-02-05 | LENGTH: 19:23

 
At Mosque, Obama Confronts Islamophobia but Ignores Role of US Foreign Policy
Author Laila el-Haddad praises Obama's defense of Muslim Americans, but says his foreign policy perpetuates anti-Muslim bias
DATE: 2016-02-03 | LENGTH: 10:06

 
Sanders vs. Clinton on Wall St. Reform
Former financial regulator Bill Black and Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal take on the policies of the two contenders for the Democratic nomination
DATE: 2016-02-04 | LENGTH: 19:13

 
Could Sanders Deliver on Medicare for All?
Green Party candidates Dr. Jill Stein and Dr. Margaret Flowers say the way to a single payer system is not through the Affordable Care Act or the Democratic Party
DATE: 2016-02-04 | LENGTH: 16:48

 
NYT Endorsement of Hillary Not Surprising Since It Buried Bernie's Presidential Bid
Media critic Jeff Cohen says two days of Washington Post editorials attacking Sanders show we can expect more attacks on Bernie by the corporate media
DATE: 2016-02-04 | LENGTH: 08:06

 
Taking the Black Struggle to the United Nations
The Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent were in Washington, DC last week for a town hall convened by Pan-African Community Action (PACA). We caught up with PACA's Netfa Freeman and Garrett Harris to hear more about the working group's findings and the goals of the organizers.
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By David Swanson. This article was fist published on teleSUR. Super Bowl 50 will be the first National Football League championship to happen since it was reported that much of the pro-military hoopla at football games, the honoring of ...

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Should journalists care if sources go off to prison?
By Norman Solomon. This article was first published on Columbia Journalism Review. Ask yourself this question: Is it sufficient to protect journalists who report classified information while sources go off to prison? During the last half decade, a growing roster of ...

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Why a Socialist Became Senator from Vermont
By John Weeks [Link for a longer radio version on Radio Free Brighton] Vermont does in fact have village greens. There is a story in which a Vermont farmer is visited by another sodbuster and his dog, from New Hampshire across the ...

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Thousands Ask Clinton to "Stop Lying" About Iraq Vote
By David Swanson. This article was first published on http://rootsaction.org In the first day, nearly 10,000 people have signed a petition on RootsAction.org urging Hillary Clinton to "Stop lying about your Iraq vote." A RootsAction.org email launching the petition ...

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Smash Clintonism: Why Democrats, Not Republicans, are the Problem
By Andrew Levine. This article was first published on Counterpunch. Nine times out of ten, or ninety-nine times out of a hundred, electoral politics at the national level these days does more to disable democracy than to enhance ...

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On Reality Asserts Itself, Ms. Principe talks about growing up in Portugal expecting the promise of the social state to be fulfilled, and becoming an activist in the fight against forces dismantling the achievements of the Portuguese revolution
 
   

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MD Delegate Wants to End the War on Drugs
Law to decriminalize possession of Heroin and Cocaine along with treatment on demand will prevent criminalizing addiction
DATE: 2016-02-06

 
Adnan Syed Presents New Evidence in Court, Seeks New Trial
TRNN's Jaisal Noor speaks to advocates and attorneys about the latest in the case of the Baltimore-area man made famous on the Serial podcast
DATE: 2016-02-05

 
Black Lives Matter Protestor Runs for Mayor of Baltimore
Late entry into crowded field by high profile activist could shake-up race residents say, but lack of experience an issue
DATE: 2016-02-05

 
Can Baltimore's Mayoral Race Lead to Serious Change in Public Policy?
Journalists Jayne Miller, Luke Broadwater and Taya Graham debate whether there's anything of substance thus far emerging from the low-key campaign for Baltimore's top job
DATE: 2016-02-03

 
Baltimore Residents to Challenge Tax Breaks for Developers
Community members from the Poe Homes in West Baltimore held a community meeting to push back against what they say is unfair policy
DATE: 2016-02-04

 
Unlock the Vote
In this special edition of Rattling the Bars, Eddie Conway speaks with former prisoners who are organizing to pass legislation that would allow all Maryland ex-felons to vote upon release from incarceration.
DATE: 2016-02-02

 
   


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