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The Chris Hedges Report: Hemingway’s Shadow
Fri, 01 Jul 2022 17:39:44 +0000
Chris Hedges speaks with journalist and author Mark Kurlansky about living in the shadow of Ernest Hemingway and his new book, "The Importance of Not Being Ernest.”
Naomi Klein: US in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’
Fri, 01 Jul 2022 17:21:59 +0000
"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."
A father tried to protect his daughter, then cops attacked him and his dog
Fri, 01 Jul 2022 16:32:50 +0000
Loveland, Colorado, police are facing renewed scrutiny after another civil rights lawsuit has been filed against the department. The case reveals how police violently arrested a 14-year old girl, tased her father, and choked the family dog.
Turkish police detain hundreds in Istanbul Pride march crackdown
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 21:46:48 +0000
LGBTQ activists attempted to hold a march in Istanbul on Sunday in defiance of the conservative government's ban on Pride events—and they were met with brutal police repression.
‘If we can’t celebrate gay pirates, the bad guys win’
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 20:54:43 +0000
"Our Flag Means Death" is a ridiculous and enthrallingly queer portrait of masculinity. And Taika Waititi is so hot.
US Supreme Court drops carbon bomb on the planet, guts EPA regulatory authority
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 15:50:37 +0000
One Democratic senator warned the high court's right-wing majority "could unleash a new era of reckless deregulation that will gut protections for all Americans and the environment."
Texan parents face down Proud Boys at library Pride event
Wed, 29 Jun 2022 20:26:06 +0000
Far-right attacks on LGBTQ+ events are spiking around the country. In response, communities in North Texas are organizing for self-defense.
How America’s broken electoral system made the Jan 6 insurrection possible
Wed, 29 Jun 2022 17:15:21 +0000
Jaisal Noor and Maximillian Alvarez dive into America's broken, increasingly less democratic electoral system, and examine the existing opportunities within that system for the left and right to organize.
Frontline physicians in LA can’t pay rent, so they threatened to strike
Wed, 29 Jun 2022 16:01:09 +0000
Medical residents and interns in LA County have kept their hospitals running while making minimum wage and struggling to pay rent. Then they overwhelmingly voted to strike and won big.
The Algerian Revolution—60 years later
Tue, 28 Jun 2022 19:14:15 +0000
The victory of the Algerian Revolution was a beacon for Black revolutionaries and anti-imperialists around the world. To commemorate the 60th anniversary of Algerian independence, we talk to Brahim Rouabah about the legacy of the Revolution today.
This Supreme Court is Constitutionally illegitimate—and everyone knows it
Tue, 28 Jun 2022 16:27:14 +0000
Dobbs is a watershed attack that will come to be known as an infamous consolidation of an unrelenting extremist assault on this country's gains for equality and justice.
Announcing a new criminal justice journalism fellowship in Baltimore
Tue, 28 Jun 2022 14:51:32 +0000
The Real News Network and Just Media are partnering to launch a new fellowship program that empowers Baltimore writers that are passionate about reporting on criminal justice issues from their communities’ lived experiences.
A coal CEO promised a new luxury hotel to revive their town. It’s still not operating
Mon, 27 Jun 2022 21:34:34 +0000
Public subsidies underwrote the construction of a luxury hotel in this rural West Virginia town, but taxpayers apparently don’t have a right to know where the money went or why the project is delayed.
Olayemi Olurin: ‘If we can abolish slavery, the prison system is not untouchable’
Mon, 27 Jun 2022 17:49:46 +0000
New York public defender Olayemi Olurin joins Marc Steiner to discuss the recall of Chesa Boudin, the slaughter in Uvalde, the right's celebration of Kyle Rittenhouse, and what it will really take to end America's epidemic of violence.
How Maryland is preventing prisoners from getting college degrees
Mon, 27 Jun 2022 16:27:56 +0000
"Atiba" Demetrius Brown is taking correspondence courses while incarcerated in Maryland, but because of a new decree by the Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, he can't take his exams.
Yes, the death of Roe is ‘that bad’
Fri, 24 Jun 2022 19:21:35 +0000
The bastards did it, Roe v. Wade is dead, and anyone telling you it won’t be ‘that bad’ is lying to you.
The Chris Hedges Report: Journalism and Argentina’s ‘Dirty War’
Fri, 24 Jun 2022 18:44:36 +0000
In the late 1970s and 1980s, US-trained military death squads disappeared 30,000 Argentines in what became known as the 'Dirty War.' Former Buenos Aires Herald editor Robert Cox shares his experiences reporting on the disappeared.
Rail firms paid shareholders £800m before asking workers to take pay cut
Thu, 23 Jun 2022 21:14:06 +0000
CEOs of the six biggest train companies also took home a combined salary of more than £5m in 2020.
Renters are being fleeced with huge rent hikes and evictions—and it’s only getting worse
Thu, 23 Jun 2022 20:15:33 +0000
The US housing crisis has been decades in the making, but combined with an inflation squeeze and a systemic shortage of affordable housing, more renters have nowhere to go.
Ecuadorians continue to resist as national strike enters second week
Thu, 23 Jun 2022 15:40:43 +0000
Defying the state of emergency, enduring brutal police and military repression, hundreds of thousands of Ecuadorians continue to remain on the streets to protest the right-wing government of President Guillermo Lasso and his regressive economic policies.
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