Listen Live  

Thousands Protest Proposed Church For Third Day In Russia's Yekaterinburg

May 15, 2019           |                                       

Hundreds of demonstrators have gathered for a third day straight day to protest over a proposal to build a new Russian Orthodox church on the site of a popular park in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg. Local activists reject the plan, saying it would destroy one of the few green public spaces in the Urals […]

Read more

Trump’s China tariffs and aggressive military build up is pushing Russia and China to seek a closer relationship which serves China’s growing global influence – Prof. Richard Sakwa joins Sharmini Peries The post Russia-China Alignment Challenge U.S. Hegemony appeared first on The Real News Network.

Read more

US, Allies Now Hype Drones as Major Threat From Yemen’s Houthis

May 4, 2019           |                                       

For a long time, the US and its partners in the invasion of Yemen had been downplaying the drone capabilities of the Shi’ite Houthi movement. Even a couple of high-profile drone operations across the border were dismissed, and in the case of the UAE, denied outright, so as not to give the Houthis credit for […]

Read more

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump promised to create 25 million jobs over the next decade if he won the presidency. As The Washington Post reported in 2016, he claimed to “be the greatest jobs president that God ever created.” In 2018, he announced that Taiwanese technology manufacturer Foxconn’s plans to build a plant near […]

Read more

Campaigners aren’t known for being contemplative. By definition they are trying to change something beyond themselves, and the stereotype of an outgoing extrovert with a megaphone exists because in part, it’s true. That kind of campaigning attracts admiration and often appears as the visible face of change. But what if collective introspection made us into […]

Read more

Appeals Court Won’t Release Chelsea Manning From Jail

April 22, 2019           |                                       

The US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit issued a brief order on Monday ruling that whistleblower Chelsea Manning must remain in jail on contempt charges for refusing to answer grand jury questions in March. The government wanted Manning to testify against WikiLeaks before a grand jury to build a case against them in […]

Read more

US Approves Secret Nuclear Sales to Saudi Arabia

March 27, 2019           |                                       

Energy Secretary Rick Perry has signed at least six “secret” authorizations recently allowing a number of American companies to sell nuclear technology and provide assistance to Saudi Arabia int he development of such programs. The Trump Administration has been pursuing such sales for awhile. The companies involved in the deals have not yet been made […]

Read more

Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank Files New Lawsuit Targeting Ex-Trump Associate

March 25, 2019           |                                       

WASHINGTON — The Kazakh bank immersed in a multinational fight to recoup assets allegedly from stolen more than a decade ago has filed a new U.S. lawsuit, alleging that a former associate of President Donald Trump considered using funds from those assets to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. The suit, filed March 25 in […]

Read more

There is a wonderful metaphor in Alastair Macintyre’s After Virtue, in which the philosopher asks us to imagine a world hit by some terrible calamity that caused scientific and technical knowledge to be almost destroyed. What was left was smashed into thousands upon thousands of disconnected pieces, and the inhabitants of this world had to […]

Read more

Ocasio-Cortez Cheers After Amazon Scraps Planned New York Campus

February 14, 2019           |                                       

House Democrats Slam Trump on Yemen and Venezuela Republicans Deny Collusion as Manafort Busted Again This Valentine’s Day, Let’s Choose Love Over Borders Neoliberal Ties Doomed Latin America’s Leftist Political Tide Trump Blocks Back Pay for Contractors Who Worked During Shutdown Ilhan Omar Grills Venezuela Envoy Elliott Abrams on US-Backed Genocide Amazon announced it had […]

Read more