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In an unprecedented move, the Trump administration, under VP Pence, is making an all-out effort to have the UN expel Venezuela’s ambassador to the UN The post Unprecedented US Efforts to Expel Venezuela’s Representative to the UN appeared first on The Real News Network.

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Musician and filmmaker Hannah Lew reflects on how her approach to making music has changed over time, the creative problem-solving involved in being an artist, and why motherhood is both amazing and also not that big of a deal. You’re best known for your work as a filmmaker and with music. Which did you start […]

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Please help us to continue bringing you blanket coverage of this historic press freedom test case by making a generous donation to our Spring Fund Drive. Consortium News has been all over the Julian Assange story for months as the corporate media turns its attention to it after Assange’s arrest last Thursday. But as entertainment […]

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Many People are Too Broke for Bankruptcy. A New Report Suggests Some Fixes.

April 15, 2019           |                                       

It’s tax season. That also means it’s bankruptcy season. Every year, bankruptcy filings peak in March and stay elevated in April, as people use their precious tax refunds to finally purchase the thing they couldn’t afford before: bankruptcy. All sorts of bad things happen when bankruptcy is out of reach for people, as we showed […]

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Omar Says More Death Threats Coming Since Trump Pushed Video

April 15, 2019           |                                       

WASHINGTON — Rep. Ilhan Omar says she’s faced increased death threats since President Donald Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. “This is endangering lives,” she said, accusing Trump of fomenting right-wing extremism. “It has to stop.” Her statement late Sunday followed an announcement by […]

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Artist and sex worker Lindsay Dye on subverting sexist power dynamics, fetishism as performance art, and the origins of her “cake sitting” performances. When did you know you wanted to make art, and be a cam girl? I’ve made art since I was a child. I remember, at 10 years old, I watched the Jean-Michel […]

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Take Down ‘Dangerous’ Tweet of Ilhan Omar Video, Pelosi Tells Trump

April 14, 2019           |                                       

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Sunday that she has taken steps to ensure the safety of Rep. Ilhan Omar following President Donald Trump’s retweet of a video that purports to show the Minnesota Democrat being dismissive of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The California Democrat also called on Trump to take down the video. Soon […]

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Prof. Khalid Ahmad says that what looks like military coup against Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir, is actually of the president’s own making, to defuse the growing movement and ICC indictment against him The post Sudan’s President Carries Out Coup to Defuse Movement Against Him appeared first on The Real News Network.

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Filmmaker Carlen May-Mann discusses the fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants nature of low-budget filmmaking, the subversive allure of working in genre films, and why finding your creative family is important. You used Kickstarter to fund The Rat. What made you decide to do it that way? Since it’s a short film, it felt manageable to do it that way. […]

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