Posted inNicaragua, Podcast, Politics and Movements: International, Politics and Movements: US, The Real News Network, Under the Shadow

Hollywood. Empire | Under the Shadow, Bonus Episode

In the late 1980s, British film director Alex Cox spent several months in Nicaragua filming Walker, a movie about the U.S. filibuster who invaded and took over the country in the mid-1800s. As Cox puts it, he was trying to make “a revolutionary film in a revolutionary context.” That did not go over well in […]

Posted inmexico, Podcast, Politics and Movements: International, The Marc Steiner Show, The Real News Network

AMLO, Sheinbaum, and the legacy and future of Mexico’s Morena

The June 2 election of Claudia Sheinbaum made history for two reasons: Sheinbaum will be Mexico’s first woman president ever, and the progressive Morena party will now control the executive and both houses of the national legislature. Morena’s rise to power has brought an enormous historical shift to Mexico, which for more than a century […]

Posted inGaza, Israel, Palestine, Politics and Movements: International, Politics and Movements: US, The Real News Network, video

‘The People’s Red Line’: Tens of thousands surround White House for Gaza

The mass movement for Palestine returned to Washington, DC on Sat., June 8—forming a two-mile-long “red line” around the White House with a crowd that numbered in the tens of thousands. As discussed in a prior interview with The Real News, organizers of “The People’s Red Line” are seeking an immediate, permanent end to US aid to […]

Posted inEconomy and Inequality, Gaza, Israel, Palestine, Politics and Movements: International, The Real News Network, video, Workers of the World

Israel is exploiting Palestinians in dangerous ‘e-waste’ factories

In the town of Idhna in the West Bank, Palestinian youth labor in unregulated “e-waste” factories in the shadow of Israel’s Apartheid Wall. Driven from their land, and denied opportunity and employment in Israeli society, these workers come to these jobs because they often have few other options. Many of the workers are highly educated, […]

Posted inCanada, Gaza, Israel, Palestine, Podcast, Politics and Movements: International, Politics and Movements: US, The Real News Network

Uni. of Toronto’s People’s Circle for Palestine holds for a month with community solidarity

On May 2, students at the University of Toronto organized under the banner of UofT Occupy for Palestine seized King’s College Circle at the university’s St. George Campus, establishing what has come to be known as the People’s Circle for Palestine. The People’s Circle has now held its ground for over a month, withstanding threats […]

Posted inGaza, Israel, Palestine, Podcast, Politics and Movements: International, Politics and Movements: US, The Real News Network

‘Biden, we are your red line’: The upcoming national march on DC for Palestine on June 8

Close to nine months into the genocide in Gaza, the Biden administration shows no sign of stopping the flow of arms and aid to Israel. Earlier in May, Biden declared that he was drawing a ‘red line’: should Israel invade Rafah, the southernmost corner of the Gaza Strip where hundreds of thousands of displaced Palestinian […]

Posted inArticle, Gaza, Israel, labor, Palestine, Politics and Movements: International, Reprint, The Real News Network, unions

University of California union’s Gaza solidarity strike spreads across campuses

This story originally appeared on Truthout on June 1, 2024. It is shared here with permission. A strike is underway within the University of California (UC) system — with UCLA, UC Davis and UC Santa Cruz all now participating — as unionized graduate student workers take collective action to protest the brutalization and repression of […]

Posted inArticle, Gaza, Israel, Palestine, Politics and Movements: International, Politics and Movements: US, The Real News Network

Biden’s ‘failed’ humanitarian pier in Gaza was a stirring success

Mockery and hard questions are pouring in over the White House’s decision to build a so-called “humanitarian pier” to “deliver aid to Gaza” that has since failed, spectacularly.   The March announcement of the pier perplexed establishment aid organizations—Doctors Without Borders called it a “glaring distraction”—because the idea of a military circumventing a blockade that its […]

Posted inArticle, Canada, Economy and Inequality, oil, Politics and Movements: International, Racial Justice, The Real News Network

‘An uprising in the making’: ‘Alberta’ chiefs say oil company’s forceful approach is an attack on treaty rights

Editor’s note: Over the past month, journalist Brandi Morin has made multiple trips to the Woodland Cree First Nation and the Peace River area to report on this story for Ricochet, IndigiNews, and The Real News Network. This kind of on-the-ground reporting is costly, but essential. You can support our journalism by making a donation […]

Posted inGaza, Israel, Palestine, Politics and Movements: International, Politics and Movements: US, The Real News Network, video

Globalize the student intifada: organizers speak

The spread of the “Student Intifada” around the globe has transformed universities into sites of anti-Zionist struggle, triggering brutal repression from school administrations, police, and vigilantes. In this special livestream event, TRNN Editor-in-Chief Maximillian Alvarez and Marc Steiner sit down with student organizers from the University of Michigan, Purdue, and Oxford to discuss the state […]