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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 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 inArticle, climate change, Climate Crisis, east palestine, Economy and Inequality, Politics and Movements: US, Reprint, The Real News Network

Ohio and Pennsylvania residents affected by the East Palestine train derailment say their ‘basic needs’ are still not being met

This article originally appeared on Inside Climate News, a nonprofit, independent news organization that covers climate, energy and the environment. It is republished with permission. Sign up for their newsletter here.  Residents of East Palestine, Ohio, and nearby areas in Pennsylvania harmed by the Norfolk Southern train disaster say a new $310 million settlement announced by the Biden […]

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Teamsters and Amazon labor union announce affiliation, member vote still ahead

This story originally appeared in Labor Notes on June 5, 2024. It is shared here with permission. The Amazon Labor Union and the Teamsters have signed an affiliation agreement. “Today is an historical day for labor in America as we now combine forces with one of the most powerful unions to take on Amazon together,” […]

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 […]

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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 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 […]

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Assange Won a Victory, but the Fight Isn’t Over

This story originally appeared in Jacobin on May 22, 2024. It is shared here with permission. On Monday, May 20, 2024, the British High Court granted Julian Assange his first legal victory in four years. The court found that the WikiLeaks founder could appeal his extradition to the United States on the basis that he […]

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Alabama Mercedes workers lose first union election, vow to fight on

This story originally appeared in Labor Notes on May 17, 2024. It is shared here with permission. A no-holds-barred campaign by Mercedes management convinced a majority of workers at its Alabama factory complex to vote against forming a union. In addition to anti-union videos and mailings, captive-audience meetings, firings, and an onslaught of pressure from […]