Western Media Distorts Escalating Syrian War

It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. The war in Syria intensified earlier this month when the Syrian government launched an offensive to retake Eastern Ghouta, a suburb of the capital Damascus. For years now, the Eastern Ghouta has been under the control of extremist Salafi jihadist rebels. The […]

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West Virginia Teachers Strike Redefines Teacher Unionism

They chanted “55 Strong,” in reference to all 55 counties in West Virginia where teachers are on strike. For a fourth day, every public school in the state is closed as thousands of teachers protest on the steps of the state capital demanding better pay and benefits. Teacher Jake Fertig says he might have to […]

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The Seattle 1999 WTO protest was a battle for food sovereignty

I was in Seattle as part of the IFG, the International Forum on Globalization, which brought together all of us who were questioning GATT, which was the precursor of the WTO before the Marrakesh agreement was signed. I was fighting GATT because of the corporations who mentioned GATT first in a meeting in 1987 in […]

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Will Congress Affirm its Constitutional Power to Stop the War in Yemen?

It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. Two resolutions are making their way through the U.S. Congress at the moment that could represent one of the first serious efforts in decades for Congress to reclaim its constitutionally guaranteed authority to declare or not to declare war. House Concurrent Resolution […]

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Pompeo Skips Hearing On Soleimani Strike | Craig Melvin | MSNBC

>>>THE STAR WITNESSES FOR THIS>>>THE STAR WITNESSES FOR THIS MORNING’S HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS MORNING’S HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE HEARING ON IRAN, A COMMITTEE HEARING ON IRAN, A NO-SHOW TODAY. NO-SHOW TODAY. THE COMMITTEE INVITED SECRETARY THE COMMITTEE INVITED SECRETARY OF STATE MIKE POMPEO TO ANSWER OF STATE MIKE POMPEO TO ANSWER QUESTIONS. QUESTIONS. SECRETARY POMPEO […]

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