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4 Million People Strike for Climate Action

By: Dharna Noor

Organizers say this was the largest youth-led demonstration in history. TRNN spoke to demonstrators in New York and Baltimore The post 4 Million People Strike for Climate Action appeared first on The Real News Network....

Ending Temp Workers Is at Center of Auto Workers Strike

By: Marc Steiner

Auto Worker Jesse Kelly talks about the oppression of being a temp worker, how it keeps workers impoverished & works to diminish unions The post Ending Temp Workers Is at Center of Auto Workers Strike appeared first on The Real News Network....

Ten-Year-Olds Sound Off on Climate Inaction

By: Dharna Noor

At New York City’s climate strike, elementary schoolers tell Dharna Noor how they think adults should take on the climate crisis The post Ten-Year-Olds Sound Off on Climate Inaction appeared first on The Real News Network....

San Diego Ends Electricity Monopoly, Aims for 100% Renewables by 2035

By: Steve Horn

Photo Credit: Nenad Kajić | Wikimedia Commons By Steve Horn SAN DIEGO — San Diego has become one of the largest cities nationwide to adopt a Community Choice Energy program, breaking the monopoly of San Diego Gas & Electric, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy. The program, sometimes called Community Choice...

Over One Million to Take Part in Youth Climate Strike

By: Jaisal Noor

Over a million kids are expected to skip school on Friday to demand world leaders take on the climate crisis with the urgency it deserves. Organizers say over 5,000 actions will take place in 157 countries, kicking off a week of youth-led climate action. The Real News will be on...

Fed Comes to its Senses, Lowers Interest Rate

By: Gregory Wilpert

After causing almost every recession of the past several decades, the Federal Reserve is lowering interest rates before a recession takes hold. This represents an important shift in the Fed’s policy, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot The post Fed Comes to its Senses, Lowers Interest Rate appeared first on The Real...

Activists Face Felony Charges for Blocking Houston Oil Tanker Corridor

By: Dimitri Lascaris

Under a new law backed by Big Oil and passed in statehouses nationwide, Greenpeace USA activists face felony charges for the action. Texas is the second state to bring such charges under the “critical infrastructure” law The post Activists Face Felony Charges for Blocking Houston Oil Tanker Corridor appeared first...