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Kavanaugh’s Appointment to the Supreme Court: Tipping the Balance

By: Marc Steiner

Kristen Clarke head of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law talks about the consequences for the nation’s future if Brett Kavanaugh is put on the Supreme Court The post Kavanaugh’s Appointment to the Supreme Court: Tipping the Balance appeared first on The Real News Network....

Deadly Taliban Offensive Exposes US-Afghan Forces’ Disarray

By: Aaron Maté

As the death toll from a Taliban assault on the Afghan city of Ghazni passes 300, journalist author Ahmed Rashid says the attack underscores the the ineffectiveness of the US-NATO-Afghan government coalition, and the urgent need for talks to end the nearly 17-year war The post Deadly Taliban Offensive Exposes...

After Emerging From An Israeli Prison, Freedom Flotilla Captain Accuses Canada’s Government Of Complicity In A “Slow Genocide”

By: Dimitri Lascaris

Human Rights Activist John Turnbull Describes How Israel’s Navy Hijacked a Peaceful Vessel in International Waters and Kidnapped its Passengers and Crew The post After Emerging From An Israeli Prison, Freedom Flotilla Captain Accuses Canada’s Government Of Complicity In A “Slow Genocide” appeared first on The Real News Network....

Right Wing Reunion in Charlottesville Outnumbered by Anti-Racist

By: Marc Steiner

A year after Heather Heyer’s brutal murder, white nationalist rally in Portland and DC, but they are outnumbered by anti-racist opponents. We speak to  Eugene Puryear. The post Right Wing Reunion in Charlottesville Outnumbered by Anti-Racist appeared first on The Real News Network....

Commissioner Says Fellow Officer Did Not Have to Stop Cop Beatdown (Pt. 2/2)

By: Taya GrahamStephen Janis

In a press conference after a video surfaced showing a Baltimore police officer repeatedly punching a city residents Commissioner Gary Tuggle says the second officer on the scene could not intervene because he feared for his safety from onlookers The post Commissioner Says Fellow Officer Did Not Have to Stop...

Yemeni Children Massacred With US-Made Bomb

By: Aaron Maté

Thousands have gathered in Yemen for the funerals of the 51 people killed in a Saudi-UAE-US military alliance airstrike, including 40 children traveling on a school bus. Even after a Raytheon-made MK-82 bomb was found in the wreckage, Defense Secretary James Mattis told said that the US is “not engaged...

Baltimore Mayor Signs Charter Amendment Banning Water Privatization

By: Dharna Noor

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has signed legislation that would ban the sale and lease of the city’s water and sewage system. The measure will now go before voters on the November 2018 ballot. If it passes, Baltimore will be the first major city in the United States to ban water...