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Lula da Silva’s Attorney: Intercept Revelations Confirm Political and Unfair Trial

By: Gregory Wilpert

Brazil’s former president Lula da Silva was “a victim of a politically motivated trial,” says Valeska Tiexiera Zanin Martins, Lula’s co-defense counsel. The Intercept’s explosive revelations about the collaboration between judge Moro and prosecutors prove this       The post Lula da Silva’s Attorney: Intercept Revelations Confirm Political and...

Would Jay Inslee Take on the Military to Fight Climate Change?

By: Dharna Noor

At Netroots Nation 2019, we asked Democratic Presidential Candidate Jay Inslee focused on climate change, if he’d take on the largest institutional emitter of fossil fuels: the Pentagon The post Would Jay Inslee Take on the Military to Fight Climate Change? appeared first on The Real News Network....

Pharma Companies Win Case Against Drug Price Transparency

By: Jacqueline Luqman

One of the Trump administration’s promises leading up to 2020 is to reduce prescription drug prices, but the plan has stalled after a big court loss, and other blows to Trump’s grand healthcare plan. Wendell Potter discusses the implications The post Pharma Companies Win Case Against Drug Price Transparency appeared...

No War, No Warming with Rev. Lennox Yearwood

By: Dharna Noor

The president of Hip Hop Caucus speaks with Dharna Noor at Netroots Nation 2019 on fighting for climate justice and a Green New Deal—and fighting against militarization The post No War, No Warming with Rev. Lennox Yearwood appeared first on The Real News Network....

Nicki Minaj’s Boycott of Saudi Arabia Sets a Moral Standard for Artists

By: Gregory Wilpert

CodePink’s Ariel Gold discusses the decision of Nicki Minaj to withdraw from a festival in Saudi Arabia after a grassroots campaign among her fans made her aware of the human rights violations in the country The post Nicki Minaj’s Boycott of Saudi Arabia Sets a Moral Standard for Artists appeared...