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How Johns Hopkins’ Influence Haunts Baltimore (Pt 1/2)

By: Jaisal Noor

Antero Pietila, author of “The Ghosts Of Johns Hopkins” charts the rise of the influential Baltimore-based university while the city embraced segregation The post How Johns Hopkins’ Influence Haunts Baltimore (Pt 1/2) appeared first on The Real News Network....

Trump-Bolton Aggression Against Iran Contained by Russia, Japan, China, and EU

By: Sharmini Peries

Vijay Prashad says the very dangerous statements, economic sanctions and military aggression unleashed by Washington this week against Iran was countered by cool headed diplomacy by Japan, Russia, EU and China The post Trump-Bolton Aggression Against Iran Contained by Russia, Japan, China, and EU appeared first on The Real News...

New Abortion Laws ‘Go Against Common Sense’

By: Taya Graham

Conservatives have launched a new attack on abortion rights, which go against both medical science and common sense, says Anoa Changa, but the point is to bring the issue to the new conservative Supreme Court majority The post New Abortion Laws ‘Go Against Common Sense’ appeared first on The Real...

Trump’s 2020 Military Budget Is $500 Billion More Than He Claims

By: Gregory Wilpert

If all the hidden parts are added together, the true military budget would be close to $1.25 trillion, says William Hartung of the Center for International Policy The post Trump’s 2020 Military Budget Is $500 Billion More Than He Claims appeared first on The Real News Network....

US Public Education Still Segregated 65 Years After Brown

By: Jacqueline Luqman

Sixty-five years after the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case, a new report published by Pennsylvania State University reveals the persistent racial segregation in America’s public schools, and the many factors that contribute to it The post US Public Education Still Segregated 65 Years After Brown appeared first on...

Baltimore Considers Income-Based Water Billing

By: Taylor Hebden

Residents testified in support of the bill, but the Department of Public Works is not on board—they have a different affordability measure in mind The post Baltimore Considers Income-Based Water Billing appeared first on The Real News Network....

New Poverty Measurement Exposes Turkey’s Inequality Within Households

By: Gregory Wilpert

Hasan Tekguc and Bengi Akbulut discuss their research on the gender gap in poverty in Turkey. When comparing household income, it is impossible to know about the gender-based inequality within households The post New Poverty Measurement Exposes Turkey’s Inequality Within Households appeared first on The Real News Network....