By: Gregory Wilpert
The Consumer Financial Protection Board kept a detailed report about how Wells Fargo has long been involved in charging students up to three times more for financial services than other banks do. Why did the CFPB not reveal this? Bill Black explains The post US Consumer Board Conceals how Wells...
By: Gregory Wilpert
A Canadian Court ruled that Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions activists were denied free speech and campaigning rights when the city of Montreal tore down their posters highlighting an Israeli atrocity during an election campaign in Canada. We discuss the case with bruce Katz, one of the main plaintiffs in the case...
By: Sharmini Peries
UK Prime Minister Theresa May wins a no-confidence vote, but the Conservatives remain split on the Brexit deal, says Jeremy Smith, Co-director of Prime Economics The post Theresa May’s Brexit Blood in Water as UK Tories Circle appeared first on The Real News Network....
By: Ben Norton
Ali Abunimah discusses a leaked report from Creative Community for Peace (CCFP), a front for Israel government-backed lobby group StandWithUs, which admits the cultural boycott is “constantly growing” and “innovative.” The post Pro-Israel Lobby Groups Secretly Admits Boycott Is Effective, Leaked Report Shows appeared first on The Real News Network....
For the third year, Shelby Pierce of Woolmarket has decorated her yard with a Dachshund-themed Christmas Wiener Wonderland. Pierce's Facebook post about her display got an unusually high response with more than 55,000 shares. … Click to Continue »
For a topic heavily critiqued and obsessively discussed, particularly since the 2016 presidential election, the contrast of rural America’s suffering and urban America’s revitalization is often told in stories that … Click to Continue »
By: Paul Jay
With less than three weeks left in our end of year fundraiser we need all of our viewers to step up and help. The post Paul Jay asks: Are you watching but not donating? appeared first on The Real News Network....
The first principal at Mercy Cross High School, a Jesuit priest named Francis Landwermeyer, in later years railed against the coverup of pedophilia in the Catholic church but did not … Click to Continue »
By: Marc Steiner
Marc Steiner and Paul Jay discuss corporate news’ coverage of the Mueller investigation and what motivates the rhetoric about Russia’s threat to American democracy The post Russophobia and the Mueller Investigation appeared first on The Real News Network....
By: Ben Norton
Tensions flare as Ukraine imposes martial law and President Poroshenko requests a major NATO military presence in the Black Sea, while Russia sends troops to Crimea and its border. Historian Tarik Cyril Amar speaks about the increasing militarization of the conflict The post Ukraine Requests NATO Military Buildup, Imposes Martial...
By: Eze JacksonDharna NoorKhalilah M. Harris
Dharna Noor, Khalilah Harris and Eze Jackson talk about the new Brookings report that reveals $156 billion in property value denied to black communities. They also discuss Johns Hopkins’ nurses’ fight to unionize, Baltimore City Council’s proposal of income-based water billing, a young man’s dangerous experience with an undercover cop,...
By: Dharna Noor
Over 140 were arrested in protests calling for Democratic leaders to create a plan to decarbonize the economy The post Young Climate Activists Storm Capitol Hill Demanding A Green New Deal appeared first on The Real News Network....
The state has shut down a home daycare where a 4-year-old child reportedly assaulted an 18-month-old boy, an official says. Pooh and Crew is where Dakota Hudson allegedly was injured … Click to Continue »
It appeared to be a case of child neglect after deputies found a 1-year-old child unresponsive, trapped behind a sofa at a rural home with a Biloxi address. The toddler … Click to Continue »
A soothing hot chocolate seems made to go with winter and the holidays. Though the Mississippi Coast’s subtropical temperatures rarely plunge below freezing, this warm and tasty comfort beverage has … Click to Continue »
Police were struggling to stop a man who appeared to be deliberately running into traffic on U.S. 90 when a good Samaritan stopped and helped officers restrain him. “The man … Click to Continue »
The year started out on a positive note. Crime was down 19 percent in Hattiesburg in the first four months of 2018. Between February and April, the city saw three … Click to Continue »
By: Ben Norton
The far-right government of EU/NATO member Hungary is cracking down on independent media. Prime Minister Viktor Orban is also exploiting anti-Semitism, while closely allied with Israel. Journalist Benjamin Novak says even elections are now just a formality The post Hungary’s Far-Right Government Hurtling Toward Dictatorship with Crackdown on Free Press...