Local

Is a New Global Financial Crisis Imminent?

By: Sharmini Peries

Economists Mark Weisbrot and Gerald Epstein face off to discuss whether 10 years after the Lehman Brothers collapse and the Great Recession of 2008 we are about to see another major financial crisis   The post Is a New Global Financial Crisis Imminent? appeared first on The Real News Network....

Protest Targets Johns Hopkins’ Multi-Million Dollar ICE Contract

By: Jaisal Noor

Dozens of students, faculty and community members marched through campus on Friday and delivered a petition demanding Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins University end its contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement The post Protest Targets Johns Hopkins’ Multi-Million Dollar ICE Contract appeared first on The Real News Network....

In Viral Video, Medea Benjamin Confronts Trump Official on Iran

By: Aaron Maté

At a public event in Washington, DC, CodePink’s Medea Benjamin confronted Brian Hook, the head of Trump’s Iran Action Group, over the US withdrawal from the JCPOA and re-imposing crippling sanctions on the Iranian people. Benjamin joins us to discuss her action, which went viral online The post In Viral...

How Well Does Fossil Fuel Divestment Combat Climate Change?

By: Ben Norton

As the fossil fuel divestment movement grows around the world, a new study suggests its economic impact might be overstated. Leaders in the environmental movement respond to PERI economist Robert Pollin The post How Well Does Fossil Fuel Divestment Combat Climate Change? appeared first on The Real News Network....

Trump’s Methane Deregulation: Another Blow to Slowing Down Climate Change

By: Gregory Wilpert

The Trump administration announced new methane rules, which roll back rules President Obama had put into place to reduce pollution, capture methane for sale, and slow down climate change. Aaron Mintzes of Earthworks explains the implications The post Trump’s Methane Deregulation: Another Blow to Slowing Down Climate Change appeared first...