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Class and Corruption Take Center Stage in the Iraqi Election

February 12, 2020 at 9:51 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

It’s the Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries, coming to you from Baltimore. Parliamentary elections were held in Iraq on Sunday, May 12; 169 seats are required for a majority, and with only 45 percent voter turnout, and with 92 percent of the votes counted, the Independent High Electoral Commission has declared Muqtada al-Sadr’s Alliance

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“Class and Corruption Take Center Stage in the Iraqi Election”

Violating International Law, Trump Renews Venezuela Sanctions

at 8:51 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. President Trump issued an executive order on Friday renewing sanctions against Venezuela. As required by law, the executive order states that Venezuela continues to pose an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States. The

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“Violating International Law, Trump Renews Venezuela Sanctions”

Italian Populist Parties About to Form “Highly Unstable” Government

February 10, 2020 at 6:51 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

It’s The Real News Network. I’m Greg Wilpert, coming to you from Quito, Ecuador. Italy’s two main populist parties, the right-wing League and the anti-establishment Five Star Movement, are finally on the verge of forming a coalition, according to an announcement made on Monday. It’s been over two months since Italy held a parliamentary election

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“Italian Populist Parties About to Form “Highly Unstable” Government”

Venezuela’s Opposition Strategy in Presidential Election is to “Have it Both Ways”

February 2, 2020 at 3:53 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

It’s The Real News Network I’m Sharmini Peries, coming to you from Baltimore. Venezuelans will vote for a president this coming Sunday, May 20. This president election is taking place under rather complicated and difficult circumstances. The country’s economic crisis, marked by hyper inflation and shortages, continue unabated. A large part of Venezuela’s opposition parties

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“Venezuela’s Opposition Strategy in Presidential Election is to “Have it Both Ways””

Turkey’s Lira in Free Fall – Erdogan Calls Snap Election (Pt 2/2)

February 1, 2020 at 6:52 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Welcome back to the Real News Network. We are speaking with Ekrem Ekici. He is an independent researcher and political analyst based in Berlin. He is co-editor of a new online magazine titled Rupture. You can find it at RuptureMagazine.org. Thank you so much for joining us again, Ekrem. All right, Ekrem, when we parted

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“Turkey’s Lira in Free Fall – Erdogan Calls Snap Election (Pt 2/2)”

In Primaries, Democratic Progressives Take On Party Elites (2/2)

January 8, 2020 at 11:51 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

It’s the Real News. I’m Aaron Mate, continuing with Nina Turner, former Ohio state senator and president of Our Revolution. And we’re talking about the first big primary day of 2018, and how it fares for Democrats in this contentious primary season. Sen. Turner, I wanted to read you a headline from the New York

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“In Primaries, Democratic Progressives Take On Party Elites (2/2)”

Norman Solomon and Paul Jay discuss the Struggle in the Democratic Party

November 4, 2019 at 1:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network, live on Facebook and YouTube and, I think, Periscope and therealnews.com. We’re going to continue our conversation we’ve been having on The Real News about the fight within the Democratic Party, Donna Brazile’s revelations, and as we go, a bit of a series that’s going to unfold

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“Norman Solomon and Paul Jay discuss the Struggle in the Democratic Party”

In Primaries, Democratic Progressives Take On Party Elites (1/2)

November 2, 2019 at 3:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

It’s the Real News. I’m Aaron Mate. The first big primary day of 2013 has been held, with votes in Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana, and North Carolina. For Democrats it’s the first major test of the very contentious battle for the soul of the party, pitting Bernie Sanders-style progressives on one side versus establishment candidates

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“In Primaries, Democratic Progressives Take On Party Elites (1/2)”

Victorious Pennsylvania Progressives Shun the Democratic Party Playbook

October 28, 2019 at 11:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

AARON MATE: It’s The Real News. I’m Aaron Mate. That is talk of a blue wave in 2018, with Democrats looking to take midterm races across the country. But blue, like any color, has different shades. And one of those shades, you could say, is bold, for bold progressive; the bold progressives who are challenging

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“Victorious Pennsylvania Progressives Shun the Democratic Party Playbook”

Donna Brazile’s Boost for a Democratic Party Overhaul

at 10:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

AARON MATÉ: It’s the Real News. I’m Aaron Maté. I’m here at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. where a group of progressive Democrats have gathered to release an autopsy report on what went wrong with the Democratic Party in 2016, and one of the many problems that they identify is a widespread sense

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“Donna Brazile’s Boost for a Democratic Party Overhaul”