Special Reports

The nominations for the 9th annual Progie Awards - recognizing 2015’s best progressive films and filmmakers - have been voted on. The Progies highlight features, documentaries and the artists who made and appear in them, based on their progressiv... more

Jan 14, 2016 8:20 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

Exclusive documents obtained by The Real News show how police officers engaged in a pattern of abuse before the killing of Freddie Gray by arresting teenagers who were waiting to take the bus back home in the same neighborhood in Northwest ... more

Apr 29, 2015 5:43 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

The Pentagon has transferred nearly $5 billion of excess military equipment to local law enforcement agencies. Image credit: Erik Mauer more

Jan 30, 2015 4:36 PM Dispatches

Many have noted that the Koch Brothers' dad was a Bircher, but new documents show Charles was, too. more

Jul 8, 2014 6:45 AM Dispatches 16 Comments

As the U.S. Supreme Court's 2014 session comes to a close, one of the major cases left for a decision is Harris vs. Quinn,which could effect some 7 million public sector workers in the United States. more

Jun 4, 2014 4:11 PM Dispatches 12 Comments

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is slated to roll out its annual "Rich States, Poor States" publication this week. The document, whose lead author is economist Arthur Laffer, is sold to the press as an objective, academic measure... more

Apr 14, 2014 9:14 PM Dispatches

  February 13, 2013, was a very special day in Washington DC. It wasn't merely because hundreds of demonstrators marched in front of the White House to stop the KXL pipeline. It wasn't because environmental activists like Robert Kennedy, Jr., ... more

Mar 2, 2014 12:52 PM Dispatches

Some folks would have you believe that climate change is a hoax, a plot by greedy climatologists, environmental extremists, and one-world global government conspirators to take away Americans' freedom of choice and destroy the economy. As para... more

Mar 1, 2014 2:23 PM Dispatches

For Immediate Release:Contact: Matt Rothschild or Ruth Conniff(608) 257-4626(608) 239-4747 Ruth ConniffThe Progressive Hires New Editor to Lead Venerable MagazineRuth Conniff Takes Over with New IdeasMADISON, WI--The Progressive has promoted Ruth... more

Aug 29, 2013 7:21 PM Dispatches

Check out this video.The National Immigration Justice Center is circulating a petition calling for immigration reform that respects human rights."The U.S. immigration detention system is destroying lives and American families. The conditions are ... more

Jul 9, 2013 8:43 PM Dispatches

Dear brothers and sisters, dear friends of the democratic people's movement in Turkey!Istanbulites are under brutal attack.The violence of the police and security forces since the evening of June15th when the police attack against Gezi Parkı star... more

Jun 17, 2013 6:00 PM Dispatches

We awoke to a disaster this morning, a nightmare that will not end. After receiving a message from the Doctor's Union about the resumption of police attacks, I turned on the TV to find out what was happening. The fırst thing I saw were hundreds o... more

Jun 12, 2013 1:51 PM Dispatches

It is the 12th day of the protests. Life in Gezi Park goes on with a different event every day.A typical day of a Turkish citizen has become: go to work in the day and then go to the park at night. If one cannot, for some reason, make it to the p... more

Jun 9, 2013 7:46 PM Dispatches

Chapulling is a newly coined word derived from the 2013 protests in Turkey. This word came into being after Prime Minister Erdogan's speech in which he used the word "çapulcu" -- the normal meaning of which is looter or marauder -- to describe th... more

Jun 6, 2013 12:15 PM Dispatches

The Rev. Will Campbell died on Monday. Here's a profile of the civil rights activist and storyteller from Dec. 1982.Appreciating Will Campbell: From the ArchivesI stopped off in Nashville a while back for a few days of R&R with my friend, Will Ca... more

Jun 5, 2013 8:49 PM Dispatches

To my American Friends and Brothers and Sisters in Struggle:If you have been following the news about Turkey ın your country, you are likely more aware of what is happening than the majority of the Turkish population.For the last 48 hours, the po... more

Jun 3, 2013 11:23 PM Dispatches

He discusses the spying on Occupy activists, and why Eric Holder should resign. more

May 22, 2013 8:40 PM Dispatches