US Government Setting the Terms for Argentina’s Bailout?

GREG WILPERT: It’s The Real News Network, and I’m Greg Wilpert joining you from Baltimore. Argentineans are mobilizing more and more in the face of their country’s growing economic crisis. Stores across Argentina were closed and the streets of Buenos Aires, the capital, were quiet on Tuesday after the country’s largest union called a 24-hour […]

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Justin Trudeau Vows to Bail Out Profitable Oil Company, Kinder Morgan

It’s the Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is determined to make Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion work. This is in spite of the growing movement demanding its shutdown and the movement is considered Canada’s Standing Rock. Trudeau met with B.C. Premier John Horgan and […]

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UK Household Debt has Reached Unsustainable Levels

G. Wilpert: Welcome to the Real News Network. I’m Gregory Wilpert joining you from Quito, Ecuador. UK households are spending more than their income at an unprecedented rate. Record-busting levels of privately held debt are also accompanied with stagnant or even falling real wages in the UK. The situation is so bad that members of […]

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Bankrupt Greece Becomes a Major Military Spender and “Sales Agent” for NATO

DIMITRI LASCARIS: This is Dimitri Lascaris reporting from Korinthos, Greece. The Real News has returned to Greece for the fourth time in three years to continue the coverage of the economic crisis, and more particularly, this year we’re examining suggestions that Greece has begun to emerge from this crisis. Today, we’re fortunate to be joined […]

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Sears Bankruptcy Engineered to Benefit Executives and Stiff Workers

GREG WILPERT: It’s The Real News Network and I’m Greg Wilpert, coming to you from Baltimore. The department store, Sears, is in the process of seeking approval for bankruptcy restructuring that would allow it to pay its top three executives one million dollars in bonuses each if the company goes out of business. Also, the […]

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Billionaire Owners of Purdue Pharma Pushed Opioid Drug OxyContin Knowing it Could Kill

Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Marc Steiner. Great to have you all with us. Purdue Pharma is the maker of the opioid drug OxyContin. It’s considering bankruptcy. Doing so would protect the company from facing literally thousands of lawsuits filed against Purdue Pharma for having covered up its knowledge of just how addictive […]

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