The Real News / 28 February 2018

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  • How Powerful is the NRA? (http://therealnews NULL.com/t2/story:21216:How-Powerful-is-the-NRA%3F)
    The NRA’s influence in Washington doesn’t come from spending money directly on elections; it comes from the organization’s ability to mobilize its vast and extremely engaged membership, says Benjamin McKean of Ohio State University
  • West Virginia Teachers Strike Redefines Teacher Unionism (http://therealnews NULL.com/t2/story:21223:West-Virginia-Teachers-Strike-Redefines-Teacher-Unionism)
    Every public school in the state is closed for a fourth day as thousands of teachers demand better pay, pensions, and healthcare. TRNN speaks to Dale Lee, president of the West Virginia Education Association, and union activist Lois Weiner
  • Let’s Talk About US Meddling, Too (http://therealnews NULL.com/t2/index NULL.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=21199)
    As alleged Russian meddling dominates headlines, how much attention is paid to US meddling around the globe? Ex-CIA agent John Sipher and Aaron Mate discuss
  • California Dems Reject Sen. Feinstein, Open Path for Progressive Candidate (http://therealnews NULL.com/t2/story:21222:California-Dems-Reject-Sen NULL.-Feinstein%2C-Open-Path-for-Progressive-Candidate)
    Long-serving Senator Dianne Feinstein failed to receive the endorsement of the California Democratic Party, signaling a shift in the state’s politics towards a more progressive alternative
  • What Netanyahu’s Growing Corruption Scandal Means for the Region (http://therealnews NULL.com/t2/story:21194:What-Netanyahu%27s-Growing-Corruption-Scandal-Means-for-the-Region)
    As a top aide agrees to cooperate against Benjamin Netanyahu, Phyllis Bennis warns that the Israeli Prime Minister’s domestic corruption case could lead him to ramp up threats to Iran and other rivals

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  • God and Guns: The Fanatical Faith of the NRA (http://therealnews NULL.com/t2/story:21198:God-and-Guns%3A-The-Fanatical-Faith-of-the-NRA)
    NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre said in a speech to CPAC: “There is no greater personal individual freedom than the right to keep and bear arms … It’s not bestowed by man, but granted by God.” Historian Gerald Horne and host Paul Jay discuss the origins of the religious fervor underlying the NRA’s defense of gun rights
  • For 2018, Top Democrats Follow the Big Money (http://therealnews NULL.com/t2/story:21197:For-2018%2C-Top-Democrats-Follow-the-Big-Money)
    Heading into the 2018 midterms, Democratic leaders are favoring corporate-friendly candidates — even though Bernie Sanders’ 2016 campaign showed them a different path, Aaron Mate reports
  • Former CIA Director Admits to US Foreign Meddling, Laughs About It (http://therealnews NULL.com/t2/story:21203:Former-CIA-Director-Admits-to-US-Foreign-Meddling%2C-Laughs-About-It)
    The U.S. government has overthrown dozens of governments and rigged numerous foreign elections, and former CIA Director James Woolsey finds this funny
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  • Once a Poster Child for Austerity, Latvia Becomes a Hotbed of Corruption (http://therealnews NULL.com/t2/story:21180:Once-a-Poster-Child-for-Austerity%2C-Latvia-Becomes-a-Hotbed-of-Corruption)
    Austerity didn’t produce recovery in Latvia, it produced the semblance of recovery, says white-collar criminologist Bill Black. It also led to rampant criminal activity in the banking sector, such as money laundering, taking bribes, and violating sanctions against North Korea
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