The Real News / 4 April 2018

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Gila Mimbres Community Radio / KURU 89.1 FM is
the very first Community Radio Station in the nation
to present content from The Real News Network

GMCR / KURU broadcasts and webcasts The Real News on Wednesday evenings at 7pm. The program is a one hour magazine format with a selection of their current, news, analysis and commentary.

Or listen at your convenience via the following links…

  • Cambridge Analytica Is Not Alone: i360 and Data Trust Disastrous for Democracy
    Cambridge Analytica, owned by Robert Mercer, is in the news, but other companies — like the Koch Brothers’ i360 and Karl Rove’s Data Trust — are far more dangerous, says investigative reporter Greg Palast
  • Israel Massacres Unarmed Gaza Protesters, Shooting 773 with Live Ammunition
    The Israeli military brutally crushed a protest on the Gaza border led by tens of thousands of Palestinians, killing 16 and injuring 1,400. Journalist Max Blumenthal speaks of Israel’s suffocating blockade of the strip and the biased media reporting on the “Great Return March.”
  • NBA Players and Family Demand Justice
    As Stephon Clark is laid to rest, his family and advocates are demanding prosecutors charge the police officers who fatally shot the unarmed 22-year-old father of two
  • Women’s History Month Highlight: Ida B. Wells
    Born a slave in 1862, journalist, activist and suffragist Ida B. Wells was one of the first true investigative reporters, investigating over 200 lynchings and bringing worldwide attention to the United States’ violent history of torture, murder and discrimination
  • The Census: Hidden Agenda Behind Trump’s Citizenship Question
    The Trump administration wants to include a citizenship status question on the census form, which would allow officials to create a list of supposedly alien voters that they would challenge in the 2020 election–a deadly serious misuse of databases, says investigative journalist Greg Palast
  • Delinquent $13.8 Billion Pipeline Company Receives Minor Fine For Major Oil Spill
    In the last 12 years, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, who manage one of the largest petroleum pipeline networks in the U.S., has had 61 incidents, 12 of which have been in Indiana, including recent spill of 42,000 gallons of diesel. In the same week they had to pay fine of $300 thousand for spill last year but Sierra Club’s Jodi Perras says that’s ‘a drop in the bucket’ for the company which made a profit of $330 million last year

Though our broadcast of The Real News is limited to 1 hour, we would also like to provide these additional features via the following links…

  • MLK Documentary: ‘When Silence Becomes Betrayal’
    On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the revolutionary Martin Luther King Jr., join us for a screening of a new documentary on MLK’s opposition to the Vietnam War, based on King’s April 30th, 1967 speech
  • Sinclair’s Synchronized Fake News Broadcast Goes Viral
    The broadcasting giant’s efforts to coordinate the messages coming from local stations has landed it in the national spotlight, but Sinclair’s efforts to effect local education policy in Baltimore may be more nefarious and ultimately more dangerous to democracy
  • Oklahoma Teacher Strike Enters Third Day
    Inspired by a historic strike in West Virgnia, educators are demanding better pay and more funding for schools, says Tulsa teacher Taylor Painter-Wolfe
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