The Real News / 13 June 2018

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  • Are the Swiss Going To Revoke The Privileges of Private Banking? (https://therealnews
    (Swiss Referendum 1/3)
    A proposal to strip banks of their ability to create money goes to vote in Switzerland, economist Jo Michell discusses the issues at stake and their relevance to all modern capitalist economies
  • Embarrassing Defeat for the U. S. in Its Efforts to Expel Venezuela from the OAS (https://therealnews
    At the OAS nineteen member states voted in favor, four against and eleven abstained when the US tried to have Venezuela sanctioned. US will not hesitate to bear tremendous pressure on member countries to get its way in Latin America. We speak to CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot about the vote and how it came about
  • US Movement for Single-Payer Health Care Grows with Historic NY Bill (https://therealnews
    As the demand for single-payer health care in the US becomes mainstream, the New York Health Act could lead the way. TRNN’s Ben Norton speaks with Ursula Rozum of Physicians for a National Health Program, who says NY state could soon adopt a universal system
  • Study: Humans 0.01% of World’s Biomass, Cause 83% of Extinctions (https://therealnews
    The world’s population of 7.6 billion humans represent only 0.01% of earth’s biomass, but contribute to 83% of extinctions and have caused domesticated mammals to represent the 60% of earth’s mammals
  • Mexico’s Presidential Race: López Obrador has a 25% Lead, How Reliable are The Polls? (https://therealnews
    López Obrador of the MORENA party is polling at 51 %, weeks before the July 1st election. We ask professor John M. Ackerman if such a lead is sustainable if PRI and PAN form an alliance to defeat him

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  • What Do Private Banks Do For The Real Economy? (https://therealnews
    (Swiss Referendum 2/3)
    Jo Michell explains the argument in favor of stripping banks of their ability to create money is based on a fundamental misconception of how the monetary and financial system operate and the economy would be more vulnerable without bank-created money
  • Blaming Banks or Government for Not Enforcing Their Side of the Bargain? (https://therealnews
    (Swiss Referendum 3/3)
    There is no easy monetary fix for the problems of modern capitalist economies says Jo Michell who argues that deep problems in the economy cannot be solved by trying to control the money supply while nothing is stopping the government from ensuring money gets created for good purposes, including government services and infrastructure
  • Primaries Expose Bitter Fight in Democratic Party (https://therealnews
    Down with Tyranny blogger Howie Klein says corporate Democrats fight to undermine and defeat progressive candidates in spite of Sanders’ proven success in working class districts
  • UN to US: Stop Separating Children From Their Parents on the US-Mexico Border (https://therealnews
    The U.S. is in serious violation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. As many 700 children have been separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border, some as young as one year old. We speak with ACLU border litigation lawyer Mitra Ebadolahi
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