The Discovery That Should Have Changed the Cold War - Daniel Ellsberg on RAI (9/12)

The Discovery That Should Have Changed the Cold War – Daniel Ellsberg on RAI (9/12)

November 19, 2018

In 1958, then Senator John F. Kennedy claimed there was a “missile gap”, saying the USSR was far ahead in ICBM weapons; when satellite photos showed the astounding true number, it meant the USSR did not have plans for global domination, but it remained a secret, says Daniel Ellsberg on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul…

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Transgender Day of Remembrance: To Fight For Trans Lives, Think Local

November 21, 2018
Transgender Day of Remembrance: To Fight For Trans Lives, Think Local

On Transgender Day of Remembrance, Sylvia Rivera Law Project founder Dean Spade talks about the lack of federal protections for trans people and how communities…

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In Maryland, Protestors Demand National Park Service Block Potomac Pipeline

November 21, 2018
In Maryland, Protestors Demand National Park Service Block Potomac Pipeline

In a final push to stop the construction of a fracked gas through Maryland, protestors rallied to demand the NPS not issue TransCanada a right-of-way…

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Sears Bankruptcy Engineered to Benefit Executives and Stiff Workers

November 20, 2018
Sears Bankruptcy Engineered to Benefit Executives and Stiff Workers

Executives of Sears stand to gain up to $1 million in bonuses, should Sears be liquidated, and $500,000 if it’s restructured. Meanwhile, ordinary workers at…

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Sunrise Movement Holds Green New Deal Day of Action

November 20, 2018
Sunrise Movement Holds Green New Deal Day of Action

The group of young climate activists is trying to make sure the newly Democratic House puts climate on the agenda

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Economic Update: U.S. Midterm Elections

November 20, 2018
Economic Update: U.S. Midterm Elections

This week: Updates on how China hits back economically; capitalism surviving in Italy through explosive debt creation; why lotteries have heavy economic costs; how Grinnell…

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Why Did CIA Turn Against Saudi Crown Prince MBS? It’s More than Khashoggi

November 20, 2018
Why Did CIA Turn Against Saudi Crown Prince MBS? It's More than Khashoggi

CIA officials are signaling Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman must be replaced. Is this all about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi? Professor Asad AbuKhalil…

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Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams Vows to Continue to Fight Voter Suppression

Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams Vows to Continue to Fight Voter Suppression

November 20, 2018

Republican candidate Brian Kemp will be next Governor of Georgia, but Stacey Abrams vows a legal fight for voter rights while building a new movement

Sessions' Move to Block Reform Just One Example of Policing's Immense Political Power

Sessions’ Move to Block Reform: Just one Example of Policing’s Immense Political Power

November 20, 2018

A last second order signed by the former Attorney General to rollback the DOJ’s police oversight efforts is just one of a myriad of roadblocks to reform in a country where police unions and special laws make holding cops accountable nearly impossible

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ICE Holds Record Number of Immigrants, Including 14,000 Children

November 19, 2018

Over 44,000 immigrants are being held by a system that is increasingly privatized, while a humanitarian crisis is looming at the border

Opioid Crisis: Purdue Pharma Billionaire Owners to be Sued

Opioid Crisis: Purdue Pharma Billionaire Owners to be Sued

November 19, 2018

Suffolk County in New York is suing the Sackler family, which owns the maker of OxyContin, one of the main drugs behind the opioid drug overdose crisis. Just how responsible is the family and might the lawsuit achieve? We speak to Sam Pizzigati of IPS

Central American Migrants Arrive in Tijuana, Mexico

Central American Migrants Arrive in Tijuana, Mexico

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November 19, 2018

Tensions are rising in the Mexican city of Tijuana after the arrival of thousands of migrants from Central America. Most hope to apply for asylum in the US, but the procedure is slow and Mexican authorities fear the number could swell to 10,000.

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