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The Supreme Court is set to hear a case that could give corporations the power to commit genocide with no consequences. The High Court has agreed to hear the case of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum which could give corporations immunity from any civil suits for engaging in some of the worst violations of human rights around the world that you can think of.

Rick Santorum wants America to be more like Iran?

Speaking of Iran – Rick Santorum wants the United States to be more like the rogue Arab nation. In an interview with ABC on Sunday – Santorum said, “I don’t believe in an America where the separation between church and state is absolute.”

Daily Topics - Monday February 27th, 2012

Hour One: Why is Dow spying on The Yes Men? Mike Bonanno, The Yes Men / Plus, who is really behind Canadian Tar Sands company? / And, Occupy politics? Tyrone Givens, The Occupation Party

Hour Two: A win for Union workers in Chicago - Vincente Rangel, United Electrical Workers

Is our Afghanistan troop withdrawal in doubt?

Conflicts between Afghan Security forces and US and NATO troops are on the rise in the fallout from the Koran-burning incident more than a week ago. Our withdrawal plans hinge on NATO officials working with Afghan security forces after American troops leave – but after two NATO officers were killed by an Afghan Security official – that working relationship is in doubt.
A top UN Commander has recalled his forces from Afghan ministr

Global power shift to the Bric nations?

Thom plus logoA global power shift is occurring underneath all of us. With the United States economy still struggling through the muck – and the European economy in complete free fall – new economic powers around the world are seeing this as an opportunity to gain more power in the global marketplace.

Daily Topics - Thursday February 23rd, 2012

Hour One: Occupy Wall Street and the "Black Bloc Anarchists" - Robert Stephens II, Occupy DC

Hour Two: What is the 99% Declaration all about? Michael Pollok, The 99% Declaration / Plus, Geeky Science Rocks - carbon dioxide threat to ocean life

Hour Three: Is the Republican party dying? Steve Malzberg, Conservative Commentator

The Republican vision of America is that of costly and perpetual warfare.

Republicans held – literally – their 20th debate last night. With a pivotal Michigan primary just 5 days away – and polls showing Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum neck-and-neck – the four candidates took to the stage in Arizona to see who can win the race to the bottom. And with the exception of Ron Paul – everyone in the debate thinks the United States needs to be involved in another war – this time with Iran.

Romney,

Daily Topics - Wednesday February 22nd, 2012

Hour One: NY Judge Rules Town Can Ban Gas Hydrofracking - Thomas Linzey, Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF)

Hour Two: Why not let oil & gas revenue fund the new highway bill? Erich Zimmermann, Taxpayers for Common Sense

Hour Three: When does life begin? Kristen Day, Democrats for Life of America

Why do Republicans let sick Americans die just to avoid a legislative victory for President Obama?

The Republican Party claims to represent religious America. But when it comes to healthcare – the two couldn’t be farther apart. As the Supreme Court gets ready to hear arguments on Obamacare – a broad coalition of religious groups in America filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the high court in support of Obamacare.

From Methodists to Presbyterians to Catholics – several different d

Why are women in Virginia getting screwed by Republicans?

More than a 1,000 people – most of whom were women – took to the streets outside the Virginia state capital on Monday – locked arm in arm and silently protested against anti-abortion legislation working it’s way through the state legislature. The bill that the women are protesting against would define a fertilized egg as a person, thus criminalizing most birth control and IVF for infertile couples – slash state aid to poor women – and requi

Daily Topics - Tuesday February 21st, 2012

"Please join us tonight as we present a very special edition of The Big Picture "Teach-In to Take Back the American Dream" sponsored by the Campaign for America's Future and Free Speech TV. Guests include: Former U.S.

Daily Topics - Monday February 20th, 2012

"Please join us Tuesday evening Feburary 21st as we present a very special edition of The Big Picture "Teach-In to Take Back the American Dream" sponsored by the Campaign for America's Future and Free Speech TV. Guests include: Former U.S.

All across Spain workers protested in the streets last weekend, when will we see this in the US?

From Greece to the U.K. to now Spain. Hundreds of thousands of workers took to the streets in 57 cities across Spain over the weekend to protest the Conservative government’s new austerity package and labor reforms.

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Who rejected United States-North Korea peace talks?

There were conflicting reports on Sunday regarding a recent proposal for United States-North Korea peace talks which was allegedly made before North Korea"s recent nuclear test

U.K. Pound Falls As Markets Get Brexit Jitters

Bloomberg said on Monday the pound had sustained its biggest fall against the dollar in 11 months

Clinton: I'll defend Israel but push for 'two-state solution

Hillary Clinton believes both Republican candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz "missed the mark" with their approach to the Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict

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Here's What's the Matter with Kansas…

The verdict is in, and it's time for conservatives to face the cold hard facts.

Right-wing trickle-down Reaganomics doesn't work.

It doesn't work internationally, it doesn't work nationally, and it doesn't work at the state level.

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