Always great shows with Richard Wolff
It appears, to me, that many white Americans actively hunt for excuses when faced with things that illuminate them in a less than lofty light. This is astoundingly true when the issue(s) involve black Americans. For instance, the plethora of recent killings of black Americans (men in particular) is often met with two basic responses. The first of which is: “well, it’s not a black and white issue, it is… (blah, blah, blah)”. Then, comes a citation of the most obscure and anomalous event they can conjure up.
This From RootStrikers:
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Stephen Harper's right wing conservative government protects NAZI criminals. ' Vladimir Katriuk who illegally immigrated to Canada using false documents , died in Quebec Canada on May 2015 at the age of 93. Shortly before his death the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation had called on Canada to deport Katriuk to Russia so he could stand trial for war crimes , according to the international law, the Harper government refused.
Walker & WI GOP, acting in part for a Golddigger and two spoiled brats born into the Koch fortune, cuts Public Education by $800 million and gives it to for-profit Voucher Scam.
Micheal milken would be so proud of our scotty!
Greece has about 8% of the population in the public sector. The US has about 7%. Of the work force, it's about 18% for Greece, 15% for the US. The Greeks have less public debt per capita than the US, and less private individual debt. Even as a percentage of GDP their debt is almost midway between that of the US (104%) and Japan (208%) at 165%. As a percentage of GDP, the UK's debt looks modest, as befits an economy Thatcher created. Actually, household debt in the UK is among the highest in the world and dwarfs Greece's by an order of magnitude.
KICKED OFF- GOOD! NO one should be allowed travel on an airline with a young toddler, unless assurances are secured that they can control their kid. I got stuck on a 13 hour flight from Vancouver to Singapore with a mum and a screaming kid, it got so bad I had to go hide in the bathroom to escape the noise. GITMO should look into this as another form of torture.
Higher minimum wages will lower Obamacare welfare payments, reduce food stamps, reduce Obama phones, and loer housing subsidies
Sidney Blumenthal, a longtime confidant of Bill and Hillary Clinton, earned about $10,ooo a month as a full-time employee of the Clinton Foundation while he was providing unsolicited intelligence on Libya to then Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, according to multiple sources familiar with the arrangement.
This is a link to an interview that Dr. Carl Hart did on Democracy Now! last year.