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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Seymour Hersh Details Explosive Story on Bin Laden Killing & Responds to White House, Media Backlash
Four years after U.S. forces assassinated Osama bin Laden, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Seymour Hersh has published an explosive piece claiming much of what the Obama administration said about the attack was wrong. Hersh claims at the time of the U.S. raid, bin Laden had been held...
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Greece’s Yanis Varoufakis: The Medicine of Austerity Is Not Working, We Need a New Treatment
With the debt clock ticking, Greece is fast running out of money. The country has ordered all state bodies to place their cash reserves in the nation’s central bank, the Bank of Greece, as it struggles to stay afloat. Greece is supposed to receive the last installment of its bailout funds from...
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Friday, April 10, 2015
Obama Faces Latin American Opposition to Venezuela Sanctions as Cuba Joins Summit of the Americas
President Obama has arrived in Panama to attend the Summit of the Americas along with other leaders from Canada, Central America, South America, the Caribbean — and for the first time, Cuba. On Thursday, Obama announced the State Department has finished its review of whether Cuba should be removed...
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Friday, March 27, 2015
Yemen Does Not Need Another War: Report from Sana’a as Saudi Attack Enters Second Day
A Saudi-led aerial bombing campaign has entered its second day in Yemen. The Saudi-led airstrikes are intended to thwart the advance of Shiite Houthi rebels after they seized control of the capital Sana’a last year and deposed President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi last month. On Thursday, Hadi left his...
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Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Johann Hari: Everything We Know About the Drug War and Addiction is Wrong
As President Obama seeks $27.6 billion for federal drug control programs in his new budget, we talk to British journalist Johann Hari about the century-old failed drug war and how much of what we know about addiction is wrong. Over the past four years Hari has traveled to the United States, Mexico...
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Legal Expert Decries Handling of Ferguson Grand Jury
On Monday St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced the grand jury had found "that no probable cause exists" to charge Officer Darren Wilson with any crime in the death of Michael Brown. The jury deliberated for three months and heard dozens of hours of testimony, including from Wilson...
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