On this week’s Webcast Extra, The Los Angeles Time’s Doyle McManus and TIME Magazine’s Michael Crowley discuss the successes and failures the US-Africa Leadership Summit and the changing narrative of the continent; Nancy Youssef of McClatchy Newspapers details the problems that persist for the US military in Afghanistan, and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report explains why voters have not bought into the economic improvement.
The World Health Organization on Friday declared an “international public health emergency” over the spreading Ebola outbreak. The rash of infections has killed 961 since March, making it the largest outbreak in history for the virus, and officials warn that its spread to more corners of the world is “inevitable.” Ken Isaacs of aid group Samaritan’s Purse is one of the experts working to combat the spread of the disease, and he sat down with RT’s Manila Chan to explain the perils of the deadly virus.
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Diners are a uniquely American-style of restaurant with a distinct look and menu that can be found virtually everywhere across the U.S. They specialize in so-called comfort food: simple, filling and inexpensive. As VOA’s Julie Taboh recently discovered, though, one innovative chef has taken the popular diner concept to a whole new culinary level, with surprising results.
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A former CIA contractor who leaked secret information creating a diplomatic headache for the US is inspiring performers at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. It’s more than a year since Edward Snowden revealed details of the US spying on other countries.He’s now living in Russia.
The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa an international health emergency. The disease has already killed at least 961 people in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria. Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Adow reports from Lagos.
Students for Justice in Palestine at UCLA is proud to present world renowned linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky to speak on current developments, options and prospects within the Palestine-Israel conflict. From the current situation to the options ahead, come out for Professor Chomsky’s insightful analysis on one of the most polarizing issues in modern times.
Welcome to Transition Studies. To prosper for very much longer on the changing Earth humankind will need to move beyond its current fossil-fueled civilization toward one that is sustained on recycled materials and renewable energy. This is not a trivial shift. It will require a major transition in all aspects of our lives.
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