Daily Archives: August 18, 2014

Capturing the Ebola outbreak in Liberia


PBS NewsHour

Published on Aug 18, 2014

John Moore, a photographer with Getty Images, has been documenting the outbreak in Monrovia, Liberia. He witnessed a weekend attack on a quarantine center. He talks to Jeffrey Brown about what he observed, as well as how the disease is affecting Liberians and how he is protecting himself during his work.

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Large, new Ebola medical center opens in Liberia


PBS NewsHour

Published on Aug 18, 2014

An Ebola quarantine center was stormed Saturday in Liberia’s capital by angry residents who charged that the patients had received little care, while others said that the outbreak was a hoax. Seventeen people are still missing after being spirited away during the attack, stirring concern that the disease will spread. But efforts to fight the outbreak have also gained momentum.

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Seeking environmental justice in Grassy Narrows


Al Jazeera English

Published on Aug 18, 2014

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Seeking environmental justice in Grassy Narrows – Highlights


Al Jazeera English

Published on Aug 18, 2014

The Stream talks to former chief Steve Fobister, activist Leanne Simpson, and First Nations policy analyst Russ Diabo about mercury contamination in Grassy Narrows First Nation and residents’ struggle to protect their land.

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Vice President Al Gore Would Like You to be the Voice of Your Generation


Climate Reality

Published on Aug 18, 2014

http://askwhywhynot.org – You could be flying to New York City and attending the United Nations Climate Summit on September 23, 2014, to challenge world leaders like President Obama on their climate policies. Just follow the instructions in this video or visit http://askwhywhynot.org to enter. Be the Voice of Your Generation.

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Chris Hedges “Mad as Hell in America” FULL


Chris Hedges

Published on Aug 18, 2014

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Tindog Tacloban: the mayor of a town rising up from Typhoon Haiyan | Guardian Investigations


The Guardian

Published on Aug 18, 2014

Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest and most violent storm in recorded history, devastated the central Philippines, leaving over 6,000 dead and 1,800 missing.

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