Daily Archives: November 19, 2014

Ebola: The 2014 Outbreak Explained


The Daily Conversation

Published on Sep 30, 2014
What you need to know about the 2014 outbreak of Ebola, the deadliest case of the virus in human history. It has already killed 3,000 people and is threatening to overwhelm West Africa.

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World’s Tallest Building: MEGAPROJECTS (Part 8)


The Daily Conversation

Published on Nov 19, 2014
Azerbaijan’s $100 billion Khazar Islands is the perfect example of everything that’s still wrong with the world’s power structure. It will contain the creatively named Azerbaijan Tower–which will be the world’s tallest building, about 800 feet taller than the current leader, the Burj Khalifa. It’ll be surrounded by 55 artificial islands built in the Caspian Sea from chunks of earth ripped out of a nearby mountain, which – in the end – will be completely destroyed.

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Pentagon to spend $7.5 billion on nukes


RT America

Published on Nov 18, 2014
The Pentagon will spend $7.5 billion to make fixes to America’s nuclear arsenal, according to an announcement from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. Recent reviews have found systemic issues with the technical, inspection and personnel systems, raising concerns over just how the safe the vast arsenal is. Robert Levinson, senior defense analyst for Bloomberg Government, discusses with RT’s Ben Swann.

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Keystone XL an “act of war” declares South Dakota tribe


RT America

Published on Nov 19, 2014

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota says that congressional approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline will be considered an act of war. If given the green light by congress, the controversial project will traverse land under the control of the Native American tribe, which is now threatening to exercise its rights as a “sovereign nation.” RT’s Ben Swann speaks to tribal president Cyril Scott to learn more.

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Dark Money Reform…


thomhartmann

Published on Nov 17, 2014

Thom Hartmann talks with Lee Fang, Investigative Reporter-The Nation / Republic Report, Website: www.TheNation.com, about how President Obama could remove so-called “dark money” from politics with the stroke of a pen.

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The Latest on the Keystone Pipeline


thomhartmann

Published on Nov 18, 2014
Thom Hartmann discusses the Keystone pipleline with Tyson Slocum, Director-Public Citizen’s Energy Program Website: www.citizen.org

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Clean Water: Conservatives vs. the Rest of us


thomhartmann

Published on Nov 19, 2014

Thom Hartmann debates Todd Gaziano, Executive Director-Pacific Legal Foundation’s Washington, DC Center & PLF Senior Fellow for constitutional law, Website: www.pacificlegal.org/dc-center, over the proposed definition of “Waters of the United States” in the Clean Water Act.

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A look at the Gulf oil spill after the cameras had gone


PBS NewsHour

Published on Nov 19, 2014

More than four years ago, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, gushing oil into the Gulf Coast for almost three months before it was capped. Despite settlements and clean-up efforts, some communities have never fully recovered. Filmmaker Margaret Brown joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss her documentary, “The Great Invisible,” which examines the fallout.

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Matt Taibbi on Why Bankers Will Always Stay Out of Jail


breakingtheset

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Published on Nov 19, 2014

Abby Martin speaks with Rolling Stone journalist, Matt Taibbi, about a JP Morgan Chase whistleblower that has come forward to expose how the company knowingly sold toxic mortgages to investors and how the Justice Department used her as a pawn in its settlement negotiations with the financial giant.

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Climate Disruption Depression…


thomhartmann

Published on Nov 19, 2014
Thom Hartmann discusses climate change with Dahr Jamail, Investigative Journalist & Staff Reporter-Truthout / Author, latest (co-written w/William Rivers Pitt): The Mass Destruction of Iraq: The Disintegration of a Nation: Why It Is Happening, and Who Is Responsible

Website: www.truthout.org

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