Daily Archives: September 1, 2015

How many countries has the US invaded? • Stephen Kinzer • Henry A. Wallace Nationa l Security Forum


Brave New Films

Published on Jul 27, 2015

The invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan are fresh in our memories. However, the list doesn’t end there, invasions and overthrows are more common than we think, stretching from Panama to Kosovo. The United States has long held the view that the world is mess and we need to “fix it.” But do we really know what’s best for the rest of the world, or even have the means to change it effectively?

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President Obama’s Mixed Environmental Message…


thomhartmann

Published on Sep 1, 2015

Thom Hartmann says President Obama has a mixed message on the environment for the people of Alaska.

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Lagging behind Russia, White House calls for more Arctic icebreakers


PBS NewsHour

Published on Sep 1, 2015

The White House called for faster construction of massive ocean icebreakers in a bid to catch up to Russia’s Arctic fleet. That comes during President Obama’s visit to Alaska, where he is appealing for action on global warming, while also catching fire for allowing offshore oil drilling. Gwen Ifill reports.

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The Stream- Archaeology at risk


Al Jazeera English

Published on Sep 1, 2015

On The Stream: Preserving cultural heritage under threat.

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NASA’s Human Isolation Experiment


The Daily Conversation

Published on Sep 1, 2015

Extreme isolation is something our greatest explorers have faced in varying degrees. Now, a team of six NASA recruits have begun a year-long mission on the desolate side of a barren Hawaiian volcano that will simultaneously test the human capacity to withstand the sanity-straining mix of both extreme isolation and a total lack of personal space.

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Terror on Terror: Ex-CIA chief wants to use Al-Qaeda to fight ISIS


RT

Published on Sep 1, 2015

Former Army general and CIA director David Petraeus has been urging US officials to consider using the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Nusra Front to fight ISIS in Syria – READ MORE http://on.rt.com/6qb6

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China Woes Drag US Markets Sharply Lower


Associated Press

Published on Sep 1, 2015

Stocks have plunged again, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after gloomy economic data out of China rekindled fears that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing more than previously anticipated. (Sept. 1)

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