Daily Archives: June 3, 2016

Snowden revelations: Three years on


RT America

Published on Jun 3, 2016

Ahead of the three year anniversary of the leak that made ‘whistleblower’ a household word, activists and journalists are calling on President Barack Obama to pardon Edward Snowden and Private Chelsea Manning. From the collection of telephone records, the PRISM program, data mining, a tool called ‘Boundless Informant’, ‘Project Chess’, and more, RT America’s Lindsay France delves deep into US and UK government surveillance.

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MSNB See-you-later!: Network sacks left-leaning anchors, shifts right


RT America

Published on Jun 3, 2016

MSNBC served progressive-minded news to a mass audience for years, but it’s now restructuring its editorial agenda to compete with Fox News for conservative viewers. Some reporters have even claimed that the shift ‒ which included the sacking of progressive hosts and expansion of shows hosted by more conservative commentators – is not about ratings at all, but promoting a political agenda. To get his take, RT America’s Manila Chan speaks with legal and media analyst Lionel of LionelMedia.

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Snowden gave world a great teaching moment


RT America

Published on Jun 3, 2016

It’s been three years since the initial documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden were published. The revelations alerted people around the world of the collaboration between multinational private corporations and the US government. To talk about that and more, editor of Truthdig.com and author of ‘They Know Everything About You’, Robert Scheer joins RT America’s Manila Chan.

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Doctors in US Say They Lack Funds to Stop Zika


VOA News

Published on Jun 3, 2016

The mosquito season in the U.S. has begun, and along with it, the threat of Zika. State officials are doing what they can to protect their citizens, even without the emergency funds from Congress that top doctors say are essential. VOA’s Carol Pearson has more.

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Have We Passed The #Climate Tipping Point Of No Return? (w/Guest: Dr. Michael Mann)


thomhartmann

Published on Jun 3, 2016

Thom speaks with distinguished professor & climate expert Dr. Michael Mann about climate change, the ‘Viral Spiral’, and how close we are to the point of no return.

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Rubio Again Prods Congress to Fund Zika Fight


Associated Press

Published on Jun 3, 2016

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida repeated his call for Congress to fund efforts to combat the Zika virus when lawmakers return to Washington following this week’s Memorial Day Recess. (June 3)

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Militant group in Nigeria threatens to ground oil operations to zero


CCTV Africa

Published on Jun 3, 2016

The Niger Delta Avengers militant group are promising to bring Nigeria’s oil production to “zero”. The group claimed three new attacks on the country’s battered oil infrastructure on Friday night. It announced on its Twitter account that it had blown up a pipeline in Nigeria’s Bayelsa state owned by Italy’s ENI.

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