Daily Archives: June 29, 2016

Trade wars: Trump exploiting TPP schism within the DNC


RT America

Published on Jun 28, 2016
If Donald Trump is going to win the White House, he’ll need every male white worker in America to vote for him, which is perhaps the reason he’s so heavily scrutinized the issue affecting that demographic the most: trade. Meanwhile, the schism of the TPP within the Democratic Party is in full view after the party rejected both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton’s objections to the deal. For more on the ongoing trade war within the party, conservative commentator Gina Loudon and radio host Joe Madison join “News With Ed.”

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Air & water contaminated from fracking in Wyoming town, study reveals


RT America

Published on Jun 28, 2016
Residents of a small Wyoming town have complained for decades of water pollution at the hands of the oil and gas industries, but they may now see some changes coming their way. A new study shows that not only the water, but also the air has been contaminated with byproducts of oil and gas extraction,. The study gives residents hope that federal and state authorities will pay attention to the health risks posed to the town which have been ignored for decades. RT America’s Alexey Yaroshevsky reports.

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Digging into the Brexit vote’s stark generation gap


PBS NewsHour

Published on Jun 28, 2016

In British households and across the United Kingdom, the question of whether the nation should break away from the European Union split along one clear dividing line. In general, older voters voted to leave, while younger voters wanted to remain. Hari Sreenivasan talks to people on both sides of the generation gap about the factors that influenced their choices and how they see the outcome.

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At National Zoo, Captivating Animal Sculptures Illustrate Tragedy of Ocean Pollution


VOA News

Published on Jun 28, 2016

The National Zoo in Washington, D.C., is home to about 1,800 animals, representing 300 species. But throughout the summer, visitors can also see other kinds of creatures there. They are larger-than-life animal sculptures that speak volumes about a global issue — the massive plastic pollution in our oceans. VOA’s June Soh takes us to the zoo’s special exhibit, called Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea.

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Secession is in the air: Can a US state legally ‘Brexit’?


RT America

Published on Jun 28, 2016
The Brexit referendum has spurred secession talks all over the world, including America, including Texas and California. In fact, Texas has been talking about it for years. But is it possible within the US legal structure? To help answer that question, legal and media analyst Lionel of LionelMedia joins RT America’s Simone Del Rosario.

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European Banksters Want To Push Their Globalization On All of Us!


thomhartmann

Published on Jun 28, 2016
Thom talks about the European Central Bank and their desire to push their global world view on the rest of us.

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Canada grapples with rising Islamophobia as refugee intake increases


RT America

Published on Jun 28, 2016
A highly publicized attack against a Muslim woman wearing a hijab in a Canadian grocery store has left many wondering if Islamophobia is on the rise in Canada. The question is even more pertinent, given that Canada is taking in thousands of Syrian refugees this year. RT’s Alex Mihailovich has the story from Toronto.

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