Daily Archives: September 9, 2016

Who Is Funding the Dakota Access Pipeline? Bank of America, HSBC, UBS, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo


Democracy Now!

Published on Sep 9, 2016

http://democracynow.org – We continue our conversation Food & Water Watch’s Hugh MacMillan about his new investigation that reveals the dozens of financial institutions that are bankrolling the Dakota Access pipeline, including Bank of America, HSBC, UBS, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase. “They are banking on this company and banking on being able to drill and frack for the oil to send through the pipeline over the coming decades,” MacMillan says. “So they’re providing the capital for the construction of this pipeline.”

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Media Admit The Bar Is Lower For Trump


mediamatters4america

Published on Sep 9, 2016

Reporters and pundits admit that media have held the two presidential nominees to different standards of knowledge and conduct. That’s a huge problem. Can they fix it?

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Cost of food in South Africa rises due to prolonged drought


CCTV Africa

Published on Sep 9, 2016

The country remains in the grip of drought and is not expected to ease anytime soon. This is according to a governmental task team. The drought is putting pressure on inflation as costs of staple food increases on a daily basis. CCTV’s Yolisa Njamela has the story.

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Online Censorship & The Idiology of Algorithms. (w/Guest Host: Richard Eskow)


thomhartmann

Published on Sep 9, 2016

Guest host Richard Eskow talks to caller John from Norway about online censorship of a legendary Vietnam picture and the internet algorithms that influence what we can post online.

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Hillary Is The Only Candidate Not Reaching Out To Progressives


The Ring of Fire

Published on Sep 9, 2016

Donald Trump, Gary Johnson, and Jill Stein are all reaching out to Bernie Sanders supporters, hoping that their support will give them an edge in this election. And as polls for the general matchup get closer, you have to wonder why Hillary Clinton is not trying to secure the progressive vote.

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Obama threatens Laos over TPP with $90M brib


RT America

Published on Sep 9, 2016

President Obama just paid a historic visit to the poor, communist country of Laos. While there, he pledged $90 million to help clean up unexploded bombs that lie all over the country after the US dropped 2 million tons of explosives during the Vietnam War. He spoke of fostering peace not war and then launched into his ‘pivot’ agenda for the Pacific Rim, issuing a veiled threat if the TPP was not to pass. The Resident discusses. Like The Resident on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TheResident

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Why Are Republicans Playing Politics Over Zika Funding? (w/Guest: Rep. Mark Pocan)


thomhartmann

Published on Sep 9, 2016

Guest host Richard Eskow speaks with Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd) about issues of the day and the Republican obstruction on Zika funding.

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