Daily Archives: April 10, 2017

The Secret Family Behind The Rise Of Brietbart News

The Ring of Fire

Published on Apr 9, 2017

This presidential election cycle saw billionaire’s such as Paul Singer and The Koch Brothers, pull the purse strings from backing any of two dozens characters that stood on the Republican Stage during the Primaries… But one secretive family decided that this was their time to spend millions on influencing hard-right policy and media in America. Investigative journalist and New York Times Best-Selling Author, Vicky Ward, joins Ring of Fire’s Sam Seder to discuss her piece in The Huffington Post’s Highline Magazine, “The Blow-It-All-Up Billionaires.”

Wilkerson: Trump Attack on Syria Driven by Domestic Politics


Published on Apr 7, 2017

Former Chief of Staff to Colin Powell, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, tells Paul Jay that the Syrian Government may not be responsible for the chemical attack and that Trump’s response was a violation of international law

Climate & Extreme Weather News #18 (April 3rd-April 8th 2017)

Understanding Climate Change

Published on Apr 9, 2017

Climate & Extreme Weather News #18 (April 3rd-April 8th 2017)

After Airstrikes, Questions About Trump’s Syria Strategy Remain

VOA News

Published on Apr 9, 2017

Washington is looking for further insight into the Trump administration’s thinking on Syria after U.S. airstrikes targeting a Syrian base from which chemical attacks had been launched. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, in a televised interview Sunday, America’s ambassador to the United Nations did not rule out further military action against forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, but other officials say destroying Islamic State is the foremost goal.

Chris Wallace DESTORYS EPA head Scott Pruitt, “Climate change is not ‘all a coincidence’”


Published on Apr 3, 2017

You think that rewriting and, in fact, doing away with the clean power plan is going to improve air quality, which you say is a major goal?” Wallace asked Pruitt on Fox News.

Racing To The Precipice: Prof Noam Chomsky (March 2017)

Understanding Climate Change

Published on Apr 2, 2017

Fair Use: Educational (March 2017 Lecture)

Webinar: Ecological Footprint Explorer Open Data Platform

Global Footprint Network

Published on Apr 9, 2017

Watch our webinar to learn how to navigate the Footprint Explorer open data platform, create your own graphs, and download data. Visit the Footprint Explorer at http://data.footprintnetwork.org.