Daily Archives: January 25, 2019

VICE Underplays the “Evil” of Dick Cheney – Wilkerson and Jay Review the Movie

The Real News Network
Published on Jan 11, 2019

Cheney was the coming to power of the far right of the American elite; the Neo-cons wanted to “cash in” as they asserted US military dominance over the world – Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, who was Colin Powell’s Chief of Staff and is depicted in the film joins TRNN’s Paul Jay to discuss the movie, “VICE” Watch full series https://therealnews.com/series/vice-m…

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Cheney’s Lies Left Middle East in Flames – Film Review of “Vice” with Wilkerson and Jay (2/3)

The Real News Network
Published on Jan 12, 2019

Larry Wilkerson tells the story of Powell’s fateful speech to the UN that prepared the way for the invasion; he’s asked why he and Powell didn’t quit – Col. Lawrence Wilkerson joins TRNN’s Paul Jay Watch full series https://therealnews.com/series/vice-m…

Risking Total Annihilation for the Sake of Profit – with Wilkerson and Jay (3/3)

The Real News Network
Published on Jan 15, 2019

Larry Wilkerson says the US government is raising the danger of nuclear war by spending more than a trillion dollars to upgrade the American nuclear arsenal, with no real objective other than money making – with host Paul Jay Watch full series https://therealnews.com/series/vice-m…

See related statements by Colonel Wilkerson, commenting on Vice President Cheney’s autobiography, “In My Time….”

See evidence of Colin Powell’s role in related excerpt of documentary “Hidden Wars of desert Storm”:

See full documentary sequence.

Stop the Line 3 Pipeline!

Senator Bernie Sanders
Published on Jan 25, 2019

The dangerous Line 3 pipeline in Minnesota would send a million barrels of tar sands oil—the dirtiest fossil fuel in the world—through the headwaters of the Mississippi River, tribal treaty lands and sacred wild rice beds. It must be stopped.

‘Nasty’ US history in Latin America

RT America

Published on Jan 25, 2019

The US government will never help Venezuela’s people because the US serves the interests of the wealthy, Thomas Trottier of Hands Off Venezuela tells RT America’s Manila Chan.

Macedonia’s name change favors EU/NATO

RT America

Published on Jan 25, 2019

The Greek Parliament approved Macedonia changing its name to the Republic of North Macedonia. What that means for the Balkans and NATO, former UK MP George Galloway joins RT America’s Manila Chan to discuss.

Addressing the impacts of climate related disasters – UN Security Council briefing

United Nations

Published on Jan 25, 2019

Statement by Rosemary DiCarlo, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs on the impacts of climate-related disasters on international peace and security at the Security Council, 8451st meeting.

Every Two Days a Millionaire Becomes a Billionaire

Senator Bernie SandersPublished on Jan 25, 2019

Every two days last year, a multi-millionaire in the world became a billionaire, according to a new report released by Oxfam. It’s called a rigged global economy and this is how it works:

Bernie Sanders Challenges the Government Shutdown

Thom Hartmann Program
Published on Jan 25, 2019

Watch what Bernie Sanders has to say about the 800,000 federal employees and contract workers not being paid. Senator Bernie Sanders challenges the government shutdown and what Trump is doing with the government shutdown. He talks about security and the air traffic controllers, all of which will become worse the longer the shutdown continues. Check what Bernie has to say about the motive for the shutdown.

Wolff on Boom Bust: Major Investor Issues Global Warning

Published on Jan 25, 2019

Wolff joins Boom Bust to discuss the warning letter written by billionaire investor Seth Klarman prior to Davos.

Worker urges lawmakers set rules to bar shutdowns

Associated Press

Published on Jan 25, 2019

(25 Jan 2019) In Denver, furloughed federal workers discussed the impact of the shutdown with Rep. Diane DeGette. President Donald Trump agreed to a deal Friday to reopen the government for three weeks. (Jan 25)

Divided Nation, United States: Navigating Today’s Partisan Waters

PBS NewsHour

Scheduled for Jan 29, 2019

The Johns Hopkins University Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute will sponsor a PBS NewsHour event Divided Nation, United States, to try to uncover how these governors work with their legislatures, relate to their constituents, and define success. PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff will moderate a conversation with Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Gov. Chris Sununu of New Hampshire, and Gov. Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania.