Daily Archives: June 24, 2019

One of the Worst Man-Made Disasters in History

Published on Nov 3, 2017
Residents of the valley of Vajont in Italy had reservations about a new hydroelectric dam–especially when cracks began to appear in the nearby mountain. Their worst fears were soon to be confirmed.

Arundhati Roy beautifully describes what she loves about India

Published on Aug 9, 2013
Arundhati Roy responding to a right-winger mentions Gujarat violence, the tribal resistance in the war torn central India. 5th June, 2011 at London

Sanders dismisses idea of “limited strike” on Iran

Published on Jun 23, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, joins moderator Margaret Brennan on the campaign trail in Columbia, South Carolina, to discuss the 2020 race and Iran.

US Congresswoman compares detention centres with Nazi camps

Published on Jun 22, 2019
US Congresswoman has received a firestorm of criticism after comparing detention centres for undocumented immigrants on the Mexican border to Nazi concentration camps. People across the US political spectrum slammed the comparison.

Unnamed officials claim U.S. hacked Iranian missile systems

Published on Jun 23, 2019
Unnamed U.S. officials have told the media the U.S. carried out cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems after the downing of a U.S. spy drone. The unconfirmed reports come after U.S. President Donald Trump claimed he called off a strike against Tehran because it could have killed 150 people. Iran says it will respond firmly to any threat against it and any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably.