Monthly Archives: August 2019

Top psychiatrist: Trump’s ‘mental impairment’ poses danger to world

Published on Nov 20, 2017
What if you knew a truth about someone that harboured dangers of such magnitude that it could be the key to future human survival? What if that “someone” happened to be the President of the United States? And what if you were told to keep silent about it? In a controversial new book, “The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump”, Yale psychiatrist Bandy X. Lee and 27 colleagues argue that their “duty to warn” the world about Trump’s mental health overrides any professional gag order. Dr. Lee speaks to FRANCE 24’s Douglas Herbert about Donald Trump’s state of mind, and why remaining silent just wasn’t an option.

Trump An Incoherent Spectacle At G7; W.H. Struggles To Clean Up | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Published on Aug 27, 2019
Rachel Maddow reviews a string of a string of instances from the G7 summit in which Donald Trump said something false, or self-contradictory, or simply absurd, making himself a global laughing stock, compromising the credibility of the United States on the world stage, and leaving the White House scrambling to offer corrections and clarifications.

1989 – American Indian Activist Russell Means testifies at Senate Hearing

Published on Oct 24, 2012
From the C-SPAN Video Library – Mr. Means harshly criticizes the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Indian leadership of reservations. Russell Means died October 22 at the age of 72. This was his first of six appearances on C-SPAN. Entire Hearing:…

A Conversation With Native Americans on Race | Op-Docs

Published on Apr 15, 2018
This week we bring you “A Conversation With Native Americans on Race,” the latest installment in our wide-ranging “Conversation on Race” series. Directed by Michèle Stephenson and Brian Young, the film grapples with the racist contradictions of a country that, many feel, would prefer it if Native Americans didn’t exist.

Bolivian officials call for stronger action to battle Amazon fires

Published on Aug 31, 2019
Local officials in Bolivia urge President Evo Morales to take stronger action to combat the wildfires that have scorched more than one-million hectares of Bolivia’s rainforest.

Changing The Channel: Trump Hammers Fox News | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

Published on Aug 29, 2019
Trump is now lashing out at Fox News saying he is ‘not happy’ with them. Fox.’ The President took to Twitter, criticizing the network for ‘letting millions of great people down.’ Trump continued to say the network ‘isn’t working for us anymore,’ prompting Fox’s Brit Hume to respond ‘Fox News isn’t supposed to work for you.’

Changing The Channel: Trump Hammers Fox News | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

‘America is a stolen country’

Published on Jan 2, 2015
Subscribe to BBC News Alcoholism, unemployment and suicide are problems associated with Native American reservations in the US. But a new generation of young activists are dedicating themselves to a brighter future. Benjamin Zand from the BBC’s Pop-Up team is on a reservation in South Dakota — in the heart of America’s midwest.

Climate change threatens indigenous Kuna’s home in Panama

Published on Aug 31, 2019
Rising global temperatures are forcing millions to flee their homes, either because of extreme weather or lack of water. In Guna Yala Islands in Panama, rising sea levels are forcing the indigenous Kuna people to rethink their way of life.

Farmers Rips Trump Trade: We Lost Everything Since He Took Over | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

Published on Aug 30, 2019
Bob Kuylen, vice president of the North Dakota Farmer’s Union, speaks out admist growing pressure from farmers on Trump’s trade policy. Kuylen argues farmers have ‘pretty much lost all of our markets since Trump took over,’ adding though farmers may want to ‘stay loyal’ to Trump, the economy may force them to ‘lose their loyalty really fast.’