Monday, June 6, 2011

Adam Kokesh discusses Jefferson Memorial dance, round 2

Adam Kokesh discusses Jefferson Memorial dance, round 2

RT host Adam Kokesh of Adam vs the Man led another dance protest at the Jefferson Memorial this weekend. This time, luckily, no one was arrested. He recaps the event with Lauren Lyster.


Drone surveillance in the US? Alex Jones says 'the whole world is in danger'

Drone surveillance in the US? Alex Jones says 'the whole world is in danger'



As the US plans to increase drone aircraft usage abroad, now law enforcement in the States is getting ready to adopt robotic planes back home for surveillance purposes. While drone usage is expected to be expanded in America by 2013, Infowar's Alex Jones says that in some states it has already been happening for years.


Should the IMF turn towards BRICs nations?

Should the IMF turn towards BRICs nations?



Following the downfall of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the IMF is searching for new leadership. Is it time for someone from a BRICs country to step up to the plate? Raj Doshi of Mani Capital, Inc. says BRICs nations are the backbone of the global economy and perhaps the best solution would be for them to break off from the IMF and start their own fund altogether.


Economic collapse leads to America's new Great Depression

Economic collapse leads to America's new Great Depression



In America today, the growing divide among the people isn't pitting Democrats against Republicans. Instead the gap seems to separate the haves from the have-nots. George Hemminger of Survive and Thrive TV says that the have-nots aren't providing enough income to their "masters," and as the rich get richer and the poor get poorer in what he calls America's second Great Depression, Hemminger believes it is only a matter of time before the proletariat storms DC with pitchforks and demands justice.



Big Bank Slumlords

Big Bank Slumlords



A flood of recent complaints have surrounded the German banking giant Deutsche Bank. It has taken over properties across America, and in many cases has left anxious renters living in filth and insecurity, not knowing if they'll soon be kicked to the curb.


Congress funding media propaganda machine

Congress funding media propaganda machine



Congress is spending billions on the Broadcasting Board of Governors, all the while cutting funds for public broadcasting. Why is it so? Author Eva Golinger says that the media perpetuated abroad by America is delivering US propaganda outside of the country. There is always a double standard when it comes to US foreign policy, says Golinger, who thinks the US' media apparatus is being used to shape public opinion outside of the States.


Falling on deaf ears

Falling on deaf ears



Domestic public broadcasting is on the Congressional chopping block in the US, but there are more taxpayer dollars for US international broadcasting than ever--$768 million in 2011. Few Americans have ever heard of the Broadcasting Board of Governors—the agency responsible for overseeing US international broadcasting from the Voice of America to Al Hurrah—but it plays a big role in shaping America's image abroad, and American taxpayers are footing the even bigger bill.



Video of Adam Kokesh dance flash mob at Jefferson Memorial, June 4, 2011

Video of Adam Kokesh dance flash mob at Jefferson Memorial, June 4, 2011



In Washington DC, hundreds of people have been dancing at the Jefferson Memorial claiming they are exercising their first amendment rights. It comes after last week RT America host Adam Kokesh and four others were arrested by the police for dancing at the same spot.



Dance party protest at Jefferson Memorial

Dance party protest at Jefferson Memorial

Adam Kokesh, host of RT's Adam vs the Man, rallies hundreds of protestors at the Jefferson Memorial on Saturday, June 4. People gathered to dance to defy recent legislation which made doing such at the Memorial illegal.


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