Thursday, September 1, 2011

Tar sands protests in front of the White House

For several days now protestors have assemble outside the White House to express their opposition of the Keystone pipeline. The proposed pipeline will stretch over 1,700 miles from Canada to Texas and will transport oil into the States. Many activists are concerned with the environmental repercussions and affects it could have on the American people. Daphne Wysham, a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, tells us why this is a bad idea. Ethical oil. No such thing. I worked in the oil sands. Lakes of black oil called tailing ponds. Size of lakes not ponds. The oil companies promises to return the land to natural when done. But we know that won't happen. The money will be long spent.

Cheney tortures history

The tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 are days away and Dick Cheney has released a new book chronicling his experience during his time as vice president. In the book the former vice president gives his recollection of what happened on that dreadful day, and his account contradicts what former President Bush recalls. Cheney has been called a war criminal by many, but still to this day he defends the decisions that were made regarding torture and other controversial issues. Ray McGovern, former CIA analyst, gives us more info on the former vice-president. One can hope that one day Bush, Cheney and the rest will be put in their proper place in history with the rest of their friends along side Hilter and the rest.

Syria on the brink of religious clashes

There has been a lot of political unrest in Syria, but when the political protests turn ugly, faith becomes an issue. Syria is known to be the home for multiple faiths for hundreds of years, but many say since the protests started much has changed. Will religious tolerance continue to hold? Irina Galushko hears directly from the Syrian people. ust like Iraq before the war you never had intra and inter religious conflicts. Best way for outsiders to take over a country is to destabilize it internally.

Racial riots hit Milwaukee

Outside Milwaukee, riots broke out at the Wisconsin State fair earlier this month. It was alleged that hundreds of young black people were attacking white people randomly on the streets. The media has turned a blind eye to these unsettling events. Does this have anything to do with black male unemployment in the area? Bob Donovan, an alderman of the 8th district, tells us what it's like in Milwaukee.




Wait just a second. Isn't that what the democrats have been doing for decades? And with stunning success, I might add. Yet, blacks continue to vote overwhelmingly democrat. Some folks just don't want to leave the plantation.

Obama changes advisers, can't change the economy

President Obama added economist Alan Krueger as the new chairman for his Council of Economic Advisers. With this new addition, President Obama plans to jumpstart the economy as well as create new jobs across the country. Richard Wolff, economist and radio host, tells us if this new chairman will cause change.




“Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it

”. ~Adolf Hitler

> I don't know how anyone can believe a word from any politician; the whole system has been stolen from the hands of the people. So whatever puppet they jangle in front of your face, the system remains in their hands. Nothing less than a fundamental reversal of the corruption will achieve any sane end.

UN Libya plan - troops on the ground

A plan for Libya by The United Nations has leaked out to the media. The plan proposes 200 military observers to begin with a multi-national force and 190 UN police. Also in the report the UN plans to have Libya's elections within a nine month time frame. Here to give us more details is Matthew Lee, a journalist for InnerCityPress.com, he broke the story.




Democracy-You can invade any country you want,you kill anyone you want,you and destroy any country you want,you can kill innocent civilians,children anytime,any where in the world..And this is Democracy... who talk about Democracy MOST- USA,and Europe.Anyone with little bit of brain..would realize this is thier so called Democracy...We all can see it is right infront of us in Libya...

Does Obama have a jobs plan?

President Obama has named a new chairman for his Council of Economic Advisers, economist Alan Krueger. Obama has called for lawmakers to put their differences aside and put country before political affiliation. In the latest poll, 26 percent of Americans are satisfied with the way the president has been managing the country, but will the addition of Krueger make a difference? Here to shine some light on the situation is Doug Campbell, former staff economist for the Obama Administration.




Jews, not "Zionist" have been expelled from 89 countries for a total of 109 TIMES! Do you "believe" that Jews were expelled 109 TIMES for "nothing"? They have been engaging in the same deceitful and parasitic behavior as we witness today throwout history. But they control the media,(propaganda) the educational system, the legal system, the Fed (money)and "our" government. So you simply will not hear about this clear pattern of behavior.Should we "LIKE" what they are doing?

Syrian dead end

Syrian dead end


Syria has given inadequate access to journalists which has made it difficult to find out what is really happening in the country. Anti-government protests have broken out in different parts of the country and there are conflicting reports of what is going on in Syria. According to Syrian officials they are dealing with armed groups and have no choice but to take action. Irina Galushko is in Latakia to give us the latest.




NATO cares shit for civilians. The entire resolution 1973 was a sa ve-my-ass-paper for the war mongers to invade Libya. With the help of the armed muslim brothers (aka El-Quaida) and the monarchists. Gadaffi was a dictator. So what? 80% of the worlds countries are ruled by dictators. And most of them are good friends of the West - as long as they are in debt at the IMF and dont threaten the US Dollar with strange ideas of gold-backed currencies

Will al-Qaeda get Libyan WMD?

Will al-Qaeda get Libyan WMD?



Libya's future is uncertain and the rebels are suspected to have Al-Qaeda connections. Libya's uranium stockpile could fall into the wrong hands and, in turn, nuclear weapons could be developed to spread acts of terror. Conn Hallinan, columnist for Foreign Policy in Focus, gives us his account of the situation.




Who will acquire Libya's chemical weapons?

Who will acquire Libya's chemical weapons?



The Libyan rebels are alleged to have ties to Al-Qaeda and this concerns many worldwide. Libya is said to have tons of uranium which could be used to process nuclear weapons. As of now Gaddafi's government still has control of the stockpile despite the intense presence of rebels in Tripoli. Laura Emmett tells us more.


Rebels will not negotiate with Gaddafi

Rebels will not negotiate with Gaddafi



The pursuit for Gaddafi continues in Tripoli and the Libyan rebels claim that all they can provide Gaddafi with is safety and a fair trial. The rebels have taken



over a majority of the country and it is alleged that Gaddafi wants to have talks with the rebels. Maria Finoshina gives us the latest from Tripoli.




Hurricane Irene hype

Hurricane Irene hype



The American East Coast was in the crosshairs of Hurricane Irene. Americans were promised to face an apocalyptic event and, for the first time, New York City's subway system was stopped as the media went berserk about an almost certain doom. Later on, however, the Category 3 hurricane was downgraded to a tropical storm. So was Irene worth all the mainstream media coverage?




Steve Jobs resigns: What's next?

Steve Jobs resigns: What's next?



Steve Jobs made Apple the worldwide iconic powerhouse that it is today. Now Steve Jobs is calling it quits due to his deteriorating health, according to some reports. Jobs has always been a free thinker and always did things his way, but what will happen now that he's gone? Who will fill his place? Pete Pachal, news director of PC Magazine, is here to shed some light on the situation.




Next week on RT

Next week on RT



Gaddafi is on the run and his 42 year reign has come to an end, but who will control the stockpile of chemical weapons in Libya? Plus US companies are making a lot of money from detaining illegal immigrants. Will the US lawmakers pass stricter laws on behalf of the lobbyist? And finally civil liberties groups in New York are fighting for their right to online porn; find out what role public libraries have to play. Make sure to catch RT's live news broadcast five days a week at 4, 5, 7 and 8pm EST.




Moscow to send envoy to Syria

Moscow to send envoy to Syria



Bashar al-Assad has been slammed for using his army to attack anti-government protesters in Syria. Today Russia announced a diplomatic initiative to try to put an end to the violence. Vitaly Churkin, Russian ambassador to the United Nations, gives more details on the proposed resolution.




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