Monday, June 25, 2012

Julian Assange: Revolutionizing whistleblowing? 25/6/2012


Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has spent his sixth night at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. The whistleblower is still in asylum limbo as the Ecuadorian government processes his request. Assange is seeking to escape extradition to Sweden for sexual assault charges filed against him and many believe an extradition to Sweden will lead to an extradition to the US. RT's Sara Firth brings us the latest.

Life without parole for youths ruled unconstitutional 25/6/2012


News is always happening and sometimes we can't get to everything on the air, when this happens you can always turn to http://www.RT.com/USA. RT's Web Producer Andrew Blake brings us the latest.

Domestic drones 101 25/6/2012


Here at RT America, we have brought you extensive coverage of the Federal Aviation Administration's plan to allow unmanned drones to fill America's sky by 2020, but what does this mean for Americans? RT's Abby Martin breaks down the possible uses for drones.

Supreme Court defends 'show me your papers' law in Arizona 25/6/2012


On Monday, the US Supreme Court shot down significant parts of the Arizona immigration law, but one controversial portion of the legislation was upheld. The "show me your papers" provision of SB 1070 was okayed on a vote of 5-3, and depending on which news network you watched this could be good or bad news. So to put things into prospective, Ben Cohen, president of Banter Media Group, joins us to compare the US ruling to immigration policies around the globe.

Ron Paul delegates disqualified from the RNC 25/6/2012


Ron Paul supporters are known for the refusal to give up and the GOP has taken note. Now, 17 Ron Paul delegates were disqualified from representing the state of Massachusetts for not signing an affidavit that swears their allegiance to Mitt Romney. In the past, the Republican Party has never required delegates to go through the affidavit process. Tim Cavanaugh, managing editor for Reason.com, joins us to find out why now.

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