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Why The World Is Spinning Into Crisis Everywhere
HP | Howard Fineman | 07/23/14

Israel vs. Hamas. Ukraine vs. Russia. Unaccompanied minors at the Texas border. Syria in flames, with a militant “caliphate” at the door. Iran stalling for time on nukes. A rising China sowing fear throughout the rest of Asia. The world seems dangerously unmanageable these days.

President Barack Obama is paying a political price at home, with 55 percent of Americans polled by Pew now disapproving of his handling of foreign affairs -- a dramatic reversal from 2009, when his approval rating was 56 percent. While experts argue about how much Obama and his policies are really to blame, the truth is that he occupies the Oval Office at a time of historic flux and of diminished clout, not only for the U.S. but also for the idea of a dominant global power.

To understand that, you need to revisit an influential article published in Foreign Affairs in 2008 by Richard Haass. It’s called “The Age of Nonpolarity,” and Haass wrote it as he was advising presidential candidates behind the scenes in both parties.

Haass, the longtime president of the nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations (and before that a staffer for President Jimmy Carter and the two Bushes), painted a grim picture of an unsettled, chaotic and dangerously diffuse world Familiar methods of diplomacy, statecraft and war had become feeble, if not useless, in the 21st century, he wrote. The ages of “unipolar” power (i.e., a dominant United States) were over; so were the times of “multi-polar” power, such as the first half of the 20th century.

Now the world faced a free-for-all in which “non-state actors” -- terrorists, global corporations, religious and ethnic tribes, sovereign wealth funds and nonprofit charities, to name a few -- were as crucial as countries in shaping the order of a “nonpolar” world. ... Read more
Why The World Is Spinning Into Crisis Everywhere

AIPAC Is the Only Explanation for America's Morally Bankrupt Israel Policy
HP | Stephen M. Walt | 07/22/14

The official name for Israel's latest assault on Gaza is "Operation Protective Edge." A better name would be "Operation Déjà Vu." As it has on several prior occasions, Israel is using weapons provided by U.S. taxpayers to bombard the captive and impoverished Palestinians in Gaza, where the death toll now exceeds 500. As usual, the U.S. government is siding with Israel, even though most American leaders understand Israel instigated the latest round of violence, is not acting with restraint, and that its actions make Washington look callous and hypocritical in the eyes of most of the world. ... Read more

How Politics and Lies Triggered an Unintended War in Gaza
The Jewish Daily 'Forward.com' | J.J. Goldberg | 07/10/14

In the flood of angry words that poured out of Israel and Gaza during a week of spiraling violence, few statements were more blunt, or more telling, than this throwaway line by the chief spokesman of the Israeli military, Brigadier General Moti Almoz, speaking July 8 on Army Radio’s morning show: “We have been instructed by the political echelon to hit Hamas hard.”

That’s unusual language for a military mouthpiece. Typically they spout lines like “We will take all necessary actions” or “The state of Israel will defend its citizens.” You don’t expect to hear: “This is the politicians’ idea. They’re making us do it.”

Admittedly, demurrals on government policy by Israel’s top defense brass, once virtually unthinkable, have become almost routine in the Netanyahu era. Usually, though, there’s some measure of subtlety or discretion. This particular interview was different. Where most disagreements involve policies that might eventually lead to some future unnecessary war, this one was about an unnecessary war they were now stumbling into. ... Read more

Don’t Tell Anybody About This Story on HFT Power Jump Trading
ZeroHedge & Bloomberg | Saijel Kishan | 07/23/14

Far from Wall Street in a Chicago neighborhood once synonymous with urban blight, two futures industry veterans are using secrecy and speed to mint fortunes.

Their firm, Jump Trading LLC, was all but invisible until it was among six companies subpoenaed in April by New York prosecutors. Jump has ascended the ranks of high-frequency traders during the past 15 years to become one of the top firms on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, where $925 trillion of derivatives changed hands last year. Its annual revenue has exceeded half a billion dollars. ... Read more

Is There a Connection Between CEOs’ Narcissism and Corporate Tax-Dodging?
BillMoyers | Sam Pizzigat | 07/23/14

... This new research — out of the University of Southern California and the University of Arizona — examines the impact of CEO narcissism on corporate tax policies. That impact turns out to be fairly robust. The corporations that America’s most narcissistic CEOs run seem to be prone to engaging in highly risky corporate tax-avoidance maneuvers.

How did the authors of this new research, Kari Joseph Olsen and James Stekelberg, identify the narcissists in America’s top CEO suites? They used a variety of yardsticks, everything from the pay gap between CEOs and their fellow execs to the prominence of CEO photos in corporate annual reports. ... Read more

DemocracyNow Daily News
Democracy Now! U.S. and World News Headlines for Thursday, July 24 [9:00]
DN | A Debate on Gaza: Ali Abunimah of Electronic Intifada vs. J.J. Goldberg of the Jewish Daily Forward (07/23/14) [19:18]
*DN | MSNBC's Sole Palestinian Voice Rula Jebreal Takes on Pro-Israeli Gov't Bias at Network & in US Media (07/23/14) [15:23]
*DN | Sharif Abdel Kouddous: Bombed in Their Homes and in the Streets, Where Can Gazans Flee? (07/24/14) [7:44]
*DN | "Brutal Operation Taking Place In Our Name," Israeli Military Reservists Refuse to Serve (07/24/14) [20:44]
DN | Katrina vanden Heuvel: With 100,000+ Displaced, Why is U.S. Ignoring Ukraine's Civil War? (07/24/14) [12:31]
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
*HBO | Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Prison (07/20/14) [17:42]
TRNN News
TRNN | TRNN correspondent Lia Tarachansky reports: Is Israeli Public Opinion Turning after 700 Palestinian Deaths? (07/23/14) [8:11]
TRNN | Middle East correspondent Yousef Al-Helou shares his story of how his home was targeted by an Israeli airstrike (07/23/14) [5:38]
TYT News
TYT | It's Official, Kim Jong-un Is A Crybaby. This Viral Video Is Hilarious! (07/22/14) [4:05]
TYT | Is E.T. In Hell? Creationist Ken Ham Thinks So (07/22/14) [4:38]
TYT | Adam Carolla Against Feeding Kids, Wonders Why Conservatives Get Bad Name (07/22/14) [9:49]
TYT | Obamacare Emergency After GOP Judges Gang Up In Devastating Ruling (07/22/14) [9:25]
TYT | Israeli PM: We Kill Palestinians Because Hamas Wants 'Telegenically Dead' (07/21/14) [11:12]
TYT | Netanyahu Bragged He Has America Wrapped Around His Finger (07/21/14) [5:53]
TYT | Why The Media Loves Conservatives And Hates Liberals (07/21/14) [5:45]
Ring of Fire News
Ring of Fire | Thom Hartmann talks about how nothing has changes in the way banks operate (07/23/14) []
Scottish Deerhound vs Irish Wolfhound
The Scottish Deerhound

Resembling a larger, coated Greyhound, the Scottish Deerhound is a keen and alert sight hound. One of the oldest breeds, the Deerhound possesses a preeminent hunting ability, and is often seen at lure coursing events. The hair on the body and neck is harsh and wiry, while the coat on the head, breast and belly is much softer.

Known centuries ago as the Scotch Greyhound, Rough Greyhound and Highland Deerhound, the Scottish Deerhound became a clearly identified breed in the 16th and 17th centuries. He was the best breed to use for the pursuit and killing of deer, and at the time, could be owned by no one of rank lower than an earl. While he possesses a quiet and dignified personality in the home, the Scottish Deerhound may try to chase any furry animals that run past him. For that reason, the breed should be exercised on leash or in a fenced area. The breed’s crisp, somewhat wiry coat, however, is exceptionally easy-care, requiring only brushing and occasional bathing.

The Irish Wolfhound

An Irish Wolfhound must be of great size and commanding appearance. He has a large, muscular greyhound-like shape, and he is the tallest of dogs, but not the heaviest. A superb athlete and an endurance runner, an old Irish proverb describes him perfectly: “Gentle when stroked, fierce when provoked.”

One of the earliest recorded references to Irish Wolfhounds is in Roman records dating to 391 A.D. Often used as royal gifts, they hunted with their masters, fought beside them in battle, guarded their castles, played with their children, and lay quietly by the fire as family friends. They were fierce hunters of wolves and the oversized Irish elk, so good in fact that their prey disappeared from Ireland and the hounds fell upon hard times. By the 19th Century there were few Irish Wolfhounds left in Ireland. Although now primarily a family companion, the Irish Wolfhound will still instinctively give chase to fleeing prey. His large size commands more room, more exercise, and a bigger car. The breed’s harsh, natural coat requires regular brushing.


07.24.2014. 11:12

Wednesday July 23, 2014
News Articles

A Revolving Door Farce: CFTC Commissioner Bails To Head Regulator's Biggest Opponent
ZeroHedge | author | 07/23/14

There is no better way to describe what the recently departed CFTC commissioner Scott O'Malia just did when he bailed from the commodity watchdog to become the new head of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, aka ISDA, the biggest banking group that has constantly opposed every intervention and attempt to regulate the swaps market by the CFTC since the Lehman crisis, than an epic farce.

For those who are unaware ISDA is a global OTC derivative lobby group, counting the world's largest investment banks among its members, and has frequently fought regulatory efforts to reform the market after the financial crisis. ISDA itself was exposed as a complete joke during the European crisis when due to the overhang of avoiding Europe's insolvent reality, it made CDS protection obsolete as protection from sovereign restructurings and credit events, in the process crushing one of the key ways to hedge for credit event risk. ... Read more

Getting Rid of Cable TV: The Smartest Ways to Cut the Cord
WSJ | author | 07/15/14

Going without cable—or at least with considerably less of it—is easier than you think. Last week, I sliced my bill from $212 to $75 without giving up the stuff I really watch. Yes, cable and satellite companies lock away some content for subscribers. But you don't have to be an online pirate to see what you want.

Broadcasters give away the most popular HD channels free over the air, and Internet video services like Hulu, "smart" TVs and streaming boxes make it possible to remain a full-fledged couch potato. None of this is as simple as clicking channel up and down on your cable remote. But for the app-savvy, Internet streaming wins not just because of price, but because of convenience. ... Read more

State of the Climate in 2013 Report Release
NOAA | author | 07/17/14

In 2013, the vast majority of worldwide climate indicators—greenhouse gases, sea levels, global temperatures, etc.—continued to reflect trends of a warmer planet, according to the indicators assessed in the State of the Climate in 2013 report, released online July 17, 2014, by the American Meteorological Society.

Scientists from NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C., served as the lead editors of the report, which was compiled by 425 scientists from 57 countries around the world (highlights, visuals, full report). It provides a detailed update on global climate indicators, notable weather events, and other data collected by environmental monitoring stations and instruments on air, land, sea, and ice. ... Read more

The 10 Best Small Cities in America
HP |David Jefferys, CNTraveler.com | 07/22/14

These spots, voted among the best in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler's readers, have plenty of cultural attractions, stylish hotels, and charm to spare. ... Read more

State of the Climate Change
CBS | Wildfire plows through Washington (07/18/14) [1:41]
NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) website

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NOAA Climate.gov | 2013 State of the climate: Mountain glaciers
DemocracyNow Daily News
Democracy Now! U.S. and World News Headlines for Wednesday, July 23 [7:16]
DN | Not In Our Name: Jewish Activists Arrested in Sit-in at Friends of Israel Defense Forces NYC Office (07/23/14) [6:43]
DN | MSNBC's Sole Palestinian Voice Rula Jebreal Takes on Pro-Israeli Gov't Bias at Network & in US Media (07/23/14) [15:23]
DN | A Debate on Gaza: Ali Abunimah of Electronic Intifada vs. J.J. Goldberg of the Jewish Daily Forward (07/23/14) [19:18]
DN | "Growing Humanitarian Crisis": Palestinian Toll Tops 650 as Israel Attacks Gaza's Sole Power Plant (07/23/14) [6:42]
TRNN News
TRNN | Sarit Michaeli says: Israeli Human Rights Spokesperson: Attacks on Civilians Unjustifiable (07/23/14) [10:00]
Chris Hedges Interviews Noam Chomsky (06/27/14) [17:59], Part 2 [17:03], Part 3 [20:56]
Part 1: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges speaks with Professor Noam Chomsky about working-class resistance during the Industrial Revolution, propaganda, and the historical role played by intellectuals in times of war
Part 2: Chomsky: The system we have now is radically anti-capitalist, radically anti-democratic, opposed to markets, and in favor of concentrating wealth and power.
Part 3: Noam Chomsky says Occupy challenges the atomization of society, and also discusses how the media obstructs meaningful action to address climate change.
More News
Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Big Banks Spend $1 Million a Day to Fight Financial Reform (07/22/14) [33:50]
Jump to 15:00 to see Sen. Elizabeth Warren's inspiring speech.
Robert Reich on 6 Things That Do NOT Go Better With Koch (Brothers) (07/22/14) [3:01]
Koch Brothers Exposed 2014 [55:56]
Thom Hartmann News
Thom Hartmann | What Would Happen if we Wiped out the Debt? (07/21/14) [7:42]
Thom Hartmann: National debt held by the public was approximately $12.6 trillion or about 74% of Q1 2014 GDP Intragovernmental holdings stood at $5.1 trillion (30%), giving a combined total public debt of $17.6 trillion or about 104% of Q1 2014 GDP. As of January 2013, $5 trillion or approximately 47% of the debt held by the public was owned by foreign investors, the largest of which were the People's Republic of China and Japan at just over $1.1 trillion each. (07/30/14)
Jon Steawart - Daily News
Jon Stewart | Jon Stewart Learns What Happens When You Talk About Israel (07/22/14) [2:00]
Jon Stewart |Jon Stewart Blows The Lid Off Reagan's 'Immediate' Response To Russian Crisis (07/22/14) [5:39]

07.23.2014. 15:24

Tuesday July 22, 2014
News Articles

The World Just Had Its Hottest June On Record
AP & HP |Seth Borenstein | 07/22/14

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday that last month's average global temperature was 61.2 degrees, which is 1.3 degrees higher than the 20th century average. It beat 2010's old record by one-twentieth of a degree.

While one-twentieth of a degree doesn't sound like much, in temperature records it's like winning a horse race by several lengths, said NOAA climate monitoring chief Derek Arndt.

And that's only part of it. The world's oceans not only broke a monthly heat record at 62.7 degrees, but it was the hottest the oceans have been on record no matter what the month, Arndt said. "We are living in the steroid era of the climate system," Arndt said. Arndt said both the June and May records were driven by unusually hot oceans, especially the Pacific and Indian oceans. ... Read more
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NOAA - State of the Climate, June 2014

9/11 Commission Report A Decade Later: Threats Have Evolved, U.S. Hasn't
HP | Sam Stein | 07/22/14

The report, released Tuesday, praises some federal actions for making the country "better equipped to prevent and respond to terrorist attacks than in 2001." The commission, led by Chairman Tom Kean and Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton, points to the federalization of airport security, upgraded security at ports of entry, and the devotion of hundreds of billions of dollars to the intelligence community as policy movements in the right direction

Yet the report finds foreboding gaps. The authors argue that the U.S. remains under-resourced on cyber-terrorism and under-appreciative of emerging threats, predominantly in the Middle East. They note that while core al Qaeda "has been damaged in recent years, its affiliates and associated groups … now have a presence in more theaters of operation than they did half a decade ago, operating today in at least 16 countries." ... Read more

The New Scariest Chart In America
ZeroHedge | author | 07/22/14

For the last few years, the 'scariest' chart for Europeans has been the unending surge in youth unemployment. However, amid all the sound and fury of mainstream US media discussions of the 'recovery' in America and the President's employment track record, Constantin Gurdgiev notes another 'scariest chart of the US recovery' that remains in full 'crisis mode'... Read more
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Lots More News
  1. EU Works to Punish Russia as MH17 Bodies Leave Rebel Area (BBG)
  2. Bodies From Malaysia Airlines Flight Begin Long Trip to Netherlands (WSJ)
  3. Israel pounds Gaza as Kerry arrives (Reuters)
  4. U.S. judge dismisses Republican lawsuit over Obamacare subsidy for Congress (Reuters)
  5. Israel Soldier Missing Amid Assault on Hamas in Gaza (WSJ)
  6. Detroit Retirees Vote in Favor of Pension Cuts (WSJ)
  7. Russia Axes 1st Bond Sale in 3 Months as Ukraine Drives Up Yield (BBG)
  8. Wall Street Cut From Guest List for Jackson Hole Fed Meeting (BBG)
  9. Credit Suisse to Exit Commodities, Posts Big Quarter Loss (BBG)
  10. Draghi Cedes Euro Control to Yellen on Fed Rate Wagers (BBG)
DemocracyNow Daily News
DN | Max Blumenthal: With "Hollow Diplomacy," U.S. Created Political Space for Israeli Assault on Gaza (07/21/14) [7:15]
DN | Israeli Peace Demo Violently Disrupted, Dozens Injured as Counterprotesters Yell "Death to Arabs" (07/21/14) [5:46]
DN | Palestinian Human Rights Lawyer Raji Sourani Likens Netanyahu to Bin Laden For Killing Civilians (07/21/14) [5:55]
TRNN News
*TRNN | Vijay Prashad says: Lack of International Pressure Permits Endless Assault On Gaza (07/21/14) [10:47]
*TRNN | "We Are Going Through Hell" - Report from Gaza (07/21/14) [15:23]
On the 14th day of Operation Protective Edge, Gazan blogger Nalan al-Sarraj and TRNN Correspondent Yousef al-Helou discuss how Palestinians are responding to the massacre in Shujaiyeh, as well as the widespread support for the resistance against the siege.
*TRNN | Gerald Epstein says: Dodd-Frank Still Not Fully Implemented Four Years Later (07/22/14) [10:21]








Where Your Tax Dollars Go
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07.22.2014. 07:49

Monday July 21, 2014
News Articles

Israel-Gaza Conflict: Gaza Suffers Its Deadliest Day After 'Heinous Massacre'
AlterNet | Kim Sengupta | 07/20/14

A night and day of ferocious violence has resulted in more than 100 deaths in Gaza, with Palestinian accusations that a bloody assault on the town of Shuja'iya by Israeli forces, leaving bodies on the streets and buildings destroyed, was motivated by revenge for the deaths of 13 soldiers

The Israeli losses were one of the largest in one operation suffered in recent times by the Jewish state. Al Quds Force, the military wing of Hamas, had claimed that it had lured troops into a minefield. But the Israeli military stated that the deaths came in separate incidents overnight involving improvised explosive devices and a firefight. ... Read more

This Is Where You Don't Want Your Tax Dollars Going
HP | Danielle Higgins | 07/19/14

I'll admit, that moment that I received my first paycheck from my first real-world, post-college job, I was stunned that the amount I calculated I would have for rent, loan payments and happy hours was much less than I thought.

However, my instinct was not, and still is not, that there should be no health care, no social security, no public benefits, or any of the number of expenditures that conservatives protest against paying for with their tax dollars.

It is entirely possible to be critical of where your tax money is going without "becoming conservative" and letting go of the liberal notion that higher tax rates -- when allocated effectively -- can create a more even playing field, domestically through welfare programs and abroad through foreign aid. ... Read more

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Where Your Income Tax Money Really Goes.pdf
WarResisters.org website

Women's Rowing Team's Naked Calendar Briefly Banned On Facebook
HP | Nina Bahadur | 07/18/14

Students from the Warwick women's rowing team decided to strip down for charity -- and found themselves held up to a double standard.

This week, Facebook banned the group's page citing "inappropriate content" -- but allowed an identical page for the men's team's naked calendar to remain. ... Read more

DemocracyNow Daily News
Democracy Now! U.S. and World News Headlines for Monday, July 21 [9:54]
DN | Stephen Cohen: Downed Malaysian Plane Raises Risk of War Between Russia and the West (07/21/14) [2:38]
TRNN News
*TRNN | Phyllis Bennis: "U.S. Complicity Brought Up to Date" in Israel's War against Gaza (07/21/14) [12:10]
*TRNN | Larry Wilkerson: All Parties Involved to Blame for Malaysian Aircraft Disaster in Ukraine (07/21/14) [11:03]
TRNN | Jeff Cohen discusses several freedom of information issues, including a new campaign encouraging whistleblowing, the case of journalist James Risen, and net neutrality (07/21/14) [11:29]
ExposeFacts.org
RootsAction.org

07.21.2014. 09:33

Friday July 18, 2014
News Articles

Cost Of Military Jet Could House Every Homeless Person In U.S. With $600,000 Home
HP | author | date

Just days before its international debut at an airshow in the United Kingdom, the entire fleet of the Pentagon’s next generation fighter plane — known as the F-35 II Lightning, or the Joint Strike Fighter — has been grounded, highlighting just what a boondoggle the project has been. With the vast amounts spent so far on the aircraft, the United States could have worked wonders, including providing every homeless person in the U.S. a $600,000 home. ... Read more

Cheney Never Shoots Straight
HP | Joe Peyronnin | 07/16/14

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is trying hard to salvage his legacy, so he is resorting to spin, distortion and lies. But why is the media paying attention to him? Not even Cheney himself could erase from history the devastating record he has amassed, especially working with President George W. Bush.

A 2012 New York Times report revealed all of the warnings the Bush/Cheney administration received in the spring and summer of 2001 of a terrorist threat against the United States from within. On May 1, 2001, the CIA warned Bush a "group presently in the United States" was planning an attack. In July, the CIA warned that the attacks could be "imminent." On August 6, Bush received a classified document entitled, "Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S." None of the dots were connected by the White House, which dismissed criticism by saying they were not told when or where the attacks would occur. The attacks occurred on September 11, with devastating consequences. ... Read more

NBC News Pulls Veteran Reporter from Gaza After Witnessing Israeli Attack on Children
The Intercept | Glenn Greenwald | 07/17/14

Ayman Mohyeldin, the NBC News correspondent who personally witnessed yesterday’s killing by Israel of four Palestinian boys on a Gazan beach and who has received widespread praise for his brave and innovative coverage of the conflict, has been told by NBC executives to leave Gaza immediately. According to an NBC source upset at his treatment, the executives claimed the decision was motivated by “security concerns” as Israel prepares a ground invasion, a claim repeated to me by an NBC executive. But late yesterday, NBC sent another correspondent, Richard Engel, along with an American producer who has never been to Gaza and speaks no Arabic, into Gaza to cover the ongoing Israeli assault (both Mohyeldin and Engel speak Arabic). ... Read more

Ukraine says Malaysian airliner shot down, 295 dead: agency
Reuter | author | 07/17/14

A Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by militants on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard, a Ukrainian interior ministry official was quoted as saying by Interfax-Ukraine news agency.

The aircraft, which other sources said was a Boeing 777 flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, came down near the city of Donetsk, stronghold of pro-Russian rebels, Anton Gerashchenko said, adding that it was hit by a ground-to-air missile. ... Read more

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DemocracyNow Daily News
Democracy Now! U.S. and World News Headlines for Friday, July 18 [9:35]
DN | "A Terrifying Night in Gaza": Sharif Abdel Kouddous Reports on Israeli Ground Invasion (07/18/14) [6:41]
Bill Moyers
Bill Moyers | The Crusade Against Reproductive Rights. (07/18/14) [24:26]
Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court’s landmark decision establishing a woman’s right to an abortion, was issued 41 years ago. Despite consistent public opinion to the contrary, conservatives and the religious right have patiently and relentlessly campaigned against it for decades. And recently, their efforts are finding some success. Two major rulings by the Supreme Court this last session limited health insurance coverage for contraception and gave protesters increased rights to demonstrate outside abortion clinics. Several states — especially in the South — in the name, legislators say, of women’s health, have passed regulations that creatively use technicalities to force clinics to close.

Bill Moyers talks about the politics of reproductive freedom with Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund. For nearly a century, Planned Parenthood has been the leading advocate for reproductive health care in the United States, with 69 affiliates nationwide, operating more than 700 health centers.

“It’s better to be a corporation today than to be a woman in front of the Supreme Court,” Richards tells Bill. “I think that the Hobby Lobby decision is just the beginning of giving corporations free license to obey those rules and laws that they agree with, and not ones that they don’t.”
TRNN News
TRNN | Blogger Nalan al Sarraj and TRNN's Lia Tarachansky report: "Evacuate to Where?" - Report from Gaza and Israel (07/18/14) [19:06]
TRNN | Michael Hudson and Leo Panitch discuss: Is the New BRICS Bank a Challenge to US Global Financial Power? (07/18/14) [27:27]
Thom Hartmann News
Welcome to the New Bubble.... (07/17/14) [8:24]
Stop Corporate Corruption: Get the Money of of Politics (07/17/14) [7:21]
Crony Capitalism Enabled by the Supreme Court (07/17/14) [8:36]
TYT News
TYT | This 'Controversy' Is Ridiculous! Pearl Jam Singer Criticized For Anti-War Statements (07/17/14) [6:56]
TYT | Following Bombed Kids, NBC Pulls Reporter For Reporting Truth (07/17/14) [9:47]
TYT | Malaysian Airliner Shot Down Over Ukraine - Russia's Doing? (07/17/14) [8:15]
TYT | Bill O'Reilly Wants The Berlin Wall Back, Only MUCH Bigger (07/17/14) [4:38]
Diane Rehms Show
Diane Rehm Domestic News - Friday (07/18/14) [1hr]
International News - Friday (07/18/14) [1hr]
Jon Stewart - Daily News
Jon Stewart | interviews Hillary Clinton, Part 1. (07/16/14) [7:27]
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07.18.2014. 10:09

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