Fears over Ebola have seen around 18-thousand nurses go on a 2-day strike in the American city of Oakland. They're concerned about, what they claim, are low standards in s Oakland and the care of those who might be infected. Terrifying as the virus is, the hype over Ebola was almost inescapable just weeks ago, but the press coverage now seems very different.
Ferguson, MO officials are preparing for “all worst-case scenarios” that may result from a grand jury’s upcoming decision. The panel is expected to soon decide whether the police officer who shot and killed African-American teenager Michael Brown will face criminal charges, with many in the community worried whatever decision is reached may lead to further unrest.
Despite telling MSNBC that his comments were “off the cuff,” a second video has emerged of Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber saying the law was passed because Americans were “too stupid” to understand it.
As NATO ends its 13-year long mission in Afghanistan, the Taliban is stepping up attacks. Ten local soldiers have been killed in bomb blasts in recent days. Gayane Chichakyan reports now on the challenges ahead for a post-NATO Afghanistan.
November 10, 2014 - Mexico City, home to an inefficient and inconvenient water delivery system, struggles to meet the pressing demands of its 22 million residents. Some residents have turned to harvesting rainwater, which has its own set of limitations. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the barriers that keep residents from clean water.
These cats from INFINITE DIVIDE formerly known as WhyteOut and Thom's brother Sarkastik simply rule. Kenneth Carter, guitar player Troy "T-Roy" Berry, drummer Raven Dullea, bass player Thom Haynes, lead singer Eddie D'Costa, lead guitar —
So the way this works, is T-Roy Berry is my best friend from law school Trent Berry twin brother.... although I never met Troy until their show last year at the High Dive. And they are both phenomenal musicians.
Several more songs from last weekend will be uploaded in the coming weeks!
DARPA has developed a chip that mimics the functions of the human brain, allowing a small drone to learn as it flies. In a test flight, the drone used an array of sensors to gather information on its surroundings, and reprogram itself on the go.
The dollar will lose its dominant role - that message from President Putin as Russia and China agree to boost trade operations in their national currencies. This comes on the heels of a major gas deal, called the Western route....which coupled with a previous pipeline agreement will make Beijing Russia's largest consumer.
n the Fed ending QE 3, or money printing, Merk says, “It’s wishful thinking. We have had this a few times and the market has had a little bit of a fit. The one thing that central banks have achieved is that they have compressed risk premiums, meaning risky assets don’t appear risky anymore. Junk bonds don’t yield anything anymore, and the stock market doesn’t appear risky anymore. If risk comes back into the market because the Fed wants to do an exit . . . means asset prices will have to plunge. . . . It’s just not possible to have a Fed exit without having a very, very severe recession. That’s not what the Fed wants.” Merk goes on to say, “Ultimately, asset prices do not reflect fundamentals.”
A dog was shot and killed in Racine during a standoff with militarized police and protests continue in the community as residents take to a public square to voice their opinions about the police state.
Ukrainian troops continue shelling residential neighborhoods resulting in a direct hit on a house in the outskirts of Kirovsk in Lugansk Oblast, killing a woman, her 10 year old granddaughter and their pet dog.
The following clip is from October 17, 2013. The government shutdown, during which Obama’s government had locked veterans out of their own memorials and shut down self-sufficient businesses in national parks, had just ended. -- President Obama reacted by challenging his opponents to win elections... Guess we responded...
We had reported on the show that a group of political activists and journalists testified in a New York Court about why they're suing the Obama administration over the National Defense Authorization Act or NDAA. Chris Hedges, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter is also one of the plaintiffs; he joins the show to discuss.
The Obama Justice Department has roughly 24 hours to explain to a federal appeals court whether the administration believes judges have the power to overturn federal laws — in the latest escalation between the two branches of government over the federal health care overhaul.
A three-judge panel for the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday ordered the Justice Department to explain by Thursday at noon whether the administration believes judges have that authority. The challenge came after President Obama cautioned the Supreme Court against overturning the health care law and warned that such an act would be “unprecedented.”