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US: More Blacks In Prison Today Than There Were Slaves In 1850 - War On Drugs
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US: More Blacks In Prison Today Than There Were Slaves In 1850 – War On Drugs

Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss the concept that there are more African Americans in prison today than the were slaves in 1850. What is the role of the War On Drugs? ...

Egypt: Protesters Return to Tahrir square
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Egypt: Protesters Return to Tahrir square

Thousands of people have gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Pro-reform activists say they fear the country's revolution is under threat. ...

Yemen: Government Shuts Down Al-Jazeera Offices
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Yemen: Government Shuts Down Al-Jazeera Offices

Authorities in Yemen have ordered Al-Jazeera's offices shut and its journalists stripped of accreditation, escalating a week-long series of reprisals against the station that has included beatings, expulsions, raids, ...

Palestine: Hip Hop is Bigger than the Occupation
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Palestine: Hip Hop is Bigger than the Occupation

A Film By Existence is Resistance and Nana Dankwa about a musical tour to Palestine teaching resistance through the arts. ...

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A reminder of what the Egyptian Revolution is all about

"It's not a political or religious uprise. It started with the Peaceful Youth and will always remain that way. It has always been peaceful from the protesters side." ...

US Soldiers Speak Out Against Iraq War
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US Soldiers Speak Out Against Iraq War

"Military men are Dumb stupid Animals who should be used as Pawns for Foreign policy." -- Henry Kissinger ...

Israel/Gaza: Violence Reignited?
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Israel/Gaza: Violence Reignited?

...if the situation gets worse, how will the US respond to its closest ally in trouble, while it's waging three wars? ...

West Papua: A Journey to Freedom (Official Trailer)
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West Papua: A Journey to Freedom (Official Trailer)

WEST PAPUA—A JOURNEY TO FREEDOM encapsulates the political activism of Herman Wainggai, a young West Papuan independence leader and mentor of the non-violent students movement in West Papua. ...

Rap News 7: #Revolution!
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Rap News 7: #Revolution!

Rap News, Episode 7: It's 2011 and amid a flurry of political leaks and revelations, revolutions have rolled across North Africa and The Middle East, sweeping regimes and dictatorships before them. Join your host Rob ...

United States, England and France Bomb Libya (112 Tomahawk Missiles)
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United States, England and France Bomb Libya (112 Tomahawk Missiles)

The first major attack of "Odyssey Dawn" came as 112 Tomahawk cruise missiles struck surface-to-air missiles, early warning sites, and key communication modes. It's the first step in enforcing a no-fly zone. ...

The Battle for Benghazi: First Libyan Jet Shot Down (Video)
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The Battle for Benghazi: First Libyan Jet Shot Down (Video)

A huge explosions is seen over the outskirts of Benghazi after a plane of Gadhafi's forces was shot down. ...

Saudi Arabia: Thousands Protest
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Saudi Arabia: Thousands Protest

Look, but listen to the people! ...

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UN on Libya: ‘By any means necessary’

Security Council resolution imposes a no-fly zone in Libya and calls for "all necessary measures" to protect civilians. Though it's not clear who will enforce this decision. ...

Saudi Arabia Sends 1000 Troops into Bahrain to Quell Pro-Democracy Protestors
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Saudi Arabia Sends 1000 Troops into Bahrain to Quell Pro-Democracy Protestors

Saudi Arabia sent at least 1,000 troops and dozens of military vehicles into Bahrain. ...

Bahrain: Police Brutality: Man Shot in Face Point-Blank
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Bahrain: Police Brutality: Man Shot in Face Point-Blank

Warning: This video is difficult to watch, but it is important. ...

Police and Protesters Clash in Bahrain Capital
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Police and Protesters Clash in Bahrain Capital

Police in Bahrain used tear gas and rubber bullets to force a group of anti-government protesters from a key financial hub. ...

Rebuttal by CNN anchor against a Israel Spokeswomen
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Rebuttal by CNN anchor against a Israel Spokeswomen

More than 3,000 European Jews, including prominent intellectuals, have signed a petition speaking out against Israeli settlement policies and warning that systematic support for the Israeli government is dangerous. ...

Yemen: Police Fire on Protesters, Alleged Use of Nerve Gas
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Yemen: Police Fire on Protesters, Alleged Use of Nerve Gas

Yemeni security forces fired live bullets and tear gas on two pro-democracy demonstrations Saturday, killing three people — including a 15-year-old student — as the government clamps down on a growing protest mov ...

Media Blamed for Covering Libya Unrest with 'Fog of War'
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Media Blamed for Covering Libya Unrest with ‘Fog of War’

The fog of war has settled over the ongoing unrest in Libya. There are conflicting reports on the number of killed, airstrikes by Gaddafi forces, the number of cities controlled by the opposition - about literally ev ...

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The Secret of Oz

It is well known in economics academia that The Wonderful Wizard of Oz written by L. Frank Baum in 1900 is loaded with powerful symbols of monetary reform which were the core of the Populist movement and the 1896 and ...