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 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:04:47 EST The Resegregation of American Schools
ProPublica reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones discusses her year-long investigation into how one of desegregation's success stories in Tuscaloosa, Alabama became one of the most segregated school systems in the country, as well as the high levels of segregation in northern schools 60 years after Brown v. Board of Education
 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:04:53 EST The Modern History of Venezuela, Why Still So Much Crime? - Edgardo Lander on RAI (7/9)
On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Lander analyzes why the Chavez and Maduro governments have so far been unable to reduce the high rates of murder and violent crime
 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:04:33 EST What Role Has Russia Played in Eastern Ukraine?
John Quigley & Aleksandr Buzgalin say that the building occupations and protests in cities like Donestk look like local initiatives, and are markedly less violent than some of those during the Euromaiden protests
 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:04:24 EST Can Johns Hopkins Afford to Pay A Living Wage? (2/2)
The second part of Marc Steiner's discussion on whether Johns Hopkins has the money to pay a living wage. Joining him are Hopkins Hospital worker Daniel Roberts, SEIU union organizer Carrietta Hiers and Jeff Singer, founder and former Executive Director of Health Care for the Homeless
 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:04:18 EST University Sit-In Targets World's Largest Private Coal Company
Student organizer Caroline Burney and journalist Jeff Biggers join us discuss the more than week long sit-in against Washington University's ties with Peabody Energy, the largest private coal mining company in the world
 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:04:01 EST The Modern History of Venezuela and the Need for a Post-Oil Economy - Edgardo Lander on RAI (6/9)
On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Lander says to strengthen democracy, develop food sovereignty and help save the planet, Venezuela must develop a plan to transition away from an extractive economy
 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:04:36 EST Can Johns Hopkins Afford to Pay A Living Wage? (1/2)
Marc Steiner examines if Johns Hopkins has the money to pay a living wage with Hopkins Hospital worker Daniel Roberts, SEIU union organizer Carrietta Hiers and Jeff Singer, founder and former Executive Director of Health Care for the Homeless
 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:04:58 EST One Percent of Environmentalists Killings Lead to Convictions
Global Witness report co-author Oliver Courtney discusses the alarming number of murders in South America and how governments and corporations work in unison to subvert indigenous rights
 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:04:50 EST Investigation Finds Former Ukraine President Not Responsible For Sniper Attack on Protestors
Michael Hudson: A German TV investigation disproves the West's claim that Yanukovych was responsible for killing of dozens of Ukrainian protestors, making this President Obama's WMD moment
 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:04:56 EST Ukraine Transitional Gov't Moves Militarily To Reclaim Seized Buildings
Nicolai Petro: Ukrainian officials are using this first military move as political tool to garner more public support, as groups labeled pro-Russian truly want federalism, not succession, in order to protect eastern Ukraine's autonomy
 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:04:35 EST IPCC Report Flawed By Narrow Focus on Carbon Emissions
Subhankar Banerjee and Joshua Howe say that the IPCC's report on mitigation does not address the issue of climate change in a broader political context, and relies mainly on technological solutions
 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:04:38 EST The Modern History of Venezuela: The Bolivarian Revolution - Edgardo Lander on Reality Asserts Itself (5/9)
Mr. Lander discusses the achievements and failures of the revolution led by President Hugo Chavez
 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:04:07 EST Obama Signs Directives to Reduce the Gender Wage Gap
Stephanie Seguino: "The average wage gap between men and women in the tech industry is $400 a week."
 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 03:04:15 EST Eastern Ukraine Lacks Political Representation in Kiev
Derek Monroe says that Russian military presence along the western border is more defensive than aggressive; that the country is likely to remain unified; and the new transitional government continues an oligarchic rule that does not represent the interests of ordinary eastern or western Ukrainians
 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 01:04:19 EST Demystifying the Role of Mitigation in the Most Recent IPCC Report
Anthony Patt and Shreekant Gupta, authors of the IPCC's third working group report, say that the report should not be seen as endorsing carbon capture and storage or geo-engineering as the sole or most effective solutions, and that the summary report failed to bring attention to largest per capita emitters of carbon dioxide like the US
 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:04:09 EST Hypersurveillance State Won't Prevent Another Boston Marathon Bombing
One year after the Boston Marathon bombing, the ACLU's Kade Crockford questions whether the surveillance practices of law enforcement and an increasingly militarized police force will prevent terrorism
 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:04:57 EST The Modern History of Venezuela from 1973 to the Caracazo Massacre - Edgardo Lander on Reality Asserts Itself (3/9)
Mr. Lander traces the history of Venezuela from the rise of neo-liberal capitalism to the suppression and slaughter of protesters against it
 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:04:53 EST Univ. of Maine Faculty Reinstated After Students Protest Against Cuts
USM Assistant Professor Meghan Brodie and USM student Meaghan LaSala discuss how this victory shows there are efficient ways to fill the $14 million budget gap without eroding the academic core
 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:04:47 EST The Modern History of Venezuela from 1908 to 1973 - Edgardo Lander on Reality Asserts Itself (2/9)
Mr. Lander traces the history of Venezuela from dictatorship to attempts at democratic governments and back
 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 02:04:17 EST IMF Will Address Global Inequality, Says Managing Director Christine Lagarde
Deborah James: Inequality is unlikely to be addressed or achieved through existing IMF policies

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 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:00:00 GMT Asia bucks military spending decline
Factors including China's military modernization, India-Pakistan rivalry and America's "Pacific pivot" all combined to help Asia raise military spending in 2013. The US weapons industry appears to be the main beneficiary, and continuing tensions over North Korea's nuclear program and territorial disputes suggest the upward trajectory is unlikely to slow anytime soon. - John Feffer

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 2014-04-19T11:43:00Z Schüler aus Irland programmieren das Secondlife für Facebooks Oculus-Brille
Letzten Monat kaufte das soziale Netzwerk Facebook den Spezialisten für Datenbrillen "Oculus" für 2 Milliarden Dollar. Das Unternehmen Oculus ist erst im Jahr 2012 gegründet worden und hat noch kei...

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 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:01:27 +0000 The Dangerous Neocon-R2P Alliance
Exclusive: After U.S. neocons helped stir up a crisis in Ukraine—with a big assist from the biased American press corps – the Obama administration looked for a diplomatic off-ramp, but this pattern of hyped outrage and belated reconciliation is a risky way to make foreign policy, says Robert Parry. By Robert Parry The American mainstream news media has…

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 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:50:00 +0400 Im confused, can anyone help me?
Im confused. A few weeks ago we were told in the West that people occupying government buildings in Ukraine was a very good thing. These people, we were told by our political leaders and elite media commentators, were pro-democracy protestors.

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