WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - February 9
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Hundreds of California prisoners, who led a hunger strike against an oppressive and months-long lockdown, suspended their protest following negotiations with the warden and the fulfillment of two of their six demands. But the warden now delaying meetings, Brian Sonenstein reports.
As private security company, TigerSwan, disputes whether they should be a target of a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of indigenous water protectors and others at Standing Rock, plaintiffs have further outlined alleged civil rights violations that occurred in October 2016.
It is imperial hubris to think Trump, Abrams, Mike Pence, Mike Pompeo, John Bolton, and Steven Mnuchin are pursuing action to “restore democracy” in Venezuela.
Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, Willie Geist, and Kasie Hunt do not like how Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard talks about U.S. foreign policy, and they made it clear she will never be part of their club.
Journalist Roberto Lovato joined the "Unauthorized Disclosure" weekly podcast to talk about Elliott Abrams, who is now the special envoy to Venezuela, and his work reporting on the opposition in Venezuela.
Protest Song Of The Week
British reggae group Black Roots comment on the exploitation of poor and working class people, singing, "Some take it with the white, some take it with the green. They all play for a different team."