Amnesty International Resists Calls To Designate Assange A 'Prisoner Of Conscience' As Extradition Looms
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Michael Sainato reports on data compiled by Americans For Tax Fairness, which clearly demonstrates corporations, like AT&T, Disney, Wells Fargo, and Walmart, are using a very small percent of savings for bonuses or wage increases.
In spite of her torture past, the Senate confirmed Gina Haspel as the next CIA director. If Democrats had not voted for her, her nomination would have failed.
Attorneys for former NSA contractor Reality Winner appealed a federal magistrate judge’s decision, where 40 out of 41 subpoenas were rejected. They want to reverse a decision that makes it much harder to put on a defense.
Unauthorized Disclosure: Journalist and historian Gareth Porter joined the show for an interview on President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and the threat of war with Iran, given the recent actions of the U.S. and Israel.
From musician Ry Cooder's latest album, "Prodigal Son," Cooder wryly sings about the Googlemen coming to gentrify communities and push poor and working class residents out in this song.