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Homewreckers: How Wall Street, Banks & Trump’s Inner Circle Used the 2008 Housing Crash to Get Rich

We speak with investigative reporter Aaron Glantz about his new book “Homewreckers,” which looks at the devastating legacy of the foreclosure crisis and how much of the so-called recovery is a result of large private equity firms buying up hundreds...

/ October 15, 2019

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed, Awarded Nobel Prize, Celebrated for “Remarkable Change” in Horn of Africa

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the 100th Nobel Peace Prize in an announcement Friday morning. The prime minister last year helped broker a historic peace deal between Ethiopia and Eritrea, where leaders of the neighboring countries signed a...

/ October 14, 2019
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Jane Fonda is arrested in D.C. during climate change protest — exactly as she’d planned

https://youtu.be/hUtNYrVOrWs It went just as she’d planned. Jane Fonda was arrested Friday in front of the U.S. Capitol as part of her efforts to join the fight against climate change. “Today, the United States Capitol Police arrested 16 individuals for...

/ October 12, 2019

The Stanford Sexual Assault Case Made Her “Emily Doe.” In New Memoir, Chanel Miller Tells Her Story

We spend the hour with author Chanel Miller speaking about her recently published remarkable memoir, “Know My Name.” The book chronicles how Miller reclaimed her name, her story and her life after being sexually assaulted by Brock Turner, a member...

/ October 11, 2019

Justice for Kaysera: Native Teen’s Mysterious Death Highlights Epidemic of Murdered Indigenous Women

The family of Native American teenager Kaysera Stops Pretty Places is demanding justice after she was found dead in Hardin, Montana, in late August, just two weeks after her 18th birthday. Kaysera was a member of the Crow and Northern...

/ October 10, 2019

Turkey Moves to Crush Rojava, the Kurds’ Radical Experiment Based on Democracy, Feminism & Ecology

As Turkey launches an aerial and ground assault on northern Syria targeting Kurdish-controlled areas, we look at how the offensive threatens the Kurdish region of Rojava with Debbie Bookchin, co-founder of the Emergency Committee for Rojava. She is a journalist...

/ October 10, 2019

After Trump Abandoned Kurds, Turkish Invasion Raises Fear of Kurdish Genocide & ISIS Resurgence

Turkey has launched an aerial and ground assault on northern Syria targeting Kurdish-controlled areas. The offensive began Wednesday, just days after President Trump ordered U.S. troops to fall back from their positions on the Turkish-Syrian border. The Syrian Observatory for...

/ October 10, 2019

Divided Supreme Court Hears Landmark LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination Case

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in three cases that will determine whether LGBTQ people can be fired from their jobs due to their sexual orientation or gender identity. Among the court’s conservative justices, only Neil Gorsuch appeared open...

/ October 9, 2019

Will Chicago Teachers Be Next to Strike? Union Head Speaks Out as Walkout Date Approaches

In Chicago, union leaders and the nation’s third-largest school district are racing to reach an agreement to avert a teachers’ strike authorized to begin later this month. In late September, 25,000 educators voted overwhelmingly to authorize a work stoppage, demanding...

/ October 8, 2019

“A Shakespearean Act of Betrayal”: Trump Agrees to Let Turkey Invade Kurdish-Controlled Syrian Area

https://youtu.be/XFdw9reI5lM U.S. troops have begun withdrawing from northeast Syria as Turkey prepares to invade Kurdish-controlled areas of the country. For years, the Kurds have been close allies to the United States in the fight against ISIS. On Sunday, however, the...

/ October 8, 2019

Florida Man Accidentally Shoots and Kills Son-In-Law | NowThis

This man was accidentally shot and killed by his father-in-law after flying from Norway to Florida to surprise him. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered...

/ October 7, 2019

Tesla’s Million Mile Battery

Last April, Elon Musk promised that Tesla would soon be able to power its electric cars for more than 1 million miles over the course of their lifespan. At the time, the claim seemed a bit much. That’s more than...

/ October 5, 2019

Dad of 7 Shares Creative Hacks for Parents with Multiple Babies | NowThis

These parenting hacks are real lifesavers, take it from this dad of 7. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis Chad...

/ October 4, 2019

Cop Stops Couple for Speeding Then Helps Deliver Their Baby | NowThis

This officer helped deliver a baby after pulling an expectant couple over for speeding. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis...

/ October 4, 2019

U.S. Health Care Crisis Has Volunteer Clinics Struggling to Cope | NowThis

Thousands of uninsured Americans have been forced into volunteer clinics for critical medical care. This is our health care system in 2019. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of...

/ October 4, 2019

The Hacking Wars – How Governments Hack Each Other

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/ September 27, 2019

Trump’s Ukraine phone call, annotated

Donald Trump pressured his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate US political rivals MEMORANDUM OF TELEPHONE CONVERSATION SUBJECT: Telephone Conversation with President Zelenskyy of Ukraine PARTICIPANTS: President Zelenskyy of Ukraine Notetakers: The White House Situation Room DATE, TIME: July 25, 2019, 9:03...

/ September 26, 2019

How Young People Can Help Solve the Climate Crisis | Opinions | NowThis

‘Look at history, everything that was worth doing was once said to be impossible.’ — Youth activist Katie Eder knows young people are the solution to solving the climate crisis. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our...

/ September 25, 2019

Pelosi Announces Trump Impeachment Inquiry in Press Conference | NowThis

UPDATE: Republican leaders in Congress will respond to House Speaker Pelosi’s announcement of an official impeachment inquiry into President Trump. PELOSI IMPEACHMENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is expected to announce that the House will move forward with formal impeachment...

/ September 24, 2019

World Leaders Including Trump Speak at UN General Assembly | NowThis

TRUMP VS. THE WORLD: President Trump delivers his third address to the UN General Assembly. In 2017 he threatened to 'totally destroy North Korea.' In 2018 the gathered world leaders interrupted his speech with laughter when he claimed to have...

/ September 24, 2019