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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

Has France Given Up on Liberty? | Guest: Alexandre Pesey | Ep 32

Alexandre Pesey, founder of Institut de Formation Politique, joins Matt Kibbe to talk about the state of liberty in France. In their conversation, Pesey reveals the truth about the Yellow Vest movement, why the government is cracking down on free...

/ September 25, 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

Joe Biden Speaks on Impeachment and Whistleblower Report | NowThis

BIDEN TALKS IMPEACHMENT: Joe Biden is expected to call for impeaching President Trump if he refuses to comply with congressional demands for information about his calls with Ukraine's president. According to reports, Pres. Trump repeatedly pressured the foreign leader to...

/ September 24, 2019

Japanese Space Agency Launches Rocket to ISS | NowThis

JAPANESE ROCKET LAUNCH: The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is launching a cargo ship from the Tanagashima Space Center headed for the International Space Station. The ship contains 4 tons of supplies for the ISS’s 6-person crew. » Subscribe to...

/ September 24, 2019

How Small Farms Are Fighting the Climate Crisis in Puerto Rico Post Maria | Reports | NowThis

'We have to do things differently' — After Hurricane Maria, These small farms in Puerto Rico are making food more sustainable and resilient in the face of the climate crisis. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter...

/ September 24, 2019

Climate Strike Students Sound Off on Why They March | NowThis

‘I feel like there’s no point of going to school unless we make a change, because there won’t be a future if we don’t do something now’ — Thousands of students took to the streets in New York City to...

/ September 24, 2019

Greta Thunberg Gets Angry With World Leaders At UN Climate Summit | NowThis

‘You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words.’ — Greta Thunberg delivered this searing condemnation to world leaders at the UN on the mounting climate crisis. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our...

/ September 24, 2019

Greta Thunberg Held Nothing Back in Big Climate Strike Speech | NowThis

‘We are doing this to wake the leaders up. We are doing this to get them to act. We deserve a safe future.’ — Listen to climate activist Greta Thunberg call out inaction and demand change in her speech at...

/ September 23, 2019

Alex Borstein Honors Her Holocaust Survivor Grandma in Feminist Emmys Speech| NowThis

'Step out of line, ladies!' — Alex Borstein shared this powerful story during her Emmys acceptance speech about her grandmother, who survived the Holocaust because she 'stepped out of line.' » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our...

/ September 23, 2019

How Do We Learn from Venezuela’s Mistakes? | Guest: Daniel Di Martino | Ep 31

Venezuelan expatriate Daniel Di Martino talks to Matt Kibbe about what it was like to grow up under the government of Hugo Chavez. While young people in America are flirting with democratic socialism, Martino explains how these same policies catapulted...

/ September 18, 2019

Death and Resistance on the U.S.-Mexico Border: A Democracy Now! Special

Democracy Now! travels to the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona to follow the humanitarian activist Scott Warren into the Sonoran Desert as he accompanies other No More Deaths volunteers as they leave water and food for migrants making the treacherous journey...

/ September 2, 2019

Border Patrol Has Killed At Least 97 People Since 2003. Hear Some of Their Victims’ Stories

U.S. Border Patrol agents have killed 97 people since 2003, including at least six Mexicans on Mexican soil. Democracy Now! traveled to the borderlands of Arizona earlier this month to cover one of these killings: the death of José Antonio...

/ August 30, 2019

Family of Mexican Teenager Slain by Border Agent Awaits SCOTUS Ruling to Determine If They Can Sue

This fall, the Supreme Court will decide whether the parents of Sergio Hernández Güereca, a 15-year-old Mexican teen killed by a Border Patrol agent in 2010, can sue the American agent in a U.S. federal court. It’s been nearly 10...

/ August 30, 2019

Justice for José Antonio: Family Demands Accountability for Mexican Teen Killed by U.S. Border Agent

Nearly seven years ago, 16-year-old José Antonio Elena Rodríguez was killed in Nogales, Mexico, by U.S. Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz, who fired his gun from the U.S. side of the border. The teenager — who was unarmed — died...

/ August 30, 2019

Remembering Legendary Peace Activist Frances Crowe, Who Died at 100 After Decades of Resisting War

The legendary peace activist Frances Crowe died this week at the age of 100 in Northampton, Massachusetts. Over the past seven decades, Frances had been arrested countless times while protesting war, nuclear weapons, nuclear power and the construction of new...

/ August 29, 2019

The Free Market Loves You | Guest: Jeffrey Tucker | Ep 28

Jeffrey Tucker from the American Institute for Economic Research sits down with Matt Kibbe to debunk the idea that the free market is shallow and impersonal. On the contrary, his new book, “The Market Loves You: Why You Should Love...

/ August 28, 2019

Airstrikes in Lebanon, Syria & Iraq Mark Dangerous Escalation in Decades-Long Israeli Aggression

Tensions are mounting across the Middle East following a series of Israeli airstrikes in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq. Lebanese President Michel Aoun likened the recent Israeli attacks to a “declaration of war.” Israeli drones bombed targets in Lebanon on both...

/ August 28, 2019