Episode

8/12 Vijay Prashad: US Wants Global Poverty Wages & Rainey Reitman: What Went Missing In Obama’s NSA’s Speech

August 12, 2013

Professor Vijay Prashad, explained what Bradley Mannings leaks showed about American pressure on developing economies, why the Yemeni & Pakistani governments are complicit with American drone attacks, the growth of southern power and modern alternatives to capitalism.

EFF’s Rainey Reitman, explained what was missing in Obama’s recent address on the NSA revelations, why Obama could have acted at any time to protect privacy, why the FISA Court reforms proposed by Obama may still not be enough and how you can use technology to protect your own privacy.

On The Better Half: A New York Judge rules against Stop and Frisk, Eric Holder moves against sending non-violent drug offenders to prison, a Republican Congressman’s insane reasons for wanting to slash Food Stamps and your calls and IMs.

And keep the conversation going on our morning thread

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