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"Another World Is Possible": How Occupy Wall Street Reshaped Politics & Kicked Off New Era of Protest

On the 10th anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, we examine the legacy of the historic protests with three veterans of the movement: Nelini Stamp, now the director of strategy and partnerships at the Working Families Party; Jillian Johnson, a key organizer in Occupy Durham who now serves on the Durham City Council and is the city’s mayor pro tempore;...

"Systemic Failure": Top Gymnasts Blast FBI for Bungling Sexual Abuse Probe of Dr. Larry Nassar

This week some of gymnastics’ biggest stars shared scathing testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee about the FBI’s failure to stop Larry Nassar, the USA Gymnastics doctor and serial sexual abuser. 

Lawyers say that after the FBI was first told of Nassar’s crimes, he abused another 120 people before his 2016 arrest. We feature the testimony of...

Headlines for September 17, 2021

U.S. Resumes Deportation Flights to Haiti as 10,000 Haitian Asylum Seekers Cross Rio GrandeHaitian Prime Minister, Accused of Aiding President's Murder, Sacks Justice MinisterFederal Judge Bars Biden Administration's Use of Trump-Era Rule to Fast-Track DeportationsU.N. Warns Time Is Rapidly Running Out to Limit Global Heating to 1.5 Degrees CelsiusU.S....

El Salvador Becomes First Nation to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender Amid Growing Authoritarianism

Thousands in El Salvador took to the streets Wednesday to protest President Nayib Bukele’s growing consolidation of power and a new law making El Salvador the world’s first country to recognize the highly volatile cryptocurrency bitcoin as legal tender. Protesters in El Salvador are also criticizing a recent court ruling that paves the way for Bukele...

As Wealthy Nations Debate Giving Booster Vaccine Shots, Calls Grow for Global Vaccine Equity

As the debate over booster vaccine shots heats up in the United States, global health leaders have issued an urgent call for global vaccine equity. The WHO reports vaccination rates on the African continent fall far below its target for 70% of the population of all countries to be vaccinated by mid-2022. “The science is not completely behind the need...

The Other Afghan Women: Rural Areas Hope Taliban Rule Will End Decades of U.S. & Warlord Violence

Violence in Afghanistan’s countryside has reportedly dropped after the Taliban takeover and the withdrawal of U.S. troops, but the country continues to face an ongoing humanitarian and economic crisis, with millions of children at risk of starvation. Joining us from Kabul, New Yorker reporter Anand Gopal says he was shocked by the “sheer level of violence”...

Headlines for September 16, 2021

1 in 500 U.S. Residents Have Died of COVID-19; FDA Scientists Skeptical of Vaccine BoostersPope Calls Out Anti-Vaccine Sentiment in Catholic ChurchUSA Gymnasts to Senate: FBI Failed to Investigate Reports of Larry Nassar's Sexual AbuseSurvivor Recounts Walking in on R. Kelly Sexually Assaulting Aaliyah When She Was Just 13 or 14Chinese Court Rejects...

Forced Entry: NSO Group Spies Secretly Seized Control of Apple Devices by Exploiting Flaw in Code

Apple has released an emergency software update to fix a security flaw in its iPhones and other products researchers found was being exploited by the Israeli-based NSO Group to infect the devices with its Pegasus spyware. The security exploit exposes “widespread abuse that we have associated with NSO Group and other companies like it,” says Ronald Deibert,...

20 Years Later, Undocumented Immigrants Who Aided 9/11 Recovery & Cleanup Efforts Demand Recognition

Following the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, advocates are calling for lawmakers to establish a pathway for legal residency for as many as 2,000 immigrant responders and cleanup workers at ground zero. An estimated 6,000 undocumented immigrants took part in the recovery efforts after 9/11, but many didn’t seek medical help or went uncounted for...

U.S. Drone Killed 10 Afghans Including Aid Worker & 7 Kids After Water Jugs Were Mistaken as Bombs

We speak with reporter Matthieu Aikins about how his investigation for The New York Times found an August 29 U.S. drone strike, which the Pentagon claimed targeted a facilitator with the militant group ISIS-K, actually killed 10 Afghan civilians, including seven children and Zemari Ahmadi, an Afghan engineer who had worked since 2006 for an American...

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