Rania Khalek Dispatches from the Underclass

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United States Navy SEALs planned war games in the state of Washington for mid-January, where they would encroach upon residential areas, state parks, national parks, etc, without the consent of the public. The war games treat citizens as pawns because SEALs were trained to react to citizens as potential terrorists. One of the most alarming […]

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/ February 15, 2015 / Comments Off on Podcast: Dahr Jamail on Extinction, Disease & Other Dangers Caused by Climate Disruption

Podcast: Dahr Jamail on Extinction, Disease & Other Dangers Caused by Climate Disruption

For this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” episode: Kevin Gosztola and Rania Khalek are joined by Dahr Jamail, Truthout writer, to talk about his monthly “Climate Disruption” dispatches. He provides an overview of thresholds that have perilously been crossed as a result of human-caused climate disruption. He highlights methane blowholes, disease and even describes electromagnetic war games […]

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/ February 15, 2015 / Comments Off on Podcast: Dahr Jamail on Extinction, Disease & Other Dangers Caused by Climate Disruption

Podcast: Dahr Jamail on Extinction, Disease & Other Dangers Caused by Climate Disruption

For this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” episode: Kevin Gosztola and Rania Khalek are joined by Dahr Jamail, Truthout writer, to talk about his monthly “Climate Disruption” dispatches. He provides an overview of thresholds that have perilously been crossed as a result of human-caused climate disruption. He highlights methane blowholes, disease and even describes electromagnetic war games […]

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On this week’s episode of Unauthorized Disclosure Kevin Gozstola and I speak with Shane Bauer, a reporter with Mother Jones, about Urban Shield, an annual police gathering that epitomizes the militarization of US law enforcement. (Download the episode here or subscribe for free on iTunes here) More about the episode from Kevin: One week ago, Alameda County in California hosted […]

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The worst winter storm to hit the Middle East in 20 years has devastated parts of Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Israel. And for at least one Palestinian town in the West Bank, Israel’s apartheid wall has partnered up with climate chaos to exacerbate an already dire situation, according to Reuters report by Noah Browning:

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It’s 70 degrees and sunny outside. The only problem is that it’s December and I live in Northern Virginia, where it’s supposed to be winter not spring. That’s why no matter how beautiful the weather is, I can’t enjoy it because it’s a stark reminder that climate change is here and now. Yet, on the […]

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On April 6, all but one of the Republican members of the US House of Representatives rejected a Democratic amendment that would have put the chamber on record backing the widely held scientific view that global warming is occurring and humans are a major cause.  The following day the GOP-led House voted 255 to 172 to strip […]

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