Originally aired 07/08/13
CIA embeds with NYPD performs surveillance of US citizens, San Diego Bank of America chalkupy verdict, 12 year old girl barred from football team due to concerns boys might want to have impure thoughts about her, Tribune purchase further consolidates nation’s media outlets, CitiGroup to pay over $900 million to Fannie Mae to settle fraud case, US bugs diplomatic missions of EU members, Red Hack clears everyone’s utility bills in Istanbul, Turkey, direct-action gets the goods as Brazil’s government votes to direct 100% of country’s energy revenues to health care and education in response to widespread protests.
CounterSpin – 60 Minutes conducts softball interview with former deputy-director of the NSA on why American’s shouldn’t be concerned about NSA spying, NPR is concerned not enough balance in coverage of gay marriage debate, Time magazine fawns over pro-nuke “documentary” Pandora’s Promise, “fake” news and late night comedy gives more coverage of climate change speech than Sunday news shows and all evening news combined, NY Times columnist Thomas Friedman re-writes Tea Party and Occupy history. http://fair.org/
People’s History – Supreme Court hears first case dealing with the slave trade, #FortHood3 reject their embarkment orders to Vietnam, New Orleans street car workers strike and the birth of the Po’ Boy sandwich, Tecumseh calls on all Native American nations to unite in the resistance of the takeover of their lands by white settlers, Africans on the Cuban schooner Armistad rise up against their captors, silk workers in New Jersey strike for a work week of only 11 hours a day and six days a week, abolitionist rally to protest the Fugitive Slave Act, Frederick Douglas delivers speech questioning 4th of July celebrations, Mary Harris aka Mother Jones begins march to publicize the cruelty of child labor.
Lee Camp – The War On Women
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