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This City Charges People $120 to Feed the Homeless

Abby Martin goes over some of the most egregious laws against the homeless and the different ways cities are dealing with the issue, citing Columbia, South Carolina’s mandatory fee to feed homeless people in parks, Osceola County, Florida’s 1000+ arrests of the same 37 people for panhandling and sleeping in public and San Francisco’s alleged hosing down of the homeless.

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How the CIA Recruited Nazis & Adopted Their Propaganda Methods | Interview with Christopher Simpson

Abby Martin speaks with American University Professor and Author of ‘Blowback: The First Full Account of America’s Recruitment of Nazis, Chris Simpson, about the cooperation between US intelligence and military agencies and Nazi espionage and propaganda experts in the years following World War II.

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Governor Pollutes N. Carolina for Coal Hard Cash | Heroes and Villains

Abby Martin calls out North Carolina governor, Pat McCrory for his role in pushing through a myriad of policies that are negatively impacting hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians, as well as his connection to Duke Energy, the company responsible for the 3rd largest coal-ash spill in US history.

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Why the No-Fly List is a Security Theater Farce | Brainwash Update

Abby Martin goes over the case of Rahinah Ibrahim, a Malaysian doctoral student who was mistakenly put on the US government’s no-fly list, but instead of correcting the error, 3.8 million dollars were spent in litigation to take her off the list.

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Skinny Puppy’s Nivek Ogre on Gitmo Torture Music, Animal Terrorism and Performance Gore

Abby Martin features an exclusive interview with Nivek Ogre, lead singer of the industrial music group Skinny Puppy, discussing the band’s reaction to their music being used to torture Guantanamo detainees, as well as their motivation to be politically confrontational, their passion for animal rights, and the need to speak out in time of universal deceit.

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The 14,000 Oil Spills Nobody is Talking About | Brainwash Update

Abby Martin goes over updates to the chemical spill in West Virginia and the coal-ash spill in North Carolina, exposing the human and environmental impact as well as the lack of accountability that accompanies tens of thousands of similar ecological catastrophes that occur in the US every year due to the US’ addiction to fossil fuel.

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