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Chuck’s review of Friday night’s US national network TV news.
US refuses UN telecom treaty, Egypt violence, Myanmar arrests, Russia charges lead protester, Uganda fights privatization, Gulf War Syndrome returns, IDF allegedly beats cameramen, Israeli right leader resigns, and progress in Iran talks.
Chuck’s review of Thursday night’s US national network TV news.
North Korea’s overhyped missile program, CIA found guilty of torture, UK compensates Gaddafi torture victim, UN dropping ball on genocide justice, Avigdor Lieberman busted, mandatory becomes crimogenic, suicide’s uncertainties, the world is not about to end, and there will be violence in Egypt.
Chuck’s review of Wednesday night’s US national network TV news.
Syria’s “cruel human suffering,” Sudan’s “indiscriminate” bombing, Israel’s ‘vulture spy,’ Central African Republic rebels seize towns, UK “colluded” in murder of rights lawyer, Hong Kong’s housing bubble, eurozone recession “probably” at “lowest point,” fast-food pay disparity explosion, and whitey will finally be a minority.
Chuck’s review of Tuesday night’s US national network TV news.
US backs off Syria chemical weapons claims, Wal-Mart may have illegally lobbied, Keystone XL stopped, Michigan passes anti-worker law, Afghan money laundering, Cayman Islands leader arrested, soldiers force Mali leader to quit, South Sudan may have killed civilians — again, and ‘First Canadians’ face racist healthcare.
Chuck’s review of Monday night’s US national network TV news.
Today’s Nine Circles of Hell! includes Cold War redux, Europe wants UK to allow prisoners to vote, Egypt’s military gets right to arrest civilians reinstated, sanctions create Iran recession, bank pays $327M for doing business with Iran, suicide bombers attack after US drone strikes, Kenyan separatists wage largest attack yet, and Hostess betrayed workers.
Sunday Morning Edition! includes writing by past guests Josh Bivens, Robert Fisk, Steven Greenhouse, Glenn Greenwald, Peter Hart, Andy Kroll, Stephen Walt, Marcy Wheeler, and Julia Whitty.
John Vidal on climate change, Anne-christine d’Adesky describes the horrors in Haiti, Gray Brechin gets to the truth about post office problems, Ray McGovern talks Bradley Manning and Josh Holland on the nuttier aspects of the far right.
Irregular correspondents Susan Kang from New York City, Danny Muller’s in Gaza, and Jeff Dorchen delivers a Moment of Truth.