Fair Action Alert: PBS and Iran's "Nuclear Weapons"

24 October 2012Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting

In an October 22 discussion of the foreign policy presidential debate, the PBS NewsHour‘s Jeffrey Brown stated that “Iran‘s nuclear weapons program has been a particular flash point.”

A few weeks earlier (10/5/12) on the NewsHour, Ray Suarez said that Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez had 

continued to thwart American efforts on a range of international issues, such as Washington’s attempt to convince Iran‘s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to halt his country’s pursuit of nuclear weapons.

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Black Agenda Report October 24, 2012 — Melissa Harris-Perry VS Alice Walker, Romney & Obama as Imperial Lodge Brothers

17 October, 2012Black Agenda Report

This week in Black Agenda Report

Melissa Harris-Perry VS Alice Walker: Sista Courtier VS the Real Sista Citizen

By BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon

Professor Melissa Harris-Perry has an MSNBC show and a byline in The Nation as “Sister Citizen.” But what would the output of a “sista citizen” look like? Would it extol and praise the Great Man, excusing him from responsibilities and his own promises, or would it ask him, and the rest of us hard questions? What’s the difference between a citizen and a cheerleader?

VTJP Palestine/Israel News & Articles 23 October 2012: Snubbing Europe, Netanyahu Tours Settlement

23 October 2012 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Prince Of Qatar Arrives In Gaza
IMEMC – The Prince of Qatar, Hamad Bin Khalifa, and his wife, Mouza Bint Nasser, arrived in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday morning through the Rafah border terminal, between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, marking the first visit of a senior Arab official since Israel imposed the siege on Gaza in 2006. …

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ICH 23-24 October 2012: Blood is Their Argument: The Real Campaign Trail

24 October 2012  — Information Clearing House


Third Party Presidential Debate Moderated by Larry King


Four alternative candidates for president of the United States debated Tuesday night in Chicago and agreed America needs a good dose of what they could provide — clear, straight talk that has not been market-pasteurized.



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Greece: Turning Despair Into Hate By Shaun Harkin

24 October 2012 — The Bullet • Socialist Project E-Bulletin No. 715

Greece is in a grueling downward economic spiral with massive political and social ramifications. Aspects of Greek society are literally falling apart at the seams. Across the whole eurozone – the countries that use the euro as a common currency – unemployment is at a record high of 18.2 million people without work in August. Across the 27-nation European Union, the number of jobless has climbed to 25.5 million. In Greece last May, unemployment reached 23 per cent for the total population and a staggering 55.4 per cent for youth. Continue reading