Thursday, 28 November 2013

US Iran Deal: Why Netanyahu is Pissed, America's School for Assassins, Youth Poetry

On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin remarks on the recent agreement between the US and Iran, highlighting the success of diplomatic negotiations and calling out war mongering rhetoric by the Israel's Netanyahu. Abby then features a report by Breaking the Set producer, Manuel Rapalo, who traveled to Fort Benning, GA for a massive rally aimed at shutting down the School of the Americas, a US Military training facility that is notorious for breeding some of the worst human rights violators in Latin America. Abby then speaks with Manny about what people can do to help shut down the school once and for all. Abby then talks about the lifestyles of the 1 percent, including how they fortify their mansions and hire private mercenaries as security forces. BTS wraps up the show with a performance by Malachi Byrd of DC Youth Slam and Split this Rock

A great episode - watch until the 20 minute mark.

[Posted at the SpookyWeather blog, November 28th, 2013.]

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