dbmetzger commented on the diary post If You Care About Keystone and Climate Change, Occupy Exxon by Paul Rogat Loeb.
Japan Tsunami Debris Starts to Hit US Coast
As much as 20 million tons of debris is estimated to have washed out to sea when the tsunami struck Japan in March. Now the first traces are appearing on the other side of Pacific ocean, on US and Canadian shores. http://www.newslook.com/videos/385241-japan-tsunami-debris-starts-to-hit-us-coast?autoplay=true
dbmetzger commented on the blog post Live Blog for #Occupy Movement: After Surviving Night, Police Raid Occupy Boston Early This Morning
46 Arrested as Police Evict Occupy Boston Protesters
Police officers swept through Dewey Square early Saturday, tearing down tents at the Occupy Boston encampment and arresting dozens of protesters. http://www.newslook.com/videos/380161-46-arrested-as-police-evict-occupy-boston-protesters?autoplay=true
dbmetzger commented on the blog post Live Blog for #Occupy Movement: New Camps, More Evictions
from the AP from Davis
New Occupy Camp at Scene of Pepper Spraying
Students have again put up tents near the site where University of California, Davis police used pepper spray on seated protesters in a conflict that has sparked outrage and calls for the school chancellor’s resignation. http://www.newslook.com/videos/374130-new-occupy-camp-at-scene-of-pepper-spraying?autoplay=true
dbmetzger commented on the blog post Live Blog for #Occupy Movement: Day 52, OWS Has Military Tents Now
here’s a longer version from Wall Street
RAW VIDEO: Crosby and Nash Play Occupy Wall Street
Crosby and Nash treated the crowds gathered for Occupy Wall Street to some songs of inspiration. http://www.newslook.com/videos/369516-raw-video-crosby-and-nash-play-occupy-wall-street?autoplay=true
meanwhile across the pond things did not go that smoothly
Clashes in Parliament Square Squatters’ Protest
At least 12 people arrested as protesters demonstrate outside Houses of Parliament over plans to criminalize squatting. http://www.newslook.com/videos/367932-clashes-in-parliament-square-squatters-protest?autoplay=true
the “socialist” strikes again…from Bloomberg news..
Buffett Faults Tea Party, Widens Rift with Republicans
Warren Buffett, the self-made billionaire and son of a former Republican congressman, continues to widen his rift with the Republican Party by pressing for tax increases on the wealthy and reinforcing ties with President Barack Obama.http://www.newslook.com/videos/343737-buffett-faults-tea-party-widens-rift-with-republicans?autoplay=true
the end is near in Libya. From Al Jazeera and Reuters
Gaddafi’s Eldest Son Surrenders
Ali Lagha, an opposition fighter in Tripoli, says he’s inside the house of Mohammed Gaddafi, the Libyan leader’s eldest son, who surrendered earlier. http://www.newslook.com/videos/341307-gaddafi-s-eldest-son-surrenders?autoplay=true
Raw Video: Gaddafi Representative Calls for Ceasefire
Muammar Gaddafi’s government is ready for immediate negotiations with rebels seeking to oust him http://www.newslook.com/videos/341301-raw-video-gaddafi-representative-calls-for-ceasefire?autoplay=true
dbmetzger commented on the blog post Does Obama Risk US Prestige By Calling for Regime Change in Syria?
Not many friends of Syria left in the Mideast.
Turkey Calls on Syria to End the Violence
The Turkish PM says that Syrian tanks are leaving Hama, but that he expects reforms within two weeks.
The ultra centrist view from bloomberg
Kaplan Calls US Debt Plan a “Relatively Small” Deal
Robert Kaplan, professor of management practice at Harvard Business School and author of “What to Ask the Person in the Mirror,” discusses the US debt compromise. http://www.newslook.com/videos/334264-kaplan-calls-us-debt-plan-a-relatively-small-deal?autoplay=true
to the animation…
Animated Deng Defends Husband Murdoch
A Taiwanese animation house has immortalised Wendi Deng, after she defended her husband, Rupert Murdoch, when he was attacked during a British Parliamentary committee hearing. http://www.newslook.com/videos/331391-animated-deng-defends-husband-murdoch?autoplay=true
dbmetzger commented on the blog post Moody’s is Right About Eliminating the Debt Ceiling
from bloomberg news
Likelihood of a US Rating Cut Opinion Piece
Matthew Freund, a fund manager at USAA Investment Management Co., discusses Moody’s Investors Service’s decision yesterday to place the US on its downgrade watch list. http://www.newslook.com/videos/329660-likelihood-of-a-us-rating-cut?autoplay=true
dbmetzger commented on the blog post Syrian Protesters Defy Murderous Assad Regime, Return to Streets
from 2 days ago
Syrian State TV Says Life Returning to Normal
Syrian State TV broadcasts pictures of what it says is life is returning to normal in Deraa, but EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton announces sanctions have been imposed. http://www.newslook.com/videos/312364-syrian-state-tv-says-life-returning-to-normal?autoplay=true
dbmetzger commented on the blog post First Post-bin Laden Vote on Afghanistan War Coming on Defense Authorization Bill
The cost of the war (thank you OBL) so far according to the pillar of the left press Bloomberg news.
Bin Laden’s Death Won’t End Toll on US Taxpayers
The US government spent $2 trillion combating Osama bin Laden over the past decade, more than 20 percent of the nation’s $9.68 trillion public debt. http://www.newslook.com/videos/312780-bin-laden-s-death-won-t-end-toll-on-us-taxpayers?autoplay=true
dbmetzger commented on the blog post Pentagon Plans Indefinite Detention of Bradley Manning (Video & Transcript)
US WikiLeaks Soldier Moved to New Prison
Bradley Manning, the soldier suspected of giving secret military documents to WikiLeaks, is being moved to a new detention center. http://www.newslook.com/videos/305949-us-wikileaks-soldier-moved-to-new-prison?autoplay=true
dbmetzger commented on the diary post Japan Nuclear Watch, Sunday: Pools, Puddles, Panic and Apologies by Scarecrow.
Radiation of Seawater at Japanese Plant
Gordon Edwards, president of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility, talks about the spike in seawater radiation near Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. http://www.newslook.com/videos/300341-radiation-of-seawater-at-japanese-plant?autoplay=true
dbmetzger commented on the blog post Japan’s Fukushima Reactor Disaster Turns Americans Against Expanding Nuclear Power
and in Germany: a more immediate outcome
Germany Suspends Extension Of Nuclear Power
As Japan grapples with the ongoing nuclear crisis in Fukushima Prefecture, Germany has announced it will suspend its decision to extend the life of its nuclear power stations. http://www.newslook.com/videos/299151-germany-suspends-extension-of-nuclear-power?autoplay=true
dbmetzger commented on the diary post Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Accident – Some Facts on What a Meltdown Is by Bill Egnor.
China to Top Global Uranium Consumers.
The Chinese government’s energy policy is expected to push the nation ahead of the US as the world’s top uranium consumer. China plans for more than 60 nuclear reactors to be operational by 2020
dbmetzger commented on the diary post Earthquake And Tsunami Hit Japan – Pacific Rim On Tsunami Alert by Bill Egnor.
more coverage from the CBC
Record Earthquake, Tsunami Ravage Japan
A powerful earthquake has struck off Japan’s northeast coast, triggering a tsunami that swallowed homes, swept away boats and cars and forced people to scramble to higher ground. http://www.newslook.com/videos/297081-record-earthquake-tsunami-ravage-japan?autoplay=true
The story from the CBC. Lifestyles of the rich and corrupt…
WikiLeaks: Gaddafi’s Sons Live Cruel, Lavish Lifestyles
WikiLeaks cables suggest Muammar Gaddafi’s sons are guilty of lavish spending, nepotism and abuse of servants. http://www.newslook.com/videos/293062-wikileaks-gaddafi-s-sons-live-cruel-lavish-lifestyles?autoplay=true
Here’s a video to a heroine who is still with us…
The Egyptian Woman Who Took on Her Government
Shahira Amin, the anchorwoman who walked out of the state run broadcaster after it refused to cover the protests, tells NDTV she feels liberated. http://www.newslook.com/videos/288626-the-egyptian-woman-who-took-on-her-government?autoplay=true
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