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"Various reports in Singapore media have said that Chinese companies are mass producing fake rice made, in part, out of plastic, according to one online publication Very Vietnam.
The "rice" is made by mixing potatoes, sweet potatoes and plastic. The potatoes are first formed into the shape of rice grains. Industrial synthetic resins are then added to the mix. The rice reportedly stays hard even after being cooked.
The Korean-language Weekly Hong Kong reported that the fake rice is being sold in the Chinese town of Taiyuan, in Shaanxi province.
"A Chinese Restaurant Association official said that eating three bowls of this fake rice would be like eating one plastic bag. Due to the seriousness of the matter, he added that there would be an investigation of factories alleged to be producing the rice," Very Vietnam noted.
Unfortunately, it's not the first time fake rice has been sold in China, according to China's Global Times.
Previously, a company in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province had added flavoring to ordinary rice to synthesize "Wuchang rice," which is regarded to be the best rice in the country.
About 300,000 people were injured and at least six infants died in 2008 when Chinese milk and infant formula was found to be adulterated with melamine, which was thought to help the milk pass nutrition tests.
Later that year, melamine was also discovered in Chinese eggs.
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/02/08/report-china-fake-rice-plastic/"Various reports in Singapore media have said that Chinese companies are mass... more
Former Soldiers like, Mike Prysner, come together to tell why they oppose war:
Our real enemy is not the ones living in a distant land whose names or policies we don't understand; The real enemy is a system that wages war when it's profitable, the CEOs who lay us off our jobs when it's profitable, the Insurance Companies who deny us Health care when it's profitable, the Banks who take away our homes when it's profitable. Our enemies are not several hundred thousand miles away. They are right here in front of us - Mike Prysner Former U.S. Soldier
The chain reaction of evil... wars producing more wars... must be broken, or we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation - Martin Luther King, Jr.
If tyranny and oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy... The loss of Liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or imagined, from abroad... - James Madison
Read that last quote again. Why do we ignore the advice of the men and women we respect most in this country? James Madison understood the concept of False Flag attacks. He understood that, if given a chance, elements in our government are capable of treasonous acts against the People. We the People are the government of this country. Let's remind them.
Read more of the article at the link:
http://www.examiner.com/courts-in-lexington/this-election-day-just-say-noFormer Soldiers like, Mike Prysner, come together to tell why they oppose war: Our... more
Much has been made about Republicans possibly taking control of Congress. The conventional wisdom says yes and the conventional wisdom is probably right. The open question is whether it will be a Republican blowout or a squeaker.Much has been made about Republicans possibly taking control of Congress. The... more
Those of us who have grown up in the U.S. have an ingrained understanding of what a drug is. We know that sometimes drugs can make you feel really good and sometimes they can make you feel really bad. We know that drugs alter your body chemistry, and affect your body and brain functions - for a short time or perhaps forever. Assailed from an early age with public service announcements, school drug education programs, and the diatribes of political candidates, we know about the dangers of addiction to the point at which "This is your brain on drugs" campaigns and "Just Say No" slogans have become the easy butt of jokes.
But Cambodia is starting from scratch. After decades of civil war, genocide and mass starvation, there is still too little understanding of what a drug is, in comparison to the amount of drugs that are quickly becoming available. This summer Adam Yamaguchi and I traveled to Cambodia to produce "Forest of Ecstasy" which will be airing this Wednesday at 10P/9C. In the program, we examine how the global demand for the club drug ecstasy is fueling the destruction of Cambodian rainforest as criminals try to get their hands on locally produced safrole oil, a key ingredient in the drug.
Ecstasy belongs to a category of drugs called Amphetamine Type Stimulants (ATS), and according to the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime, global demand for ATS drugs is on the rise and Asia is becoming a hotspot for global production. Cambodia's porous borders and inadequate law enforcement and border controls have made it an easy destination for drug traffickers and producers who manufacture ATS drugs, like ecstasy and meth, to feed the lucrative international trade. Consequently, there's a spillover effect when these illicit drugs pass through the country and locals get their first contact with them.
It's easy to see how local demand for these synthetic drugs could grow furiously. As a country like Cambodia, which was closed off from the rest of the world for decades, enters the fast paced 21st century, its population is increasingly curious about these meds that supposedly make you happier, stronger and more productive. While ecstasy is still too expensive for the average Cambodian, abuse of meth, is quickly becoming prevalent among working-class Cambodians. People like fishermen, truck drivers and agricultural workers, who have to work long, strenuous hours take meth-laced pills known in local slang either as yaba or yama. (It depends who is talking about it. We were told that "yaba" literally means "the pill that makes you crazy" but drug dealers call it "yama" which means "strong like a horse"). These little pills look like colorful, harmless candy and they're pushed onto unsuspecting, uneducated Cambodians as vitamins. In this clip of raw footage, Adam Yamaguchi looks at a handful of this popular form of meth:
Meth in the form of yaba/yama is the gateway drug for many Cambodians. From yaba or yama, they move onto highly addictive crystal meth, which is already the drug of choice amongst Cambodian street kids. Natural curiosity about drugs, the growing available supply of drugs and a population in which more than a third of the population is under the age of 15, are all factors that collectively could lead to a national drug crisis. Time to bust out some catchy anti-drug slogans in Khmer, 'cause we've got a perfect storm brewing.
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I don’t know if you guys are aware but yesterday’s Burrito Supreme Court Decision officially put a stamp on the end of democracy in the USA.
The Supreme Court has given big business, unions and nonprofits more power to spend freely in federal elections, a major turnaround that threatens a century of government efforts to regulate the power of corporations to bankroll American politics.
A 5-4 conservative majority crafted a narrow overhaul of federal campaign spending Thursday that could have an immediate effect on this year’s congressional midterm elections. The justices eased long-standing restrictions on “independent spending” by corporations and unions in political campaigns.
With corporations now able to spend UNLIMITED FUNDS on political campaigns, its’ just a short matter of time before your reps wear corporate logos. Next election will be a complete joke! Don’t bother campaigning or contributing money. It’s a waste of time. Corporations will out spend individuals and they will own the message and legislation!
Judge Roberts and his cohorting court jesters just put the nail in the coffin for every American, blue, red, purple…all average Americans have lost it all.
It started in 1986 with the JUST SAY NO campaigns allowing government to confiscate without due process, then to 911 and the Un-Patriot Act, and it has eroded to this…..the official opening of Pandora’s box and the official start of Government for the People, by the Corporations, for the Corporations!
You thought the DRED SCOTT CASE was the cruelest joke laid on the people, think again….it just got p’owned by this sick right wing court of lunatics.
NOTE the date, January 21, 2010.
It will go down in history as the official end to democracy in America!
You can now tell you kids when it was officially lost.
Revolt or shut up and live with it. Your comments please!I don’t know if you guys are aware but yesterday’s Burrito Supreme Court... more
Small group of teens launches its own counterprotest downtown.
It didn’t matter to them that there were only a handful of them there. It didn’t matter to them that the occasional person who drove by yelled at them or gave them the finger.
It only mattered to them that they were there, standing Saturday afternoon in Keene’s Central Square, protesting against marijuana use after more than a week of seeing people protest in favor of the drug in that very same spot.
The gatherings in favor of marijuana legalization or decriminalization had drawn dozens upon dozens.
The gatherings against? Five, at most.
“We wanted to show that not everyone here does drugs or is all about smoking marijuana,” said Diana M. Stepka, a 17-year-old from Chesterfield. “I’m pretty proud of what I’m doing. It doesn’t matter how many people are out here.”
Stepka was joined by classmates from Keene High School. They held signs: “It’s Still a Crime,” “Smoke Free Zone,” “Just Say No,” “Hugs Not Drugs” and “It’s Keene to be Smoke Free.”
The pro-marijuana protests were held at 4:20 each afternoon, playing off how the number 420, in the drug culture, represents marijuana smoking.
The pro-marijuana protests produced only one arrest for marijuana possession. A second person was briefly taken into custody but released after police realized he was not smoking marijuana.
At Saturday’s anti-marijuana protest, Stepka and her friends said they felt a need to respond.
“We were pretty disappointed in the way the protests were being held,” Stepka said. “We felt they were disrespectful. Blowing smoke in a policeman’s face, that’s just not right.”
“It’s really wrong that people are smoking marijuana in public,” said Jessica L. Guyette, 17, of Spofford. “It’s illegal. If you do the crime, you should do the time. Nobody is getting punished for their actions. I don’t think it’s fair.”
None of the anti-marijuana protesters described themselves as staunchly against medicinal marijuana. They did not want marijuana decriminalized, however.
“I’ve seen what it does to people,” Guyette said. “Some people just get so caught up. They think it’s so cool. They ruin their lives. They don’t do anything. Nothing becomes of them.”
Over the five hours the anti-marijuana protesters were in Central Square, several passers-by disagreed.
“People have been giving us the middle finger, yelling at us, telling us we’re wrong,” Stepka said.
Later, a man rolled down his window while waiting for a red light to turn green and shouted out, “Laws are arbitrary. Laws change.”
The pro-marijuana protests, including a gathering in the Keene Police Department lobby last Sunday, coincided with — but were not necessarily connected to — Keene City Council discussions about whether to support legalizing medicinal marijuana and decriminalizing minimal possession of the drug — perhaps by making it a violation instead of a misdemeanor.
The city does not have authority to differ from state marijuana laws. The councilors debated sending resolutions to state legislators, who passed a bill in June allowing for medicinal marijuana use, only to see Gov. John H. Lynch veto the bill in July.
Last month, the council decided not to endorse medicinal marijuana legalization — a close vote that required a tiebreaker cast by Mayor Philip Dale Pregent.
Last week, the councilors, recognizing the split among themselves on whether to decriminalize minimal marijuana possession, chose not to speak as one voice, be it in favor or against. Instead, they voted to give their individual perspectives to state lawmakers.
“Everybody’s entitled to a different opinion,” Guyette said. “I’m not saying people who protest for marijuana are bad. I just don’t think they should be smoking marijuana when they do it.”
David Greisman can be reached at 352-1234, extension 1439, or firstname.lastname@example.orgSmall group of teens launches its own counterprotest downtown. It didn’t... more
Once again, the Obama administration has let the public that know its discontent about ObamaCare means nothing to them. Although 86 percent of Americans are happy with their health care, the White House and Democrats in Congress are determined to run roughshod over them.
The response from the White House about the citizens attending town halls, angry about threat of ObamaCare, is to call them "manufactured" while people in attendance say they have not been organized but appear at their own volition.Once again, the Obama administration has let the public that know its discontent about... more
"I am a Federal Informant" Yes, but what does that have to do with a price of a Senate seat in ILL.?Jesse Jackson JR. Today announced that he was a Federal Informant. The Feds were quick to say, "Yes, but not on this case" So ....why this sudden confession? Could he be trying to sway public opinion? I am reminded of one of the Micheal Jackson trials, when Jackson was asked if he had ever had a real GIRLFRIEND. He said, "Brooke Shields", Shields later laughed and rebuffed the statement. Saying something to the effect like "we were pretend boy and girlfriend" But we never EVER had sex. Why would Jessi Jackson Jr. say this? Does he really have something to be worried about? HUUUMJesse Jackson JR. Today announced that he was a Federal Informant. The Feds were quick... more
His transition team's response may have been too cautious and slow.
By Thomas Fitzgerald
Inquirer Staff Writer
President-elect Barack Obama's response to Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich's alleged effort to sell his old Senate seat grew steadily more specific last week, but it might not have been enough to blow away the stink.
The scandal was a major test of the Obama team's ability to manage a media firestorm that threatened to tarnish his political image as a reformer, while continuing to assemble an administration and attempt to shape economic policy.
Obama reacted tentatively at first and then with surer footing over three days, an evolution that mirrored how he handled other controversies during the campaign.
But some, including Pennsylvania Gov. Rendell, say that approach might not work so well on the presidential stage.
At the end of the week there were lingering questions about whether Obama's staff had contact with Blagovjevich, a rare blemish on an transition process that even Republicans have called near-flawless.
"They have never been in an executive position before," Rendell said Friday on MSNBC's Morning Joe program. "The rule of thumb is whatever you did, say it and get it over with and make it a one-day story as opposed to a three-day story. Politicians are always misjudging the intelligence of the American people."
Rendell said that "of course" Obama's people must have talked with Blagojevich, saying one possible point of contact is chief of staff Rahm Emanuel, who succeeded the Illinois governor in Congress. Later, Rendell said he did not mean to suggest the president-elect or advisers did anything substantively wrong. He instead said was criticizing how the transition office handled media inquiries on the topic.
At first, Obama was vague, saying Tuesday that he was sobered by Blagojevich's arrest, had not discussed the Senate seat with him and would not comment on an ongoing federal criminal investigation. The next day, he said through a spokesman that Blagojevich should resign, but did not address questions about staff communications with the governor.His transition team's response may have been too cautious and slow. By Thomas... more
www.YourMilkOnDrugs.com Dairy products from cows treated with Monsanto's genetically engineered bovine growth hormone (rBGH or rBST) may sharply increase cancer risk and other diseases, especially in children. Already banned in most industrialized nations, it was approved in the US on the backs of fired whistleblowers, manipulated research, and a corporate takeover at the FDA. This must-see film includes footage prepared for a Fox TV station—canceled after a letter from Monsanto's attorney threatened "dire consequences."www.YourMilkOnDrugs.com Dairy products from cows treated with Monsanto's... more
This film explores the history of the American government's official policy on marijuana in the 20th century. Rising with xenophobia with Mexican immigration and their taste for smoking marijuana, we see the establishment of a wrong headed federal drug policy as a crime issue as opposed to a public health approach. Fueled by prejudice, hysterical propaganda and political opportunism undeterred by voices of reason on the subject, we follow the story of a costly and futile crusade against a substance with questionable ill effects that has damaged basic civil liberties.This film explores the history of the American government's official policy on... more
“I do not approve of the medical use of marijuana—I never have, and I never will. I believe there are other ways of relieving that pain and suffering.”
John McCain: “I do not approve of the medical use of marijuana—I... more
The War on Drugs has become the longest and costliest war in American history. From conservative district court judges to hashish smugglers, from LAPD narcotics officers to the most famous crack kingpin of the 1980's, from actors and doctors to gang members and drug dealers, The Last White Hope casts the Drug War in a new light, one that shows how money, power and greed have corrupted not just dope fiends but an entire government. More importantly, it shows what all of us can do about it!
Directed by Kevin Booth.
You Can See the Special Hollywood Screening this Friday evening on NOV 9, 2007 at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood California.The War on Drugs has become the longest and costliest war in American history. From... more
This is for all the people who cannot stand me posting Anti-Obama shit, wake and smell the coffee, not everyone will agree with you points of view, and my point is, HE should NOT be the president, but neither should McCain, like George Carlin said, "why do we keep electing these rich cocksuckers?"
Despite his oft-repeated promises to "bring America together", by his own words and actions and revealing personal associations -- and that of his prospective First Lady -- for all of his undeniable charismatic appeal, Barack Hussein Obama is simply a racist. His vision of America is racist, and his solutions to our problems are racist. His appeal is to those backward-looking, self-destructive forces of negativity and defeatism inherent in all cultures at all times. His song is not a new one, it's that same same old seductive siren song of victimization which has lured countless gullible societies to their doom -- 'You deserve more than what you have, and you would have more than you presently have, had you not been victimized by Them, the Enemy, the Other -- the colonialist, the Jews, or the Whites.'
Thus, in Barack Obama's skewered vision, America is to be seen as a battleground: it is to be Us versus Them again. The historically suppressed colored peoples of this world versus the ruthless and domineering post-colonialist Whiteys. His appeal is to the politically naive or the purposefully ignorant, those who willfully, for their own selfish motivations, deny all political and cultural progress and achievement, no matter how obvious. Far from the high-minded rhetoric of their humanistic speeches, they are simply the latest genus of that same old species of self-serving politicians -- devious, amoral and cynical. They are intellectually, emotionally, and often financially invested in defeat. They are the dangerous products of protest movements gone awry.
We, the United States of America, have come closer in this Twenty-First Century to achieving a pure meritocracy than any other civilization in history. But will this undeniable fact impress those self-doomed generational victims and their professional enablers? Hardly. For these aging warriors of the Sixties and their current ideological offspring the very concept of victory is an unpleasant, perhaps even a deadly admission. For without a battle, what use are warriors? If gender-based and racial parity have actually been achieved, then what possible use do we have for a Gloria Steinem or an Al Sharpton ? What, then, can these poor dispossessed Bands of Brothers -- or, more often, Sororities of Sisters -- do with their disbanded warriors ? What roles can there be in today's meritocracy for a NOW or an NAACP? Those roles which would actually benefit man -- or womankind, they have, to their everlasting dishonor, steadfastly refused to even consider. These disenfranchised organizations could help to change the world, but they cannot get past their own deflated and bruised egos. The feminists could be rising as one powerful voice in support of their oppressed sisters in Islam; and the black activists could be wooing their brothers and sisters away from the devastating consequences of a life lived as a victim. But they don't. They won't. To keep themselves in power, to preserve their personal tyrannies, they choose rather to perpetuate the myth, and seal the plight of the true victims of this world.
To vote for Barrack Hussein Obama and his dark vision of America is to vote for defeatism and negativity. It is willfully turning your back on the hope and promise of this wondrous meritocracy we call America. It is buying into the outrageous lie that America itself is the problem, and that only by changing the whole concept of Americanism can we hope to cure the evils of this world.
Would electing Barack Obama mean the destruction of America?
Only you can decide.This is for all the people who cannot stand me posting Anti-Obama shit, wake and smell... more
It was career day at Corcoran High School in Syracuse.
While students paid scant attention to representatives of some big local employers, such as National Grid and Iroquois Nursing Home, the fatigue-wearing DeVane drew a steady crowd for two hours.
"When you go into the Army, do they really pay for your school?" asked 16-year-old Phylicia Coley.
"Your schooling will be covered," DeVane assured her.
The Army's pitch is resonating with young men and women in Upstate New York, even as the war in Iraq drags into its sixth year and becomes increasingly unpopular.
The Army's Syracuse Recruiting Battalion persuaded more people to "Go Army" in each of the last two years -- about 2,300 in 2006 and 2,200 in 2007 -- than it did in 2003, 2004 or 2005.
"This part of the country has done very well for us," said Maj. Gen. Thomas Bostick, the Army's national recruiting commander, during a Feb. 29 visit to the region.
With regular Army troops and reservists routinely being deployed multiple times in combat zones in Iraq or Afghanistan, recruiters are under pressure to build the Army this year by 80,000 new regular troops and 26,500 reservists.
Recruiters find most of their prospects using lists from school districts containing the names, phone numbers and addresses of high school juniors and seniors. Districts were required by the 2002 No Child Left Behind law to provide that information to the military. Parents and students can sign a form preventing school officials from releasing the information, but most don't.
In the Syracuse City School District, 10 percent of the city's 2,000 juniors and seniors told the district not to release their contact information to the armed forces.
Like a telemarketer, recruiters make dozens of cold calls to teenagers each day.
"Some people, we get them on the phone, and they are not friendly," Lumpkins said. "Some of these 17- and 18-year-olds can be pretty harsh."
"When the young person says, 'No, I'm not interested,' we take their name off," Lumpkins said. "If they say, 'I'm not interested now, maybe later,' we code it for follow-up."
DeVane said he also mines for potential recruits at community centers, Syracuse Crunch games and high school sports events, rock concerts and at Wal-Mart, K-Mart and convenience stores. He said he usually talks to about 25 young men and women per day. His target is two sign-ups per month.
If it's the last day of the month, and he's coming up short, DeVane heads to Carousel Center.
"You run into the most people at the mall," DeVane said.
Cicero-North Syracuse High School has been one of the Army's most fertile recruiting sites in Upstate New York, Lumpkins said. In the C-NS class of about 727 seniors expected to graduate Friday, five students enlisted early in the Army.
It was career day at Corcoran High School in Syracuse. While students paid scant... more
We're entering record-breaking territory here. Since The Real McCain 2 launched this past Sunday, over 1 million people have seen it! It's been the #1 most viewed video on YouTube, #1 on the viral video chart, and the #2 story on the Digg Election 2008 page. We're reaching an audience that most cable news shows only dream of.
We knew the press's inexplicably blind love for McCain has led to a dearth of accurate reportage regarding his record on the issues. We knew the corporate media have been going far easier on McCain than on either Obama or Clinton. Now that we have the numbers, we know that the general public hungers for the truth about the so-called "Maverick."
We've reached a critical juncture in this presidential campaign. For the last seven years, the mainstream press has sacrificed its objectivity and courage in a pathetic attempt to appease conservatives lest they be painted left-leaning.
We need to continue spreading videos like The Real McCain 2, passing them along to friends and coworkers, and raising the national discourse until our pleas for unbiased, hard-hitting journalism are heard by the corporate media.
And it has to happen now, especially when the presumptive GOP nominee can't get his basic facts right on Iran. Especially when the press is obsessed with Jeremiah Wright but won't go after McCain's endorsements (which he sought) from the viciously anti-Semitic Rev. John Hagee or the deeply bigoted Rev. Rod Parsley. Especially when White House lackey Ed Gillespie is going on Glenn Beck's show to call for a boycott of NBC. Especially when Bill O'Reilly and FOX News are parroting the White House once again, assailing NBC, MSNBC, and their parent company, General Electric. And especially when Karl Rove is attacking Democrats on FOX News, which refuses to identify him as an informal McCain adviser or maxed-out donor.
We'll keep the Real McCain sequels coming, as long as you continue to spread them along. And please donate to the Brave New PAC so that we can have further success with our Real McCain series.
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We're entering record-breaking territory here. Since The Real McCain 2 launched... more
A Florida Biochemist Designs a Citrus Tree with THC and distributes the seeds.
Will they now outlaw oranges??
Orange Juice + THC = Best Fruit in the worldA Florida Biochemist Designs a Citrus Tree with THC and distributes the seeds.... more
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 ? The birth rate among teenagers 15 to 19 in the United States rose 3 percent in 2006, according to a report issued Wednesday, the first such increase since 1991. The finding surprised scholars and fueled a debate about whether the Bush administration?s abstinence-only sexual education efforts are working.
The federal government spends $176 million annually on such programs. But a landmark study recently failed to demonstrate that they have any effect on delaying sexual activity among teenagers, and some studies suggest that they may actually increase pregnancy rates.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 ? The birth rate among teenagers 15 to 19 in the United States rose... more
In an unprecedented programming and public affairs initiative, the American Civil Liberties Union and Court TV are joining together to bring critical civil rights issues to a wider audience with The ACLU Freedom Files, a series of ten 30-minute episodes that strips away the sound bites to reveal how civil liberties affect us all, every day. Created by award-winning filmmaker Robert Greenwald and produced and directed by Jeremy Kagan, The ACLU Freedom Files joins the roster of Court TV issue-related programming under the In Pursuit of Justice umbrella. Combining original on-air specials, public affairs programs, civic partnerships and educational resources, In Pursuit of Justice seeks to engage the public in open discourse on controversial subjects explored by the network.
Focusing on issues including religious freedom, womens rights, gay and lesbian rights and racial profiling, The ACLU Freedom Files features real clients and the attorneys who represent them, along with well-known actors, activists and comedians, including Richard Belzer, Lewis Black, LeVar Burton, Margaret Cho, John Fugelsang, Judy Gold, Warren Hutcherson, Christine Lahti, Wendie Malick, Harry Shearer and Noah Wyle. Utilizing what Greenwald refers to as "moving media," the dynamic series uses interviews, documentary, comedy, drama, music and animation to directly engage and alert viewers to the importance of the issues currently facing the American public.
"Court TV is committed to using its diverse resources to encourage more informed dialogue among those who could change and improve our society," said Henry Schleiff, chairman and CEO of Court TV. "We strive to bring important and cause-related programming to our viewers, and this series is a natural addition to our line-up, as it raises awareness of pressing and controversial issues facing our nation. In Pursuit of Justice is our initiative that nurtures debate on and raises awareness of important judicial and social issues, and The ACLU Freedom Files not only shares that same goal but also brings the issues to life."
The collaboration with Court TV brings The ACLU Freedom Files to an even larger audience nationwide. The ACLU works tirelessly in the courts and in legislatures across America to preserve our civil liberties, but we cannot do it alone, said ACLU Executive Director Anthony D. Romero. With our series now on Court TV, we can engage communities and foster thoughtful debate on some of the most critical civil rights issues of our day.
Greenwald added, Issues like free speech, freedom of religion, and freedom from unreasonable searches are often talked about in abstract terms, but there are very real human faces to these issues and they tend to get lost in the rhetoric. This series is going to tell those stories.
The series premiered on Link TV, the Peabody award-winning satellite television channel dedicated to providing Americans with global perspectives on news, events and culture. The ACLU Freedom Files will also be broadcast on Zilo TV, the college television network that provides programming to more than 5.5 million college students across the countryIn an unprecedented programming and public affairs initiative, the American Civil... more