2020-01-20: News Headlines

Staff (2020-01-19). Sanders Team Slams Biden for Claiming Social Security Video Was 'Doctored'. truthdig.com Highlighting a major contrast between the current top two candidates in the Democratic primary field in terms of how they have addressed the issue over their long legislative careers, the Bernie Sanders campaign hit back against a claim made by Joe Biden earlier in the day in which the former vice president said there was "doctored video" being circulated by the Sanders campaign that showed him agreeing with former Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan about the need to cut Social Security. | "It's simply a lie, that video is a lie," Biden said at a campaign event in Iowa when asked about his position on Soci…

Staff (2020-01-19). Sanders Team Hits Back After Biden Claims Social Security Video Was "Doctored" truthout.org Highlighting a major contrast between the current top two candidates in the Democratic primary field in terms of how they have addressed the issue over their long legislative careers, the Bernie Sanders campaign hit back against a claim made by Joe Biden earlier in the day in which the former vice president said there was "doctored video" being circulated by the Sanders campaign that showed him agreeing with former Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan about the need to cut Social Securit…

pip.hinman (2020-01-16). People power the silver lining of bushfire crisis. greenleft.org.au bushfires Margaret GleesonIssue 1249 Australia community power climate emergencyJanuary 16, 2020The dire lack of government leadership over the New Year bushfire crisis contrasted strongly with…

Staff (2020-01-14). Central American Caravan for the Disappeared Seeks to Reunite Families. therealnews.com A caravan of Hondurans, Guatemalans, and Nicaraguans, heads north towards Mexico looking for lost and disappeared loved ones.

Joe Emersberger (2019-12-20). Notes on a private TV newscast in Bolivia. The contrast with Venezuela is clear as day. zcomm.org In August, I took detailed notes a news broadcast on one of Venezuela's largest TV networks. I summarized these notes in an interview I did with the Real News Network making the point that Venezuela's private media (which reaches 60-90% of households) is remarkably free — most especially when you consider the US is openly Read more…

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Sanders Team Hits Back After Biden Claims Social Security Video Was "Doctored"
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-01-19
Highlighting a major contrast between the current top two candidates in the Democratic primary field in terms of how they have addressed the issue over their long legislative careers, the Bernie Sanders campaign hit back against a claim made by Joe Biden earlier in the day in which the former vice president said there was "doctored video" being circulated by the Sanders campaign that showed him agreeing with former Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan about the need to cut Social Securit…
truthout.org/articles/sanders-team-hits-back-after-biden-claims-social-security-video-was-doctored/

Sanders Team Slams Biden for Claiming Social Security Video Was 'Doctored'
Staff | truthdig.com | 2020-01-19
Highlighting a major contrast between the current top two candidates in the Democratic primary field in terms of how they have addressed the issue over their long legislative careers, the Bernie Sanders campaign hit back against a claim made by Joe Biden earlier in the day in which the former vice president said there was "doctored video" being circulated by the Sanders campaign that showed him agreeing with former Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan about the need to cut Social Security. | "It's simply a lie, that video is a lie," Biden said at a campaign event in Iowa when asked about his position on Soci…
truthdig.com/articles/sanders-team-slams-biden-for-claiming-social-security-video-was-doctored/

People power the silver lining of bushfire crisis
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2020-01-16
bushfires Margaret GleesonIssue 1249 Australia community power climate emergencyJanuary 16, 2020The dire lack of government leadership over the New Year bushfire crisis contrasted strongly with…
greenleft.org.au/content/people-power-silver-lining-bushfire-crisis

Central American Caravan for the Disappeared Seeks to Reunite Families
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-01-14
A caravan of Hondurans, Guatemalans, and Nicaraguans, heads north towards Mexico looking for lost and disappeared loved ones.
therealnews.com/stories/caravan-central-america-disappeared-reunite-families

Notes on a private TV newscast in Bolivia. The contrast with Venezuela is clear as day
Joe Emersberger | zcomm.org | 2019-12-20
In August, I took detailed notes a news broadcast on one of Venezuela's largest TV networks. I summarized these notes in an interview I did with the Real News Network making the point that Venezuela's private media (which reaches 60-90% of households) is remarkably free