Saturday Show 11-26-16
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dies at age 90
Longtime Cuban leader Fidel Castro, the bearded, cigar-smoking Communist revolutionary who infuriated the United States, inspired both loyalty and loathing from his countrymen and maintained an iron grip on Cuban politics for almost 50 years, died Friday at the age of 90.
Activist: Dakota Access Pipeline Caused By ‘White Supremacy’ – Would Be Like ‘Building A Pipeline Under Arlington Cemetery’
A director at a liberal think tank in Washington, D.C. said on Tuesday that white privilege and white supremacy led to the Energy Transfer oil pipeline project that includes land in North Dakota, and compared it to building a pipeline under Arlington Cemetery and across the Potomac River.
Israeli Bill to Hush Mosque Call to Prayer Stokes Controversy Among Muslims–Others Too
Proposed legislation in Israel’s parliament to prohibit the use of loudspeakers to transmit the five-times daily Muslim call to prayer is causing dismay among adherents of more than one religious group.
Wisconsin Recount Filed 2016: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
A recount of the 2016 presidential election results in battleground Wisconsin will start next week, adding new drama to an already contentious election filled with surprise twists.
Cloward was born in Rochester, New York, the son of Esther Marie (Fleming), an artist and women’s rights activist, and Donald Cloward, a radical Baptist minister. Cloward served as an Ensign in the United States Navy from 1944 to 1946.
Piven was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, of Russian Jewish immigrant parents, Rachel (née Paperny) and Albert Fox, a storekeeper. Piven immigrated to the United States when she was one and was naturalized as a United States Citizen in 1953. She was raised in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York.
Cloward and Piven Strategy
First proposed in 1966 and named after Columbia University sociologists Richard Andrew Cloward and his wife Frances Fox Piven (both longtime members of the Democratic Socialists of America, where Piven today is an honorary chair), the “Cloward-Piven Strategy” seeks to hasten the fall of capitalism by overloading the government bureaucracy with a flood of impossible demands, thus pushing society into crisis and economic collapse.
Mexican cement maker ready to help Trump build border wall
A Mexican cement maker is ready to lend its services to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to build the wall he wants to erect on the southern border of the United States to curb immigration.
Trump fears prompt SF immigration attorneys to stop filing DACA work permits
Immigration attorneys in the San Francisco Bay Area are attempting to prevent the private information of young, undocumented people from falling into the hands of the federal government in anticipation of the Donald Trump administration.
Police: Undocumented Immigrant Sexually Assaults 12-Year-Old Girl He Met At Church Over A Dozen Times
The Bensalem Township Police Department said in a statement that 33-year-old Jorge Luis Ramirez, an undocumented immigrant from Honduras, sexually assaulted the girl over a dozen times.
DoD Releases Plan to Allow Personnel to Carry Firearms on Base
The Pentagon recently released detailed guidance that allows U.S. military personnel to carry privately owned, concealed firearms on base, a move that the Army’s service chief argued against publicly.
World War I Commemoration will Take Fresh Look at Gen. Pershing
It was not the war that ended all wars, a fact that resonates in today’s long struggle to defeat terrorism. World War I, which the United States entered in 1917 and helped win a year later, is easily passed over in the nation’s annals of conflict.