“We Are Not Responsible”: Youth Climate Activists Rally in Glasgow to Demand World Leaders Act Now

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: The United Nations climate summit has entered its second week. On Friday and Saturday, over 100,000 demonstrators took part in a pair of major climate rallies in the streets of Glasgow, Scotland. The first protest was organized by Fridays for …
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“Please Open Your Hearts”: Kenyan Activist Elizabeth Wathuti Urges Leaders to Act on Climate Crisis

Youth activists are taking to the streets outside the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow to demand world leaders do more to avert a climate catastrophe. The protest is being organized by Fridays for Future, an international movement of students which grew out of Greta Thunberg’s climate strike outside the Swedish parliament in 2018. We hear …
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“Please Open Your Hearts”: Kenyan Activist Elizabeth Wathuti Urges Leaders to Act on Climate Crisis

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. Youth activists are taking to the streets of Glasgow today outside the U.N. climate summit. They’re demanding world leaders do more to avert a climate catastrophe. The …
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“A Pivotal Change”: Economist Darrick Hamilton on What the Build Back Better Act Could Accomplish

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Democrats remain deeply divided over two key bills at the center of President Biden’s domestic agenda: the now $1.85 trillion Build Back Better plan and a smaller more than $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was forced …
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White Nationalists on Trial in Charlottesville over Deadly Rally After Victims Sued Under KKK Act

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Four years after the deadly white supremacist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, jury selection has begun in a federal civil trial that charges the organizers with an unlawful conspiracy to commit violent acts. On August 11, 2017, in …
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“Our Health or Our Homes”: Tenants Facing Eviction Help Introduce New “Keeping Renters Safe Act”

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: As the Delta variant continues to surge across the United States, so too has the housing and eviction crisis. More than 11 million U.S. households are now behind on rent, and studies show about 80% of those being evicted are …
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Anti-Money Laundering Act Update: Six Months In

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (“NDAA”) became law earlier this year, after a congressional override of then-President Trump’s veto.  Division F of the NDAA consists of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 (“AMLA”).  The AMLA expands numerous Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) requirements, and FinCEN has been active in the first sixth …
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Anti-Money Laundering Act Update: Six Months In

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (“NDAA”) became law earlier this year, after a congressional override of then-President Trump’s veto.  Division F of the NDAA consists of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 (“AMLA”).  The AMLA expands numerous Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) requirements, and FinCEN has been active in the first sixth …
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Republicans Won’t Even Debate “For the People Act” as They Flood States with Voter Suppression Bills

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: We begin today’s show looking at the fight over voting rights. Senate Republicans are expected to use the filibuster today to block the For the People Act, a sweeping bill that would restore protections of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, …
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‘Eriksen was lucky, my son was not’ – PM urged to act on defibrillators

The father of a young boy who died following sudden cardiac arrest has stepped up his campaign for defibrillators to be installed in schools across the UK after one was used to save the life of Christian Eriksen. Universal safety Mark King, founder of the Oliver King Foundation, has written a public letter to the …
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