A Pentagon Cover-Up: Azmat Khan on How U.S. Hid Thousands of Civilian Deaths in Middle East Air War

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: We begin today’s show looking at how the Pentagon has conducted a vast cover-up of civilians killed in the U.S. air wars in the Middle East. The New York Times has published a remarkable two-part series based on extensive reporting …
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“Missing in Brooks County”: Thousands of Migrants Denied Due Process at Border Have Died in Desert

We continue to look at the humanitarian crisis along the border, where more people are dying trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border than ever before, as President Biden has increased funding for border enforcement and militarization even as he vowed not to expand Trump’s border wall. We go to Brooks County in South Texas, which …
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“People Are Desperate”: Biden Vows Mass Deportations as Thousands of Haitian Refugees Shelter in Del Rio

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: We begin today’s show in Texas at the Del Rio border crossing with Mexico, where thousands of Haitian migrants have set up a makeshift camp under the Del Rio International Bridge, including families with children who hope to seek asylum …
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“9/11’s Unsettled Dust”: Bush’s EPA Hid Health Risks from Toxic Dust at Ground Zero & Thousands Died

As this week marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, we look at an enraging new documentary, “9/11’s Unsettled Dust,” on the impact of the toxic, cancer-causing smoke and dust that hung over ground zero and how the Environmental Protection Agency put Wall Street’s interests before public health and told people the air …
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Taliban Seizes Control of Afghanistan; Chaos at Kabul Airport as Thousands Attempt to Flee

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: ​​Thousands of Afghans have fled to the Kabul airport in an attempt to leave Afghanistan a day after the Taliban seized control of the country. On Sunday, Taliban fighters entered the gates of Kabul and quickly took control of the …
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Plastic found in thousands of seabird nests across Europe

Support us and go ad-free Plastic debris found in thousands of nests across the north west of Europe poses a serious threat to seabirds in the region, researchers have warned. Plastic planet A four-year study was led by scientists at the North Highland College’s Environmental Research Institute, part of the University of the Highland and …
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Thousands of people with mental health disorders are being jailed when they could be treated

Thousands of people with a mental disorder are currently in prison when they could be receiving specialist treatment, a royal college has said. Mental health Up to 8,000 prisoners – around 10% of the current prison population in England and Wales – may have been eligible for a community sentence or a suspended prison sentence …
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Sheikh Jarrah Residents Face Legal Defeat; Israel Arrests Thousands of Palestinians to Quell Dissent

Israel is cracking down on Palestinians living in the occupied West Bank, occupied East Jerusalem and inside Israel amid the ongoing ceasefire between Israel and Gaza. Israeli police have arrested nearly 2,000 Palestinians over the past month in an attempt to quell protests and uprisings against the occupation, according to the newspaper Haaretz. “Israel is …
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Jeremy Corbyn demands freedom for Palestine as thousands march in London

Jeremy Corbyn was among the speakers at a protest attended by thousands in central London to demand freedom for Palestinians. A large crowd gathered in Hyde Park on the afternoon of Saturday 22 May for a rally in solidarity with the people of Palestine. Protesters held banners, let off fireworks and chanted despite the heavy …
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Thousands march through London in support of Palestine

Thousands of people have marched through central London in solidarity with Palestine. “Free Palestine” Those marching congregated at Victoria Embankment on the afternoon of 22 May before making their way to Hyde Park. Holding banners, placards and flags, the demonstrators let off green and red-coloured smoke and chanted. They blocked traffic as they marched along …
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