Special Guest: Hilary Shelton, Director of the Washington NAACP
Mark appears on Pacifica Radio today in Washington DC to discuss the criminal justice system and African Americans. Do you know about Genarlow Wilson, Troy Davis, and the Jenna 6?
Mark discusses what we know — and don’t know — about the Government’s warrantless wiretapping programs and the recent bill approved by Congress.
VIDEO of show / Audio Archive
Washington Gas proposes to give our national security to Bermuda-based Accenture, a company involved in the Enron fraud and dozens of cases of fraud, kickbacks, and tax evasion.
Do we really want our natural gas pipelines, sitting time bombs under our nation’s cities, controlled by Malaysians making less than minimum wage?
Better hurry. It will happen November 1, unless YOU help stop it by contacting the Governor and Legislature of Maryland, the Mayor and City Council of the District of Columbia, and the State Corporation Commission in Virginia.
A major overhaul to attack corruption in Congress–an end to secret “holds” in the Senate, severe restrictions on lobbying and earmarks
Dramatically increasing health care for poor American children
First major homeland security legislation since 9/11
Overturning the Activist Right-Wing Supreme Court by allowing victims of pay discrimination to sue again
True, Bush may veto many of these bills, as he vetoed bills to withdraw from Iraq or fund embryonic stem cell research. But the battle is well and truly joined. And perhaps Americans will learn that only with a Democratic President joining the Democratic Congress can common sense reform and civil liberties return to the USA, along with an uprooting of the secrecy, bribery, and corruption so endemic in Republican Government.
Now, if we only had fair elections as well…..ah well, one step at a time.
ALSO Mark discusses whether liberals are too harsh on hypocritical fundamentalist preachers…
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