Thursday, October 15, 1998

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
  • Police Raid Neighborhood Occupation

    As we reported a few weeks ago on Democracy Now!, activists from Earth First and the American Indian Movement have joined with residents in a Minneapolis neighborhood to fight the construction of a highway to the Mall of America, the largest mall in the U.S. Yesterday, the neighborhood was raided by the Minnesota state troopers and city police.

  • Chomsky On the World Economy

    As economies around the world continue to plummet, from Asia to Russia to Latin America, we bring you a speech by America’s leading dissident, Noam Chomsky. A professor of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chomsky’s illusion — shattering writings have included more than 30 political books dissecting issues such as U.S. interventionism in the developing world, the political economy of human rights and a radical interpretation of the emerging New World Order. Chomsky spoke recently at the University of Calgary.

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour


    Juan González on How Puerto Rico’s Economic "Death Spiral" is Tied to Legacy of Colonialism
    Could Puerto Rico become America’s Greece? That’s a question many are asking as the island faces a devastating financial crisis and a rapidly crumbling healthcare system. Puerto Rico owes $72 billion in debt. $355 million in debt payments are due December 1, but it increasingly looks like the U.S. territory may default on at least some of the debt. Congress has so far failed to act on an Obama administration proposal that includes extending bankruptcy protection to Puerto Rico and allocating more equitable Medicaid and Medicare...


    There are no headlines for this date.