Thursday, September 7, 2000

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  • Keeping the Peace in the New Millennium

    More world leaders are gathered this week in New York at the UN Millennium summit than at any time in history, with the broad goal of recommitting to the UN’s ideals, the most important being "to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war." Today the 15 Security Council members are holding a summit within the summit to agree on broad peacekeeping principles. They also promise to consider recommendations in a recent UN commissioned report calling for reform to organize operations quickly.

  • Noam Chomsky Weighs in On the United Nations

    Noam Chomsky is with us today to weigh in on the United Nations Summit and UN peacekeeping operations versus private, mercenary armies.

  • Jessie Jackson and Noam Chomsky On the 2000 Election

    Amy Goodman speaks with Jessie Jackson about the 2000 elections.

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