Monday, November 7, 2005

  • Urban Unrest Escalates in France as Riots Continue for 11th Straight Night

    Parisriots

    Urban unrest escalated around France this weekend as youths continued rioting throughout the country for an eleventh straight night. Over 3,300 cars had been destroyed throughout the country, along with dozens of public buildings and private businesses. More than 300 people have been detained. We go to Paris to speak with Christian Science Monitor correspondent, Peter Ford. [includes rush transcript]

  • Bush Fails to Revive Free Trade Talks in Latin America Amid Mass Protests

    Bushsummit02

    President Bush’s trip to Argentina ended without any agreement on reviving talks to create a regional free trade zone. On Friday, as many as 40,000 demonstrators filled the streets of Mar del Plata. We go to Argentina to speak with Beverly Keene, one of the organizers the alternative People’s Summit. [includes rush transcript]

  • The Fox In The Henhouse: How Privatization Threatens Democracy

    Kahnbook

    We speak with Si Kahn and Elizabeth Minnich, authors of the new book, "The Fox In The Henhouse: How Privatization Threatens Democracy" that exposes the damage privatization has done in several areas of society including, schools, prisons and the military. [includes rush transcript]

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