Monday, June 26, 2006

  • "Aspirational Rather than Operational"–7 Arrested in Miami Terror Plot

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    Seven men were arrested in Miami last week on charges of conspiring to blow up the Sears Tower in Chicago and FBI buildings in five cities. It appears the entire case rests on conversations between the group’s supposed ringleader and an FBI informant posed as representative of Al-Qaida. We go to Miami to speak with a defense attorney and a community advocate. [includes rush transcript]

  • Nativo Lopez on Immigration Legislation and the Future of the Immigrant Rights Movement

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    House Republican leaders announced last week they would take the unusual step and hold public hearings across the country on the Senate immigration bill that was passed last month. We speak with immigrant rights activist, Nativo Lopez. [includes rush transcript]

  • The World Cup: War, Peace and Racism in the Biggest Sporting Event on the Planet

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    Four weeks. Thirty-two countries. Sixty-four matches. One billion viewers. The FIFA World Cup underway in Germany right now is the most-watched sporting event on the planet. We take a look at the global significance of the World Cup with sports writer Dave Zirin. [includes rush transcript]

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