Wednesday, January 2, 2008

  • Community Activists in Des Moines Speak Out on Thursday’s Iowa Caucus

    Iowa

    Hugh Espey and Robin Ghormley of the Citizens for Community Improvement and Deepak Bhargava, executive director of Center for Community Change, discuss Thursday’s caucus. [includes rush transcript]

  • Robert Parry: Hillary Clinton Signals Free Pass for Bush

    Parry

    "Former President Bill Clinton’s comment that his wife’s 'first thing' as President would be to send him and former President George H.W. Bush on a worldwide fence-mending tour has a political subtext," reports investigative journalist Robert Parry. "It signals that a second Clinton administration would give a free pass to the second Bush administration on its abuses." [includes rush transcript]

  • Chair of Kenya’s National Human Rights Commission Condemns Kenya’s Handling of Disputed Election & Outbreak of Violence

    Kenya

    In Kenya, at least 300 people have died in ethnic fighting following last week’s disputed presidential election. Police estimated that 75,000 Kenyans have fled their homes due to the worst violence in Kenya since 1982. On Sunday, Kenya’s Election Commission declared President Mwai Kibaki the winner of Thursday’s election, but immediately questions were raised about the fairness of the vote. We speak with Maina Kiai in Nairobi. [includes rush transcript]