Originally posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/oJrfntj3Lf4 Jason Leopold, in the clip from the full-length Acronym TV episode, How Americans Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Guantanamo Prison, discusses the Obstacles President Obama faces in keeping his campaign promise to restore habeas corpus, shut down Guantanamo Prison, and restore America’s moral stature in the world. If President Obama’s true [...]
The longer the illegal prison remains open, the more accepting of its existence American citizens seem to be, at least according to Gallup poll conducted in the days after the release of Sgt. Bergdahl in exchange for 5 prisoners who were not on that list cleared for release. That poll revealed that 66% of Americans said the U.S. should not “close this prison and move some of the prisoners to U.S. prisons.” That is up from the 53% of Americans who said the same thing in July of 2007. Today, again, according to that latest Gallup poll, just 29% of Americans want the facility closed and the prisoners either released or transported to the U.S. About the guest: Jason Leopold is an investigative reporter covering Guantanamo, counterterrorism, national security, human rights, open government, and civil liberties. He's been called a "FOIA Terrorist" by federal employees for his aggressive use of the Freedom of Information Act, which includes successfully suing the FBI to force changes to Bureau FOIA practices.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmD_9G6tGaI Tarak Kauff, on day 57 of his hunger strike, writes "On July 30 we had a combined action both inside and outside the Hart Senate Bldg. A gaunt looking Elliott Adams, on day 73 of his hunger strike, managed to get there from his home in upstate NY and spoke outside the Hart. Perhaps [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-u8D1xkOhxw Donate to keep this program going. Resistance Report 002 covers X Key Score, The Bradley Manning sentencing phase, the Dream Defenders continued occupation of the Florida State Capitol Building, Hunger Strikers storm Washington and Fast Food Strikers demand a living wage. The Resistance Report is a production of Acronym TV in partnership with PopularResisatnce.org [...]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5pCs5TOWQ8 (Share buttons at the bottom of this post) Acronym TV is viewer supported. Please consider a donation to support indie media Demanding Accountability For The Past, Democracy For The Future, The People's Response (http://www.thepeoplesresponse.org) gathered in Dallas, TX April 22-26, 2013 to coincide with the dedication of the Bush Presidential Center on April 25, [...]