Appointment with God: Passport to Hell in the Southern Hemisphere
Ruth Wikler-Luker created and producer Boom Arts and Emily Mendelsohn guest Director
Officials with Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange say they've narrowed the options for the site's future to two: switching to the federal exchange, or staying with the current technology and hiring a new contractor to fix it.
Cover Oregon's interim chief information officer Alex Pettit told board members Thursday that a third option — transferring technology from another state — would be too expensive and take too long.
Cascadia Forest Defenders, an organization composed of dozens of community volunteers, would like to express our apologies for causing the owners of Seneca Jones timber company, who are some of the richest and most powerful people in Lane County, to feel so bullied.
Always thinksing ahead...possibly featheering his bed - so to speak - n the event that one day his action will catch up with him and he will find himself behind bars instead of in front of them Governor Rick Perry has announced that Texas will not comply with the Prison Rape Elimination Act. Perry claims that reports of sexual abuse behind bars have decreased dramatically with Texas' Safe Prisons Program. Advocates and formerly incarcerated people, however, tell a different story.
At the end of March, Governor Rick Perry announced that the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will not comply with the Prison Rape Elimination Act.
Ahhh Boston...the bombing that just keeps going... A review of how the government's intelligence agencies handled information they had before the Boston Marathon bombings last year concluded that it was impossible to know whether anything could have been done differently to prevent the attack.
Whether information withheld by Russia until after the bombings could have made a difference was not addressed in the unclassified version of the report. Even if the FBI had received details from the Russian wiretaps involving one of the bombing suspects, it's not clear that the U.S. government could have stopped him.
,Israelis are cheating the Palestinian people out of their own taxes which are desperately needed to run the country. It's Israel's ugliest action yet since the U.S. peace talk charade lead by John Kerry. The talks fool no one. These negotiations are meaningless because this time around as in the past, the Palestinians keep their promises and abide by the terms of the talks. As for the Israelis, they continue to violate agreemetnts, continue to build settlements and respond to rocks thrown by children with ware crimes waged with 21st century weaponry supplied by American taxpayers.
Environmental and civil society groups today warned the Brazilian regulator of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), CTNBio, not to approve commercial releases of GM mosquitoes in Brazil without full public consultation, access to conclusive field trials data and a post release monitoring plan. The groups cautioned that the consequences for human health and the environment are poorly understood and need to be further studied.
- Length: 13:23 minutes (12.25 MB)
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