It’s been several years since Occupy but nothing has changed on Wall Street. Their compensation continues to shoot through the roof. Redacted Tonight breaks it down.
Most countries have outlawed the death penalty for obvious reasons: its cruel, inhumane, and in some cases innocent people are sentenced to death. It seems logical to do away with this archaic form of justice – and yet America says, “nope.” Lee Camp explains why the death penalty has recently come under increased scrutiny in the U.S. and why people argue to keep it going. This is a matter of life & death from Redacted Tonight.
America and debt go hand in hand like peanut butter and jelly. However, Lee explains that some of the debt Americans owe, like mortgages in Seattle for example, aren’t even valid. Debt resistance revolution could be on the horizon. …New from Redacted Tonight.
On the new Redacted Tonight Lee Camp explains why the death penalty needs to go once and for all. President Obama shuts down the Keystone XL pipeline, Bad mortgages in Seattle reveal the need for organized debt resistance, and Abby Feldman explores the benefits of a three day work week. Also – John F. O’Donnell choses to celebrate Armistice day instead of Veteran’s day, despite the flurry of hate mail he’s sure to get.
Cities are cracking in drought, forests are burning, and the oceans are rising. How can we become more aware of the impending dangers of climate change? Kill kittens. Redacted Tonight explains why kittens are the only hope for humanity. Rather, the death of kittens.
This week the Koch brothers gave a rare interview. Lee Camp explains why the Koch brothers may be the two most evil men in the world. They buy and sell influence, spearheaded the creation of super PACs, and all but admitted to their intention to control the government. Don’t be fooled by their attempted humanizing interview – the Koch Brothers are wolves in grandfather’s clothing.
On the new episode of Redacted Tonight, Lee explains why kittens must die in order for humans to live. Surveillance bill to pass soon, the Koch brothers gave a crazy interview and you won’t believe what they said, and comedian Judah Friedlander joins us to talk about his new book. Also – John F. O’Donnell explain why Marco Rubio may be the new GOP frontrunner.
Denver did something really cool recently. Volunteers built micro-homes for homeless residents – for free! Denver also did something really not cool recently. The Denver police department tore down the micro-homes and arrested the volunteers. Lee Camp explains on Redacted Tonight.
After Chevron covered the Amazon in toxic sludge, Ecuadorian locals sued them for obvious damages. In response, Chevron counter-sued the local Ecuadorians because it just seemed like the right thing to do. (Sarcasm.) But recently Chevron’s star witness has admitted lying and bribery. Lee Camp explains how Ecuadorians are fighting this counter-case and how awareness can stop companies like Chevron from dodging justice.
This past week Professor Sheldon Wolin, who coined the idea of “Inverted Totalitarianism,” passed away. In the same week, U.S. political prisoner Reverend Ed Pinkney had his phone privileges and contact with the outside world taken away. These may seem like two unrelated events, but they’re not. Lee Camp explains how Wolin and Pinkney are connected through “Inverted Totalitarianism.” New from Redacted Tonight.
On this week’s Redacted Tonight, Lee talks about Reverend Ed Pinkney – the political prisoner you’ve never heard of. He’s slated to be locked up for years because he got in the way of a major corporation. Denver police arrest volunteers building micro-homes for the homeless, Chevron sues Ecuadorians for suing Chevron over Amazon oil spill, and Carlos Delgado explains why robots are scarier than capitalism. Also – John F. O’Donnell reports from the second Republican Presidential debate in Colorado.
For the first time in the company’s history, the McDonald’s franchise has been shrinking. Add on to that, Monsanto’s 26% drop in stocks, and it’s quite the sticky situation. Not for the general public, but for two of the world’s most evil companies. Redacted Tonight’s Lee Camp explains how public awareness and action causes giants like Monsanto and McDonald’s to struggle.
The Democratic presidential debate happened and, based on poll numbers, Bernie Sanders won the debate. According to CNN Hillary won the debate. This may be confusing, considering every poll after the debate gave concrete numbers showing Bernie’s victory. But when it comes to the media, numbers don’t matter – when you can report revisionist history. Redacted Tonight shows how the media is lying.
On this week’s Redacted Tonight, Lee explains why the public shouldn’t be complacent about the use of drone strikes. McDonald’s and Monsanto are struggling, and CNN is caught lying about Hilary’s campaign. Abby Feldman explains why happiness can’t be purchased. Also – John F. O’Donnell asks if criminal justice reform is here to stay or if it’s just a passing fad.
Recently, Iceland has prosecuted and jailed three more bankers involved in the Icelandic financial crash of 2008. This is great news, but Lee asks, why aren’t we doing the same? Lee follows up with shocking facts surrounding the number of U.S. bankers arrested and who we are willing to go after. From Redacted Tonight.