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May 31, 2016 by BOB BOILEN ? It’s been a joy to hear the music of Andrew Bird shift and change. Bird’s early music, from the late ’90s, was steeped in hot jazz and blues music from the early days of the phonograph, then later shifted to new technologies using loop pedals to layer voice, […]

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The Barometer Earthstar mushroom has become a cash crop for hundreds of local villagers in Pursat Province. Subscribe to our channel: http://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RFAvideo Radio Free Asia official site: http://rfa.org Follow Radio Free Asia: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadioFreeAsia Twitter: https://twitter.com/RadioFreeAsia About RFA: Through objective, timely reporting and news analysis, Radio Free Asia (RFA) takes an unflinching look at topics […]

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Death toll for refugees crossing the Mediterranean Sea continues to climb

on May 31, 2016

Another picture of another dead child, drowned in the Mediterranean, has captured international attention as the number of people dying while trying to cross the sea continues to climb. FSRN?s Nell Abram has more. Download Audio The picture of a lifeless baby, cradled in the arms of a volunteer aboard a rescue boat, has not […]

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Fueled by unions and secret donors, liberal vets group spends millions boosting Democrats

on May 31, 2016

New tax documents obtained by OpenSecrets Blog suggest?that one of the oldest, most politically active nonprofits in the country, VoteVets Action Fund, devoted most of its activities in 2014 to influencing?that year?s midterms. Jon Soltz, co-founder and chairman of VoteVets.org, during a recent CNN interview about Donald Trump?s charitable giving to vets Vote Vets Action […]

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Erdogan Says He's Confused By 'First Step' In Normalizing Relations With Russia

on May 31, 2016

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he wants to normalize relations with Russia but doesn?t understand what kind of a “first step” Moscow was expecting from Ankara. Speaking to journalists on May 31, Erdogan said Russia had sacrificed its relations with Turkey due to what he described as a “pilot error.” The comments come after […]

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?Rigged? 2016 Election Has Voters Feeling Helpless and Unheard

on May 31, 2016

Posted on May?31,?2016 By Lauren McCauley / Common Dreams DonkeyHotey / CC BY 2.0 This year?s presidential primary has left many voters feeling helpless and alienated from their political parties, according to a new poll, which found that Democrats and Republicans alike want to see major changes in the way presidential candidates are chosen. The […]

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A Call to Reopen Investigation of Terror Campaign Against Journalists

on May 31, 2016

A prominent international advocacy group, the Committee to Protect Journalists, has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to reopen its probe into the murders of five Vietnamese-American journalists killed between 1981 and 1990. The crimes, which remain unsolved, were the most serious incidents in what the FBI came to believe was a string of domestic […]

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Democracy Now! 2016-05-31 Tuesday

on May 31, 2016

Democracy Now! 2016-05-31 Tuesday Headlines for May 31, 2016 In Historic Ruling, Ex-Dictator of Chad Hiss?ne Habr? Convicted of Crimes Against Humanity From U.S. Ally to Convicted War Criminal: Inside Chad’s Hiss?ne Habr?’s Close Ties to Reagan Admin It’s Not Just the Speeches: Hillary Clinton Questioned over Son-in-Law?s Ties to Goldman Sachs DNC Chair Wasserman […]

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Visit http://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive, and to make a donation to support us. Democracy Now!, is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on 1,300+ TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9am ET: http://democracynow.org Please consider supporting independent media […]

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Visit http://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive, and to make a donation to support us. Democracy Now!, is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on 1,300+ TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9am ET: http://democracynow.org Please consider supporting independent media […]

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Democracynow.org – Vigils were held in Oregon last night after a gunman opened fire at a community college Thursday morning, killing nine people before he was shot to death. Press reports have identified the gunman as 26-year-old Chris Harper Mercer. CNN reported the suspect was armed with three handguns, a “long gun” and body armor. […]

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Iraq Recovers Areas of Fallujah From Islamic State

on May 30, 2016

Posted on May?30,?2016 With the help of U.S.-led airstrikes, Iraqi troops wrested parts of the city of Fallujah from Islamic State in an operation that risks a hostage situation involving tens of thousands of civilians. The Guardian reported Sunday: The assault came on Monday after a week of preparations focused on encircling the city, which […]

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http://KEXP.ORG presents Nada Surf performing live in the KEXP studio. Recorded March 13, 2016. Songs: Cold To See Clear Whose Authority Believe You’re Mine Secret Friend Hospital Happy Kid Concrete Bed Animal Jules & Jim New Bird When I Was Young See These Bones Host: Cheryl Waters Audio Engineer: Kevin Suggs Cameras: Jim Beckmann, Shelly […]

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Peter Dale Scott Re-Edit

on May 30, 2016

May 30, 2016 Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff devote the hour to a conversation with author Peter Dale Scott about his latest book, ?The American Deep State: Wall Street, Big Oil and the Attack on U.S. Democracy.? This wide-ranging discussion examines the ?deep state,? an evolving level of secret government separate from the elected government. […]

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