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Randy Kaplan is a Long Island real estate lobbyist by day, but on the side he?s a dedicated autograph hunter whenever the UN General Assembly is in town. He?s already acquired 350 signatures from current and former heads of state such as Nelson Mandela and Pope Francis ? all on baseballs. Kaplan?s been collecting autographs […]

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http://KEXP.ORG presents Deer Tick performing live in the KEXP studio. Recorded August 3, 2017. Songs: Sea Of Clouds Only Love Jumpstarting Look How Clean I Am Host: Troy Nelson Audio Engineer: Kevin Suggs Cameras: Jim Beckmann, Alaia D’Alessandro & Justin Wilmore Editor: Scott Holpainen http://kexp.org https://deertickmusic.com

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U.S. Rejects Kurdish Independence Vote, Calls For 'United Iraq'

on September 30, 2017

The United States does not recognize the results of a referendum on independence held in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region on September 25. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued a statement on September 29 saying that the referendum results “lack legitimacy” and expressing U.S. support for “a united, federal, democratic, and prosperous Iraq.” Tillerson also […]

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A large crowd of demonstrators gathered outside Madrid’s City Hall on September 30 to rally against a planned independence referendum in Catalonia that has been declared illegal by Spain’s central government. (Reuters/AP) Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/spain-catalonia-madrid-protest/28766068.html

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Kyrgyzstan Detains Opposition Lawmaker Amid Coup Allegations

on September 30, 2017

The Kyrgyz state security service has arrested opposition lawmaker Kanatbek Isayev on accusations of planning rioting before and after the country’s upcoming presidential election. The GKNB security service announced on September 30 that Isayev had been arrested for conspiring with criminal groups to organize mass disturbances and “a violent seizure of power” around the October […]

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US Parole Activists Aim to Overhaul a Failing System

on September 30, 2017

“Prisoner” (Image Courtesy of Ade McOren-Campbell / Flickr)? The United States has the shameful reputation of being the world’s largest jailer, and as the Prison Policy Initiative?reported?in March, 2017, 2.3 million people are currently locked up in prisons and jails. This mass incarceration continues in spite of the fact that a?Brennan Center for Justice report?shows […]

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Trump adds Chad to renewed travel ban

on September 29, 2017

? Trump adds Chad to renewed travel ban By Eddie Haywood 30 September 2017 Trump?s Sunday announcement of a new indefinite travel ban includes the African nation of Chad, a country that has given full support to Washington?s imperialist wars conducted against several African nations for over a decade. The limitations on travel from Chad […]

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Barack Obama’s rise to the American presidency, identity politics, the Alberta oil sands, Glen Murray exits Queen’s Park and the failure of liberal politics. The Agenda reviews its week of programming.

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As the third round of NAFTA negotiations wraps up in Ottawa, Angus Reid Institute executive director Shachi Kurl joins The Agenda to discuss what Canadians are hoping the negotiations will accomplish. From tariffs to labour standards to supply management and environmental protections, NAFTA negotiations have moved into the thornier components of creating an updated trade […]

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The emerald ash borer is an invasive species of beetle that threatens Ontario’s trees. Niagara College is training a new generation of beekeepers. Bugs, bugs, bugs. Which are good, which are bad?

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The Ontario government chose Lindsay as one of three locations to test its basic income pilot program. The Agenda visited that community at the heart of Kawartha Lakes to find out what people there know about the new initiative, and the difference they hope it can make.

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Trial testimony should shed light on how two young migrant workers got caught up in a high-profile assassination. Subscribe to our channel: http://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RFAvideo RFA’s official site: http://rfa.org Follow RFA: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadioFreeAsia Twitter: https://twitter.com/RadioFreeAsia About RFA: Radio Free Asia (RFA) is a private, nonprofit, multimedia corporation, bringing award-winning, domestic journalism and uncensored content to people in […]

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