The Alyona Show: The US-Cuba 50 yrear FAIL
Fifty years later, the US economic embargo of Cuba is still in effect and is far from ending despite the UN urging the US to end the sanctions. Estimates indicate loses inflicted against Cuba surpass 700 billion dollars. Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, the former Chief of Staff to Colin Powell, said it’s a mystery why the administration isn’t moving and the US is limiting itself by remaining isolated.
Americans don't trust their government. A new poll shows a growing number of Americans think the federal government "poses an immediate threat” and for some reason don’t see corporations as a threat. Plus they’re actually being fooled to think the Tea Party, a corporate funded movement, is grassroots. David Swanson, an activist and author explained that the people’s anger over a lack of jobs is what is driving Glenn Beck to power.
Far right parties are gaining power around and the uniting factor amongst these parties, for the most part is xenophobia, specifically anti-Muslim sentiment. A new poll shows a growing percent of Germans would welcome the arrival of a new Fuhrer. Michael Moynihan, a senior editor at Reason Magazine and Reason.com explained that far right sentiments are most common during an economic crisis. But how far can these parties go and are they much different from the Tea Party?
Georgia's University system voted to ban undocumented students from enrolling in five of the most prestigious state colleges. South Carolina has became the first state to bar undocumented students from all public colleges and Universities and Arizona, Colorado, Georgia and Oklahoma have all refused in-state tuition benefits to students who are undocumented. Tolu Olubunmi, a policy consultant for the DREAM Act Campaign debates Bob Dane, the Director of Communications for FAIR on wither or not undocumented students have the right to attend.