Unelectable atheists, Portland rejects Wal-Mart, ‘hood disease’ sham & 9/11 profiteering
Abby Martin on a Pew poll showing that atheism is the worst presidential trait, while evangelical Christianity is highly regarded. Portland, Oregon’s decision to divest city bonds from Wal-Mart due to objections over the company’s social record. Max Keiser of the Keiser Report talks about insider trading in the run-up to the 9/11 attacks, as well as the role of high-frequency trading on Wall Street today. A local news report citing the rise of ‘hood disease’, or PTSD, among urban youths in inner city America. Finally, Miko Peled, grandson of one of the founding fathers of the state of Israel and author of the book ‘The General’s Son’ discusses the poverty disparity between Israelis and Palestinians.