Blackwater’s most guilty, two-state solution fallacy & urban planning gone awry
Abby Martin discusses the recent guilty verdict for four former employees of private mercenary force Blackwater over the killing of 17 Iraqi civilians, despite founder Erik Prince remaining free. Author and peace activist Miko Peled talks about the decisions by Sweden and the UK to recognize Palestine and if this represents more than just a symbolic gesture. Then, live coverage of a partial solar eclipse and Abby goes over some of the phrases and terms used by politicians to dehumanize victims of war and absolve top policy makers from responsibility. Finally, Bhaskar Sunkara, founder of Jacobin Magazine, discusses public housing policies in New York City and how they have done little to rein in mass inequality.