Comet landing, censoring RT UK, media fawns over Bush, peace in Gaza through music
Abby Martin discusses the amazing achievement by the European Space Agency in landing a space probe on a comet for the first time in history. The mainstream media’s coverage of President George W. Bush’s new book about his father, distracting from the several Libyans allegedly tortured by the CIA at black sites in Afghanistan. Host of RT’s ‘Going Underground’ Afshin Rattansi discusses the launch of RT UK as well as other stories affecting the country. Israel’s new law punishing stone throwing with up to 20 years in jail, disproportionately affecting young children. Finally, Stewart Copeland, former drummer for The Police talks about an album he’s putting out with other musicians such as Peter Gabriel that will support humanitarian efforts in Gaza.