Iraqi ghost soldiers, Ferguson murder ignored & Chicago police torture
Abby Martin discusses a new report that the Iraqi government was paying 50,000 non-existent soldiers hundreds of millions of dollars in salary, leading to vast overestimations of the strength of Iraqi forces. RT’s Ben Swann talks about the murder of Ferguson, MO, resident Deandre Joshua after the unrest following the Wilson non-indictment announcement. Howard University Professor Wilmer Leon on the anniversary of Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat for white passengers on a Montgomery, AL, bus and what you haven’t heard about the story. Kevin Gosztola, journalist with Firedoglake, discusses the UN’s new report condemning the lack of reparations for victims of a horrific Chicago police torture scandal throughout the ’70s and ’80s. Finally, RT’s Alexey Yaroshevsky tells about the New Jersey State house passing an assisted suicide bill and what implications this action may have for the rest of the country.