Justice for West Virginia, magical plastic & original torture whistleblower
Guest host Tyrel Ventura discusses the arrest of the former president of Freedom Industries, Gary Southern, for his role in lying about a chemical spill in West Virginia that shut off water to 300,000 people. A new type of plastic that is biodegradable and renewable, which could put a major dent in the millions of tons of plastic the world produces every year. Amy Bennett, assistant director of OpentheGovernment.org, talks about a new Freedom of Information Act reform bill passed by the Senate and the transparency record of the Obama administration. A look back at Abby Martin’s exclusive interview with CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou in light of the release of the Senate torture report.