Food stamp hypocrites, whale wars break the set, State of the Union fail
Abby Martin remarks on the latest farm bill in congress, highlighting an $8 billion cut to food stamps. Captain Paul Watson, founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, talks about the slaughter of marine mammals in places like Taiji, Japan, and what his foundation is doing to counter this rampant poaching. President Obama’s latest State of the Union address: breaking through the rhetoric and calling out his generic platitudes and empty promises. Finally, journalist and Salon writer Natasha Lennard discusses the activist movement against Google employees in San Francisco and where the growing frustration from city residents is rooted.