TEPCO destroys the Earth, Ray Kelly unfit to lead DHS, what defines a terrorist?
Abby Martin discusses the ongoing nuclear crisis at Fukushima, highlighting the most recent leak of highly radioactive water. Lisa Stampnitsky, author of ‘Disciplining Terror’, talks about the irony of fighting a War on Terror despite the federal government not being able to provide a clear definition for what a ‘terrorist’ is. The Obama administration called out for continuing the Bush-era practice of extraordinary rendition, with two recent US special operations raids conducted in Libya and Somalia targeting individuals who posed no immediate threat to the US. The recent self-immolation on the National Mall in Washington, DC: we discuss the political relevancy of self-immolations over the years and the corporate media’s lack of coverage of these events in America. Finally, an interview with former US Customs inspector Cathy Harris about her experience blowing the whistle on racial profiling at the US Customs Office and why NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly is unfit to serve in any American law enforcement capacity.