Nation under surveillance, Egypt’s rising tensions, US dictatorship in Okinawa
Abby Martin remarks on recent vote over an amendment that could have blocked unwarranted surveillance by the NSA, adding the need to pressure Congress to act promptly on this issue. Egyptian activist Amin Mahmoud and Associate Law Professor at Texas’ Wesleyan University Sahar Aziz talk about the growing tensions in Egypt between supporters of deposed President Morsi and those against his government. Then the effect of prolonged US military presence in bases all over the world, highlighting the case of Okinawa, Japan, with thousands of young troops who are almost immune from prosecution against crimes committed on the island. Finally, producer Manuel Rapalo talks about the lawsuit against Pepsi’s ‘Naked’ brand over false labeling, and goes over some of the most deceitful corporations in the world right now.