Wikipedia bias, deadly state of Fallujah, Kelly Thomas injustice, US dictatorship of Okinawa
Abby Martin follows up on Wikipedia’s editing practices, calling out personal bias for blocking future entries on an ‘Abby Martin’ page. Eugene Puryear, ANSWER Coalition coordinator, talks about the deadly state of Iraq, and the wave of violence and instability that’s plagued Fallujah for decades. The two-tiered justice system that allowed two Fullerton, California, police officers to walk free after a beating that killed homeless citizen Kelly Thomas, as well as Kelly’s family and community’s response to the verdict. Finally, Peter Kuznick, historian and co-author of the ‘Untold History of the United States’ discusses the growing outrage against the construction of another US military base on the Japanese island of Okinawa, as well as the effect the occupation by US forces has had on local communities over the last 60 years.