News with Ed - May 14, 2018
‘They attacked us’: Palestinians demonstrate against US Israel embassy move
The United States' new embassy in Jerusalem has officially opened amid a flurry of violence that has left more than 50 Palestinians dead, including children. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed the occasion as a "glorious day" on the 70th anniversary of the statehood of Israel. RT’s Paula Slier has the report and interviews with those on the ground.
‘No way Israel will allow a Palestinian state’
Former US diplomat Jim Jatras analyzes the impact and the diplomatic reaction of the United States moving its embassy to Jerusalem, recognizing the city as Israel’s capital.
Poor People’s Campaign revived 50 years later
“Poverty is not an impossible problem to solve, we have enough wealth in this country to make sure no child goes hungry,” said one demonstrator. Fifty years after the historic Poor People’s Campaign of 1968, hundreds of protesters gathered at the US Capitol to revive the movement. RT America’s Dan Cohen was there.