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Friday Nite Videos | June 4, 2021

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Why the US Government Murdered Fred Hampton. Valedictorian Goes Off Script to Blast Texas Abortion Law. Hasan Minhaj Explains Hindus and Muslims. ROADRUNNER: A Film About Anthony Bourdain. What’s Really Fueling the U.S. Labor Shortage.

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Why the US Government Murdered Fred Hampton

This is the story of an assassination, and a coverup. But Fred Hampton's story is about much more than the raid that took his life: the movement he helped create was unique, and revolutionary. 

Water Is Life. Can We Protect It?

Robin Broad, John Cavanagh Otherwords
If ordinary people can overcome powerful companies to protect their water in a poor country like El Salvador, imagine what their counterparts can do here.

Book Review: Necessity by D.W.Buffa

The Real Book Spy
A President who cavorts with Russian oligarchs, and presents a threat to democracy is murdered. The arrested Senator pleads that is was necessary to kill him.

'History is Watching': Dan Rather Rips Trump in Epic Facebook Rant; Challenges Colleagues: "This Cannot Be Treated As Just Another Outrageous Moment in the Campaign"

Dan Rather Dan Rather's Facebook page
"History is watching: - former CBS News anchor Dan Rather on Facebook rips Donald Trump's veiled assassination threat against his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton. Trump in a bid to his followers, who also oppose gun control, said his "Second Amendment people" might be able to stop Hillary Clinton's appointment of Supreme Court justices. This is a new level of the GOP's war on women, where the right has fueled attacks on women and the murder of abortion providers.

This Is What It Feels Like to Be Hunted by Drones

Malik Jalal The Independent
I know the Americans think me an opponent of their drone wars. They are right; I am. Singling out people to assassinate, and killing nine of our innocent children for each person they target, is a crime of unspeakable proportions. Their policy is as foolish as it is criminal, as it radicalises the very people we are trying to calm down.
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