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tv   Inside Story 2017 Ep 264  Al Jazeera  September 23, 2017 10:32am-11:00am AST

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their fortunes have turned around dramatically well it's been very hard to follow these polls have been volatile every week at last count it was as it currently is forty six to thirty seven in national's favor but just in the are doing has certainly given them a huge lift for her really she wants or she will have hopes that she's galvanized the younger voters as they will be a crucial element to her continuing this momentum and getting over the line tell us more about why the opposition leader is so popular. well rachele i suppose is her charisma and her ease with people in front of the cameras commentators have remarked what a change it has been for labor certainly she has been charismatic throughout this campaign they've dubbed it just cinda mania they've called it the just do it effect whether that is going to be enough to not only give him momentum but take her out of the line will be another thing entirely she has been neck and neck with bill english the labor leader in the polls but yet she has been
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a very popular choice and a breath of fresh air for the labor party all right chris chang live for us in auckland chris thank you begins in supporters of the left wing opposition in france are gathering for the latest in a series of protests against the president's new labor laws they say man will not grant is destroying workers' rights he says the changes will create more jobs and opportunities to talk about lower reports from paris. sam weaver is taking his bike business. of to ten years in the trade he's moved into larger premises in paris and employed his first member of staff he says being an entrepreneur in france is much tougher than back home in the united states doing it in france has become an absolute nightmare hiring somebody is so expensive if france really wanted to grow the economy in the way i think they could probably good they need to help the small businesses like my own so that we can employ one two three people if we need to.
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person to man woman says france's rigid labor law has stifled competition and is responsible for years of high unemployment on friday he signed an executive order to force through reforms aimed at modernizing the workplace and creating more jobs . the new law has infuriated the powerful trade unions that say to leave workers with little social protection these protesters say they. want because they say they favor this is a very good series of the companies that hire and fire. the trade unions and they say they are. working conditions are going from bad to worse they shouldn't touch this law it gives too much power. with president macro must think again about forcing the slow through he says democracy isn't in the street then why doesn't he tell us where it is historically trade unions here
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have fiercely guarded workers' rights but business leaders say in a globalized world more flexibility is needed taking on the unions is no easy task previous presidents have tried and mostly failed macro wants to be the one who succeeds is going to push this reform because most of the people who voted for him are convinced that we have to change. the drug market to give more flexibility so for him it's really the moment where five year a man that will be judged while sam looks to expand his business he hopes the new law will strike a balance between protecting workers and helping entrepreneurs like him move forward with al-jazeera paris. so final day of campaigning in germany ahead of general elections on sunday chancellor angela merkel needs to polls by a wide margin and is expected to be chancellor for
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a fourth term her rival martin shells of the social democratic party has fizzled in the last month and a lesser not giving him an outside chance of winning. the trumpet astray she is expected to announce new measures to stop citizens from certain countries from entering the u.s. it's understood they will replace the controversial travel ban on people from six muslim majority countries which expires on sunday the number of countries affected may be expanded to seventeen probably halkett as more from washington d.c. . what we're learning is that the department of homeland security could be replacing the current travel ban that is in effect for six middle eastern north african countries and instead would replace that ninety day travel restriction with more targeted restrictions adding to the list of countries affected by as many as nine additional countries what we're learning is that the department of homeland security essentially notified up to seventeen different nations that they failed to
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meet u.s. screening standards and they had a period of time and wish to become compliant half of those countries did so the remaining half did not as a result could be receiving these targeted restrictions in the form of additional visa requirements and that instead of having the ninety day deadline as we've seen in the past these restrictions would be indefinite now what we are hearing is that this announcement could be made on these expansion in terms of the number of countries affected as early as sunday and that is a significant day given the fact that that is when the current ninety day deadline that will take effect for the band that's currently in place affecting those six middle eastern north african countries so significant in terms of the announce what we expected to come on sunday also significant is the fact that the trumpet ministration may be expanding the number of countries affected plans to repeal health care law is brought in by the obama administration in the u.s.
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have been dealt another blow senator john mccain mccain declared his opposition on friday to the republican party's latest proposal he says the bill is being rushed and is demanding more details on what it would cost and how it would affect insurance premiums president trump was defiant at a rally in alabama saying the bill will pass without mccain's support. they gave me a list of ten people that were absolute knows these are ten republican senators now john mccain's john mccain's list. john mccain was not on the list so that was a totally unexpected thing terrible honestly terrible repeal and replace because john mccain if you look at his campaign his last campaign was all about repeal and replace repeal and replace. so he decided to do something different and that's fine
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and i say we still have a chance to a we're going to do it eventually. in mexico refusing to give up hope of finding survivors three days after an earthquake killed at least two hundred eighty six people are pictures live pictures of the rescue efforts underway in mexico city but operation has been extended and foreign crews are helping sift through the rubble alan fischer reports from mexico city the man there is to talk about it but each hour is a fresh agony each minute feel so much longer families of the missing can do little but hope and pray they stay close to the office block in the condesa neighborhood of mexico city which collapsed in choose these quick there may be spaces where people survive. as those there's a lot of misinformation we are very upset by the authorities to do something and fast because a long time has passed and even if they are alive each day that goes by the chances get slim a. psychologist own hand to help the families. they don't even
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want to talk it's like at this point they just want to be left alone which is normal the more time passes the less hope they have. mexican rescue workers have toiled through the wreckage for days refusing to give up even when exhaustion makes that the easy option but no american and japanese teams have arrived with fresh muscles. and better technology what we do we bring in highly skilled and searchers and rescuers we bring in. technical equipment and we bring in a lot of it and we were a good sort of a type one heavy team which means we can breach breaks concrete we have search dogs we have search cameras we have a variety of instruments that allow us to do highly technical skilled searching it's no more than seventy two hours which struck in not to the fourth time scale because stories of rescue for calm. we tend to become stories of recovery but the
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people here are looking at the building behind me and the what is going on there. that somehow this time it may be different. for mexico may have ended its official three days of mourning for the victims of the quick many families still have their own personal tragedies to remember and more may find themselves facing that heartbreak in peace to come. makes good city. more than seventy thousand people in puerto rico have been ordered to leave their homes over fears of a dam collapsing in the wake of hurricane maria heavy rain brought in by maria put stress on the. dam with the u.s. national weather service warning of eminent failure a flash flood emergency has been issued for nearby areas people there are being warned of a life threatening situation if they do not move to higher ground at least six people were killed when the hurricane hit the island on wednesday and the gallagher has more now from puerto rico. the only comfort cole can give to her infant son is
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a mother's touch. one month old baby has a respiratory condition that means he needs constant care and attention so georgia's children's hospital remained open through the hurricane but were c.e.o. is now worried about what happens when she has to leave. will have to go to my house eventually because they will need the space and maybe he doesn't have a criteria to be in the hospital. when i get home i will not have. any hospital staff to these are worrying times power is coming from diesel run generators but they have to be refueled every few hours but as petrol stations run dry it's a power that's needed more than ever. going to half. our employees will not be able to drive back to work. so last week the power
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everything will come back that will be easy officials say electricity may not be restored until sometime next year the key to puerto rico's recovery then is restoring power but it's more than about clearing full of trees or getting broken cables back into place this country's power grid was already in crisis the power company and there is only one is nine billion dollars in debt and this we know investment for you all of that is bad news for local businesses and it already ailing economy. this is one of the few grocery shops open in san juan but here too time is running out i only have room for two hours this is the last of the diesel when the generator fails this business will close. really be what our community and we want to stay open because. we know the people need the store opened and we're trying to do it but we depend on you so puerto rico is
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already facing a financial crisis but its failure to invest in infrastructure is now costing it daily and gallacher al-jazeera san juan puerto rico. and the shock area let's take a look at the headlines here on al-jazeera iranian state media has released footage of what it says is a successful test launch of a new ballistic missile across charlotte's launch just a few hours after it was unveiled at a military parade in tehran a device has a range of two thousand kilometers and can carry multiple warheads follows threats by u.s. president trump that washington may withdraw from the two thousand and fifteen iran nuclear deal. china is imposing limits on oil exports to north korea and line with the latest round of un security council sanctions it's also banning imports of textiles and last major sources of foreign revenue. amnesty international says
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where henge of villages are still being burned in the end maher contradicting the government's claims that military operations have ended the group says a new satellite images and video shows smoke rising from or henge of villages around four hundred thirty thousand refugees have fled since the latest outbreak of violence less than a month ago the details were released as doctors without borders told al jazeera that otherwise healthy adults in camps are on the brink of death due to dehydration . holes have just closed in what's expected to be a new zealand election the prime minister bill english is facing a strong challenge from thirty seven year old who took over the labor party leadership just weeks out from voting it a party is expected to win a majority so a coalition government as likely to happen with smaller parties it's the final day of campaigning and germany terminate so elections on sunday the chancellor merkel leads the polls by a wide margin and his wife expected to be a chancellor for
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a fourth fourth term her rival martin charles of the social democratic party has fizzled in the last month and analysts are not giving him even an outside chance of winning more than seventy thousand people in puerto rico have been ordered to leave their homes over fears of a dam a bursting in the wake of hurricane maria heavy rain brought in by maria put stress on the. dam with the u.s. national weather service warning of it's a minute failure a flash flood emergency has been issued for nearby areas at least six people were killed in the hurricane hit on wednesday i said the headlines news continues after hour al-jazeera and inside story keep it here. counting the cost germany's outlook it's europe's largest manufacturing economy but is it in the slow lane when it comes to the digital economy we'll talk about it shoring for climate change plus can we stop companies from using our internet data without. counting the cost at this time on al-jazeera. shocking scenes in st louis missouri this week
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when an apparently peaceful march against the acquittal of a white police officer accused of murdering a young black man turned violent these kinds of incidents have become depressingly familiar in the united states many blame president trump often inflammatory rhetoric of a right this is inside story. hello and welcome to the program where in washington d.c. at the african-american museum which is celebrating its first anniversary this week it took a century a hundred years to get this tribute to the achievements the culture and the history of this country almost forty million black people fittingly it was a
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a bomb of who opened it along with george w. bush who actually signed off on the project that we could have heralded the start of a new era an end to the racist past but it hasn't in the last twelve months this country has had perhaps the most divisive election ever there's a new man in the white house and a racist violence and hate crimes are on the rise. so louis is just the latest in a series of violent events that have the unmistakable mark of racism or some other form of intolerance. who can forget charlottesville last month white nationalists neo nazis and the ku klux klan held what they described as the largest rally in decades to quote take america back counter-protests is turned out to there were angry scenes at a twenty year old white supremacist rammed his car into the crowd and killed
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a thirty two year old woman. the governor declared a state of emergency and told his unwelcome guests to go home but it's not just charlottesville allston lewis the council on american islamic relations the largest muslim civil rights organization in the u.s. has found that the number of hate crimes in the first half of this year was up ninety one percent on the same here. last year many americans lay the blame for this resurgence of hate firmly on the president's doorstep me when mexico sends its people they're not sending their best they're not sending you they're not sending you they're sending people that have lots of problems and they're bringing those problems with us they're bringing drugs they bring in crime they're rapists and some i assume are good people his critics say the trump presidency has
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normalized white supremacy and the bigots. all right let's introduce our guests now we have dayrell johnson who's former lead analyst for domestic terrorism and the u.s. department of homeland security we have day gardner president of the national black pro-life union and corey saylor director of the department to monitor and combat islamophobia.


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