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tv   The Stream 2018 Ep 116  Al Jazeera  July 20, 2018 11:32am-12:00pm +03

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renewable energy non interventionist foreign policy and higher taxes on the rich twenty sixteen candidate joel stein is a lifelong environmentalist and political activist who's been a big critic of the major parties stein one barely one percent of the overall vote in the twenty sixteen election but she did take votes away from hillary clinton in several midwestern states which took donald trump took by a razor thin majority christensen and we spoke earlier to joe stein who like the president's top was accused of getting russian help with doing the election. the green party says it is way more progressive than democrats when it comes to issues like the environment social justice and foreign intervention but the main issue they say that separates them from not only democrats but also republicans is the lack of corporate influence they don't take money from the big corporations and therefore they can represent the people better we are charging forward with a whole different agenda that the american people are literally dying for we need
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health care as a human right we need to get a generation of young people out of debt they are locked into debt with no relief in sight they don't have the jobs that can earn their way out so these are basics that we have an agenda for a green new deal that would provide a right to a job that would make wars for oil obsolete at the same time that we solve the climate crisis as the emergency that it is one hundred percent clean renewables by twenty thirty but democrats worry that greens going into the upcoming midterm elections will take away votes from democrats who they feel have a better chance of actually winning diluting the message and diluting the anti trump sentiment they blame greens in fact for losing the two thousand and sixteen election they say key states like michigan and wisconsin people who voted for the green party presidential candidate zille stai. probably would have voted for
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hillary clinton and she could have won those states and therefore one election in its entirety the greens dispute that they say they're not the problem it's the democrats who failed to connect with voters and failed to see the writing on the wall they're taking issue not only with president trump but with the two party system writ large. an editorial cartoonist fired by a major us newspaper has found a new way to share his opinions rob rogers was let go after a publisher rejected his drawings criticizing president donald trump the cartoons are now on display at the corcoran gallery of art in washington d.c. where roger spoke to our visitor about his work and freedom of the press my name is rob rogers i am an editorial cartoonist now freelance from pittsburgh pennsylvania i've been drawing professionally for thirty four years nine years at the pittsburgh press and then twenty five years the pittsburgh post gazette editorial cartooning
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the purpose to me is to be provocative and to thought provoking and to be edgy it's meant to be. a way to to get a point across to continue a conversation about a certain issue but also i think it's a vehicle to point out injustice in the past the publisher mostly stayed out of the business of dictating what what i would draw and actually so did so did the editor in march of twenty eighteen the publisher promoted keith burress who. was the editorial page editor in toledo at our sister newspaper and so over the last three three months that i was there he managed to kill one thousand cartoons were ideas in that short time and and a normal year for me would be two or three never in my all my thirty four years of
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being a cartoonist have i ever experienced the kind of censorship that they were putting on me the reason this is different is because. it seems like it's influenced by the politics of the day which is you know trump trump telling everybody that you know it's fake news or that or that the the media is the enemy to have the newspaper as the watchdog somebody that it's sort of keeps check on the people in power is still very important and when the people that run the newspaper decide no we're going to give this guy a pass and we're going to write complimentary things about him then that becomes very dangerous i plan to just continue to draw and and to continue to try to speak truth to power and. to try to afflict the comfortable i love my job and even though i don't have a newspaper anymore i i will continue to do it because it it's something that i really believe in. sport is coming up next on tour de france. almost gets
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a second stage when in as many days we took this more.
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time for the sports heroes touch on a. thank you very much american kevin kiss now will take a one shot lead into day two all the open championship after carding a five on the par round of think the thick. meanwhile there were in carving fines for tiger woods as he made his return to the tournament for the fact three of the
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fourteen time major winner got off to a flying thought batting tissue of the fast for home after reaching the turn in for three by the then the back nine for him fine and for a level par out of seventy one. so looks like she's up and under par today would be good i got a great start number one and thirty four and was right there and you know i had an eight iron to six and i looked like i could you know really do something here. i didn't quite turn out that way but you know part of this actually in a way of i was one of the lower rounds. to dawdle what the four chess is out of a still frame but you know we'll see tomorrow and i'm sure his cough course will slow up a touch just by being in the morning and the switches guys have to do internationally to the left him with a lot to do to defend his title after a good thought the american dropped four shots over the final four holes and had a trip into the water on the eighteenth ten to round one of the possible you know
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the last few holes it was just that it was execution and one decision in the execution swing that that didn't quite hold up for me but that's ok it's it's what i'm working on and i did it i did a pretty good job for most of the day just wish i got one or two more breaks to come in the two or three hundred but it is what it is. twenty fourteen open champion rory mcilroy has also had a mixed day of fortunes the northern irishman who's looking for his first major for almost four years improved over the back nine i too went to the clubhouse on to the pollock you know it wasn't it wasn't pretty also tea but i got it done and i took it back to just unfortunate. you know i would have taken sixty nine start today. liverpool have confirmed they've signed roma and brazil goalkeeper alison on a long term contract the english premier league are believed to have paid eighty seven and a half million dollars for the twenty five year old that's a new world record for a keeper alison has made thirty seven
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a pairs as for roma in two years he also played for brazil in the world cup or russia iran thomas made a two stage wins in two days at the tour de france on thursday to retain the yellow jersey the welshman took stage twelve to extend his late in the overall standings defending champion chris froome was fourth he's one minute and thirty nine seconds behind thomas in the overall cost of a cation four time formula one world champion lewis hamilton will race from his eighty's for at least another two years the britain has agreed a new contract with the team thought to be worth fifty two million dollars a year miss avies of won four consecutive drivers in constructors championships with hamas and winning three of them the thirty three year old currently trials for obvious about the investment by eight points in the year title race heading into sunday's german grand prix. basketball chiefs have come down hard on both the philippines and australia for their involvement in a brawl during a world cup qualifying game earlier on this month the sport's governing body fever has suspended thirteen players and two coaches from both teams for
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a huge fight in manila the philippines had ten players and two officials banned from a total of thirty nine games and will have to play the next time game behind closed doors they've also been fined almost two hundred fifty thousand dollars for an unsportsmanlike behavior while basketball australia has also been fined one hundred thousand dollars and the lympics medal winning a figure skater has died at the age of twenty five after being attacked with a knife in his native kazakhstan then has turned one bronze of the sort she gains in twenty fourteen and also competed at the olympics earlier this year police say a ten was stabbed in the thigh as he tried to stop two men from stealing his car mirrors he later died of his injuries in hospital. olympic champion gymnasts to only raise men stole the show at this year's f.b.o. awards in los angeles but it's not for her achievements in the sport instead she
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and other victims delivered a scathing attack on those who protected a u.s. team doctor who abused the pay to stem reports on how ray's been fellows this to survivors were honored for their courage to be a new awards recognize excellence in sports performance and this year's ceremony in los angeles had a female host for the first time racing driver danica patrick an appropriate choice given what was to come the authoress courage award is given to sports stars who are deemed to possess strength in the face of adversity courage in the face of peril and the willingness to stand up for their beliefs no matter what because this year's winners were the survivors of one of the biggest sexual abuse scandals in schools victims of a former u.s. gymnastics team doctor larry nasser olympic gold medalist gymnast alleyways and sent a strong message to anyone who had protected message for so many years all we needed
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was one adult to have the integrity to stand between us and larry nasser just one i don't have to listen to this believes and acted the people standing before you on this stage would have never met him first thirty years people at the united states olympic committee usa gymnastics and michigan state university all placed money and medals above the safety of child slaves. serving a sentence of up to one hundred seventy five years in prison for sexually abusing athletes and patients for decades. until often abusers and enablers perpetuate suffering. by making survivors feel that their truth doesn't matter to all the survivors out there don't let anyone rewrite your story your truth does
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matter you matter and you are not alone the women who spoke out against nasa or can look to be cool so still survives on the nasa scandal as an aid to other sports around the world to examine the relationship between coaches and athletes peta statement al-jazeera here's a look at the other winners on the night the houston astros were named best team of the year after winning baseball's wild theories flying stevens took home the best women's tennis player off to victory out the u.s. open while roger federer won the men's award on the award for best female athlete went to the youngest woman to win an olympic snowboarding medal chloe kim alexander ovechkin of the washington capitals won the award for best male athlete and that is all this ball for now more like the buzz of so if i superhero an anime fans are descending on the u.s. city of san diego for calling calling the world's biggest comic book convention it
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started in the nineteen seventies as a comic swap meet it now takes in one hundred thirty thousand visitors over its four day run the show kerry's going to be here in a couple of minutes so i wrote about this and by. this is a really fabulous news for one of the best i've ever worked in there is a unique sense of bonding where everybody teams in. something i feel every time i
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get on the chair every time i interview someone we're often working around the clock to make sure that we bring events as i currently as possible to the viewer that's what people expect of us and that's what i think we really do well. the promise of peace in the middle east is not. enough but a new dilemma after the death of the man at the center of the palestinian struggle . now more than forty years after to stablish mind how far has the p.l.o. come to achieving its hopes and dreams concluding the turbulent story of the struggle for palestinian home. history of a revolution on al-jazeera. when people need to be heard. but he's been there a few jomo sold as long as it's not on the show and the story needs to be told we
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do stories that have been passed from the suspect i testify in the fall of law to make sure that the bad guys are both behind al-jazeera has teams on the ground to put new documentaries and live news on air and on the. projects of lattimer put this proposal that russia should be allowed to interrogate americans but invites to washington later this year. i mean i hear you. ok matt. and michelle here and this is al-jazeera life and also coming up. anger in israel
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after the parliament approves a law declaring the country the nation state of the jewish people. or calls for protests along the gaza israel border fence as tensions rise over the palestinians burning heights. also ahead nicaragua's president celebrates the revolution that brought down a dictator as he tries to crush protests against his will. similarly unbowed by swirling criticism of his health summit with vladimir putin donald trump wants to have the russian president over to the white house for another get together before news of the invitation emerged the u.s. president announced he was backing away from putin's offer of a twenty and best occasion or white house correspondent kimberly hackett. after days of doubt about his allegiance to his own country u.s. president donald trump delivered some of his toughest talk yet and
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a threat to russia's president vladimir putin about their relationship will be the worst enemies ever had the worst he's ever had but for days trump has signaled a willingness to work with putin despite overwhelming evidence of russia's interference in u.s. affairs where they're returning from capitol hill the controversy continues oh yes . you're right. democrats pressuring their republican colleagues. they want more money to protect u.s. elections for future russian meddling republicans voted it down democrats also want the translator president monday's closed door trump meeting to testify in capitol hill and there are new concerns about putin's request to question americans but it would be in finland putin said the kremlin should be able to interrogate one of his most vocal critics u.s. born businessman. bill browder in exchange for the u.s.
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questioning twelve russian hackers indicted for meddling in the twenty sixteen u.s. election the russians also want to question former u.s. ambassador to russia michael mcfaul it wasn't until thursday four days after putin raised the proposal with trump the president weighed in through his press secretary who stated president trump disagrees with it the resolutions agreed to on thursday the u.s. senate passed a unanimous resolution to protect any diplomat from extradition meantime further proof trump is acting unilaterally his top intelligence chief caught by surprise by a white house invitation lattimer putin is coming to the white house in the fall they want to go. to you via an imprudent come right here. ok man.
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the colts reaction is further proof the white house is still reeling from donald trump's public relations disaster in finland and is working to repair the damage caused by trump at the helsinki summit can really help at al-jazeera the white house karen greenberg is the director of the center on national security at fordham university school of law just as the trump administration's credibility is in question because there's no transparency. it's very significant that there doesn't seem to be an out of an injury agency conversation going on in this white house normally when you're talking about the national security council or national security affairs there are a number of agencies that are brought into the conversation what we've learned here is. and donald trump and maybe you want to do it by a suit and that's it and in that particular meeting there was really no one except for the two translators well it's also about transparency there's a lot of distrust of this white house and this president who seems to be
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privileging the desires and aides of lattimer over the genesee of his own constituency and people. as with his hesitation about whether or not he would turn consider turning over in a basket or might not fall to the russians so there's a worry about what he's saying and there's enough allegations you know to train some tried and true also of. diplomacy and of statecraft the european union as expressed concern about a new israeli law that defines the country as the nation state of the jewish people and makes hebrew the sole official language downgrading arabic to having special status palestinians to scribe the new law is racist and verging on apartheid mohammad champion for some west russell. moments after israel's parliament passed the controversial new law defining the country as the nation state of the jewish
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people. and other arab members of the knesset ripped up copies of it hours after the bill became law and in this family or serene setting b.b. was no less enraged this that is saying it isn't. citizen you are not equal. and you are maybe just and we are not we are the owner then we have a right not in this land but only. we are the indigenous the legislation adopted by sixty two votes to fifty five makes hebrew the only official national language and defines the establishment of jewish communities as being in the national interest it also stipulates that israel is the historic homeland of the jewish people and adds that they have an exclusive right to national self-determination in it the law is controversial among israelis many have joined
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in the protests against the legislation saying it legitimizes discrimination palestinian political analysts say the law gives license to segregation is that a is of telling the world this is going to be in terms of geography and they're not going to use over and the jewish exclusive jewish take it or leave it but you know with aside what would happen on this land we will never ever recognize anybody before us we will never accept anybody after us many palestinians fear the new law will further marginalize their already marginalized population that that that want to now. so that if we are talking about citizenship then you have to give all citizens the same rights regardless of their religion or political affiliations or their social or economic background if they give rights only to jews then palestinians will be considered second class citizens this will be really bad. to mum is an israeli palestinian who says she's dealt with discrimination her whole life to the fullest the biggest the best the feel young un sort of given that. we
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have palestinians but there is racism between arabs and jews and it's obvious when jews see us wearing the he job they think we're going to hit them palestinian rights groups say the new law also features elements of apartheid making it illegal under international law while condemnation from palestinian leaders has been constant since the law was first proposed many promised any as we spoke with today said they also want to see and hear the international community speak out forcefully against this new legislation which they say will only make their lives more difficult. was jerusalem meanwhile prime minister benjamin netanyahu is called as hungary and counterpart a true friend of israel despite allegations of anti-semitism after orbán has visited truisms holocaust museum during his first official trip to israel there was an outcry among jewish groups last year when obama praised the man who ruled hungary during world war two and who collaborated with the nazis and then yahoo says orbán has been an advocate for israel on the international stage and israeli
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airstrike has killed a palestinian man in gaza who was suspected of flying burning kites across the border fence. karim right along with a member of hamas that immediately after the strikes mortars were fired into southern israel israeli army has reportedly been ordered to prepare for a military offensive in gaza if earning balloons and kites continue to be launched from the area and as tensions rise a mosque and other palestinian political factions have called for another friday of mass protest along gaza's border with israel strafford is there. the skies over gaza have turned black with smoke from burning tires every friday for months now israeli army snipers and all the troops have killed around one hundred forty palestinians since the weekly protest started in march thousands of others have been injured protests to say they'll continue to fly kites in balloons carrying petrol bombs and burning ranks across the border until israel lifts its twelve
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years' siege of gaza israel says fire started by the protesters have destroyed areas of farmland and crops this protester who insisted we hide his identity says life in gaza has become so on bearable he and his friends are determined to force change. our aim is to end the siege completely the situation in gaza is unbearable often no electricity no enough medicine and no good life employment there is no future for young people here for you simple materials like the billions to protest this is the palestinian way. so what would it take for israel to begin to lift the siege on gaza and potentially and the protests some experts say the solution has a lot to do with ending rivalry between palestinian political factions israel began its land and sea blockade on gaza in two thousand and seven when hamas took control
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now there are some analysts say that unless there is reconciliation between hamas and fatah and a unity government then israel c. and the violence between hamas and israel will continue. repeated egyptian efforts to broker a reconciliation deal between hamas and fatah have failed. the refusal by hand to hand control of gaza's internal security to the facts dominated palestinian authority is a main sticking point another involves paying the salaries of twenty thousand hamas employees hamas has reportedly accepted the latest egyptian proposal and he's waiting for fatah to respond we need to talk about cease fire but a standing close finish an election within the society making political fundament that would go to form intelligent how else to be a part of the legitimate palestinian political system this is how we fight with
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a finalist status settlement and isn't this. some israeli politicians have called for a full blown military offensive against hamas to stop the kites and balloons houses young palestinians have every right to protest against the blockade using what it calls peaceful means a committee representing all political factions in gaza has called on palestinians to protest again on friday the seventeenth week in a row. that al-jazeera gaza and syria thousands of shia civilians and fighters have arrived in government held areas after enduring three years under siege by sunni rebels and it led problems began arriving in aleppo province earlier their windows had been shattered by rocks.


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