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i. i i i i i. i sundays independence referendum approaches police reinforcements raid barcelona catalan official say that the vote could be postponed if madrid agrees to compromise. and so it's been exactly two years since the first airstrikes and then the war in syria we take a look at what has changed during that time. and agro chemical giant
monsanto has been banned from the european parliament that's refusing to attend the hearing questioning studies about. getting into thanks for joining us this hour here on our. spanish region of catalonia is on the verge of what could prove to be an historic decision with this independence referendum fall sunday tensions are mounting in the region with extra police deployed on the streets and raids to prevent the counting of electronic votes your latest pictures for you from barcelona where crowds have gathered to protest against the. coming site similar demonstrations in states throughout the day across the country i treat spanish unionists they used to rally against the referendum in front of the city. vis
a scene singing the anthem of the fascist spanish party a number of protesters we forgave nazi salutes tensions mount between. officials from both sides have been trading accusations of extremist. it would. clearly be. our. adopting. you know people who. are against. it is the editor of the government has crossed a very dangerous red line he has decided to resurrect the best of franco. for one demonstration on the down a pro independence ban the from boss lewistown is trying to do so for every minute . down the sign we should read more democracy the protester eventually gave up he's been a coach of reports now from the capitol on. this saturday as the last and the crucial
day before the referendum on the end dependence of council on a kicks off and we've seen a lot of movement in the streets of barcelona and across the region now this morning spanish civil guard raided the center of telecommunications and technologist information to switch off applications that will be used to count the votes and we do know that the spanish police cordoned off the building now police presence has been tightened in different areas of the city especially on all the major squares and around school buildings that will be used as polling stations on sunday spanish authority to see that they have already shut down thirteen hundred schools across the region and this is really the half of all schools that catalonia has catalan officials say that they are ready to find a compromise for you know we have said to the spanish government that it's still not too late to send a message. expressing the will to find
a new scenario for the referendum for a hose government does that we will be the first to welcome it to say let's talk and even postpone the october first vote meanwhile this saturday we see a lot of protests here in barcelona mostly people are protesting against the referendum to take place on sunday now we managed to speak to some people and listen to what they have to say. the president of spain has been sleeping for the past five years and during that time the government in catalonia has been preparing and fighting for independence and now the president has to act quickly and he's running around trying to solve this somehow. with the kourt here franco to decode they were they bought it but he's not democracy to me. what that thing is what to vote on how to vote it. and i think that votes just kind of democratic but it felt to me if you take it to the extreme it can be an arc east on friday there was some massive rally on plot this spiny which is also located on the heart of barcelona
we've seen thousands of people supporting they referendum mostly young people bringing flags of consul lani and also shouting slogans so as you can see as they date the referendum drollness and needier the splits within the castle and society is getting more and more avid and with people from old strike self society taking their views to the streets. thank you yeah yeah yeah. i think i. think you. could. well polling stations are defended by so.
called neighborhood watch is comprised of locals who support the vote and sometimes both the premises are no standing guard that even come under physical attack one boston a province municipality four people sustained injuries to the neck and chest after they were shot with a pellet gun activists were defending school probably sees meant to service voting stations in sunday's independence vote the identity of the assailant has not yet been revealed. another polling station at a secondary school was vandalized on friday night all station defenders was sleeping in the building at the time of the assault here's how one of the activists described the attack. be able at last night's what we were preparing for the votes a group of around twenty people turned up and tried to enter the polling station they started hanging signs writing graffiti on the walls and provoking us they were hitting things destroying things shouting slogans in favor of spain in favor of
spanish unity and against the. wall in the spanish capital people of voted in a mock referendum the question on their ballot paper was do you want catalonia to remain part of spain hundreds of people against catalan independence took part of the division in spanish society grows the country's european partners are not rushing to offer help. for the i mean this. really is a problem. for them so this is. probably why that is. what it. is you should cover either fear not to take sides for the referendum and they do pay their share not but as we see that to those measures taken but. the government goals are not acceptable imagine if they were produced and. brought over to scrub down the same things there would be a real. that's was kind of resolutions called the nation's everything and now we
cover this no i would like your appearing to be good for your bullshit you. peace. negotiator mission. while the spanish interior ministry now says that most of the polling stations which is a designated to host the referendum in shut down by authorities. law and order in the region is maintained by the cattle and regional police force that's known as the squadron this replaced the spanish police locally almost ten years ago and it's controlled by the cattle government and the cattle and forces have been tasked with preventing sunday's referent of are actually taking place however fears are being expressed in madrid that officers might not comply the spanish government has deployed national military forces the civil guard to the region to ensure the vote doesn't go ahead six thousand civil guards have been stationed at ports in the region ever arrived on cruise ships that were chartered by the spanish interior
ministry and they will stay in barcelona until october third earlier on saturday morning a convoy of police vans left the port area heading into the city while the spokesperson for catalonia police force as the wild orders will be followed doesn't necessarily mean anything will be prevented. in the bottom of interest of the one the main rules of police just to guarantee the internal security of our society in this respect and police do not support those either for or against the referendum or are the all catalans we have no choice but to a baby the decisions of the court and prosecutor's office when it's about control over crowds and public order we have to see what happens in each individual case if we can't prevent something it doesn't mean we don't follow orders but the probably we can't do anything about it i mean. the g. seven summit in the italian city of turin has received
a less than warm welcome after hundreds of angry protesters surrounded the venue. it was it was. clashes broke out between the police and the demonstrators who were voicing fury at the policies of the g. seven economies of a rest were reportedly made while ministers discuss prospects of a fourth. industrial revolution protests on the streets of turin show no signs of calming down was i was. was was was.
french president emanuel micro-loan has been hit by a fresh wave of criticism that's after cutting taxes for the wealthy and he's responded by saying that his latest tax reform is aimed at encouraging investment of promoting talent in the country but many people in paris they don't agree warning that the new leader is already becoming a president for the rich and that the reform will only worsen inequality in france on the show that david ski has more proud you know when you're not just rich but your filthy rage. he ought fast cars and resources and definitely signs the eve more than a pretty penny to spend right. well not so much in france where the tories of the rich and famous no longer eligible for tax and that's causing quite a stir if you think this is. i think this is unfair but justice no longer exists in france there isn't a justice system anymore this is the hunger for power of
a prince who wants to rule our country how he wants sound government is only for the rich and he doesn't care about the poor we don't have a middle class there are only poor people who work for the rich yes i am outraged and we the young people should protest against this much switching how france. taxes wealth is government claims that it wants to you have the extremely wealthy including tens of thousands of millionaires who fled the country because of the country's old tax system and even though only a tiny fraction of french people pay the old tax money going to own m.p.'s admit they're going to face a hard time explaining this. how could i explain this to six year olds who own an old apartment that they will be taxed more than young trader's driving a ferrari so cool that the taxes raised under the old system of cancelled out by
the money that rolls lost by people trying to avoid it but many people particularly pension is say they'll be harder hit under the new system and they do you realize they claim that much of course government is only for the rich and the super rich charlotte didn't skate ot see paris. micron's economic reforms or spark numerous protests across france demonstrations have seen retired workers on the streets angry with taxes on pensions while student protesters dubbed the anti youth inspired clashes with police the french left wing party member told those that if nothing changes in policy his popularity will sink further. attracting rich people to invest in france is always a similar government but mr mccrone forgot that france is one of the. best countries already the best country for. foreign investment based on my form was
elected with with the media to cool the west presented by many medias like a new president young it would change things and it was a light because what he's proposing is this same old politics that this is only been the first beneficiary for the rich are seeing the impact will be that less and less people. believe me and that these popularity will go down and russia's antiterrorism campaign in syria a's exactly two years old today after the break we'll take a look at what if anything has been achieved. there are some nazis in the fifty it's not the mass of the a fifty voters but you know to say that our culture of atonement. oh
remembrance of nuns nazi crimes is wrong that's too much it's the attitude of some people in the. fifty's which by the way is no in the process of tearing in sales are. what politicians do. they put themselves on the line they get accepted or rejected . so when you want to be president. or some want to. have to go on to be press disliked them before three of them or can't be good. i'm interested always in the water. well. syrian militants have suffered the most serious losses in the last few months
according to russia's defense ministry over two thousand islamic state an al qaeda extremists including sixteen eisel field commanders were killed in just eleven days according to the ministry russian air strikes also injured almost three thousand militants among those dead four hundred citizens from former soviet states people who were joined up with the terrorists the ministry confirm that with the help of russian airstrikes the syrian army will soon drive arsal from the eastern part of dairies or. these are the latest pictures that we have filmed on the ground syrian government troops are continuing their advance against arsenal and they're also currently clearing terrorist strongholds on the main road from power mirah which is the key supply route to dare is or. exactly marks two years since russia launched its air campaign against the terrorists in syria the decision was
followed by a diplomatic dispute with washington the campaigns also seen significant a rapid victories on the ground. conveyor . or earth. ok check out this map now which shows just how much territory arsenal has lost in serious in the act campaign began most of the terror groups strongholds have full and to president assad's army and according to the russian defense ministry eighty seven percent of syria is now free of islamic state auntie correspondence well they've been covering the russian campaign right from the very beginning.
this is the ad based in love hockey from which russian jets launching this against islam ix they tug it's here in syria. whether it's. time the pilots are ready to go it's a moment's notice. it's quite incredible to be standing here in the pulse of the desert and since fifty of . people around the world feed would be reduced to dust in this amphitheater laid
down by the romans almost two thousand years ago that isis staged one of its sickest massacres the russian military considers that the crowding jewel of the operation here in syria. won't come to the government side of aleppo these sees what you see on your way here where just a few hundred meters away from the frontlines. we're in the palace. and the rebels are pushing into aleppo. again. rescuers are now digging through the
rubble looking for the body of a thirteen year old girl. and i would. you. were as a syrian artillery position overlooking the industrial quarter of there is order the battle is said to be fierce isis fired back as we filmed shells began falling all around. we ran but the syrian batteries kept firing. live in did as
order is still far from normal but at least they will be starving to death and the more. right. we'd kill a giant monsanto's been kicked out of the european parliament this lobbyist were bound to have to refusing to attend the hearing and this was about where the secret studies into the safety of monsanto products were flawed or exaggerated for commercial ends well mike is also slow on the secrecy surrounding the studies how can we be sure of developed conclusions about the safety or otherwise of life plus eight when there is lack of transparency when it is publicly revealed by the latest us court case says that the scientific data provided by the company experts was forced to fight the glyphosate the m.e.p. just mentioned there is used by months. and some of it's weed killers so that it
can cause serious eye damage and is toxic to animals and people will hopeful denies the claims it can also cause cancer we're going to consumers association says the monsanto is happy to sweep all that under the carpet if it means bigger profits stakes for monsanto are extremely high they have an eight billion dollar industry that they're trying to protect in the united states there are hundreds of people who have gotten cancer from exposure to monsanto's roundup herbicide who are currently suing the company we have a paper trail that goes back to the one nine hundred eighty s. that shows that monsanto knew that round up causes cancer and they have been able to successfully suppress this evidence and it was only until two thousand and fifteen when the world health organization determined that monsanto is roundup as a probable human carcinogen they've been trying to cover their tracks and convince
regulators that things should proceed business as usual in the united states and in the european union they spend hundreds of thousands of dollars euros every year to suppress the evidence that their products are dangerous and to improperly influence regulators and decision makers in parliament or in the congress if it means billions of dollars in sales to monsanto i think they probably would be better off continuing to hide the evidence even if it means being banned from lobbying. the u.s. and russia have agreed to work together on a new project to build a space station that will orbit the moon the station will serve as a launch pad for further space exploration including manned missions to mars we spoke to former commander leave. things the joint projects such as this help nations to improve the relations on earth. this deep space gateway is one of the
key components of the new architecture that is more moon centric now and it's basically a node a very small and human tended kind of a space station that will enable us to both explore the moon and also service a departure point to go farther into the universe including possibly or hopefully one day to mars we want to go to mars in my opinion i think it makes a lot of sense to go back to the moon first because we want to make sure that everything we send in to mars before we send the crew there is going to work so we want to make sure habitats work the power sources power generators the the rovers spacesuits we want to train crews there the moon is only three days away so if something goes wrong you can get your crew back pretty quickly when the d.s.t. does gives you a lot of flexibility for exploration and i would fully expect all of the partners currently working on the i s s and hopefully new ones as well when we cooperate together in a big simple program like that like a space program that trickles down into other parts of the relationship and that can only be positive and there it is your other today show me for the latest news
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in aspen colorado oh. well. this is a fantastic show today a great opportunity because an american scoundrel one of the world's most wanted men a known financial parasite a man to commit untold number of financial crimes and misdemeanors who stolen from the pockets of american in the world citizens for years someone who we all have great antipathy for who i have compared to a parasite escaping the anus of a diseased. giant of st. louis. you know i don't want to disparage any individual person i think any anus will do in this instance. with any anus it doesn't have to be specific to any one person and there's this parasite jamie diamond.
so mad. max we are still up here at the aspen institute and we are beyond talking about jamie diamond our moving on to the consequences of jamie dimon and the world in which these sort of parasites and habits and create now this is from the bank of international settlements which is the central bankers central bank muted inflation a trillion dollar puzzle says b.a.'s the conundrum of stubbornly low inflation despite a pickup in global growth and continued monetary. stimulus is a trillion dollar question the umbrella body for the world's leading central bank said on sunday the bank of international settlement said and its quarterly report that keep borrowing rates in the rare simultaneously expansion of advance and developing economies are driving financial markets higher with signs of exuberance
starting to emerge but they can't figure out why despite all the new debt the inflation is not happening what is the primary mandate for central banks around the world is to have an opinion about inflation janet yellen echoed these sentiments in her testimony what else jonah can explain what's happening is inflation she said no i don't know because i'm a. i have no idea what's going on with inflation i mean i could tell me i sit around. all day long i got to play the cosmos but i've never actually had a real job i don't know the price of stuff actually because i get paid to shut them up so that these banks you wrote that they gave themselves huge bonuses at the expense of everyone and everyone outside of the building because i don't think a financial terrorist. right. right. to do.