Headlines for May 20, 2013; Coalition of Immokalee Workers Targets Wendy's in Fair Food Campaign to Improve Wages, Conditions; Geoengineering: Can We Save the Planet by Messing with Nature?; Seattle Teachers, Students Win Historic Victory Over Standardized Testing
Headlines for May 17, 2013; "Astoundingly Disturbing": Obama Administration Claims Power to Wage Endless War Across the Globe; Obama Worse Than Nixon? Pentagon Papers Attorney Decries AP Phone Probe, Julian Assange Persecution; Released from Prison, Climate Activist Tim DeChristopher on Civil Disobedience & Building Movements
Headlines for May 16, 2013; "The Other IRS Scandal": David Cay Johnston on Dark Money Political Groups Seeking Tax Exemption; AP Monitoring Raises Fears of Government Overreach: How Far Will Obama Go to Crack Down on Leaks?; Debate: What Caused Cooper Union's Fiscal Woes and Is Ending Free Tuition the Answer?
Headlines for May 15, 2013; Chris Hedges: Monitoring of AP Phones a "Terrifying" Step in State Assault on Press Freedom; Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchú Hails Genocide Conviction of Ex-Guatemalan Dictator Ríos Montt; Allan Nairn: After Ríos Montt Verdict, Time for U.S. to Account for Its Role in Guatemalan Genocide
Headlines for May 14, 2013; Jailed Civil Rights Attorney Lynne Stewart Seeks Compassionate Release over Worsening Cancer; Former Attorney General Ramsey Clark Decries Government's "Big Brother" Seizure of AP Phone Records; Dr. Paul Farmer on Rwanda's Health Leap, Haiti's Struggles & How Communities Can Repair the World
The IRS gave some conservative groups extra, improper scrutiny. Now there's a bipartisan request for the IRS to answer dozens of questions. Read the queries and demands for information from the top Democrat and top Republican on the Senate Finance Committee.
As the populations in big cities increase and more people choose to live alone, a new trend of living in very small spaces has emerged. But the tiny living movement is not without controversy as growth of these multi-unit buildings puts pressure on established neighborhoods.
As membership in private-sector labor unions has continued to nosedive, traditional labor groups have been forced to reevaluate — just as non-union worker groups have emerged. Guest host Jennifer Ludden talks to writer Josh Eidelson about what he calls 'alt-labor.'