Thursday, December 29, 2011

Greg Palast - Vulture's Picnic Lecture Pt. 1

Part 1: Wall Street is an address; Why we occupy

Greg Palast speaking at a KPFK book event for his latest book, VULTURES' PICNIC (

Recorded on 16 November 2011 in Los Angeles

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Mumia Off Death Row

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday abandoned their 30-year pursuit of the execution of convicted police killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, the former Black Panther whose claim that he was the victim of a racist legal system made him an international cause celebre.

Abu-Jamal, 58, will instead spend the rest of his life in prison. His writings and radio broadcasts from death row had put him at the center of an international debate over capital punishment.

Flanked by Officer Daniel Faulkner's widow, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced his decision two days short of the 30th anniversary of the white policeman's killing...
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