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The new MintPress podcast hosted by British-Iraqi hip hop artist Lowkey -- The Watchdog, closely examines organizations in the public interest including intelligence, lobby, and special interest groups influencing policies and that target dissent. The Watchdog goes against the grain by casting a light on stories largely ignored by the mainstream, corporate media. Listen to the latest Lowkey music on iTunes (https://music.apple.com/us/artist/lowkey/157616301) and Spotify (https://open.spotify ...
 
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Go behind the story with some of the country’s best journalists on this radio program produced by Investigative Reporters and Editors, a nonprofit journalism organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative reporting. Sit in on conversations with award-winning reporters, editors and producers to hear how they broke some of the biggest stories of the year.
 
“Journalism/Works” is an ongoing program of the Newseum Institute that focuses on journalism that matters — news reports in print, broadcast and online that produce change, provide insight and that fulfill the “watchdog on government” mission envisioned for a free press in the First Amendment.
 
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He’s the President, yet we’re still trying to answer basic questions about how his business works: What deals are happening, who they’re happening with, and if the President and his family are keeping their promise to separate the Trump Organization from the Trump White House. “Trump, Inc.” is a joint reporting project from WNYC Studios and ProPublica that digs deep into these questions. We’ll be layout out what we know, what we don’t and how you can help us fill in the gaps. WNYC Studios is ...
 
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World Health Organization (WHO) spokesperson Christian Lindmeier announced on Friday that the agency has “not seen reports of Omicron-related deaths yet,” as he laid out its verdict on the response to the new strain. Speaking at a UN briefing, Lindmeier provided an update on the spread of the new Covid-19 strain, after it was listed as a “variant o…
 
A German man on trial over his alleged stint as a Nazi death camp guard has told a court he never wore an SS uniform but worked at a farm all through WWII. Germany’s prosecutor’s office believes Josef S. served as a watchman at the infamous Sachsenhausen concentration camp between 1941 and 1945. He spoke on Thursday through his lawyer, pleading not…
 
The Chinese embassy in London has hit back at the head of Britain’s secret intelligence service, accusing Richard Moore of “peddling fake news” after the MI6 boss claimed China targets poor countries with “debt” and “data” traps. In a statement on Tuesday, the Chinese Embassy in the UK dismissed allegations levied against Beijing that China activel…
 
The Israeli government said it won’t seek to extend the controversial surveillance program in which its security agency, Shin Bet, tracked people infected with the Omicron Covid-19 variant through their phones. “It has been decided not to continue using it [surveillance] at this time,” Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Health Minister Nitzan Horow…
 
Paris has rejected the idea of a joint British-French patrol in the Channel to fight illegal migration, with the country’s PM Jean Castex stating that keeping UK military away from its borders was a matter of “sovereignty.” The formal rejection was pronounced in a letter, sent by Castex to his UK counterpart Boris Johnson. Excerpts from the letter …
 
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Following World AIDS Day Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA, chair of global health and university professor of epidemiology and medicine and director of I-CAP, a global health center, at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, draws connections between work tracing and treating HIV and research on coronavirus, including the omicron variant…
 
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, the Mississippi law that bans abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, the lead litigator in the case, joins to unpack positions and statements from Supreme Court justices as we hear …
 
Alexander Schallenberg has announced he is resigning as chancellor of Austria, just two months after taking office. He said he would remain in the post until his party agrees a new leader in the wake of Sebastian Kurz’s departure. Just hours earlier, Schallenberg’s predecessor and People's Party leader Kurz said he was leaving politics and would of…
 
A UK government minister has blamed the “pantomime season” and upcoming French election for “unhelpful” remarks allegedly made by President Emmanuel Macron about the British prime minister. According to the weekly satirical newspaper Le Canard Enchaîné, President Macron recently called Boris Johnson “a clown” and a “proud knucklehead”. “I think we …
 
A meeting between US and Ukrainian diplomats was thrown into darkness as the US secretary of state began to speak. A similar incident took place later as Russian and Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe reps spoke. A meeting room hosting American and Ukrainian diplomats was suddenly plunged into darkness on Wednesday as US Secretary …
 
The Omicron coronavirus variant is expected to overtake the currently-dominant Delta strain and cause over half of all Covid-19 cases in the bloc within the “next few months,” an EU health agency has said. An early risk assessment of the Omicron ‘variant of concern’ (VOC) was released by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)…
 
The new Covid variant has sparked panic since it was first detected in South Africa. Countries reimposed travel restrictions in an attempt to limit the spread – despite this, the strain has begun to conquer the globe. United States Wednesday saw the US report the country’s first confirmed case of the Omicron variant in California, after a traveler,…
 
Germany’s caretaker government will impose harsh curbs on unvaccinated citizens in an attempt to rein in soaring Covid-19 infections and ease substantial pressure on hospitals as fears grow about the Omicron variant. On Thursday, Germany’s regional premiers agreed with outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel to introduce harsh restrictions on those unvac…
 
The leader of Iran’s Quds Force, specializing in operations abroad, has demanded that the US remove itself from the region and vowed to humiliate the world’s most powerful military should it make a wrong move against Tehran. Speaking on Thursday, Brigadier General Esmail Qaani, of the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and commander of the Qud…
 
A new study has contradicted the UN World Food Programme’s (WFP) claim that Madagascar is experiencing the “world’s first climate-induced famine,” finding poverty and reliance on annual rains are driving the nation’s food crisis. Earlier in November, the WFP claimed that extreme weather events, escalating in recent years, have resulted in five year…
 
The UN has decided not to recognize, for now, the envoys put forward by Taliban militants in Afghanistan and the military junta in Myanmar. Both governments argued that their current ambassadors don’t represent them. The nine-nation Credentials Committee of the UN General Assembly, which is responsible for approving the diplomatic representation of…
 
A British-American team of scientists claims to have found the “trigger” behind clot formation in certain patients immunized with the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. The researchers discovered that the protein implicated in thrombosis “is capable of forming stable complexes with clinically relevant adenoviruses.” The immune system can confuse blood p…
 
Gunmen aboard an improvised armored truck and several other vehicles have broken into a prison in Central Mexico, freeing nine inmates. The criminals also reportedly set off car bombs in the process. The attack on the penitentiary facility in the city of Tula began in the early hours of Wednesday. The Hidalgo State’s interior secretary, Simon Varga…
 
Japan’s ambassador to Beijing was summoned by China to an emergency meeting after former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Japan would not stand by if China took measures to reclaim Taiwan. The ambassador was summoned by China’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday, and Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Hua Chunying protested that Abe’s warning had…
 
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said his country is being penalized for detecting the latest Covid-19 “variant of concern,” dubbed Omicron, urging other nations to lift travel bans imposed amid alarm over the new strain. “Excellent science should be applauded and not punished,” the president said during a state visit to Nigeria on Wednesday…
 
Former Argentine president Mauricio Macri has been charged with illegal spying in a case related to his government’s surveillance of grief-stricken families of a missing submarine’s crew. Federal Judge Martíni Bava supported the indictment on Wednesday, saying that Macri was responsible for an online surveillance campaign on the relatives of the Sa…
 
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Successful vaccine rollouts have failed to stop Covid transmission, with new data showing the prevalence of the virus increasing in fully jabbed individuals, according to a medical study in The Lancet. Examining new infections in Germany, researchers found that the rate of cases among fully vaccinated individuals aged 60 and older has risen from 16…
 
Chinese scientists claim to have isolated an antibody which can effectively neutralize all strains of Covid-19, referencing both lab experiments and those performed on a living organism. In a study published on Tuesday, Chinese scientists from a variety of institutions, including Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou and Zhejiang University in Hangzh…
 
The European Union should take measures against the UK in case the dialogue on fishing rights between Paris and London brings “no fruits” by the December 10 deadline, French minister Clement Beaune said. Admitting that “there are tensions and difficulties, and it is normal,” Secretary of State for European Affairs Clement Beaune said that French fi…
 
Israel was behind the nationwide cyberattack on Iran's fuel system which crippled the country's gas stations last month, according to a report citing US officials. It marked an escalation of the conflict between the two nations. Iran’s fuel distribution network ground to a halt on October 26 after a cyberattack targeted the system used by motorists…
 
America’s Asia security head has admitted that the AUKUS pact, which includes the sale of nuclear-powered submarines to Australia, was created to counter China in the Indo-Pacific. Speaking on Wednesday, Kurt Campbell, the US coordinator for Indo-Pacific affairs on the National Security Council, told an audience at the Lowy Institute, a Sydney-base…
 
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has urged countries within the European Union to “think about” mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations for citizens, as the bloc prepares a “common approach” against the pandemic. Speaking at a news conference, the European Commission chief suggested that member states should move towards compulsory vaccin…
 
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned China that the invasion of Taiwan would be “economic suicide,” noting that Japan and the US would not stand by and let it happen. Speaking on Wednesday at a forum organized by Taiwanese think tank the Institute for National Policy Research, Abe said that an armed invasion of Taiwan would spell da…
 
A German coffeehouse chain landed in hot water after it offered free beverages to unvaccinated patrons at its Berlin shops. The stunt was in response to stricter lockdown measures that came into force last weekend. The ‘2G-plus’ rules came into force in the German capital last Saturday, restricting access to most public venues to people vaccinated …
 
Donald Trump claimed Meghan Markle is “disrespectful” to the British royal family, and reportedly accused her of “horribly” using her husband Prince Harry in an interview with ex-UKIP leader Nigel Farage. During the conversation in Florida, Trump told the Brexiteer that he had not been a “fan” of Markle since “day one.” A selection of the former US…
 
Descendants of Aldo Gucci have released a scathing statement condemning Ridley Scott’s new film, ‘House of Gucci’, for a “painful” portrayal that is an “insult to the legacy” of the fashion brand’s former chairman. ‘House of Gucci’, released earlier this month, tells the story of the Italian fashion empire and Milan socialite Patrizia Reggiani’s ma…
 
Australian police have arrested three people who escaped a Covid-19 quarantine compound near Darwin in the Northern Territory. They had all tested negative the day before they broke out. On Wednesday, police alleged that three people had scaled the perimeter fence of the compound in order to break out of the facility situated near Darwin in the Nor…
 
Xiomara Castro, the wife of ousted former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, was pronounced the winner of Honduras’ presidential election on Tuesday after rival Nasry Asfura conceded defeat. Asfura conceded the election after 52% of the counted votes showed Castro had a clear majority of 53% over Asfura’s 34% and he publicly congratulated her victor…
 
France has sent police reinforcements to overseas territory Martinique, after riots broke out in response to a mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy for healthcare workers. Around 70 armed French police officers, known in France as gendarmes, arrived in Martinique on Tuesday to tackle the violent protests, which were marred by arson, looting, and vanda…
 
A major hospital near the Portuguese capital will implement a two-week closure of multiple children’s wards after a doctor there tested positive for the Covid-19 Omicron variant, with dozens now in quarantine amid a new outbreak. The Garcia de Orta hospital in Almada, located some 12 kilometers (7 miles) south of Lisbon, said it would temporarily s…
 
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The omicron variant continues to force policymakers around the world to adjust travel rules and public health guidance as sequencing data continues to solidify. Leana Wen, emergency physician, professor at George Washington University, contributing columnist for The Washington Post, CNN medical analyst, and former Baltimore Health Commissioner and …
 
The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) is celebrating as, with almost all votes counted, they appear to have won 20 out of the country’s 23 states in Sunday’s regional “mega elections.” More than 70,000 candidates stood for one of 3,082 public positions, including local mayorships, councillors, regional legislators and state governors -- th…
 
After Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted earlier this month, another self-defense case in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is drawing renewed attention from advocates. Kami Chavis, director of the criminal justice program at Wake Forest Law, and Jessica Contrera, reporter for The Washington Post, talk about the case of Chrystul Kizer, who faces homicide charges for…
 
Incoming German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has suggested MPs could soon vote on a compulsory vaccination program as part of a big push against Covid-19. Neighboring Austria adopted similar legislation earlier in November. It is important for Germany to introduce “general compulsory vaccination,” Scholz told a meeting between the federal government offi…
 
The US has formally removed the Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) from its list of foreign terrorist organizations, just after the fifth anniversary of the peace deal between the rebel group and the Colombian government. In a statement, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken confirmed that “The Department of State is revoking the designations o…
 
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