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Powell Protest, Scheer Firing, Massey Debate


* Students Arrested at Powell Speech Protest Accuse Police of Racial
Profiling *

Police arrested eight people Friday night at the San Francisco Bay Area's De
Anza College while protesting against a visit by Colin Powell. Six of the
eight arrested were Muslims. Students are accusing police of using racial
profiling and excessive force while arresting activists during the


* LA Times Fires Longtime Progressive Columnist Robert Scheer *

The Los Angeles Times newspaper last week announced that it was firing
longtime columnist Robert Scheer. Scheer has been at the Times for 30 years
and was one of the most progressive voices at the paper. In recent years,
his columns took on the Bush Administration and its justifications for the
invasion of Iraq.


* Did Former Marine Jimmy Massey Lie About U.S. Military Atrocities in Iraq?
A Debate Between Massey and Embedded Reporter Ron Harris *

Did former U.S. Marine Jimmy Massey lie or exaggerate about killing
civilians in Iraq to the media? Ron Harris, a reporter embedded with
Massey's battalion says Massey's claims are not credible. We host a debate
with Massey and Harris.


* Headlines for November 14, 2005 *

- Democrats Move to Restore Habeas Corpus To Detainees
- Iraqi Woman Confesses on Jordanian TV to Bombing
- Bush: "Irresponsible" to Rewrite History About Iraq War
- Bush's Approval Rating Sinks to 36 Percent
- White House Tries To Alter Transcript of Press Briefings
- Report: CIA Interrogators Covered Up Death of Detainee
- Italy Seeks Extradition of 22 CIA Operatives
- Middle East Envoy Warns Gaza Turning Into "Giant Prison"
- Thousands of Students Say No To Recruiters in Boston


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* We look at the issue of torture. We talk to a former army interrogator who
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* Amy Goodman in New York, NY: Wed, Nov 16 *

Wal-Mart: The Face of 21st Century Capitalism?

Panel discussion moderated by Amy Goodman, featuring Nelson Lichtenstein,
Bethany Moreton, Dan Cantor and Liza Featherstone, followed by a screening
of the new Robert Greenwald film, ³Wal-Mart: the High Cost of Low Prices.²

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