Democracy Now! interviewed Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch, about a new report calling on the U.S. government to launch a broad criminal investigation into alleged crimes of torture.
Today's announcement that Goldman Sachs received a subpoena from the Manhattan district attorney has left many wondering whether any top executives will face criminal prosecution for the company's role in causing the financial meltdown of 2008.
In an in-depth interview, independent Upper Big Branch coal mine disaster investigator J. Davitt McAteer discussed his new report on Massey Energy's "systematic failure to comply with the law" on numerous levels.
This week Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels signed a law that will cut off about $2 million of the $3 million Planned Parenthood of Indiana receives annually in federal funds and make Indiana the first state to prohibit the use of Medicaid at Planned Parenthood.
There are lots of folks trying to push back against the president's domestic austerity plans, and lots of folks trying to push back against the endless war in Afghanistan. But only Jeff Sachs has packaged these two together.