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The Cruelty of Nonlethal Weapons

Posted on Dec 9, 2011
AP / Charlie Riedel

A stingball grenade blows up near a target during a demonstration of nonlethal weapons.

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This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Newt Gingrich’s rise and Rod Blagojevich’s fall; why nonlethal weapons are being abused; Nomi Prins’ new novel; and millennial mishigas.

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Bill Boyarsky on the increasingly goofy world world of politics.


Alternet’s Rania Khalek tells Joshua Scheer that the ever more painful weapons of our militarized police were never supposed to be used against nonviolent protesters.


Morley Winograd and Michael D. Hais tell Kasia Anderson that Millennials are sympathetic to the Occupy movement, but they also demand practical solutions.


Nomi Prins went from a job at Goldman Sachs to a job exposing Wall Street abuses. She has a new novel called “Black Tuesday” based on the stock market crash of 1929.


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By EmileZ, December 9, 2011 at 4:40 am Link to this comment

Dedicated to you my dear darlings..

“7” by PRINCE!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnN2OQWQxkY

Such an honor… no gift could ever approximate it.

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