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The Insane New Female-Mutilation Numbers

The U.K. alone is now treating 300 women and girls each month for the aftereffects of the brutal, unnecessary surgery. We need Obama to follow through on his promise to eradicate it.

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This Will Be the Best Ebola Czar Yet

Several experts are already leading the fight, but the virus has spread to two nurses, so why not try a political insider? Why ‘response coordinator’ Ron Klain may not be what we need.

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Top Senate Dem Wants Syria No-Fly Zone

Carl Levin, head of the Senate Armed Services Committee, now says the U.S. needs to create a buffer zone in Syria for the rebels, using Turkish troops and American airpower.

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Celtic Connections to honour pioneer

Next year’s Celtic Connections will honour the work of pioneering musician Martyn Bennett on its opening night, organisers confirm.

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How Dems Can Throw Obama Under the Bus

Let’s be blunt: Democratic Senate candidates in red states—like Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky—need to say ‘Barack who?’ But doing so can look craven, or it can be crafty.

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NHS ruling on new breast cancer drug

Women in Scotland with a particular type of terminal breast cancer find out whether they will get a pioneering treatment through the NHS.

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The Secret NATO-Turkey War Game for ISIS

The Turkish air force practiced with the U.K. and others last summer to show they could fight side by side—just like what’s needed now against the terrorists.

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Yes, You Can Criticize Muslims

Team Affleck needs to acknowledge that some criticisms are valid. Team Maher needs to stop stereotyping. And both teams: cool it down.

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Tornado-ravaged home teeters on brink

The owner of a house that was struck by a tornado will find out later whether it will need to be demolished.

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Is This Twitter’s Ray Rice Moment?

When NFL player Ray Rice beats his wife, the media is outraged and demands action. When a Twitter engineer beats her wife, the media shrugs.

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Boehner Risks Social Conservative Wrath

The speaker isn’t going to California because he wants to make Carl DeMaio the first openly gay Republican elected to Congress. Boehner needs a functioning majority—and to keep his job.

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Russian Tycoon: Putin’s Downfall Coming

The man who spent 10 years in prison for crossing Putin says the Russian regime will fall, one way or the other, and those who want a democracy to replace it need to get organized now.

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Economic Update: The Economics of Corporations

This episode covers the economics of migrants, choosing not to go to college, and corporate tax dodgers and their effects. We also discuss the economics of insurance and the basic economics of capitalist corporations, and respond to listeners’ questions on the Rockefellers selling their fossil fuel holdings and the economics of “mutual” companies. Download the show To listen in live on Saturdays at noon, visit WBAI’s Live Stream Economic Update is in partnership with Truthout.org Your radio station needs Economic Update! If you are a radio station, check this out. If you want to hear Economic Update on your favorite local station, send them this. Visit Professor Wolff’s social movement project, democracyatwork.info. Permission to reprint Professor Wolff’s writing and videos is granted on an individual basis. Please contact profwolff@rdwolff.com to request permission. We reserve the right to refuse or rescind permission at any time.

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Secret Service: Give Us More Money!

Agency officials say that they need more taxpayer cash to do their job, but lawmakers from both parties say that’s nonsense.

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Lawsuits for Me, Not for Thee

North Carolina GOP Senate nominee Thom Tillis is a fan of extreme sports and tort reform. But at 17 he sued over a car accident that left him with a ‘35% permanent partial disability.’

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Sir Ian makes oil planning warning

Businessman Sir Ian Wood warns Aberdeen needs to plan now for the “difficult period” when the North Sea oil and gas industry “winds down”.

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Economic Update: How Capitalism Works

This episode covers why efforts against obesity fail, Cadillac’s move into New York, the Atlanta Symphony lockout, subprime auto credit and bank economics. We also discuss the economics of climate change, and respond to listeners’ questions on Jamestown in US history, current minimum wage struggles and the economics of insurance. Download the show To listen in live on Saturdays at noon, visit WBAI’s Live Stream Economic Update is in partnership with Truthout.org Your radio station needs Economic Update! If you are a radio station, check this out. If you want to hear Economic Update on your favorite local station, send them this. Visit Professor Wolff’s social movement project, democracyatwork.info. Permission to reprint Professor Wolff’s writing and videos is granted on an individual basis. Please contact profwolff@rdwolff.com to request permission. We reserve the right to refuse or rescind permission at any time.

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Pope Gets Serious In Church Sex Scandal

The pontiff just ousted a Paraguayan bishop no one had connected to the Church’s sex scandals. But it’s not clear why, and the Church still needs to do more.

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Why Drones Don’t Cut It in Syria

The U.S. has gotten used to relying on drones in its counterterror operations, but they won’t be enough against ISIS in Syria, where more conventional aircraft and firepower are needed.

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Here’s Why Drones Don’t Cut It in Syria

The U.S. has gotten used to relying on drones in its counterterror operations, but they won’t be enough against ISIS in Syria, where more conventional aircraft and firepower are needed.

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