Politics

12:30am

Fri December 21, 2012
Politics

Friday Media Roundtable: "The world's most dangerous beat"

Men walk on a road amid wreckage, after three blasts ripped through Aleppo’s main Saadallah al-Jabari Square
REUTERS/SANA

1:23pm

Sat December 15, 2012
Politics

Cannabis News Roundup: December 15, 2012

Cannabis leaf

(Raw Story) // US Senator Patrick Leahy wants to know “What assurance can and will the administration give to state officials involved in licensing of marijuana retailers,” protecting them from federal intervention. This question is from a letter sent by Senator Leahy earlier this month to the Office of National Drug Control Policy. One assurance would be to amend the law to allow possession, where permitted.

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10:07am

Fri December 14, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

Independent Journalist El-Housseini abu-Deif died at a hospital in Cairo after a week-long coma from being shot in the head during clashes.

Friday media roundtable

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about coverage of Army Private Bradley Manning’s whistleblower case.  We’ll also discuss a McClatchy investigation into the federal government's growing use of polygraph screenings and the political crisis in Egypt. We’ll be joined by McClatchy’s Marisa Taylor, Firedoglake’s Kevin Gosztola and Aljazeera’s Sherine Tadros. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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6:00pm

Wed December 12, 2012
Politics

Seeing past the nudity at San Francisco City Hall

John DiDonna speaks during the Public Comment section of the City Supervisor Meeting
SF Gov TV

San Francisco has long been known as a city where you can let it all hang out. Nudists from all over the world flock here to participate in events like the Folsom Street Fair, but the city seems to have had enough of the buff. Last week, city supervisors voted to ban public nudity as of February 1. 

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11:07pm

Tue December 11, 2012

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