tv Cahier Africain Part Two Al Jazeera July 5, 2019 4:00am-5:01am +03
and up now we were talking to the red crescent that runs this place and they were telling us that 4 individuals were handed over by the 2 museum authorities on wednesday night that was less than 24 hours ago one of them is in hospital but we found out in the last few hours that one of them just passed away while we've been here and he was from the ivory coast but also one of the others is of man just laying there behind me and we spoke to him earlier he seemed visibly shaken and he's still getting over they want to vote of 86 people that were going from libya all the way to europe and only 4 turned up yesterday now there's only 3 remaining the rest died at sea and are missing and this is a story that we hear quite often one of the person we've been speaking to is mohammad he's from morocco and i'm just going to find out from him what his story is how much it is they were civilian. or. machine of the bottle or object or look we know. all of that. mohamed tells me that he was one of $75.00 people on
a boat that capsized and that happened in may it made headlines around the world at the time and he survived he actually wants to stay inside his ear but most of the other people on that boat actually died at sea and he wants to stay because he's here for economic opportunities he wants to work he's a barber he told me not everyone feels the same i spoke to a few people earlier they said that they feel like they're stuck in limbo here the country doesn't have an asylum system the n.h. they are says that they're trying to help to get some of those sent other countries including europe to safer countries now a few of them said that they work you'll notice that there's quite a few empty beds they work illegally they do the odd job here or there to earn a little bit of money and that money helps them buy food and very basic stuff that is not provided here at this camp when i spoke to the red cross and they said that there's a lack of funding but also the government at the moment is in political turmoil and the economy and unemployment is high and for that reason they said that they
haven't actually adopted the draft asylum law that was signed in 2014 so many people here are coming from libya and are still stuck here in dubai. also ahead for you on the program on the brink of collapse colombia's health care system struggles to cope with the huge influx of venezuelans needing medical help and the right to breathe clean air to carter is the most polluted city in southeast asia so that their citizens assailing the government. hello again welcome back to international weather forecast well in the coming days we could be seeing some very windy conditions here across much of northern and north eastern europe we do have a weather system that's coming in across scandinavia right now and with that we are going to see
a drop in temperatures for some cities as well as winds and also some rain here so we're going to talk about warsaw up here toward stockholm as well there's the area of low pressure you can see the circulation associated with it now just to the south you're going to be noticing a big difference in temperatures we do have a cold front that's a lingering ray here across parts of bella reuss as well as into germany and below that temperatures are warm we're talking vienna at about 30 degrees down here towards the south it is going to be quite warm as well rome at about $33.00 and madrid at $34.00 on friday now as we go towards saturday still quite warm out here towards the west actually temperatures will be on the way up you can see paris is going to be reaching about 31 degrees there with some rain down here toward zurich at about 32 and also still very nice across much of the southeast with athens seeing a sunny day at 33 degrees while the heat is on here across parts of northern africa as well tunis your friday high is going to be 38 now we have seen a couple days of very warm temperatures there in algiers a 30 degree day for you there over here towards cairo how about $37.00 degrees as
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welcome back or recap the top stories now iran has summoned the u.k.'s ambassador into iran over what it says is an illegal seizure of an oil tanker at. the u.n. now says a migrant detention center in libya was hit by 2 s. strikes and there are reports the guards shot set in mates as they tried to flee the bombing. and off the coast of tunisia 83 people are feared dead after a boat capsized in the mediterranean late on wednesday evening. people across the donna on the streets once again demanding a return to a civilian government it comes as talks are expected to resume for a 2nd day now between the opposition and a military genter collapsed a month ago of the security forces raided a sit in protest killing at least 100 people. as the latest. despite an internet blackout that curbed their ability to organize sudanese
protesters took to the streets in the capital khartoum and other cities to continue to demand an immediate handover of power to a civilian led government. the african union and ethiopia are mediating between the 2 sides protesters and opposition leaders want to 72 hour deadline for the negotiations which resumed on wednesday. and the negotiation has to start from the points that we cannot agree on and it is one main point the transitional council it is the point regarding the head of the council because both sides agreed to a civilian majority it was suggested $8.00 to $7.00 and it was then adjusted to $5.00 and $5.00 plus one and that would be 6 civilians and 5 military. 3 months after president omar al bashir was removed from office ending his nearly 30 year rule those calling for complete change in sudan say there is still a long way to go in khartoum students demanded the reinstatement of the internet
something the military gender has agreed to but not yet implemented they also call for the postponement of the academic year until the political situation is more stable. it was a similar scene in the town of sennaar in the south and this was the city of al kut a reef in the east. analysts say protesters won't stop until all their demands are met including holding military leaders to account for the killing of civilians during a crackdown last month. the mamba to be in a well. if only grand investigation into the killing. when you are through with. the more than 200 people. in europe so far the military john to has agreed to demands from the opposition to release prisoners but protesters are concerned that
military leaders may prolong the negotiations in order to take advantage of potential splits among opposition groups victoria gate and be al jazeera leaders of the ethiopian community in israel of agree to end the recent violent protests against police brutality demonstrations began in response to the killing of an 18 year old ethiopian israeli who was shot by an off duty police officer on sunday the officer said he was trying to break up a fight but witnesses said he started the altercation in days of protests now and violence with police across israel the officer has been arrested meanwhile the parents of the victim solomon teka says say that they want peaceful protests to continue. but i was and i want the demonstrations to keep going but not violently until they charge the policeman who shot him. violence should be solved with violence i only support there and nonviolence demonstrations it's because we are
all demonstrating how to stop the violence activist group code pink has set up a large inflatable baby trunk balloon on the national mall in washington d.c. ahead of the u.s. president's independence day speech code pink said it had secured a permit to bring the blimp depicting him in diapers as they say in the u.s. to a protest in the mall but it's not permitted to float it trump will make a speech about patriotism and has arranged for a show of military might critics say the event is politicizing an important holiday and wasting taxpayers' money a powerful earthquake has hit the u.s. state of california at least 6.4 magnitude quake struck near the city of ridgecrest almost 200 kilometers north of los angeles rescue workers have been responding to incidents including medical assistance and fires the earthquake was the largest in southern california since 1904 with tremors lasting as long as 20 seconds all spittles in colombia say they can't cope with the growing number of venezuelans
looking for medical attention migrants concentrate in border towns which are sometimes among the poorest in the country it's this is the case in macau and northern colombia from where b.s.e. now reports. oh my goodness less in this way less seeking treatment for leukemia in neighboring colombia he urgently needed to be admitted to an intensive care unit but spent a month waiting for a referral in this hospital in the poor border city of my co. he is receiving basic treatment and medicine but he needs specialized treatment that we can't get here and we don't have the money to pay to move him to another city. his colombian relatives fear he will die here and he's not the only one. they will mean for them at the moment 45 percent of the hospitalizations are venezuelan immigrants so it's you know the hospitals administrator says they're overwhelmed by un
documented been this wayland's feeling their crumbling health system primary care for venezuelans in my cow jumped from 632 cases in 2016 to more than 34000 in 2018 and could reach 60000 by the end of this year. and we are seeing an increasing number of patients with complicated and expensive bonuses aids kidney failure cancers that we can't care for it's a complex and dramatic situation. when the economic crisis started in venezuela back in 2015 most of the migrants that arrive here in my cow are young and healthy looking for basic medicine or vaccines but that is changing in the last couple of years and especially now in 2009 with the widespread blackouts in minutes well that have devastated the health service there almost as mall cluster of a there again these ations are trying to help as cases of measles tuberculosis and malaria or on
the rise. dr miguel queer you know is that a loss for words after 3 babies died here it would put it as you said i mean it's so bad sincerely there are too many factors against it. one day later the man suffering from leukemia also passed away his relatives held a traditional vigil he's the 2nd member of this indigenous family who left venezuela in the last couple of months only to die here. we all deserve to live we're all human beings regardless of where we come from. it's a sad and for many fleeing and them bearable crisis only to end up in a host country that is severely unprepared to absorb this influx of migrants and listen to them. a group of indonesians assuming their governments are not doing enough to tackle at pollution last year a study rancher carter is the most polluted city in southeast asia florence louis
has more now from the indonesian capital. jakarta ranked the most polluted city in southeast asia last year that's based on a study published in march by environmental group greenpeace and add visual and app that measures egg quality around the world. on thursday 31 indonesians took matters into their own hands in an attempt to compel the government to tackle air pollution . they filed a legal action against the president several cabinet ministers including the environment and health ministers at the governors of jakarta and to surrounding provinces get them because we shared our research with the government we told them this was the condition of our area but all they did was question our findings they asked what doctor are you using at what equipment do you use. one of the plaintiffs dito hari new girl who is a freelance video graphic at a keen cyclist. i use my bike when i go to most places in my lungs have to work
hard i'm not sure what the long term impact of very pollution is but i know i cover a lot more when i've been out on my bike the biggest contributor to add pollution is traffic the air quality index. jakarta reached unhealthy levels in 24 out of the last 30 days according to data from ad visual a city of jakarta 5 requires more than 60 senses to reach the age why there are only fixed here operated by the government i to say they also want to mauritius to apply more stringent standards when it comes to measuring at quality. a.q.i.m. readings are based on measurements of particulate matter of less than $2.00 micro me to say diameter or $2.00 the government has set the maximum daily level of that scale at $65.00 micrograms per cubic meter that's 2 and a half times more than the world health organization. is directed general of
pollution control with the environment ministry he says the ad quality is improving citing government data which showed there were 20 days of good quality so far this year compared to 34 for the whole of last year. by 2025 we aim to reduce the use of personal vehicles by 30 percent that should help reduce pollution and we're committed to making because use cleaner fuel but the 31 indonesians who are taking government officials to court say that's not enough they are calling for more research more transparency and more solutions to tackle pollution florence al-jazeera jakarta. a tornado has hit china's northeast province killing at least 6 people and injuring more than 190 others it's trying to see of you on tearing through an industrial park before moving south dozens of factories were destroyed in some residential areas heavily damaged or the 210 people have been rescued in
a further 1600 evacuated. cycling's biggest and most famous race the tour de france starts on saturday with its notorious mountain stages its renowned as one of the toughest events in sport when it comes to real high altitude cycling there's another race in the mountains of pakistan that tops the laws as david stokes reports. for the 2nd year running northern pakistan played host to one of the highest cycle races on earth the tour. over 4 grueling days competitors pedaled their way up the mountain roads to an extraordinary altitude of 16000 feet above sea level more than double the highest point of any tour de france in history the. many places. in the country that. are this. strict security and road closures were in place along the
280 kilometer route it started in gill get unfinished pyatt the pass on the pakistan china border hard work but the locals were out in force to cheer on the riders. very i've never been to this place when i came here i thought i won't make it but with people's love and encouragement i'm lucky that i reach the finish the region has been plagued by violence for centuries but races like this along with skiing events in the winter a part of a recent push to boost adventure tourism 11 pakistani teams took part in 2 international outfits from afghanistan and sri lanka. despite the fact that afghanistan is a war torn country where every day there is blood chewed through this cycle race we want to send a message across the globe we want peace in afghanistan we have love in sport not bombs amateurs are welcome to ride behind the main race if they pass a fitness test but it's the pros that organizers want to attract decent medical
facilities and certified cycling officials all part of a bid to draw in higher profile riders in the future. and i say it's a very organized event and we are proud that we are competing in pakistan 5 cyclists from true market took part in this race. the winner of the tour de france takes home more than half a $1000000.00. could europe's victor just 6000 but it 2 years old this race is still very much in its infancy and gathering pace all the time david stokes al-jazeera. to over take you to the top stories now iran has some of the u.k.'s ambassador in terrible what it calls the illegal seizure of an oil tanker now earlier in the day persons royal navy sees the iranian vessel off the coast of the u.k. is saying the ship was bringing oil to syria in breach of e.u.
sanctions the iranian foreign ministry has called the move destructive spain's foreign minister says the operation was carried out at a us request through an interest of a morse south korean do naturally we were aware of the operation police patrol boats were guarding the area but we're starting the circumstances in which it happened it was a demand by the united states to the united kingdom that we're looking into how to fix our sovereignty because it happened in what we understand the spanish waters new details of emerged about the attack on a migrant detention center in libya the u.n. is saying it was hit by 2 s. strikes and there are reports of guards shot at refugees and migrants who are trying to escape the bombing the ministry of justice in tripoli says 60 people are confirmed dead and choose day strikes with $77.00 injured the u.n. recognize government says waller $25.00 to us forces are to blame after rejects that allegation off the coast of tunisia $83.00 people are feared dead after
a boat capsized in the mediterranean late on wednesday evening 4 people were rescued but one later died in hospital. people across the daughter out on the streets once again demanding a return to a civilian government. it comes as talks are expected to resume for a 2nd day between the opposition and and then a tree gentle negotiations collapse a month ago after security forces raided a sit in protest killing at least $100.00 people the army seized power from longtime president tomorrow bashir almost 3 months ago after weeks of protests against his rule. and leaders of the ethiopian community in israel of agree to end the recent violent protests against police brutality demonstrations began in response to the killing of an 18 year old ethiopian israeli who was shot by an off duty police officer on sunday the officer said he was trying to break up a fight but witnesses said he started the ulta cation coming up next the stream
asks why so many u.s. college students are homeless see later. i am femi oke a and you're in the stream today why are so many u.s. college students homeless chat with students and advocates about what is being done to address the problem and of course we want to hear your thoughts tweet us at a.j. stream or leave your comments on our live you tube chat and you too could be in the stream. i
stopped in my car and. i stopped on purpose couch i was very. i just didn't know what to do i don't have anyone here. for many people college is the door to a better opportunity but that opportunity doesn't always come with a roof and 4 walls according to the u.s. department of education and 2017 there were an estimated 32000 homeless call these students in the united states so what is being done if anything to address the issue we're here in our studio to discuss this day she's a recent graduate of the university of maryland eastern shore sarah gold for a grab she's a professor of higher education policy at temple university and founder of the hopes and for college community and justice barbara duffield she is the executive director for schoolhouse connection a leading nonprofit working to eradicate student homelessness and joining via skype from chicago illinois cornell
a student at the paul university welcome everyone to the stream it's really good to have you i'm going to start on dom's instagram account i have checked ahead of time so i won't embarrass a i'm just going to scroll down here so we can have a look. smiley smiley beautiful locations very nice you would not know from your instagram account from your social platforms without looking a little bit closer than your student studying and you don't have a definite home to go home today. can you explain a little bit more for us. yeah and i think a big part of that for me is. understanding that the perception and i guess the dominant narrative around homelessness is is that homeless people are smart homeless people ready are dirty or not typical of of achieving. or contributing to society and i really you know now i'm being more vocal about my
experiences but i think for me there was always that underlying sense of shame and you know loneliness it can be kind of lonely so i didn't want anyone to look at me different and i want to show people by what i'm capable of achieving in the content of my character than more than just my experiences and more than just a homeless person i'm so much more than that. was set up a time when you had to just come out and say i don't have any right to stay tonight and you were studying. absolutely. i've dealt with homelessness my entire life. losing my parents at a young age my mother to addiction and my father to incarceration you know i say that i was sort of orphaned by the war on drugs. which is the story of of
many folks around the world it's the same story of black and brown youth in the south side of chicago it's. we're going to reconnect with dom he's frozen literally because he's in chicago illinois and it's very cold out. get back to you in just a moment exactly but picking up on that story i wanted to share this one from race a former member of the stream team and she writes in a close friend of mine lived in her car for some time in college she did great in school she was super outgoing and involved and so it was hard to notice that she was struggling she later told us after she found a place to live but they had the idea that someone could be struggling and still have a full social life in college and no one else know that they are struggling how does that. basically you have me. in the press the only thing that i had to look towards too and only then i can have my name is my degree earned it.
only will have that only a close member or friends know about it in a dry to help me the best way it's possible try picking up jobs and everything but when i got home. and went straight to promise place and they held a spot for me every time so i didn't really house hop from place to place but was resign and showed her and to graduate promised place tell us about that promise place is a new shelter and capitol heights maryland so basically it housed. 10 boys and 10 girls ages 14 to 25. so. help will school. in will in the try to get you on the right track but you have to work hard to get where you need to go home so this take you down. so how do you even know that a student who's going to class is turning up for school is actually talking with some way to live you know the only way that you know is ask them i mean that's the
truth and i think the reason that most people don't know about this problem is they're not asking the questions we ask students how they spend their time working and we ask if they're studying but we don't check on them to make sure they have a roof over their heads and you'd be surprised how many times a student who looks is kind of fronting like they have it together did you see did see dom's instagram see how they live in his press life on instagram he absolutely is and he's doing it as he said because there are consequences to him not doing that he will be perceived as not a serious student if he does not present that front but behind the scenes the struggle that's going on is undermining their academic performance over. yeah i was thinking you know d.j. what you said about keeping your eye on the prize i think a lot of people think that because a student a person is homeless education will be less important but in fact the truth is it makes it more important because it's the way out. i'm so glad that you're back with us your skype froze for
a minute but i wanted to give you this tweet we got from the us leon who says this is not surprising when we hear about public housing places with no hot water or heating especially in the u.s. 80000 people in chicago are sleeping on the streets this winter let's examine the causes behind homelessness in the u.s. students aren't any different from the rest and so just to give our audience an idea of what people in chicago are facing right now i wanted to show this headline from the chicago tribune dangerous deep freeze a weather alert running list of everything that's closed in the city of chicago which is facing record breaking low temperatures. talk to us about what it's like to be a student without a dedicated place to go in a place like that. in a place that is so cold and a place that and when i say call they don't just mean temperature i live in the city of chicago where there are always people around every corner and i think we're
so desensitized to that fact that we sort of just hop on over them and you know go on to our jobs but they're just like us and the reality is that a majority of americans can't afford a 500 dollar emergency so we're all close to 2 to homelessness and for me personally having slept in shelters and cars and parks my whole life. it's. it's too chilly there pun intended but it's you know it's scary and it's sad and sometimes you just have to do things to survive and you have to keep going you have to keep getting that degree because you know it's your only way out. and not everyone has the opportunity to go to school so we need to make education a right for all regardless of income station how you judge going getting you education and then also just making sure that you know you'll surviving because if
you don't have a regular place to stay or so that's huge issues as well just getting the next meal . when i come back home on the washington d.c. have a job at waking is that what's that head since high school basically when i come home from school and they held my position so i have a little bit of change to get food in the necessities need it so some situations kind of different but i kind of head of a little tiny bit of stability with money yeah so this is really important because the fact that you were able to have a job provided some help i think a lot of people assume that homeless college students are homeless because they're not working and are avid. since collected over years and years shows they are they are getting financial aid and they are working but the fact is that financial aid pace far less than it used to work pays far less than it used to and so it's
possible to be using all these forms of support and still not making ends meet i want to pick up on the idea of food because some college students are facing so much and food insecurity is a part of that so i want to show you this this is from the chronicle of higher education and this is frankie frankie is a student and he also represents 2 year and technical college students in minnesota and he talked to the stream about the issue he sees as the problem means for you to say in the reason that we are facing homelessness in food insecurity on our campus is because of the high cost of tuition often students have to make a choice whether they're going to classical greek where they're going to work to pay off their student loans and. students who should come in the classroom and right now are students are being graded on how well you can and. so there he talks about of course the high cost of tuition and barbara how do you
go about addressing the vat because that doesn't seem like it's changing anytime soon and there are there are macro issues and there are micro issues and one of the biggest challenges that we see is yes are the higher cost the financial aid doesn't pay for all of the cost the cost of attendance etc but also for students who are experiencing homelessness particularly under aged 24. but just getting financial aid is a challenge so we see over and over and over again calls from youth who can't document their homelessness who are being told to go stay in a shelter if one exists to find evidence of a primal death certificate or some other documentation of their homelessness in order to get financial aid so that's one major challenges is just even to be able to get what you have what you are entitled to by your by virtue of your income if you are experiencing homelessness and you don't have a parent and you're under age 24 that's a hurdle right there i guess what i'm finding really interesting is how many
students and then colleges are working out we need to do something i want to show you something which is the brewing shelton this is in california and you can see what some students and i call each state to get together and help their students who don't know have you don't have any way to live have a look. she your pastor here all of the church in santa monica california we are the proud host of the rand paul in show. we're going to ruin shelter because we became very aware of a dire need at u.c.l.a. we found that there were a number of still sleeping in odd places on earth shelter is a place where it seems like people who are just like me who are just trying to get an education you can't really do that safely that kind of living in fear for their own seat on top of having to the school. say i'm just beginning to wonder if more and more realizing how many of the students don't know where they're going to sleep
i think that there is a growing awareness of colleges and that's partly because there's been more data generated to help them understand it but i do want to point out that the bruins shelter was not created by u.c.l.a. the bruins shelter was created by a student and the student activists and they did it with their own money i mean the student who created that did it by not using money his parents were giving him and putting it aside for other people these are charitable solutions the student generated in the powerful but they are not systemic solutions to the problem that we're facing right i mean we didn't see u.c.l.a. decide to create more affordable housing for their students we didn't see them increase and create a new scholarship program to cover students housing right we didn't see changes at the state policy level to make it so there were incentives for developers to create affordable housing for low income students what we saw were students taking care of each other which is great but with the numbers that we're looking at it's
a band-aid. so i wanted to share one story n. a few solutions that he tweeted us this is from jose rivera perez who says i came from puerto rico to pursue education at brooklyn college my 1st year i was homeless for a few months i had no place to live and i often had no money to eat one entire week i was outside living in the street until someone of allowed me to stay in his apartment i was grateful because at least i was able to find a place to sleep for 2 years on the floor because this person had no space in his apartment and he goes on to say though as a recommendation for what should happen in future a way that colleges can start is by their staff being empathetic with individuals having hardship often i shared my experience with my professors and staff but received no empathy for my circumstance there's been a can you talk to us about the struggle in the hurdle of making sure the people on campus hear you hear your struggle and then do something about it. so basically i reached out. my pride to kind of get to me it got to me maybe like the 1st year
but then after a while while 8. i found out that can go to school for free to wish a waiver so i had to reach out to the school had mentors there help me get a waiver for the house so the money for the 2. got that back and i was hoping me get food and everything it won't change in that year what was it about the 1st year to the 2nd year that you said i'm actually going to go reach out for help. then i want to show going anymore i just wanted to try to help other people to know that there's more people and i know some people to that went to the same stuff but we all came together kind of in everything we needed from food we needed laundry detergent is one of those. money for laundry we hope that they can i'm going to show you
a graduation picture right here the world is going to see it right now when you look at that picture. right there you go what do you say i was. through for years debt free he. did not get. so proud of the herd. it was the me are remarkable i was actually pregnant with my daughter in a picture so the. really see. my capping are going to show everybody you can any day now happen to you determine your fate you do it at the expert help if you need it to help you survive dhamma going to go back to instagram account i love this picture here of you with. bernie sanders here u.s. senator and coupling that some time ago. currently in that picture we
have a tweet way he's talking about why if we can put 700000000000 a year into the military why can't we i the lowest student debt or make public colleges and universities and free if that actually happened would we not hear stories like yours and like deja nays and many other thousands of students who are struggling just to stay in school because they don't have somewhere to stay and they don't have enough food to eat but that will that be a game changer. oh i asked absolutely and that was a huge reason why i supported bernie sanders and why now i support alexandra. critelli and the shoes and plan to tax the wealthiest in our country to ensure that all people who want to have a higher education or to learn a trade have the right to do so and it's not just a privilege for
a wealthy few i think kids essential that we not only some spending so much in the military but also you know abolish student debt i mean we bailed out the banks in 2008 when they crashed our company with their greed and recklessness i think it's time for for students and young people to get a bailout so that they don't face a death sentence their entire lives. picking up on that i want to share this comment we just got on you tube someone writes in that it's not surprising that college students end up homeless because post-secondary programs price gouge them left and right it's difficult to maintain affordable housing in a living while then keeping up with that so one more experience there but barbara i want to go to you with a solution potentially this is jose who i read a little bit earlier he says colleges can build partnerships with social service agencies government human services businesses and community based organizations to connect students with various forms of services financial help and good paying jobs
you see that happening in places we definitely do we see some network starting you know there's a pipeline into college homelessness and that is high school homelessness many students experience homelessness and high school and there is a system indicate 12 system you've got a point person a liaison who's charged with connecting all the dots between communities that has not been yet translated fully to higher education so we do see states taking taking that idea of having a designated liaison or person at institutions of higher education and they they they then become the person to connect with community services to connect with housing connect connect with food and to connect with that pipeline to college homelessness which is everything that happened before. of you talking to travel know from the daily show people can go online and see talks about food insecurity and students and student homelessness is this issue i know you. all talking about it right now is this issue being talked about enough do people
know that students are struggling it's growing i mean i can absolutely tell you that the number of people who are in the high powered positions of leadership is absolutely growing the number of programs is growing too you know i want to highlight that the chicago housing authority has a remarkable partnership with the city colleges of chicago where they understand that the best way to support people who are current. living in public housing or using vouchers the best way to support them to really make them economically secure is to help them get through college and they're doing things for example like when a student is living in public housing and they're in the city colleges of chicago and they've lost their financial aid maybe because of their grades or because it's time doubt they're stepping up to pay their tuition i think that's remarkable and that's a game changer and we've seen programs like that coming out of los angeles and coming out of tacoma and so we are seeing some promising practices and i think we have a long way to go but you know to even see the faculty wake up i get e-mails every day from faculty who say we want to do better by students like these but we don't
know how and you have to tell us where the resources are you have to help us get trained and some of them by the way say you know i'm an adjunct and i live in my car too and so we have a big problem here right this is not going to be a one off if these wonderful students are struggling and the people who teach them are also not making a living wage the truth is that public higher education as an entire system is being starved of the resources it needs i would also say to you that you know we it's not as though the chicago tacoma albany. you know you see at long beach lots of institutions are doing something so what we're trying to do is to collect those best practices whether it's identifying students housing students community partnerships student parents and really collecting those best practices so that's one piece that we've tried to play is really so that institutions and communities don't have to reinvent the wheel they can see what others are doing that's great and we have an active conversation both barbarous organization and my organization
and others lead an active conversation online that hash tag real college where those organizations and leaders at whatever talk about the stuff that they're doing because they're actually kind of invisible too and the students come in and they say here's what i need and another program says i can do that and some entrepreneur jumps in and says i'm willing to find a solution what we do. i don't have yet to be honest though are the folks with the big money the really wealthy foundations the really powerful senators who control the committees they're not yet paying attention but i promise you they will soon they're even big money and i'll go to you with this but you mention big money and so it really begs the question that a lot of that big money is going in other directions but still on college campuses i want to give you an example of this art here you have our motivation sara from my humble vantage from the causes of this are rising tuition amid the warfare and stagnant levels of financial aid to name 3 a few and he goes on to explain what
a minute he warfare is it refers to newer dorms that have gyms cetera that have raise the costs of campus housing beyond market rates only a good deal in a few major urban markets and bad when forced to be housed on campus and other so this idea of beautiful looks serious dorms that have the state of the art equipment they have gems those are the things that some people feel they deserve on college campuses and here in the u.s. college is often seen as a privilege and not a right so there are obstacles here that you're up against how do you tackle those . i think it and everyone's kind of been talking about this since it's really human izing issue and having young people or people struggling in general parking about their experiences because the fact is this is a hidden crisis and college is at the end of the day our business and don't really want to highlight this because the fact is homeless students can't always pay their
their tuition so i think it's understanding the root causes of homelessness it's understanding that when health care is not a right in this country. and that mental illness you know attributes to homelessness so much what i think about here is chicago the cook county jail is that the largest mental health facility one of the largest in the country that is just unconscionable when i think about you know the how the prison industrial complex and mass incarceration attributes to the homelessness my father was incarcerated and you know that just led to me becoming homeless and alone and that's the case for so many people it's it's really understanding that the root causes and once we have a cultural shift and greater empathy in our society i think that we can finally. change in policy i do i want to give a shout out to to poor i've got them here all my laptop because that's one of the organizations to help you have somewhere safe to stay while you are studying many
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sanctions or brennan as our reports are tanker in the shadow of the rock with police boats in attendance the oil tanker grace want to see may be calm but the ship is at the center now of an international diplomatic storm spain has revealed that the united states had been monitoring the ship's journey and past that intelligence to the gibraltar government this actually rose from information giving the gibraltar government reasonable grounds to believe that the vessel the grace one was acting in breach of european union sanctions against syria in fact we have reason to believe that the grace one was carrying its shipments of crude oil to the bone yes refinery in syria. that refinery is the property of an entity that is subject to european union sanctions against syria the grace one is believed to have loaded with iranian oil off the coast of the gulf the ship made it this far as gibraltar a british overseas territory at the entrance of the mediterranean its final destination is claimed to be the burnie asked refinery in syria but under cover of
darkness a contingent of 30 royal marines under the direction of the role gibraltar police boarded the ship using a wildcat helicopter and rigid inflatables thrown into it eleanor's south korean did naturally we were aware of the operation police patrol plays with guarding the area but we are studying the circumstances in which it happened he was the man by the united states the nati kingdom we're looking into how it affects our sovereignty because it happened in what we understand a spanish waters the u.s. is applying what it calls maximum pressure on iran to try to force a renegotiation of the 2050 nuclear to european union those trying hard to support iran's economy against that u.s. pressure however this oil shipment was heading to syria which the e.u. definitely does have sanctions against iran being under pressure and the united states believes are and trying to use that or more of iraq of course the onion to try to find
a way that means to bypass it and explore their oid and the fact that they did not go through so as cut it all and went around from africa around the whole to the good hope south of africa and coming back it may be i'm just guessing it way to avoid being tracked iran has reacted angrily to the seizure summoning the british ambassador to the foreign ministry in tehran and stuck in the middle of all of this is the grace want paul brennan al-jazeera. new details emerged about the attack on a migrant detention center in libya the u.n. is saying it was hit by 2 s. strikes and there are reports of god's shot at refugees and migrants who are trying to escape the bombing ministry of justice in tripoli says 60 people are confirmed dead in tuesday strikes with 77 injured the u.n. recognize governments as the forces are to blame but have to reject the allegation . off the coast of tunisia 83 people are feared dead after
a boat capsized in the mediterranean late on wednesday the boat was making the perilous crossing from north africa to southern europe 4 people were rescued but one later died in hospital people across through don are out on the streets once again demanding a return to a civilian government. now it comes as talks are expected to resume for a 2nd day between your position the military chinta negotiations collapsed a month ago after security forces raided a sit in protest killing at least $100.00 people protesters also demanding accountability for those deaths the army seize power for a long time president a model bashir almost 3 months ago after weeks of protest against his rule and lucy rebels in yemen is saying they have carried out drone attacks on jews on an airport in saudi arabia the rebel group claims all flights have been halted there has been no immediate confirmation from the kingdom oh up to date
the wind in music stands nice so that by the way you can put it on the audience wanted to enter. i'm organizing a big event the biggest theater in this part of europe and we are marking the 4th anniversary of julian assange as political as i don't know like what was happening at the same day today in berlin brussels belgrade paris naples madrid said imo these are older all the all the venues all our people think this case is not just about julian assange it's about transparency it's about democracy in europe. are you nervous about speaking on stage how does this fit in with your normal life this is normal life. day to me. but don't philosophize just sit in the room and write for some of them tell me what
you do sometimes they write books but also but they also do this with both refugee and if you think you're a new kind of some of the city i don't have time to think about myself. and also stressed the struggles believe me a speaker i'm going to fuck is this people. where do we get the how from this side begin to. thank you so as you know we are going to listen and to have a conversation with you major intellectual. way here. so please welcome them both on state about 10 years very hard to thank
what they learnt from julian a sandwich is that you have to be consistent maybe sometimes you have these temptation to feeling that you are not important that the powers are spiraling at last and laughing when we occupy our spare that they are laughing when we are in a public space but hello we have 2000 people here tonight it is at the same time hundreds of thousands watching the life stream and i think that they kind of just sitting there all men write books even if you want to write about the refugee crisis you cannot do it if you didn't speak to a refugee for instance or if you are writing about the crisis of europe or solutions for europe i think you cannot do it if you don't speak with the people and i think we don't have time only to sit in the warm and write about it to be nice to work because this continent is collapsing thank you thank you thank. you.
the financial crash of 2008 started in america's housing market but devastated europe as it lurched from sovereign debt cries is to it cannot make stagnation. unemployment of 25 percent in some countries led to social unrest and the continent suffered the worst terrorist attacks in years. and that was before over 1000000 refugees decided to walk the balkan route into europe. often all this is discussed as forces of nature beyond our control but there's a philosopher look for their old cause what if they can only call ups refugees and terrorism are actually all caused by something more fundamental.
i'm going on a journey across europe in search of what for next the crazies tearing our continent apart. to saloniki norton greece if you just visited central square you'd never guess this small charming city is at the epicenter of europe's problems. in 2015 refugees fleeing war and poverty walked into europe sure the nearby village of edo mean. germany said they would accept serious but after more than a 1000000 people came europe panicked and sealed the border trip and also continued to come in for. greece finally cleared the domine camp in may 2015 citing sanitation and safety. but
that's not the whole story. we're heading towards a new refugee camp for the refugees from the many who are more and we're going to meet most of their. most to face from aleppo and reached the domain or just as the border was closed. he spent 3 months there hoping and trying to cross before deltora this clear to camp and would you say are different dishes better here than in the domine like what what was better there and what is better here yeah actually. here is very plausible. it's what tech tool from the song from from. for the tan tears a big. bunch nobody knows how long we're going to stay and we get information i wonder how long. how long it takes for the virgins tertian they said nobody else.
taking us back to domine to explain why the camp was clear. and this is something i wasn't expecting. a motorway service station transformed by those refusing the government cams. the services allow them to stay at that the same time doing good business charging them for showers. now is 100 persons change the players are to still be full of dance and no no one now only me. can you show us a bit how it looked like at the tricks. so refugees fence on all this place here right this one event here ice like full of dance. these tracks are the most important tools from greasy ports a crucial way for local companies and malt.