tv [untitled] October 29, 2011 2:01pm-2:31pm EDT
thing is though just been saying on season least snow storm has been hitting the east coast right now the latest pictures we got for you can see temperatures hitting subzero places are also being criticized for cracking down on protesters across the country two in oakland california the mayor has been forced to apologize after demonstrators there with tear gas this week despite the violence the movement's picking up momentum. helping fill protester ranks. america's autumn faeces covered up protestors fleeing from tear gas shot into the crowd by police. at least ninety seven arrests in all could california. on tuesday night. a twenty four year old marine and iraq war veteran scott olsen shot in the head by a police tear gas canister unable to even see his name. a march of solidarity with the oakland protesters in new york leads to ten arrests.
of protesters slammed into the ground and netted by police earlier in another marine confronts police treatment of protesters in a video now gone viral on the web i. think i. i think you risk their lives for america now part of the uprising marines and others who serve the u.s. go public in their fight for the occupy wall street cause let's find out what this means for them the fact that more and more personnel are joining us. they recognize that this is an american. negative stereotypes thirty year old gary briggs has served in the national guard for the last two years he's spending his short be cation at occupy wall street got some marines national guard maybe. then more the better the guardsman is outraged at. the fact that marines are
getting attacked at home but should be fired and hung up by. others here believe it won't be long however until the police join the crowds instead of restricting them you're going to see a lot of protesting. and they're going to see that. zero but even if this doesn't happen the movement won't be scared to wait any time soon with marines and other military vets pledging to have the protesters back a young lady giving. i think that everybody has banded together and the rope that's being created here no sword will associate churkin o r t v or. us author david korten who's been studying the root causes of why thousands of protests across the country he told me place crackdowns on the demonstrations are only fueling anger against an unfair system. the bulk of the protesters are deeply committed to nonviolence which is extremely important and i think the police
sometimes fail to recognize that when they attack nonviolent protesters it really exposes the the corruption of the system and the fact that the police alternately are fielded to protect the one percent and not to protect the free speech rights of the rest of us that actually draws more support for the protest they are finally drawing attention to the fact that we have an economy actually not only in the united states but in the world that is predominantly working for the for the one percent of people who control the financial system it is not working for the ninety nine percent we've had so much conversation in the united states fueled by corporate media focusing attention on the problem is the problem is the government skipping over the fact that wall street has created an economy that is devoted primarily to making money for rich people through time financial james we have to address that issue you know people are complaining that the occupy wall street
people don't have clear demands it's actually quite clear what they want they want their economy back they want their government back they want their future back and they actually want a country that operates by principles of true democracy and real markets which which work for everyone. just let you know come a bit later in the program to give the demonstrators in new york a chance to get their voices heard again to. the people who are so greedy and so. money and wealth in materialism and consumerism glory half of this heads down to occupied zuccotti park in the big apple for us protesters for their message to wall street. also ahead germany's multicultural melting pot boils over as immigration anger drives a deepening divide through communities r t reports from berlin. and attacked by army deserters and syria's reportedly left seventeen soldiers dead according to
human rights groups it comes after the arab league condemned the continued killings of civilians in the country and the regime protests the arab ministerial committee is due to hold another round of talks with syrian officials over the weekend to try to help end the crisis the u.n. estimates now more than three thousand people have been killed since march when the uprising against president bashar al assad began some of the protesters have also been calling for a no fly zone over the country and aerial support from nato warplanes but this isn't syrian writer and democracy campaign told r.t. that most of the population doesn't support foreign intervention. or against military intervention whether it's a date tomorrow or in ten years time even if the regime is to annihilate every one of us would still be against military intervention we fight for freedom and we don't want to add external slavery to our domestic law we don't want it to become a part of the struggle between the international and internal forces syrians are peaceful they want to progress under conditions of freedom and development and they
don't want to turn into a concentration camp a polygon philology countries that brought back you from us based antiwar coalition believes that unlike libya syria is too strong for the alliance to intervene that's why the west wants to spark a civil war to bring regime change. we're using the same lingo the same scenario the syrian opposition is borrowing a page from the playbook for libya they know that they can come to power only with the advance with the support with the intervention through multiple means of the nato powers of the western powers and i think what we can tell the syrian people is look at what happened in libya the issue of a no fly zone sounds like go a way to defend civilians it's really a way to begin the war to begin military operations against the syrian air force or air defenses i think the first and this is the plan of the obama administration is
not direct military intervention but to promote a civil war inside of syria i think they realize that the syrian government is substantially stronger militarily and within the arab world as compared to khadafi but they can use the human beings who have grievances valid or not to be the human material for a civil war and i think the u.s. government officials signaling the syrian opposition and the syrian president that they should learn the lesson of libya is a clear message begin the civil war they want to weaken syria first as a as a prelude to a more direct intervention for regime change the answer to all coalitions brumback of their massive protests for economic justice is you take place in the israeli capital later saturday the organizers are calling for a repeat of september's rallies would so many half a million people show the social conditions columnist and writer bradley burston says people are now questioning everything that previously turned
a blind eye eye to. the automatic and and basically behind the scenes allocation of resources from many government ministries to new housing developments in the in the occupied territories may be very much more difficult to carry out without scrutiny the questioning has a lot to do with transparency the question has a lot to do with what actually is happening with the resources that are going to the finances are going to the settlements and even if the settlement activity is not blocked the fact of the of the allocations the widespread nature of allocations from many ministries and the nature of the subsidies that go out to the settlements may change people's minds of eventually about the wisdom of continuing to build their. a massive financial pyramid scheme which wiped out millions of people's life savings in russia in the one nine hundred ninety s.
he's back at six hundred trick found this time for his dodgy accounting then but now save his new crane a queuing up to hand over the cash again to lexi or jeff ski explains a bit. the twenty a live in russian hit movie the pyramid depicts a robin hood of the nine hundred ninety s. a businessman who promises well for people and confronts the oligarchs. the real story behind the split was a sad episode in russia supposed soviet history the financial pyramid. attracted millions vowing to multiply their investment many times in the end it went bust up to fifteen million people lost their life savings hope i don't feel like i'm a sinner what about m.m.m. ninety four it was undermined by the government so new m.m.m. emerged with virtually unlimited resources absolutely m control so the situation was not acceptable and everything was done to eliminate it see the game of already
the driving force behind the m.m.m. movement spent five years in prison for fraud but now the man often called the russian bernie madoff is back seventeen years since his financial pyramid had walked the post soviet space is back with another financial scheme and while you could hardly find any commercial enterprise the streets of ukraine cities have been literally flooded with calls to join in with the. weekend do more of the slogan of than you can train at mit's it is another pyramid and is a risky venture but still promises people that they will make money this. is a virtual currency called dollars which constantly goes up in price from twenty to sixty percent a month at this price only i can see it some individuals exchange money between themselves without any obligations got into some conditions it is a fundamental point when there is no legal entity new joint account new office in
other words everything is shared between millions of private accounts it means no one can put an end to it. financial experts in ukraine see little surprising roadies latest scheme given the rough patch the country is going through the national bank is like you know ordered not to allow the depreciation of national currency is like introducing in your restrictions and a lot of people on. government machine the bureaucracy is against something like a minister told the press in the financial markets and people are looking for an exit nobody claims his actions are legal ukraine's politicians disagree the ruling party wants current laws tightened to block a man from making off with vulnerable people's nasty eggs in. two thousand and eleven there's a provision and financial services and requires a license providing financial services without a license is a criminal offense. m.m. twenty eleven already has one point five million investors and counting. again
convinced it is a road to riches try telling that to the many millions of victims left with nothing and still reeling from previous ponzi. schemes r t reporting from here in ukraine. or further at least the finances are looking equally flaky to put for very different reasons as we reported to the need to stop the rot it's the world's third largest economy but it disasters left it with an astonishing dead. next germany's on a damage limitation drive to curb a rise in their nat c. is a nationalist groups during decades of the now defunct multi cold policy the more the country tried to united's ethnic communities the more force in a part of voters eyes are now turning towards hardline right wing parties reports the worry is that the cultural divide could violently tear apart society.
what do these two very different pieces of music have in common they're both performed in germany and they increasingly represent clashing forms of society here we want. immigrants relief german press the illegal ones yes and after that the other day i was told that's the view of the national democratic party or n.p. d. here in germany they've supported many concerts attended by right wing supporters but their opponents argue they promote hatred they achieve that in some regions in east germany than you have no immigrants. it's not because of a comic reasons but it's because nobody wants rudy to go there because it's there always threatened one anti nazi group recently managed to do right wing concert goers into wearing their bogus t.
shirts when they were washed the right wing slogan dissolved to reveal a message urging the wearer to leave their near nazi group. however german police intelligence estimates that there are eight to ten thousand hard core militant neo nazis in the country those behind the stunt say that those numbers mean germany's problem is in the top three in europe every year in germany statistically you have about fifteen thousand twenty thousand hate crimes. of them about eight hundred violent crimes so that's also been in the top five for you was when we put accusations of inciting hatred to the n.p.t. yes they were unmoved germany is the state of the germans but if you are today you have parts in berlin with more than thirty forty percent of foreign us when it's just too much germany has large ethnic minority populations from
turkey the arab world and beyond many families now have second and third generation members with german citizenship and they're gaining political representatives who defy anyone who says they don't belong here m p d or other parties. could not to say to me or take to me this part of me is to reach out and whereas most political parties are now finding candidates from the ethnic groups they represent those on the right are posting up banners and slogans with the message go back where you came from with such a political divide the potential is there for german politics to become a lot nastier it's not immediately obvious that this fruit and vegetable store is at the edge of the turkish district in berlin it looks much like a fruit and vegetable stall elsewhere in the city but the question being fought over in political debates is will this region become a route for cultural exchange or
a border between essentially foreign territories tom watson r.t. . the intense ethnic division in africa's newest countries reached disturbing levels of violence this weekend where a suspected rebel attack in saudi that killed seventy five people officials say it was a strike on an oil rich province most of the fatalities were rebel fighters but fifteen civilians also died south sudan has been plagued by tribal violence since it began declaring autonomy from sudan in two thousand and five around three thousand people are thought to have been killed in the country this year alone. it's been a series of insurgent attacks in afghanistan in one incident the taliban suicide car bomber struck on a convoy of foreign troops in kabul thirteen service personnel are dead along with three civilians and a policeman hours later a man in an afghan military uniform fired on u.s. troops in the south killing two the attacker was killed at the scene there have also been reports that a woman suicide bombers targeted government offices in the east. tile and see the
high tide passed and was a bit lower than expected thankfully reducing fears that bangkok would be swamped in the worst flooding in decades nonetheless parts of the capital remain underwater fishel have asked the u.s. military now to help survey the damage the prime minister said the water was expected to recede in the first week of november the flooding has claimed more than three hundred seventy lives since july. well mcduffie's most influential son claims he's not guilty of crimes against humanity the been in direct talks with prosecutors at the hague to bring saif al islam in but his whereabouts remain unknown wanted for suspected war crimes during the eight months libyan uprising which the u.n. says killed over thirty thousand people and ended with his father's violence there . and for more on what's next for post gadhafi libya if you get a minute had a website called very exclusive pictures for you from our correspondent in tripoli the images of the country's reaction. libya faces its next chapter.
also the story of the russian cinderella's. helping to bring the real life story of a russian orphan to the wider world after helping to get the tale published. russia's most historic theater opens up its doors after a massive renovation with a glorious god. called. the clouds a gathering of the land of the rising sun. was a financial crisis the country's one of the huge national debt as it struggles to recover from this year's earthquake and tsunami disaster she looks at how japan's dire circumstances of leaving it traps and teetering on the edge. in many ways the japanese economy is like this fish. caught dried out
frozen and now having great chunks of value sliced clean. take the industry itself japanese sushi shops rake in about seventeen billion dollars annually with hungry customers consuming nine million tonnes of sisterhood along the way. it's an addiction repeated all over the world but it's not helping the main exporters which has been left floundering. japanese food is the most popular food in the world and definitely i think there are many other companies like ours doing the same business and everywhere else in these companies are suffering major consequences from a strong. when the national currency is up it pushes exports down japanese goods just too expensive to compete on the wild stage and its profits
disappear so do people's livelihoods stagnant growth the strong man and the massive national debt some economists japan maybe all a few years away from its own major economic crisis and since this nation remains the world's number three economy the consequences of the big global this is something japan's political leaders are determined to avoid and many are calling for urgent action. an easy industry can probably enjoy the current seventy five year into the dollar level for a little while but if this situation doesn't change over a longer period i think we're going to see japanese factories and large companies move their operations overseas places like vietnam thailand or china this would lead to a hollowing out of japanese domestic industry and creates unemployment japan is facing an extraordinary economic crisis. that despite the worries of ruling party
lawmakers it is not clear there's anything the japanese government can really do to prevent the soaring from leaving japanese businessman stock to. money. there in japan going in supply industry is gradually losing its ability to sell their products in machines to just start selling and see the world faces these conditionals japanese companies have to look for whatever opportunities they can discover but that's not going to be easy in a country where the government itself the plea in the red japan has the highest national debt among major economies owing almost twice as much as the economy makes in an entire year couple that with the funds needed to rebuild after the devastation unleashed by the earthquake and tsunami earlier this year and it seems japan is fighting a battle it may not be able to win she hurried to r.t.
tokyo. now as thousands continue to protest across america as part of the anti corporate occupy movement the mainstream media is a pains to point out there's a lack of a unified agenda well this returns to where it all started in new york to discover that every demonstrator has a special something to say to wall street. the protesters of occupy wall street are clearly fed up with wall street and with washington so what do you think they would have to say to their would be oppressors this week let's talk about that i would like to say on your human beings also do you see the suffering that people are going through do you know what it's like we want the health insurance that you have everybody should have that health insurance we should have the basic rights and the basic care care of we the people more than your banker we need you to join us because they're just people to be an us
versus them we need your help poor personhood what is that and corporations that are have felt as though it's ok to exploit people and exploit the planet for profit and profit alone so what do you have to say to those corporation well i don't have to say anything other than i don't support them how do you say be fair and share to someone or something that does not know what what kind of concept this is and do qadi we practice we're a community where we share our resources these people are so greedy and so by money and wealth and materialism and consumerism you still have a message for all these corporate bigwigs who are taking millions and not supporting their feet my message isn't to them my message is to make sure that these soldiers that are here that they continue to believe that this conversation is important and that these people are involved in a process to constructing a role where dreams are possible right now dreams are impossible in america for
a lot of people these people need to believe that dreams must continue that's why we're here so it seems like the bottom line is the protesters are less interested in talking to wall streeters and washington themselves and more interested in keeping the conversation and the power among the people themselves. that's been reported snow in new york tonight will bring you the very latest on the ongoing situation there of course the coming hours here on i think it's all swore by it as well as we have protesters wrapped up soon tonight r.t. goes as well backstage at the new to refer bolshoi theater to discover some ambitious engineering brought russia's most famous theater back to life was a great show last night if you didn't see it we got online as well for you tonight it's here on our team from moscow this something the twenty ninth of october the time is now coming up to the school but after twenty six minutes past.
national top story for you new york police get frosty on wall street protesters confiscating the heating equipment just. leaving hundreds of campaign is out in the cold it's a story we're following up in the next hour or so also headlining for us a stern warning from the arab league it's calling on syria to stop the bloodshed dozens of civilian deaths are reported in fresh. syria committee is due for another round of crisis massacres. and history repeating itself amount to build the biggest financial peril in russian history maybe back to his old tricks up to serving time for millions of. ukraine. back to its glory but it was no mean feat technology update explain how they did it along with more of tomorrow's innovations right now.