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in the future it's primarily a political issue in iraq that has taken a military. for. subscribed to rub people up for just twelve euros fifty per month. thousands have been protesting in paris against the ever increasing price of fuel police have used tear gas and water cannons against demonstrators. not a bit of difficulty opening my eyes right now not because we've just been in the midst of all of this tear gas. but. documents placed online by
a hacker group suggest britain's government is behind. russia campaigns across the world. plus black friday sees dark clouds gather over amazon's warehouses a staff protest against working conditions. good evening thanks for joining us this is r.t. international. and we start this hour with news from paris where protests against the government imposed fuel hikes hitting friend cities throughout the week have now swept across the capital been clashes with police too with tear gas and water cannon used against demonstrators have been wearing yellow safety vests the valleys have left the streets of paris on fire.
thirty five protesters have reportedly been detained in paris on saturday according to the interior ministry eighty one thousand demonstrators came out onto the streets across the country two people were killed and more than six hundred injured last weekend when the rallies over fuel tax increases began to show that even skin paris has been covering the story from the start. here on the show in silesia as you can see there is our rallies gathering behind me and there is a rule of the police of vehicles that there's going to be close trying to stop the protests is from going down the shoals ecclesia. going here outside a street to the entrance of the ellie's a price rise you can see tear gas is being fired by the police that's as the protesters were trying to enter into that streets to get clear you said seriously a leisurely journalist.
by the protests is they're all throwing i see rulebooks towards the police and i think she picking up what looks like to be the stones from the right and throwing it towards them. and i'm a bit of difficulty opening my eyes right now and that's because we've just been in the midst of all of this take us as you can see eyes red is really hard to open them and at the moment we are just a burning uncontrollably. the police are coming we're having to move now because we're all being pushed up the street seems that you've gotten to protest this it really is absolutely crazy here on the streets of paris the protesters throwing projectiles literally taking out some old. stones from the ground throwing them at the police have also been throwing trees cabinets literally anything that they can get their hands on look at this here they've overturned some sort of truck as a barricade korogocho straits this is eight days of protests now and it looks like
these protests is not giving up here complete chaos here on the streets of paris as you lazio has taken over the shows and he's a we believe still a conflict but the whole thing. you can see some of protesters have now barricaded themselves in this part of the show and silesia a this tear gas that looks like it's being fired up towards the protesters there trying to make as much noise as possible possibly to make themselves heard in nearly say palace which is about a hundred fifty meters away from where we all. right . thank i this is a road just off the old drills and as you can see here we've got some of the stooges they've up to come in. mostly in paris of late they're burning here this is
one of the barricades have been put in place we're actually being shouted out by a protester right you have telling us to not show people's faces and that's because there has been suggestion that this movement has been hijacked by radicalized individuals from the left and from the right and they woundings ahead of this protest in paris that it was going to get hot and it seems that those warnings are absolutely right to stop just fuel protests in protest against the cost of living and living standards here in france but it just seems that people now all purely angry at the situation and the fact that the president is still refused to meet them to discuss the problems in this country things feeling a lot calmer here than they have throughout the last few hours in paris this is just in is that eight thousand people are protesting in paris today as part of this a yellow best movement well here only shows iliza we're still hearing what sounds like to be by the sound good aids or tear gas being released we know and you can
see the flashing lights of the police the police and security services are surrounding all of the areas of course trying to keep some sort of control on this protest. the prettiest government is funding a launch secret network to control political and public opinion about alleged activities that's according to documents leaked by the hacker group anonymous explains. in secret it's funded from the federal budget and it seeks to property here and manipulate foreign governments no matter how far they are for all it's worth program integrity initiative sounds like a brainchild of russian intelligence especially given all the recent hype and hysteria around it except it isn't it's british at least according to a hacker group called anonymous which has published what it claims are classified documents from the u.k. foreign office through a london based angio the u.k.
government has allegedly been working with opinion makers all across europe to promote anti russian narratives an effective network is best achieved by forming in each european country a cluster of well informed people from the political military academic journalistic and think tanks fears who track and analyze examples of this information in their country and inform decision makers and other interested parties about what is happening in clusters the key instrument of integrity initiative and a fairly powerful one as proven by the spanish cluster which has shown how the program gets things done back in twenty seventeen in the u.k. seemed surprisingly concerned with events playing out in spain's catalonia and london's keenness to see russia's hand in their bid for independence from spain so step one get public opinion on your side it's simple really you can write up a study yourself this curse to produce a major study on russian influence in the catalan referendum process which was circulated privately to key influences in spain including the prime minister's
office and throughout europe on the integrity initiative network step to feed the results of your research to the media its main means of influence is through academic papers and especially through articles written by independent journalists in newspapers like based on material provided anonymously by the cluster. of the most read spanish newspaper put out. right a number of independent pieces on catalan referendum some of them written by the man named as the head of the spanish cluster just take a moment for this information to sink in the leader of the cell designated with pushing a very specific message part of an information secret service with a budget poses as an unbiased journalist in some of the most popular national newspapers that is what anonymous claimed to have revealed in its leak and the hackers claim it's not about one outlet the list of names in the spanish clusty
includes writers and contributors to different media some even outside of spain peddling the same message and then it's step three sit back relax and enjoy the show you scripted. office says information about the project is publicly available and that it welcomes any publicity it gets meanwhile a source of russia's foreign ministry told us they're looking at the documents and aren't surprised the u.k. is allegedly carrying out such activities was a go reaction from one of the people featured in the documents released by the hackers the documents prove no such thing i have not been paid by the institute but i applaud their work in dealing with the checklist regimes put knishes information and influence operations the kremlin is losing russia bullying neighboring countries and murdering its critics why don't you investigate that the real risks of phobia instead of trying to smear people who are trying to resist the
kleptocratic xenophobic incompetent hoodlums who make your wonderful country into an international pariah we discussed aspects of us a phobia with political analyst george some wally. western countries are doing exactly what they are accusing the the russians of doing i mean they are essentially waging a psychological propaganda war. directed at the russians what that should tellers is that we really should stop believing. all the various the pronouncements of government ministers and the stories that constantly appear in the media russia did this russian did that russia's response above verse ruff is responsible for that because it's clear that this is or part of a. concerted campaign to manipulate public opinion.
re clinton has claimed europe needs to curb mass immigration to prevent the election of populist leaders such as storm trump critics point to the fact the refugee crisis was in part created by foreign interventions by the us and its allies peter all of explains. former u.s. secretary of state and twenty sixteen presidential candidate hillary clinton has been having her say on the state of liberal democracy in europe she says the e.u. nations need to cap immigration if they're to halt the rise of the populists i think europe needs to get a handle on migration because that is what lead the flying i admired the very generous and compassionate approaches that were taken europe must send a very clear message we're not going to be able to continue provide refuge and support if hillary clinton is correct and immigration is the root of the popularity of the populace let's have a look it's where those refugees and migrants have come from and why they came to
the european union well the top three nations of origin for asylum applications to the e.u. since twenty fourteen syria iraq and afghanistan all of those countries that have been bombed or in some way to stabilize by the united states and their allies in nato. currently one of the main routes into europe for refugees and migrants is the dangerous mediterranean sea crossing from libya a nation that was plunged into chaos following the nato intervention that took place on mrs clinton's watch we came we saw he died. apparently politicians couldn't have forseen that people would start fleeing in their thousands since they were bringing democracy and a new promise for the future we are standing with the people of libya the bank yes the relief anybody and get out his domination of libya so freedom can develop his
country and when refugees did start arriving they told europeans not to worry those who flee musically a war political oppression there we have the responsibility to help. lambing the door on every syrian refugee that is just now we are the rise of populous parties is also a major concern for those at the very top of the e.u. tree liberal democracy has never been under such attack since the collapse of the soviet union it's all well and good for hillary clinton and like minded e.u. politicians to say that they are concerned about a rise of populism in the e.u. but when they say that the way to stop this is to clamp down on refugees and migrants it comes across as more than just a little bit hypocritical especially when they had a direct hand in making those people refugees in the first place she directly contributed to this rise in populism it was under her rule so to speak
under the environmentalist ration that libya was bombed into the stone age. supposedly to promote democracy and created a failed state is in direct effect from what she did in office of europe isn't just being told that migration it's a bad idea plans for an e.u. army have also been criticized from across the pond but it takes a closer look at the french german idea of a european military force which has ruffled washington's for. in case you missed it the europeans talking about building a bomb even get. to go wrong. and i know my own and the angle of not will have been breezily outlining their plans to dominate continental europe the french president declared that it safe friends that a german responsibility to prepare has the reef founding of europe i'm sure that
the other twenty five union members have nothing to worry about i'm sure that the plan much less nineteen thirty z. in the original french at least this time paris and berlin all working together the german chancellor she won't run in another election can finally say what she actually wants and she really was a real true european army isn't it lovely how europeans have mature because no one is reading the labels grieving to hearing a german leader say that well i want from grissom who can't wait to get out and seeing eminem's plans friends it may finally look like a good idea of course looming in the room is a rather large numbers around a brother nato which has been in charge of making sure that europe doesn't hostility after itself for the past seventy years behind very specific to the part
played by the dalton of the world does not like the sound of it you're. trying to kid spin from his french kissing buddy rather well breaking out the classics you'd be speaking german if it wasn't for us. around britain called the idea of a european army to undermine nato grazie so let me start european nations don't like being told they morph a nation to say they plan a whole new army of their own which will cost more than outsourcing to the us marines i am usually the us once europe to do. more to defend itself as long as it doesn't when you told me to do it well i'm britain moans about the threat to nato unity he couldn't quite join just a pure peace and unity and of these armies to fight anyway macron is worried about china russia and the us but that is a whole nother episode. but friday turns
sour and we stuff around the world denouncing the working conditions of the company or details after the break. their survival guide book stacie gives more to the story. these are the. issues are you going to get it back. next year. or it. repeats nations will look at the us is seventy years. old the seventy year treasury or. i think that every one of us. inside or out. of
a dark side i think. going down your backside you can improve your odds. but it's also very. bad i really believe that the bottle that we sure is the real the band. conditions are what a lot. of staff have told their bosses to stop treating them like robots a number of the retail johnson ploys staged protests on black friday over working conditions in the company's warehouses i'm azzam workers in the spanish capital demanded improvements to both conditions and salaries over in the u.s. they protested against plans to open new amazon headquarters demonstrations were
also held in france germany italy and the u.k. on trade union backed the protesters with the following video. no no show mobile phone not from our own and this is all we cannot rule. out on the. amazon has more than half a million employees worldwide including a quarter million in the u.s. the minimum wage that it pays an hour is twelve dollars in europe fifteen dollars in the u.s. the company recently increased the rate in the u.s. after workers protested. following the black friday protest amazon denied exploiting workers and said that it provides a safe and positive workspace with competitive pay and benefits labor rights lawyer dan kovalchuk told us that amazon is susceptible to work and consumer pressure. b.c. in the united states there because of bad publicity and some calls by people like senator bernie sanders amazon raised its wages to fifteen dollars an
hour from about twelve dollars an hour so we see that they are amenable to pressure look it's a consumer oriented business and so particularly if consumers are willing to put pressure on them they will change their way but also again people do care about working conditions of others in the pay of others and i think people realize that while jeff bezos is making many many millions of dollars in his people or working in prison like conditions it is unacceptable. russia's foreign minister sergey lavrov has answered questions at a news conference in lisbon about the script polk case as well as u.k. claims of a russian threat that's after meeting with his portuguese counterpart the trenka is that force. the portuguese foreign minister began by saying that countries should work together to fight terrorism internationally yet he didn't exclude russia and
that is in stark contrast to what we heard from you please call general staff recently he said now that islamic state had pretty much been eliminated russia poses a greater threat to the west then myself and so i asked a surrogate for his reaction to that statement. as to whether there is a red line in russia regarding statements similar to the one that the british chief of the general staff allowed himself to make you know we cannot prohibit anyone to exercise their intellectual and political abilities. portugal was one of the few european union countries that refused to expel russian diplomats as a result of the script poisoning scandal and so on. local journalist he asked his foreign minister the question on what could be seen as a block of diplomatic action to this the portuguese top diplomat replied that
portugal will decide on its own what to do when it comes to international politics and the russian foreign minister went on to say that britain was losing trust with the moves it's making when it comes to this crippled poisoning case globally will put of seward in a good year the main question is where is yulia script pile and her father they haven't been seen in public for many months recently a film was released about the script but what is significant is that there is not a single word about where these poor people are so if the reason no access to this information it can mean only one thing the british secret service and the government have something to hide if you start a lab robb's trip to rome and lisbon is wrapping up and according to the washing side it has showed that rome and lisbon are the places on the map of the european union where it can be felt that the tide is gradually changing when it comes to how
senior european politicians are treating their relationships with moscow. on of the rights activists have been accused of trying to run their agenda down the throats of the english town called will demanding that it be renamed to make it more animal friendly. with a simple main change huge can take a stand against cruelty and remind everyone that it's easy to stay warm and be warm hearted to sheep by choosing the good will. the one rule should remain as it is the idea of remaining the village is thoughts of the ridiculous the most easy antico easy i have come across in
a long time the name wall has nothing to do we cheat it calms from deceptive the word for spring. thanks. just. like stay with us here at all times national i'll be back with the latest for you it off and on. nobody could see coming that calls confessions would be that prevalent in this particular case the fall of the bridge if you look at any interrogations out there what you'll see is threat promise threat promise threat lie a lie
a lie the process of interrogation is designed to put people in just that frame of mind make the uncomfortable make them want to get out and don't take no for an answer don't accept their denial she said if i would cooperate sad statement there i would. by that the next day there's a culture of odd accountability and police officers know that they can engage in misconduct that has nothing to do with all the cry. on the sea on the lying circumstances that allowed for these emotions of this very very lengthy violence i think that we may go to the sons and even grandsons of dying at some point in the future it's primarily a political issue in iraq that has taken on minutes we. are on the for occasions.
u.s. veterans who come back from war often tell the same stories. were going after the people who were killing civilians they were not interested in the wellbeing of their own soldiers either they're already several generations of them so i just got this memo from the circular defense of officers were got back and destroy their governments and in seven countries in five years americans pay for the wars with their money others with their lives if we were willing to go into harm's way and willing to risk being killed for a war. surely we can risk some discomfort or an easy for.
this is boom bust broadcasting around the world and covering the. world of business and finance part children in washington d.c. today we welcome you to a special edition of full bust if we focus on the great recession which is now a decade in our rearview mirror we'll look at the causes of the calamity and what went down on that rough and rocky road to ruin and how it incredibly impacted the u.s. the eurozone and the rest of the world plus we'll look at where we are now how safe are we from another monstrous economic meltdown and what might be the next financial crisis ready let's go we start with bill clinton a democrat who was u.s. president and his financial policies clinton nomics which began in one nine hundred
ninety three when he took office in lasted until he left in january of two thousand and one he started following the single term of george herbert walker bush a republican now known by many as bush forty one or simply forty one president clinton was handed a growing economy from bush forty one with annual gross domestic product g.d.p. rate of three point five percent the good economy was however partially premised upon years and years of increasing spending and rising us budget deficits clinton nomics sought to keep the economy going while balancing the deficit and with the help of congress which was then controlled by democrats legislation was passed to increase taxes on the wealthy furthermore defense spending was cut from five point two percent of g.d.p. in one nine hundred ninety to just three percent in two thousand the house passed the tax increase without a single republican vote that vote was particularly difficult for democrats after bush forty one has popularized this phrase. push and i'll say no and they'll push
again and i say to them read my lips the law in the and candidates for congress were asked to take the. no new tax pledges and while the bill passed that cost many democrats their election in one nine hundred ninety four republicans won control of the house and clinton nomics faced tougher hurdles in congress clinton omics was first kept the us economy moving along in addition to policies put in place like welfare reform and free trade deals such as the north american free trade agreement and significantly financial deregulation was taking place within the clinton administration and then through the nine hundred ninety nine gramm leach wiley law which repealed the glass steagall act a law and activity in one nine hundred twenty nine after the stock market crash as banks were being destroyed during the great depression the last stigall importantly
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