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we're at war right now i mean so whether you know it trickles down to of bullets and bombs and guns and stuff i mean that's immaterial we're already out war right now it's being played out in our collective unconscious if you wake up in the morning and eve feel it was a massive headache this because china and america are now more in your mind. if we have a new. arrangements with china may build a new foundation for wars they will relations i think broadly the u.s. has a problem accepting the rise of china no matter what they do. every
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. angle returned to paris as the best movement takes to the streets on the fifth weekend in a row despite the president making key concessions. kosovo announces the creation of its own o. me a move that's left some politics europe where we have possible military escalation . and the british comedian is sent a list of topics he's not allowed to joke about before an appearance at the university matter of respectable censorship we put the issue up for debate subsidy trivial for me to sign this document to be honest if you don't. stop and go you
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know what they're asking me not to be sexist how could i maybe it's about time that uses thought about the fact that it's twenty eight and check out what your material is when you were a comedian and by virtue of what you're doing this subject matter b.p. can take a step braided as in the spirit of lenny bruce and mort sahl and dick gregory. it's ten o'clock now watching our international live from our studio here in moscow with me and. take a rest and violent confrontations have been seen on the streets of the french capital this saturday it's the fifth consecutive weekend for yellow vest and they've been as how this demonstration against inequality which snowballed into protests against president kong some reports suggest nearly one hundred seventy arrests have been made. into computers because.
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i think i think i was three i. was. i i was the tear gas leaves this area over the shoulder sillies a famous street empowers police all moving their way over towards the arc de triomphe clearing out anybody who they deemed to be involved in the violence that we saw or roped out of absolutely nowhere it was incredibly peaceful throughout today and then just in a few seconds it went from zero to ten immediately and we saw police deploy tear gas which is in the air right now as we're moving into it also. the cannon as
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well as well as the rubber bullets being fired certainly a very forceful move by the police in order to make sure that they take they took control of this particular area of the seans elisei after five weeks of the police tactics being found somewhat lacking what we have seen here is a subsidy at least anyway tactics that have brought every single one of the use a yellow vest demonstrators into one little corner here right now it seems that it's over here it seems that they've brought them into a not particular area but this has been quite a while in the ventral afternoon that started off quietly and escalated really really quickly there are a number of people that are acquiring medical attention we saw one of our colleagues from the front series here on the show on sunday say was taken away for some medical treatment however this has been
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a much smaller scale demonstration there what we've seen in the previous weeks.
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please. yellow best protests continue to spread internationally on friday tell of the saw its own version of france's movement taking to the streets protesting high taxes on the cost of living. i was. right i. was. hundreds of people took part in the demo blocking off roads in the city center
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comes after recent hikes and mortar electricity and food prices demonstrators accuse the government of ignoring the fact that salaries are not keeping up with the city's cost of living imo i look at what happened in france when they raise the fuel tax but here in israel the government is constantly taking similar measures and from the first of january the cost of living will become even higher but these rarely parliament members have voted to raise their own salaries by five hundred shekels is that reasonable we want our government to take all these monopoles and all those new york corporations and make a game that it's fair game i don't know the. higher the price so they like to see the folds that water everything they said this is inspiration from france oh god i'm thinking of it being. a big. nothing. but they can say there was
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a brief yellow vest protest on westminster bridge in the u.k. yesterday by pro brags that kind of pain is but generally speaking was taught in france hasn't spread to britain with an alternative like his polly boyko and her latest episode of in case you missed it in france people hate the idea and feel like coming more expensive playing britain it's very expensive for you is please pay less and postures what will fall victim to weigh in. lays you on revolution or you have breasts would never make it here surely. on the street across the nation. is forming these the anglo-saxon liaison's are up to some playing.
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very. fast on them they appear peaceful but this army of high variance of warriors like paris didn't have weapons now but because they keep it this revolution and. they have just started playing their bayonets and their machetes as tools and machinery. bombs salumi. oh my god there's another one. this conspiracy going to great to the very top. but france is a government in disarray
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a leader of it being out of touch with normal people the issue of immigration to my doing the nation. a gallery best revolution and what happened there. credit. who's your leader. i see them. has declared its creating its own army turning small security forces into full scale military units the move however has found little support among long standing allies with the us being the only exception were gassed year takes a look at why most of europe is concerned. we like to think of europe as peaceful conflict less a place where differences a result in a civilized way but this place is different. with this vote today
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a new era starts for a country. from this moment if we have the course got the talk. europe has its darker aspects ethnic strife religious divides contested borders kosovo is all of that it is permanently on the brink of a new war it just needs a spock the self-proclaimed government there wants to appear strong as collate cashing in on ratings voters just love a good military parade where the cost of zero is the right place for that you decide. of.
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the parliament of the republic. serbia which is sworn to protect ethnic serbs who live in kosovo is afraid very afraid that this new army will eventually be used to target its brethren ethnic cleansing belgrade says that this could only mean one thing kossovo doesn't want peace everything the president doesn't evidently does it all with the support of the u.s. and britain is against the law serbia says even a military intervention is an option anything to stop this given that they would have to force their way past nato troops permanent least. nation and kosovo should give you an idea of how serious they are on the topic of nato the alliances long wanted kosovo to join in the process is already underway and even nato has called
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this move unwise while the transition of the kosovo security force is in principle and matter for kosovo to decide we have made clear this move is ill timed nato supports the development of the kosovo security force under its current mandate with a change of mandate the north atlantic council will now have to reexamine the level of nato's engagement with the kosovo security force why would that be why would many nato allies be against this new army because it risks war in europe again no one in that neighborhood wants a repeat of the nine hundred ninety nine catastrophe no one wants to deal with ethnic slaughter with war crimes genocide and refugees and these no one who has anything to lose now more than ever the government of course of them must engage with minority communities and coordinate closely with nato allies and partners as
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it begins the ten year transition of his security forces the u.s. will be there with. the united states has been added for years prodding and encouraging kosovo to raise an army despite every objection and why not if they do were american weapon manufacturers might have a whole new army to outfit tension generated could guarantee an american presence in the area for decades to come and there's also jabot china and russia which support serbia and don't recognize kosovo all in all the third plan sell the firewood sell the matches convince someone to spark a fire and then be there to put it out. political writer diana johnson explains that what is behind america's support really should look really big zero me the first thing is that the us ambassador is a jerk will be there i'm with you wherever that means which sounds like you use
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because of all of your vocal or because you know it is will be there with you this is simply a gesture to emphasize. the status as an american karlie because the base there is a little base it's an american base and. you look at his children there are american flags all over the place if it came to occur between serbia and kosovo militarily. course the course of the army will never change sure it's still depend on nato and the american army it can't have any significant military it's simply to try to attach itself to the americans and the americans are willing to lend itself to the united states. british comedian but to appear before students was shocked to find he'd been sent a behavioral agreement that document was designed to quote avoid problems and outlined which jokes needed sensitivity by signing this contract you are agreeing
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to our no tolerance policy with regards to racism sexism classism ages able as a homophobia by phobia transfer xenophobia islamophobia or anti religion or anti atheism constantine that kitten was among five comedians shadwell to perform at the event being held to raise money for children's charity unicef the university's unicef on campus society or performers the behavioral agreement and stressed that while the topics and we raised it must be done in a respectful way however the university student union said the agreement was overzealous and later in a staff on campus issued an apology. given that unicef is a children's charity we wanted to make sure it was an appropriate event tool because we would never wish to impose that guests would have to agree to anything that they do not believe in we apologize for the misunderstanding so is this a one off the national union of students seems to think so and says it has no
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evidence that universities are dictating what guess because can say however there have been several of the cases in the u.k. where comics have been stopped from performing or had their material censored that alas was banned from performing at cardiff university after hundreds signed a petition complaining his show trivialized rape and activist and comedian kate smith had her performance cancelled at a london university because of her views on prostitution she debated the story with the media commentator lionel absolutely trivial for me to sign this document and to be honest if you have to stop and go what you know what they're asking me not to be sexist how could they then maybe it's about time that you sort of thought about the fact that it's twenty eighty and check out what your material is if every time you see a cup of coffee you shout i hate coffee it's disgusting or you won't be working in a coffee shop next week now let me explain what the problem is imagine if i came on r t. my colleague here in comes on you say do not talk about this subject
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do not mention the word kremlin united states trump would say whoa whoa wait a minute hold that we wouldn't say well those are the rules it's like yelling fire in a crowded theater you know it's not down to every comedian to decide what kind of stuff they want to do and if that means that they don't want to play you know there are shows that i know where the comedians perform to children personally i don't do those shows because i don't write the kind of material that suits those events and so i don't put myself forward we're not talking is not a question you can't define races you can't do you know units of what i did here and so you said dictionary we love knowing. we can't no no yeah you know there are many you don't want me to take out a line when my eyes are of iran and the rest of earth. raises a peek into me if you're hyper sensitive and you go up racism but that's not raises or yes it is no it's not so if you say don't say the homophobic don't see anything
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that in any way is sexually gratuitous what does that mean look it up in a dictionary i'm not asking what the word racist means i'm talking about the contextual application of it but i do think that the answer is that everybody is entitled to have you know here's my radical opinion i think we're entitled to free speech i think they're entitled to say this is what we think the rules should be and i think everybody else who's involved in that should be entitled to agree to disagree you're saying no to saying can i let it go or get out of here you the rules listen to what we're talking about a comedian but by the way if there was no rules or what the heck was he being asked to sign we are losing our sense of humor we're losing our guts and our spine we're losing who we are removing our personality so keep it up comics keep it up you'll be out of a job in six months i'll be back after a short break. you
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know world big part of the law and conspiracy it's time to wake up to dig deeper to hit the stories that mainstream media refuses to tell more than ever we need to be smarter we need to stop slamming the door. and shouting past each other it's time for critical thinking it's time to fight for the middle for the truth the time is now for watching closely watching the hawks. make its manufacture consent to public wealth. when the ruling class is to protect themselves. when the final merry go round
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be the one percent. we can all middle of the room sick. welcome back to the program attempt by a member of germany's ruling coalition to changing nazi era abortion law is causing friction within the government the moves being brought by the center left social democrats and is the first big test for the new leader of the center right christian democrats and grads crime of the current known as a k.k.k. and who replaced the last week is widely recognized for his strong conservative views and has been a vocal opponent of a policy of this by about a compromise being proposed under which the advertising ban remains but doctors will be allowed to inform patients that they carry out the procedure the law has
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been criticized for putting doctors at risk of criminal charges. offering information about the procedure. a.k.k. took to twitter to say protecting life both born and unborn remains of utmost importance to her party well snow calls for their views on the culture of the law. and i think it's a really difficult decision. and the women do that because. i think mostly they're desperate and not because yeah it's fancy and it is quite healthy to not promoted but to inform people about certain options to have think it's important to like our brand source of information right and who better to get that information than talk to us but this is very important and that doctors can we do get this information to patients and it's hard to see leave something to women
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are so stupid to do would just have an abortion because it's so much fun to link a party member. believes if they continue the policy of her predecessor her party will lose support fost a kick a is trying to pretend to be a conservative but she's just following in the footsteps of angela merkel and those take from server to issues that she's bringing up are failing to convince and i believe that she should be tackling the real issues that she should be going back to christian democrat loss of fear of the one nine hundred fifty s. which was special but you also have to help your people but you have to as an economy that works for everyone and those issues have been overlooked by the american government we have lots of poverty in our country and those are the values that people care about it and it come can just continue the policies of anger of merkel then the c.d.u.
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will continue to bleed voters and lose at the polls. question last long area but another could testify in an unspecified second u.s. case according to new york port having spent months in american jail on thursday she pleaded guilty to failing to register as a foreign agent the charges initially brought against variable did a conspiracy to defraud the u.s. mainstream media were quick to put a sensational spin on it but now a spy though she was not accused of being one following a guilty plea the prosecutor's office said it would seek up to five years in prison with deportation also an option as the case dragged on where butler has essentially been kept in solitary confinement for months our father believes this played a role in her guilty plea. the conditions she's being kept in are having an impact if she have the chance to prove her innocence we justify her activity she would do just that this is very hard for her for almost
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three months now she's been discriminated against and has been held in isolation what she needs most disaster we are waiting for the situation to be results soon and in a way that is satisfactory to both my daughter and our whole family which since november the twenty she's been kept in administrative segregation which involves twenty two hours in the cell and as early as two hours outside during which time she can make coolers so we know what those conditions are like. international law attorney bruce marks told us but should not be behind bars. to beginning of this you know she was a russian spy well she wasn't a spy. the concept of a spy or somebody who's obtaining secrets from the government didn't happen at all this is a young girl she believes in the right to bear arms she met only with private people she has a relationship with somebody who used the i think in the senate in russia mr
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torsion who strongly believes that as well we have a very technical law that says if you're quote representing a foreign government official that you have to register and that's the technicality . that she violated and this is not the type of case that you would have thought would have been prosecuted would have not thought that she would have been put in jail as long as she was if there was a technical violation at the most she should have been expelled from the country. that media organizations around the world have lambasted a recent ruling by a spanish judge to seize the phones and computers of two investigative journalists on the island of new york saying move violates the right of reporters not to disclose their sources that jonathan question of covering the case of a local businessman talo car site known as the king of the night who was once considered the island's most powerful figure but in last twenty seventeen he was arrested on multiple charges including bribery extortion and homicide officials say
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they seized the genocide quit meant to try said leak and the ongoing criminal probe journalist from various media outlets protested in front of the court demanding the right to protect their sources and more than two hundred supporters sent a letter to the head of the state prosecutor's office denouncing the judge's ruling spanish journalist they cannot say horror believes their ruling puts democracy at risk. put your turn he said the president said a really dangerous direction and toward the road in freedom freedom of the press which by the way east is trying to and i understand he's conscious article. might be some sort of warning for journalists who are really delving into the into the years matters in spanish. politics understand his own will to.
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some people really understand into investigators understandable baby. steps here are the very pillars of the markers in this country. around the. back of the top of the hour with next step is going on the ground. back stabbers financial survival. housing all. oh you mean there's a downside artificial mortgage through carried away that's cause report.
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so what we've got to do is identify the threats that we have it's crazy confrontation let it be an arms race. steering dramatic development only and. i don't see a. very critical time to sit down and talk. i'm actually retired so we're going underground is the twenty eight western economic catastrophe ten years on catalyzes unarguable european democratic crisis coming up in the show will political legal and constitutional deadlock of the juries of may now lead to a return to terror in the united kingdom we go to dublin to speak to t.d. information fame boy leader cave in ok well planned ahead of his being laid to rest
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in canada tomorrow we celebrate the life of a passionate campaigner against new liberalism harry lesley smith who fought so that we might live plus the ghosts of graham fell following the last silent walk before christmas we remember those who lost their lives to that neo liberalism with hip hop artist and activist loci all the civil coming up in today's show but first is to raise a may and the future of the british government now in the hands of dublin joining me now from the irish capital is t.d. for calvin monaghan and volition fame doyle leader david ok on cave on welcome back to going underground so he should be overawed saying it's your westminster m.p.'s that should be taking up their seats to vote for to raise a maze of bricks that deal that's the that's the big issue and. while it's a bit ironic that he would be so commenting in the week but we celebrate the major irish electoral success of nineteen eighteen when you show.


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