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remember watching the hawks i am tyrrel but for joining me today is investigating journalist i'm the creator of truth and media one always a pleasure. but you know other problems that we're seeing on these this is a fascinating bit of you know empire gone wild in my opinion are the problems we're seeing ultimately examples of the u.s. military empire being stretched too thin using these wrong munitions the i mean we're seeing now deformities in these kids in iraq it's heartbreaking it is heartbreaking it's but when maybe one of the worst things about the ongoing war on terror right which is that beyond the millions of people who have died the destruction of countries around the world which have generational impacts in addition to that we are now seeing the generational impacts of these munitions you were talking about depleted uranium used in them this that is in them which is eventually causes horrific and very serious birth defects and what's so
unbelievably sad about this. is that beyond the actual suffering that these children are going through is the fact that our military and our government won't even recognize it discuss it talk about it or accept that this is a reality of again the ongoing consequence of these wars it and that's a great point that you bring up because they they don't discuss it i mean you you you have to twist arms just to get them to talk about the after effects the burn pits in iraq iraq was done veterans who have come back and the amount of neurological damage and other strange diseases there and let's just talk can we just mention something about it because the burn pits are important for viewers who don't understand this so the u.s. military when they're in these locations have these pits where they burn chemicals and they burn all kinds of. toxic they're thrown into this and the inhalation from those burn pits causes not only birth defects as well and serious issues but chronic issues in u.s. soldiers as well so you know one. rarely gets talked about anymore is something
called gulf war syndrome right to go back to the 1991 gulf war the original one right 250000 veterans who served in the gulf war of the 600 and i think what something like 697000 who served have gulf war syndrome now when you say go for syndrome that even sounds like a p.t.s.d. kind of thing it's not these are physical defects these are chronic headaches and migraines and then again the birth defects that can come from that as well so going back to the original go for we still have veterans who are suffering from that and you know those numbers pale in comparison to the number of veterans who will suffer as a result of these wars that we're in right now it's true and that's the thing that you know when i read these stories about you know you have kids being born you know iraqi children being born with these birth defects just 10 kilometers or and under away from these bases the thing with them immediately springs into my mind having known about gulf war syndrome and the issue of the burn pits is are we now going to
see us soldiers who served in these areas now come home and suddenly this rise in birth defects i mean is that a real issue that we have to see i think it is a real issue as i mentioned because we seen this with the gulf war now we haven't seen the same kind of issues in terms of birth defects as well as we're seeing with the issues the soldiers themselves care of the veterans themselves are caring severe issues in terms of what they come back with but the children who are in iraq right now this next generation of iraqis we're talking about thousands who have not only the birth defects as a result of the uranium but then would pass that along to their children very possibly as well so again it's a multigenerational and this is what's so frustrating i think when you cover the war on terror is the fact that everything is viewed in the mainstream you know kind of viewpoint as being the right now and what's next and very little looks at here's the consequence of what we're doing you know veteran suicides we talk about it quite a bit right. it's
a major issue just as the health care issues we're talking about trillions with a t. trillions of dollars in health care that have to go to the u.s. veterans who have served in these wars and we're not even slowing down there is no appetite in washington to say let's slow down and recognize the consequence of this for generations to come it's hard enough just to get washington to recognize the consequences of the 1st responders of 911 let alone the let alone the constant but health consequences that's happened to the veterans over the years because they don't they're very quick to always parade the veterans out and maybe they'll give them a little bill here and there just to kind of say hey look at how great we are but there's not any real long lasting real hard core look at what the issues there because you don't make money off it right you can make money off the veterans and what they're going through but you do make money off continuing to build weapons continue to send those weapons and no interesting but it's also the general accountability office as i mentioned is claiming that the effects of climate change are now directly affecting the water supplies here at the bases here in the united states and our domestic installations is that one of those things that we could
suddenly see like oh oh now here at home we're being affected because everyone likes to wave the military flag when we're on the campaign trail could that actually kind of backdoor politicians and the putting up some infrastructure to fight climate change even regardless of who's responsible for right you know let others out of these of but do you really think that's going to have it i mean of course not i don't talk about that but you got to ask what are you going to think it's a good question is there an appetite that i don't think there is here here's what's amazing to be so i come from the desert grew up in el paso which has actually the physically largest military installation in the entire country and you tell us which is fort bliss and white sands missile range all of that kind of combined together what's fascinating is that fort bliss has seen a humongous influx of soldiers over the last 10 years but what they did to prep for that because el paso doesn't have water right it's a right it's in the wind does it just doesn't have it there were some incredible facilities that were built at the time that allowed for basically detoxifying.
water and repurpose in water right they built this enormous plant to do this and this was you know maybe 30 years ago that this was 1st designed put together and and if you go through the list of u.s. military bases right now that have water shortages fort bliss is not on that list interest it should be of all these different places it should be and it's not so i think more so then just recognizing that ok there's there's a lack of water in these places because the u.s. military uses massive amounts of water is how do we use technology in a smart way to resolve not just around military installations but in general how do we how do we fix the problems of water shortages for the populations because it shouldn't just be fixed with a military installation no because there's always people who live around that know exactly yeah i mean look with nestle pump and how much water out of the tributaries of the great lakes and everybody looking to you know abuse fresh water and even even the waste that we see in our waste systems in this country of the waste of fresh water this is a major issue and all that anyone is really paying attention to is how valuable freshwater is going to be in the coming future and again this isn't about the
debate of whether or not who what creates climate change and that we see that something's happening so we need to react to what there is a very quiet process it's taking place is that the next great wars will be water war yes they absolutely will be a lot of people don't know this but the israeli government goes around the world buying up water reserves in countries all over the world including countries in latin and south america like in chile the you know the israeli government owns water reserves there so what you know we're going to see in the future are wars over water it's the most important resource and it is becoming more and more scarce next to air and water in areas broken neck and neck and for the most of the order i think it would have been always a pleasure because that was a comment on the terry. jeffrey abstain creepy uncle the one percent is back in the headlines again yes a new lawsuit filed this week by 9 different users against is a state claims that epstein's sexual abuse of children began as early as 1985 targeting big. as young as 13 years old or 2 your murders rachel bloodworms has
been following the story old the here is her report. the estate of convicted pedophile jeffrey epstein has been hit with yet another lawsuit and this one alleges that his abuse of young girls started nearly 35 years ago the last day was filed by 9 women who were identified as jane doe one through 9 and they say they were between the ages of 13 and 23 when they were sexually abused by epstein and his associates at least 6 of the women claimed they were raped by epstein and the timeline of the abuse dates back as far as 1985 and last up until 2007 the lawsuit claims epstein abused young girls in just about every location where he owned property including his homes in manhattan and palm beach his massive ranch in new mexico and of course his infamous island in the u.s. virgin islands now this lawsuit is also notable because it is one of the 1st and which we have seen epstein accused of targeting much younger girls past victims of
said they were 16 or 17 and epstein learned the men with the promise of careers and modeling or dance but the latest lawsuit claims the victims were as young as 13 and 14 meaning they were children and were still in middle school now these women join more than a dozen who have fallen lawsuits against epstein's a state which is estimated to be worth more than $577000000.00 abstain curiously signed a new will just 2 days before his death and which he moved his assets into a trust creating concerns that it would be exempt from lawsuits filed by the women here used then last month executors of epstein's estate asked a judge in the u.s. virgin islands to establish a voluntary restitution fund to compensate his victims however many of these women have said that it is not just about the money they want to see the close friends and associates of abstaining who enabled and joined in on his abuse actually face consequences but we have yet to see any arrests tied to the lawsuits that have been filed by absentee. victims and his close friends like sean looper know angolan
maxwell have seemingly disappeared leaving many to hope that the onslaught of lawsuits will of bench really make a difference for watching the hawks rachel why vns are seen. all right as we go to break or quarters don't forget to let us know what you think of the topics you've covered over social media be sure to check out watching the hawks the podcast. there's a good everywhere you go see your favorite or well. coming up we delve into the latest news surrounding a new trouble but i'm being levied on the president of venezuela because of the poor old by the united states and 14 other countries in that american. black alliance for peace is now joins us to discuss these 2 who want to.
call the yes the euro the dollar they all refer to each other and they're all going deeper and deeper into debt so there's no basic there or there there's no there's no way to measure the dead against something that is could be considered money remember j.p. morgan said only gold is money everything else is credit or debt ok so without that there's no way to measure that debt and there's no at the moment you know my my view is that this is leading to a neo feudalism poor you have just a few private equity firms owing 98 percent of all the assets and everyone else is living as serfs on that we're getting back to the dark ages. of the european union's tendency to believe that. represents europe has long been a major gripe for russia but as the e.u. . it's
a significant internal difficulties it is starting to reassess what it is and what it stands for what does that process mean for the countries sharing the continent with. so what we've got to do is identify the threats that we have it's crazy confrontation let it be an arms race is on off and spearing dramatic developments only mostly i'm going to resist i don't see how that strategy will be successful very critical time time to sit down and talk. ok in the special can somebody who can benefit is implemented. yeah but does it also because we also if. you talk to home don't be can russia think was over forget it. part of your book come about through a complete pressure we have the most real some of the models of the. russian
outlets eligibility for the international competition says that stake this includes events like the tokyo olympics and the fee for world cup and qatar if i am in the early as last. year were you coming out though just as it was 4 years ago in moscow anti-doping plavix at the center of the scandal so who tampered with the doping samples database and one does greegor you want to give have to do with it and you know she still does restart the ball mean you could talk a little spots will not use the push on that we should. fight to expose me on the front of a little bit so the pollution you're doing isn't it. is your media a reflection of reality. in
all right welcome back my friends let's move on now to the nation of venezuela where the united states and its allies are continuing to make life as difficult as possible for nicolas maduro and his government yes the u.s. and the trump administration still have not given up on their dreams of regime change in the south american country whose socialist policies of long been a thorn in the u.s. corporate interests in that region reuters reporting that the 15 countries who are part of the interim merican treaty of reciprocal assistance or t.r. agreed on tuesday to ban $29.00 venezuelans including the oil producing countries president nicolas maduro and his close allies from traveling within their borders as part of diplomatic efforts to push him to step down t.r. by the way is an accord between these members of the organization of american states that promises a mutual defense among them but while there were bans being dropped on venezuelan political officials bans were being lifted in the name of baseball is writers also reporting that the u.s. treasury. and has created an exemption from its venezuela related sanctions
allowing for transactions with the country's local baseball league this moved out paves the way for players under contract with us major league baseball teams or their minor league affiliates to participate in the venezuelan league known as the l b b p so baseball good socialism bad and all the bad as whalen's are trapped in between joining us now to discuss is a coordinating committee member of the black alliance for peace not for free remember always a pleasure having you officer thank you so do you recently returned from venezuela what do you think the effect of this travel battle will be for those 25 as whale is affected by the present because with the world so again it is going to it's going to. increase the isolation of the country and people tend to look at these bans on individuals as not so harmful as something you know this only targeting people who are guilty of something but they really meant to impede the ability of country to
create deals and to do different things and i mean people just need to be able to travel in order to to make to work things in this global interconnected world so it's going to actually have some tough implications along with that deal that they made along with this. this agreement was also that if any of these people could be extradited fishes could be extradited if they happen to be one of these countries that greece 2 or somewhere else that agreed to this this this thing i think it's important for us to understand what's happening in these countries there and it's important also to look at the countries who are doing a brazil colombia. argentina and the and so these are countries that are in the right word shift they are you know and so now with the united states is doing is upping the ante against. trying to assert its
interest in the region it's a solidification of what we call the black alliance for peace the pan-european need to e.u. axis of domination and so it's not just in like in the opening it's not just the government's socialist policies it is that largely but it's also the in business well in particular but also other countries there is a mass popular these movements the socialism and what's being built there is a little led by masses of people of color and so that is very disheartening for them because we're talking about a decades or maybe even as you say centuries of european nation in these countries that it's not just the political thing but it's also comes with all kind of other cultural affinity and things like that to actually might have something to do with this exception when it comes to baseball which is very interesting it is a very good exception but that suddenly popped up you know it's it when you talk
about this is bad too it also struck me that this is coming right not long after what we saw happen in bolivia with. morales the president there who you know went to mexico and now they're trying to get him back every day almost kind of struck me as one of those things like if they do for what they want to see that regime change they want to see you know this is one of those kind of travel bans that sets up torpey tries to escape to a fellow country you know ok now we can ship him back now we can you know we do if your girl with you know about what happened there. i want to ask you how does you know and that's colleagues were next question how do you think that this kind of plays into those plans that they've been trying to from about regime change about trying to ferment you know how does this on them as people play into those points like sort of makes it more isolated i keep them isolated some isolated but also it's it's a solidifying of these countries who are actually struggling in their own countries with a lot of popular unrest and things like that part of this agreement is also not under
the radar also which is related to this agreement but it's not the same is that the united states has pledged to help these countries stop what they're calling demonstrations now poppy demonstrations turn into riots this is what their claim is but what they're trying to this is a very dangerous precedent and that kind of things are they actually being able to to really help what are unpopular governments keep power be by you know on what they going to do send their military or whatever and so we're not even and they don't want to understand that these are this is popular unrest so it's really a solidifying of their interests and the players in the region that we're seeing they already know that countries like. nicaragua and venezuela and what other popular. not do anymore but those known i could do any more but these countries have had to. come together and band together in order to ward off imperialist aggression so they're trying to counterbalance the solidarity and international
solidarity of those countries and they have to do this with a lot of propaganda. you know it was interesting too when we mentioned the baseball producer will because i'm seeing a lot of you know you see a lot in american media and things like that especially on capitol hill here in washington to see that kind of pearl clutching over evil venezuela where you know you see going to jack ryan t.v. show all of that. but yet we suddenly allow venezuelan baseball players to come and go back and forth and i wonder if that's because at the end to. they were talking about major league baseball america's pastime but moneymaker but it is these talented gentlemen you know who are playing in that thing that it's kind of like you know what do you believe was behind that move by the treasury to suddenly say like ok we have these draconian sanctions on this country but let's let the baseball players i'm a man think you hit it on the head already is this is a big money maker and it's seen this not as a big money but it's seen culturally as you know representing you know america so to speak in its exceptionalism also it might you know and i'm not saying i don't
know how much of this might be a motivation but what the u.s. state department has long tried to do with cuba is is get its baseball players and its other you know sports athletes to defect and become poster children for denouncing the country and so that's i'm sure that's i consider it if it's not a big girl but if. it's fasting i just when your saw that it was like you know 100 sides good and bad women who are sides good or bad looked at it as interest me when i saw that dynamic i also want to talk to you because you you were recently in venezuela and it's always nice to talk to someone who's been there on the ground to see the culture see the people and their minutely you know it's been a month you know i think it's been about a month when your last there yeah what do you feel is the biggest misconception that the u.s. you know in u.s. citizens have of the venezuelan culture and vice versa what is venezuela the
cultures biggest misconception of the u.s. . so i don't know. menace will have been a minute when the culture of it is when people have a lot of misconceptions about the weather in the united states has a way you could even get us television well there is a. lot of articles on all these guys and so but you won't get the vice versa is that there is a lot of misconceptions here about minutes will and particularly the mass the. the mass media i want to call them i guess mass media. doesn't show us i think art can do that other. people like more people warranted outlets the waves of demonstrations like when i was there the coup in bolivia happened when i was there and actually didn't even know they were being so they were visiting african afro minutes when the community and they asked this and they interviewed
a few people what's important about this and what do you think about the believe and i was. i didn't i didn't know about it i had to find out more about it but. that day or that maybe it was the next day there was a big demonstration of venice when i sing this. libya and we were there for the after this in this conference every statement was mentioning bolivia and everything and i mean even. i know the african people all over the place with the transatlantic slave trade but there's afro believe me still. and they were you know made a statement and there was also lots of statements in solidarity with indigenous people so african and business people have that commonality of being trying to work for the colonization and so in that there was a mass demonstration it was like took place the next day is a lot i mean you told my thousands of people going through the streets of caracas you don't get that and you won't hear. people in the media you won't hear any kind of relationship between countries like believing and venezuela and also the.
things are going on in a sanctions makes the harbel people are just like you know they're just thing they're trying to cope and also one that thing happened in bolivia and this is what people don't. know when it's real it fortified because right after that ministry said made threats against iran and they were like ok new gotta watch out and people were talking about that the venezuelan drill i am so regular venezuelan you know we're not going to let that happen we've got you know they they were brought knuckling down they believe in their country even their leaders so that was that was that was some of the things they were seeing there it's interesting it's very interesting i want to say thank you so much for coming on the band illuminating my audiences as always you do and it's always a pleasure having you so much thank you. guess what auk watchers the universe is apparently no longer flat yes for years scientists in the strawman have been measuring our universe as geometrically flat but now
a team of cosmologists have discovered that according to the latest measurements the universe the universe my friends has curves enter the planck satellite a joint effort between mass usa to map the cosmic microwave background across our sky and according to plans for off. it appears the numbers suggest a curved universe not a flat one but what does this mean well for one thing since we all started from the big bang a flat universe would mean we just keep expanding forever out into the horizon while a curve universe says that we will eventually come back into it so the universe will come back into itself and something cosmologists are calling the big crunch. now well now the big problem is can we finally can we finally now that we realize the universe is curved and we finally move beyond the whole flat earth mass please it's a globe i'm sorry it's not flat. all right everybody out there starts over there
remember in this world we are told that we love the stuff so i tell you all i love you i robot to keep on watching all those hawks out there about the great day and night. thinking of getting a new book on the ones we got in here shows no problem why is he didn't know until he was trapped in this tiny little wired we don't need a crate with him he will stir freaking out in she will want to spray him anywhere near and thousands of the breeding dogs of caged in the into lane conditions on puppy farms i mean 67 years you know they've been locked up in cages outside you see no protection from the weather the heat you know the cold air the rain the snow the thunder nothing they have no protection. look at you.
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that you type into the search bar it will always be one dog food over another one comparative shopping service over another and one candidate over another they can suppress certain types of results on what they think you should be see if they have this kind of power then democracy is an illusion the free and fair election doesn't exist the more we give them the sooner we're all. so what we've got to do is identify the threats that we have it's crazy. let it be an arms race. very dramatic development only mostly exists i don't see how that strategy will be successful very critical time to sit down and talk.
live from russia these are the headlines moscow slams germany's decision to expelled 2 russian embassy stuff is calling the move on friendly and unjustified germany claims there's evidence to link russia to the murder of a georgia national but several months ago with. this morning also in the u.k. with elections looming the leader of britain's labor party is smeared by accusations of spreading so-called russian this information but the main accuse it ironically the daily telegraph newspaper the branding used to say go see it before it's self again the story. in the u.k. u.k. university is under fire for guidelines it said the stuff travelling.
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