Politics

Obama Promises Lame-Duck TPP Push Despite Uproar Over Pro-Corporate Provisions

Obama Promises Lame-Duck TPP Push Despite Uproar Over Pro-Corporate Provisions

"The latest salvo from opponents of the deal came in the form of a letter to Congress signed by hundreds of law professors and economists – including Laurence Tribe, who taught Obama at Harvard – protesting the inclusion of “Investor State Dispute Settlement” (ISDS) provisions in the TPP agreement."

From Chapel Hill to Tulsa: Families Speak Out About Deadly Anti-Arab Hate Crimes

From Chapel Hill to Tulsa: Families Speak Out About Deadly Anti-Arab Hate Crimes

Democracy Now! looks at this month’s killing in Tulsa, Oklahoma, of Khalid Jabara and last year’s triple killing in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, of Deah Barakat and two sisters, Razan and Yusor Abu-Salha. Both killings have been described as anti-Arab hate crimes. They spoke to Khalid’s brother and sister, Rami Jabara and Victoria Jabara Williams, and to Dr. Mohammad Abu-Salha, the father of Razan and Yusor.