Great Barrier Reef avoids UNESCO endangered list after lobbying efforts from Australia and 11 other countries

The Great Barrier Reef will not join the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) endangered heritage list, after Australia and 11 countries applied pressure on the organization to reconsider. … Read More >Great Barrier Reef avoids UNESCO endangered list after lobbying efforts from Australia and 11 other countries

Up to 75% of new Covid cases in Singapore are in vaccinated people but getting jab lowers chances of serious illness, figures show

Some 75% of people who got infected with Covid-19 in Singapore recently had been previously inoculated. None of them, however, got seriously ill, the health authorities said, encouraging further vaccinations. … Read More >Up to 75% of new Covid cases in Singapore are in vaccinated people but getting jab lowers chances of serious illness, figures show

Instagram restores posts issuing DEATH THREATS against Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei, claiming these are in ‘public interest’

Despite its policy banning death threats against political figures, Instagram has cited “public interest” in restoring a number of clips calling for “Death to Khamenei” – a reference to the country’s supreme leader. … Read More >Instagram restores posts issuing DEATH THREATS against Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei, claiming these are in ‘public interest’

CIA analyst gets 4 year sentence for telling truth (full show)

Daniel Hale blew the whistle on the US military’s drone program. Thanks to his efforts, the public learned that 90% of those killed by drone strikes were innocent civilians–including children. But Hale didn’t get a medal. He got almost four years in prison. RT Correspondent John Huddy reports on today’s sentence and Rick is joined by Chris Hedges, the host of RT’s On Contact, to discuss Hale’s case and the insults hurled his way by the judge who sent him away. … Read More >CIA analyst gets 4 year sentence for telling truth (full show)