The Durham Police killing of Michael MacIsaac, One Year After With Sister Joanne

Radio Basics logoMichael MacIsaac was killed by Durham Region Police last year on December 2nd, 2013. His sister Joanne MacIsaac was in the studio with Radio Basics on December 1, 2014 to talk about the blatant lies, disrespect and cover ups that the province’s Special Investigations Unit and the Durham Police took part in to ensure that justice would not be served to the MacIsaac family.

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CIA: Corruption even from the top of the world's largest policing organization

“One of the report’s findings, according to people who have seen the document, was that the C.I.A. repeatedly claimed that important intelligence to thwart terror plots and track down Qaeda operatives had come from the interrogation sessions of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed when, in fact, the intelligence had other origins.

The C.I.A. has long maintained that the interrogation of Mr. Mohammed, a chief planner of the Sept. 11 attacks, was central to disrupting a number of terror plots, including Qaeda plans to attack the West Coast. Mr. Mohammed was one of the C.I.A. detainees subjected to the most brutal interrogation methods, including waterboarding.”

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The Black Panthers Revisited

"In this short Op-Doc for New York Times Video, director Stanley Nelson draws links between the police violence that led to the formation of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense and the contemporary mobilization in-response to police violence. Nelson's latest film THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY: Vanguard of the Revolution makes its world premiere at this year's SUNDANCE FESTIVAL."