Recent Blog Posts
December 05, 2012 A Greek Tragedy, December 11, 2012
The economic crisis is becoming a disaster to many Greeks with the fallout spreading to children. Some parents are sending their children to live with relatives because they can no longer afford to keep them. Also, while most of the news from the Amazon rainforest over the past two decades has been a picture of large scale deforestation and mass extinctions, we actually have some good news to report. And, we profile journalist Natallia Radina, who recently escaped the inhuman conditions of a prison in Belarus. Her crime? Organizing opposition. Dan Rather Reports airs Tuesdays at 8pm ET on AXS TV.
April 03, 2012 China in the Caribbean
Big money from China is buying influence in America’s backyard. Small countries in the Caribbean are the beneficiaries of Beijing’s largess. Also, a live discussion on what China really thinks of its place in the world, and its relationship with the United States. Dan Rather Reports airs Tuesdays at 8pm ET on HDNet.
October 20, 2011 The Un-Banked, “Change.org”
There’s palpable anger growing in America – and one of the main targets of that anger is the big banks. There was an outcry recently when Bank of America announced an unprecedented $5 a month fee on debit card users – customers are saying they’ve had enough. We take a look at how an organization like Change.org is making the tried and true petition even more powerful. Dan Rather Reports airs Tuesdays at 8pm ET.