Africa

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Ginger Baker's Air Force
You probably know Ginger Baker best as the drummer for the rock bands Cream and Blind Faith, but his other musical ventures may surprise you. Read more...
Media Promotes Pacifist Mandela Over Radical Mandela
Why is it that the American media needs to focus on such a small part of the impact Nelson Mandela made in our culture? Read more...
C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Tinariwen
Tonight's music club comes to us from the Sahara desert. Tinariwen has a pretty unique sound, making use of traditional West African instruments in addition to rock instrumentation. Read more...
C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Fela Kuti
Fela Kuti was a pioneer of the Afrobeat genre, which blended elements of jazz, funk, and traditional African music to create an entirely new, unique style. Read more...
Conservative MSNBC host Joe Scarborough yelled at Rep. Peter King (R-NY) because he said that the congressman wanted to continue a war in Afghanistan that started when the soldiers dying today were only children. Read more...

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Competing demonstrations brought thousands to Cairo Sunday as protesters in Tahrir Square demanded Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi step down, and others rallied behind the leader near the presidential palace. Read more...
Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham on Sunday suggested the no-fly zone President Bill Clinton imposed on Iraq had left the country "in flames today." Read more...
The Black El Dorado: Everybody thought there could be oil in Sudan but nobody knew anything. It was revealed through exploration by the American company Chevron, towards the end of the 70s. And that was the beginning of the second civil war, which went on until 2002. It lasted for 19 years and cost a million and a half lives and the oil business was at the heart of it Read more...
As the Senate holds its first-ever public hearing on drones and targeted killings, we turn the second part of our interview with Jeremy Scahill, author of the new book, "Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield." Scahill charts the expanding covert wars operated by the CIA and JSOC, the Joint Special Operations Command, in countries from Somalia to Pakistan. Read more...
Televangelist Pat Robertson on Monday explained to his viewers that "sophisticated" Americans receive fewer miracles because they learned "things that say God isn’t real," like evolution. Read more...