Oct
11
2013

Rebecca Vallas on 60 Minutes & Disability, Jeremy Scahill on War on Whistleblowers

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cbs-disabilityThis week on CounterSpin: 60 Minutes joins the media crowd taking aim at disability benefits. What did they get wrong? We'll speak with disability advocate Rebecca Vallas.

scahill-dollarocracyAlso on CounterSpin today: One of the speakers at a recent event on the state of U.S. journalism and its relationship to democracy was investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill, author of the book Blackwater and more recently, Dirty Wars, also a documentary film. We're going to hear part of Scahill's remarks that night.

LINKS:

--Consortium for Citizens With Disabilities: Letter to 60 Minutes (10/4/13)

--Dirty Wars