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    #VelshiBannedBookClub: A Toni Morrison Masterclass with Dr. Imani Perry and Dr. Eddie Glaude

    07:26
  • The landmark study that explores what happens to women denied abortions

    05:57
  • Vindman on the War in Ukraine: “My belief is that Russia is a near-spent force”

    04:53
  • ‘My God, we are challenged,’: Frank Luntz analyzes current state of American politics

    06:34
  • Velshi: U.S. political parties are not equal participants in the democratic process

    03:20
  • “The Power of Crisis”: Ian Bremmer on the three biggest global threats and practical optimism

    06:11
  • A decade of domestic terrorism and the “Great Replacement Theory”

    06:08
  • Investors Say Their Kids Are Making Them Rethink Climate Change, says Probable Futures Founder 

    04:55
  • Velshi: It’s possible to step away from fossil fuel while keeping economic growth a priority

    03:41
  • Why baby formula “just slipped under the radar”

    05:06
  • NAACP Pres. Derrick Johnson: “White supremacy cannot coexist with democracy”

    04:23
  • Maria Hinojosa on ‘Suave’, her now Pulitzer-winning podcast: “We brought heart”

    05:48
  •  Putin is Making “Empty Threats,” Says Acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine

    05:11
  • The link between the anti-abortion movement & “replacement theory”

    07:33
  • #VelshiBannedBookClub: R.J. Palacio on her heart-wrenching graphic novel “White Bird”

    06:05
  • Mohamed El-Erian on global policy response to inflation: “we need it, but we won’t get it”

    05:41
  • Michigan AG: If my Republican opponent wins and bans abortions, ‘many women will die’

    05:54
  • “The data is the data”: Overturning Roe will have devastating effects on the economy

    05:18
  • Velshi: Acknowledging U.S. history of Native erasure is Step 1. Step 2 is action.

    05:13
  • Delegation of U.S. Senate led by Mitchell McConnell arrive in Kyiv

    00:29

Velshi: Putin wasn’t punished appropriately for annexing Crimea. If he has his way, he’ll do it again

05:48

Aside from some relatively modest economic sanctions and Russia’s expulsion from the G8 group of world leaders, the Kremlin’s annexation of Crimea went largely unchallenged. So now if Vladimir Putin has his way, he’d probably do it again. Annexing a territory is considered an act of aggression by the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Annexation happens when one state acquires territory of another state by force. It usually happens after a military occupation, and it is generally illegal under international law. Vladimir Putin is certainly not the first leader to annex territory and claim it as his own. The world has a long history of power-hungry men who have attempted to forcibly take the land of others. It is not illegitimate to change borders, as long as it’s done through negotiation, with the parties on both sides of those borders agreeing to the change. Forcibly occupying another territory is illegal. When an annexation goes unchallenged by the rest of the world, it leads to violence, persecution, oppression and, in the case of Ukraine, war.