On The Skanner News YouTube Channel hip hop artist Crooked I talks about how to write great rhymes on The Skanner's YouTube Playlist for April 12, 2010.
On The Skanner News Vimeo Channel you will find Fatherless, a great video about youth in Washington DC, standup comedy from Eric Andre and the uplifting What Makes You Happy? On the Wikileaks site you will find Collateral Murder, the video showing U.S. military slaying two Reuters journalists and civilians who were mistakenly identified as insurgents in 2007. The mistake was supposedly covered up until the video leak. Democracy Now today features interviews with the families of the dead and with a veteran from the helicopter unit involved in the attack.
Also on the YouTube Playlist:
Poland mourns the death of Polish President, Lech Kaczynski, and 90 others including many political and civic leaders in tragic plane crash. Thousands of mourners line the streets of Warsaw. Suspicions about foul play are rife.
President Obama, in London with South Africa's President Zuma, speaks to the press about the nuclear security summit.
Ron Wyden says Oregon will have a healthcare public option.
Chris Rock on David Letterman
A tribute to the 29 West Virginia miners, who died in last week's explosion.
Demolition of Dallas Cowboys old home stadium in Texas.
In Russia, a tough judge who sent racist gang members to jail is gunned down outside his apartment.