Sojournertruthradio 1-22-14 Rep. Maxine Waters by sojournertruthradio published on 2014/01/22 17:08:52 +0000 Today: Congresswoman Maxine Waters on the Congressional Fight over extending unemployment insurance, raising the minimum wage and fixing the social safety net as well as how communities in her district are organizing themselves. Geneva II the so-named "peace talks" on Syria that has brought both the Syrian government and Western backed rebel forces to the table began toady in Switzerland. In a highly controversial move the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon uninvited Iran. What if anything can be expected from the talks? Our guest is Matthew R. Lee who covers the UN for Inner City Press. And activist, poet, playright Amiri Baraka's funeral was held this past Saturday in Newark, New Jersey. We get a report from two who attended the memorial, Dr. Peniel Joseph and Ayuku Babu found of the Pan African Film Festival/ Also our weekly Earth Minute.