it. from fort collins, colorado, please welcome dylan blade. [cheers and applause] >> how you doing, chris? >> i like it, nice entrance. >> thank you, thank
five-year fracking moratorium passed by the city of fort collins, saying it was trumped by state authority to promote industry. greenpeace has called for a halt in secret u.s.-european union negotiations over the massive ttip trade deal. greenpeace made the call after leaking documents it says show how the u.s. is pressuring european countries to loosen environmental and consumer protections. greenpeace's stefan krug spoke out. that if theite sure ttp in its present form would become reality, which would result in a severe downshift the thedards in europe, on environmental side but also the consumer side, it is quite clear that the dish different philosophy of protecting environment and the consumers, so i guess it is a good moment to try and put some transparency into really start a public debate about this. amy: an abortion provider has filed a federal civil rights complaint saying the hospital where she works forbade her from speaking out in support of abortion rights. diane horvath-cosper accused officials with the medstar washington hospital center of imposing a "gag order"
thousands thousand, but a solid number. that suggests things aren't so bad. host: edward from fort collins, colorado is our next caller. edward is calling on the unemployed line. go ahead, edward. caller: hello. host: hello, good morning. , whyr: i would like to say is the 5% employment -- unemployment rate always thrown out there when that is such a false figure, a false percentage? only the percentage of how many are applying for assistance. it just keeps getting thrown out there and makes you guys look foolish as a government. is not quite right. so the 5% number is flawed. it is not the end all be all of the state of the economy. it is not based on who is getting benefits, it is based on a survey that the labor americans of,s of do you have a job? are you looking for a job? -- it is true that it is not capturing everybody. if you have not been looking for a job in the last month, you don't get counted as unemployed. you could work, but you are kind not you don't count in those numbers. there are other measures to understand what that looks like. for example, 9.6% is a broader m
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