Hong Kong Street Scene, Secret Service Slip-Ups, and SNL Hits Middle Age

We start with an update from the ground in Hong Kong on the pro-democracy protests there. Police used tear gas, pepper spray, and batons to break up peaceful protesters. Then, the former CEO of financial giant AIG is suing the U.S. government because, he says, the $182B bailout was too low. Then, in our weekly T.V. roundup, Saturday Night Live kicks off its 40th season and critics are praising Amazon's new show, Transparent. Plus, in her new book about climate change, author and journalist Naomi Klein argues that we have to revamp our economic and political systems to save the world as we know it. And finally, a Washington Post investigation reveals deep security lapses inside the Secret Service.

Banner Image: The gap between the Central crowd and the Admiralty crowd in Hong Kong during the Occupy Central protests; Credit: judithbluepool