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The upcoming Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump; Plus: New investigation reveals right-wing extremist groups a magnet for military members; And sex trafficking victims still struggle behind bars despite state laws

0:08 – The upcoming impeachment trial of Donald Trump; plus Congress negotiating COVID relief

John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) is National Affairs Correspondent for The Nation.

0:34 – Putin critic Alexei Navalny jailed, prompting massive protests

Anthony D’Agostino is Professor of History at San Francisco State University, and an expert on the history of Russia. Author of many books including the Russian revolution and “The Rise of Global Powers: International Politics in the Era of World Wars”

0:45 – Biden’s nuclear policy, including extending nuclear arms treaty with Russia

Conn Hallinan is military analyst and columnist for Foreign Policy in Focus. 

The far right, anti-government extremist group Boogaloo Boys wear Hawaiian shirts and military fatigues (Photo: Wikipedia)

1:08 – Investigation: Right wing extremist group Boogaloo Boys a magnet for former and current military members

A.C. Thompson (@ACInvestigates) is a staff reporter with ProPublica and a correspondent with FRONTLINE. His latest investigation is titled “The Boogaloo Bois Have Guns, Criminal Records and Military Training. Now They Want to Overthrow the Government.

1:34 – New Inspector General report: CA prisons failed to prevent the spread of COVID, prompting massive outbreak at San Quentin Prison. Plus: women trafficking victims who are incarcerated left behind, with lack of access to re-sentencing

Byrhonda Lyons (@ByrhondaL) is a criminal justice reporter and video journalist with Calmatters. Her latest report is “Victims behind bars: Trafficking survivors still struggle despite state laws.”

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