As Yemen, the poorest nation in the Arab Gulf struggles with a US-backed Saudi war, a horrifying cholera epidemic has now made things worse. On today’s show, we’ll examine the crisis with Benjamin Wiacek, the Yemen media lead for Oxfam and ask why there is so little coverage. Then, Sarah Anderson of the Institute for … Continued
The state of Arkansas has been on a deadly killing spree, rushing to execute death row prisoners before its stores of a lethal injection drug expire. We’ll discuss the story with Jessica Brand. She is with the group Fair Punishment, an initiative of Harvard Law School. Then, we’ll hear part 2 of a 2-part conversation … Continued
Donald Trump’s State Department comes under fire for promoting his private luxury, members-only club in Florida. The billionaire businessman-turned-President has so many conflicts of interest that it’s hard to keep track. On our show today Paul S. Ryan of the group Common Cause will discuss this latest report of how the Presidency could be lining … Continued
Despite all the gnashing of teeth among progressives over the Recent Electoral Unpleasantness, Arun Gupta says we can thank Trump. ALSO: Dr. Maria Michael, native elder, reports on Standing Rock. PLUS: prepare to LAUGH at Kung Pao Kosher Comedy! With host Kris Welch.
The first presidential debate; who won, who lost, who cares? And is the left kidding itself about Donal Trump? Plus; a brilliant graphic novel describes life in Syria through the eyes of a child. With host Kris Welch.