David Cay Johnston: Trump is “Appallingly Ignorant” on Healthcare & Puts Greed Above Human Lives; David Cay Johnston: GOP Budget Redistributes Money to the Rich & Helps Make U.S. a “Police State”; Rights Advocates: Trump’s Commission on Election Integrity Set Up as a Pretext for Voter Suppression; “Trump and the Russian Money Trail”: Trump’s Ties … Continued


David Cay Johnston: Trump is “Appallingly Ignorant” on Healthcare & Puts Greed Above Human Lives; David Cay Johnston: GOP Budget Redistributes Money to the Rich & Helps Make U.S. a “Police State”; Rights Advocates: Trump’s Commission on Election Integrity Set Up as a Pretext for Voter Suppression; “Trump and the Russian Money Trail”: Trump’s Ties … Continued


On today’s program we pay tribute to political prisoner Hugo “Yogi” Pinell. On August 12th, Hugo Pinell, 71, was killed and 11 inmates were treated for stab wounds when fighting broke out at California State Prison-Sacramento. Pinell, in jail since 1965, had been serving three life sentences. And later Poor News Network explores the war … Continued


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