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Author and historian Ibram X. Kendi responds to Trump's attacks on Ilhan Omar and other congresswomen of color; British whistleblower Katharine Gun recalls how she came across an explosive NSA memo in the lead-up to the Iraq invasion of 2003.
15 Years Later: How U.K. Whistleblower Katharine Gun Risked Everything to Leak a Damning Iraq War Memo
We speak with a British whistleblower whose attempts to expose lies about the Iraq invasion was called “the most important and courageous leak” in history by acclaimed Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg. Her name is Katharine Gun.
Federal prosecutors say they won't bring charges against NYPD officer implicated in the death of Eric Garner; After Prime Day, we look at Amazon's mistreatment of workers & cooperation with ICE; Abigail Disney condemns Disneyland's labor practices.
Trump launches a racist attack against four congresswomen of color, telling them to go back to their own countries despite all of them being U.S. citizens; We speak with 2020 presidential candidate Julián Castro about Trump's racism, immigration and more.
"Who Is the DNC Loyal To?": Dahr Jamail Questions DNC Veto of Primary Climate Debate
We continue our interview with independent climate journalist Dahr Jamail, staff reporter at Truthout and author of “The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption.”
The Trump administration's ICE raids on undocumented people largely failed to materialize, but immigrant communities continue to live under threat; We speak with Rosa Sabido, an undocumented woman living in sanctuary; Flooding in South Asia kills dozens.
As the Trump administration prepares nationwide raids targeting undocumented immigrants for deportation, we host a roundtable discussion with immigration activists; An interview with former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, deposed in a U.S.-backed coup.
Rep. Nanette Barragán describes what members of Congress saw at a detention facility for migrant children; A look at Title IX and the U.S. Women's National Team; Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta guts funding for sex trafficking victims.
Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein is charged with sex trafficking & conspiracy in NYC; Glenn Greenwald is under investigation for exposing a massive political scandal in Brazil; Ongoing fallout from Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord.
The U.S. women's national soccer team wins its record fourth World Cup; Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein is arrested on sex trafficking charges; Prosecutors in Alabama drop manslaughter charges against a woman whose pregnancy ended after she was shot.