FROM Carol Kocivar
Molly Munger's Rival Education Initiative Dan Schnur's USC Dornsife/LA Times Poll found that Molly Munger's tax measure is losing by a wide margin, 32 percent "yes" to 64 percent "no." But that's not the only poll showing bad news for " Our Children, Our Future ." The Field Poll and the Public Policy Institute of California also show a lack of support. Ms. Munger declined our invitation to appear tonight. Carol Kocivar is President of the California State Parent-Teacher Association , the PTA.
Human Rights in the era of Donald Trump President Trump’s UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, said today the US might pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Serious violators of human rights are members of the Council itself–and a US resignation could make things worse. Later on today’s show, now that he’s into his second term, comedian turned US Senator Al Franken is telling jokes again.
What is Trump's plan for Middle East peace? On his first foreign tour, President Trump has promised "peace" between Israel and the Palestinians. Are there any details for re-starting talks that have been stalled for the past three years?
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.
What happens when America retreats from the world? Is President Trump taking his "America First" agenda to extremes, withdrawing the country from the international stage on trade and climate change, distancing America from its traditional allies across the Atlantic and even threatening to physically isolate the country through the building of a wall along its southern border? León Krauze guest hosts.