FROM Jack Horner
Is the World Ready for a "Dino-chicken?" We all know the story behind Jurassic World , where genetically engineered dinosaurs run wild. One descendent of dinosaurs is the chicken — and last month, researchers announced that they had modified part a chicken to look like part of a dinosaur. That was welcome news to Jack Horner. A paleontologist at Montana State University, he's been a consultant to the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World movies. He's looking forward to a complete " dino-chicken ." Jack Horner at the Museo di Storia Naturale in Milan, Italy Photo: Paolo Sacchi
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?
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.
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.
Terrorism and tweets, hate speech and murder Just days before an election, Britain is coping with a rash of deadly terrorism, and Prime Minister Theresa May is on the defensive. And again today, President Trump has tweeted criticism of the Mayor of London. Later, a double murder in Portland, Oregon has revealed the ugly past of a supposedly “progressive” city. One immediate question: is “hate speech” protected by the First Amendment?