Associate Producer, 'To the Point' and 'Which Way, LA?'
FROM Sonata Lee Narcisse
Beyond Stoli and Snowden: The Rift between Russia and the US Guest host Madeleine Brand looks at the frosty relations between the US and Russia. Why are gay activists clamoring for a boycott of the Russian Winter Olympics?
California Prisons, Hunger Strikes and Overcrowding California continues to battle a federal order to reduce its prison population, while dealing with a hunger strike among prisoners over the use of solitary confinement.
The US gets deeper into Middle East wars. What's the endgame? President Trump welcomed Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi to the White House today… just one of the changes in America's approach to the Middle East since Barack Obama left office. We hear about that and the escalation of warfare as well as civilian casualties.
Trump's ethical conflicts pile up as transparency diminishes President Trump's refusal to reveal his income tax returns is just one example of a lack of transparency that could be hiding conflicts of interest. Other conflicts are already obvious from his appointments. And he's being sued for using his job to increase his profits.
Will the march for science politicize objective research? Protesters are gathering all over the country for tomorrow's Earth Day March for Science. Since President Trump has proposed massive cuts in basic scientific research, will the movement be perceived as partisan politics — whether scientists themselves like it or not?