- Making News: US Says Europe Will Approve UN Sanctions against Iran
Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns said in Paris today that Europe will agree to economic sanctions if Iran continues its nuclear program. Iran says Europe is bowing to American pressure. Mary Dejevsky, chief editorial writer for the Independent in London, says the draft resolution is not yet the fait accompli the US would have the world believe.
- Reporter's Notebook: Black Community Reacts to Immigration Protests
Civil-rights leader Jesse Jackson, who supported yesterday's demonstrations for immigrants' rights as a ---movement for social justice,--- is calling on African Americans to make common cause with newly arrived Latinos, legal and otherwise. But the community is not a monolith and polls show that many blacks do not share Jackson's support of the movement. Former Chicago City Councilman Cliff Kelley is host of The Cliff Kelley Show on WVON.
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Special: ‘Trump Baby’ flies over Big Ben… President Trump flies to Europe this week for meetings with NATO, the Queen and Russia’s President Putin. But the president won’t be the only Trump flying when he lands in the UK. An enormous, orange “Trump baby” balloon, complete with a diaper and cell phone is set to float just above the streets of London, for all to see. What else do British protestors have in store?
On the road to SCOTUS: Politics trumps the law Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation looks highly likely, but crucial issues won’t go away. The Supreme Court may see cases involving abortion, health care and the limits of presidential power. Can Democrats use upcoming hearings to dramatize what’s at stake--before November’s elections?
Politics and ‘incivility’ One Democrat wants Trump aides confronted in public over separating immigrant families. But her party’s leaders call that “incivility.” The question is: does moderation accomplish real change -- or is it a smokescreen for the status quo? When it comes to achieving racial equality, what’s worked and what hasn’t?
Family migration and the politics of incivility Separating immigrant families at the border may be something new, but the US has never extended the “Good Neighbor Policy” to Central America. Clinton and Bush discouraged newcomers, and Obama was called, “Deporter in Chief.” We’ll provide context ignored in mainstream media coverage.
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