FROM Bijan Stephen
Killer Mike and the Return of Politically Charged Rap The rapper Killer Mike, a.k.a. Michael Render, dropped a six-part interview with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on his YouTube channel this week. Killer Mike is leading a mainstream revival of the political rap artist , according to New Republic’s Bijan Stephen. Madeleine speaks with Stephen about the history of political rap and Killer Mike.
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.
Gov. Jerry Brown: California and China will fight climate change together President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon. California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China to strengthen climate and clean energy ties.