FROM Jeremiah Johnson
The Fight over the Pill to Prevent HIV Truvada is a daily medication recognized by the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other health agencies as greatly reducing the risk of contracting the HIV virus. But one AIDS organization warns of a “public health disaster in the making.” This week, the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation will be taking out advertisements asking, “What if you’re wrong about PrEP?” That’s another name for a type of drug called Truvada.
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.
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?
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.