FROM Mariah Stewart
Protests in Ferguson Escalate over the Weekend, Violence Erupts Last night there was violence again in Ferguson, Missouri — on the first anniversary of the death of Michael Brown. Gunfire interrupted Police Chief Andre Anderson as he talked with reporters. Mariah Stewart is the Huffington Post ’s Ferguson Fellow. She covers the St Louis Metropolitan area.
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.
White House budget proposal slashes and burns President Trump's first budget request is considered dead on arrival in Congress — a familiar development in Capitol Hill. We hear what it reveals about the priorities of the new administration. What's likely to die… and what might survive?
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?