FROM Pedro Baez
CHP Under Fire after Officer Beats Woman on I-10 Freeway A video went viral this weekend showing an officer of the California Highway Patrol beating a woman on the Eastbound side of Interstate 10 near La Brea Avenue. CHP Deputy Commissioner Ramona Prieto met today with civil rights leaders, who said they were “very satisfied” at the attention.
Human Rights in the era of Donald Trump President Trump’s UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, said today the US might pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Serious violators of human rights are members of the Council itself–and a US resignation could make things worse. Later on today’s show, now that he’s into his second term, comedian turned US Senator Al Franken is telling jokes again.
What happens when America retreats from the world? Is President Trump taking his "America First" agenda to extremes, withdrawing the country from the international stage on trade and climate change, distancing America from its traditional allies across the Atlantic and even threatening to physically isolate the country through the building of a wall along its southern border? León Krauze guest hosts.