FROM Robert Donia
Radovan Karadzic Sentenced to 40 Years for Genocide After a trial lasting five years, an international criminal tribunal today convicted former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. The atrocities date back to the 1990's, when 8000 Bosnian Muslims were slaughtered at Srebrenica and Sarajevo, which were under siege for four years. Historian Bob Donia, author of, Rodavan Karaedzic: Architect of the Bosnian Genocide , testified before the tribunal.
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.
Terrorism and tweets, hate speech and murder Just days before an election, Britain is coping with a rash of deadly terrorism, and Prime Minister Theresa May is on the defensive. And again today, President Trump has tweeted criticism of the Mayor of London. Later, a double murder in Portland, Oregon has revealed the ugly past of a supposedly “progressive” city. One immediate question: is “hate speech” protected by the First Amendment?
Janesville and the American Dream Janesville, Wisconsin is the hometown of Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan. But he couldn’t prevent the closing of the General Motors factory after 100 years. On this Memorial Day rebroadcast of To the Point, we hear what’s happened to what once was a model of American middle-class unity.