FROM Uki Goñi
Judge Clears Argentinian President in Conspiracy Case Before he was found dead of a bullet wound in his apartment, Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman accused President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of conspiring with Iran to cover up its role in a terrorist attack that occurred 20 years ago. The plot thickened today when a judge dismissed those charges — and the President blamed her head of intelligence for Nisman’s murder. Buenos Aires-based journalist Uki Goñi is following the story for The Guardian .
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?
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.