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This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the Grenfell Tower fire in west London, which killed at least 79 people. The tragedy has turned attention to deregulation, austerity and growing inequality in the UK.
This week we’ll talk about the shootings at a practice for a Republican Congressional baseball team outside of DC. We'll also look at media coverage of mass shootings in general, including yesterday’s shooting at a UPS facility here in San Francisco.
We’re continuing our discussion with 2017 Peacemaker Award Recipients. Phoebe Vanderhorst, founder of Way-Pass: Women's Aftercare Program and Supportive Services, joins us to discuss the unique barriers formerly incarcerated women face.
We’ll revisit our conversation with investigative journalist Jane Mayer. We'll speak to Mayer about her piece in the New Yorker on Robert Mercer, the hedge-fund tycoon who made major investments to ensure Donald Trump’s victory.
We’ll have a conversation with Françoise Girard, president of the International Women's Health Coalition, about President Donald Trump’s vast expansion of the Mexico City Policy, also known as the "Global Gag Rule."
This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the growing political chaos in Washington DC. According to the NY Times, a memo by FBI chair James Comey says Donald Trump asked him to end the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn and his ties to Russia. We'll get the latest.