Chris Hedges on His New Book: America, The Farewell Tour…A Black Lives Matter Victory in DC…Hate Crimes Rise in Capital Region…
–U.S. White supremacists train with neo-Nazis in Ukraine.
–A prosecutor in the Eastern District of Virginia accidentally revealed recently that Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been indicted in the district, and the indictment is sealed.
–As the numbers of dead and missing continue to rise in California fires, President Trump toured the devastation and doubled down on being a climate denier.
–The grassroots Sunrise Movement of young climate activists kept up its pressure for a Green New Deal.
–The DC Climate Coalition warns that the Chicago-based utility Exelon — which owns the District’s electrical provider Pepco — has snuck in an amendment that would undercut the efficiency measures in the proposed “Clean Energy DC Act”
Voices: Chris Hedges, Scott Michelman, April Goggans, Carl Snowden
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