With tens of millions of Americans out of work, facing eviction and hunger, the U.S. Senate goes on recess without voting on COVID relief legislation. We speak to journalist David Dayen about why Washington has abandoned the American people. And with 34 and counting infected with coronavirus at the White House, is the Trump administration spreading both the virus and bad habits in DC? We speak to pediatrician and human rights activist Dr. Margaret Flowers.
Plus headlines on Michigan militia plot… More than 1.2 million Americans filed new unemployment claims… Frontline workers sue the Trump administration… Poor People’s campaign Moral Mondays continue to call out Senate Leader Mitch McConnell… Chantal James covers talk by Professor David Fontana on what could be Amy Coney Barrett’s impact on the Supreme Court… Thomas O’Rourke reports on the final week of the extradition trial of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange… Fannie Lou Hamer’s birthday.
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