Trump and the Danger of Emergency Powers; Carl Dix, Murderer of Laquan McDonald Gets Slap on the Wrist; Refuse Fascism LA

Trump and the Danger of Emergency Powers

Migrant Caravan in Mexico

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Since last December, Trump has repeatedly threatened to invoke emergency powers to build a wall on the southern border of the US. The declaration of such a state of emergency can be made by the president alone. And such a declaration would give the president access to other extraordinary powers, like freezing Americans' bank accounts, putting the Internet under government control, and many more that would fundamentally alter the method by which the US is governed. We'll talk about this very dangerous situation with Andrew Boyle,Counsel in the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice.


Carl Dix on the Outrageous Sentence for the Cop Who Murdered Laquan McDonald

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Last October, a jury found Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke guilty of second degree murder of Laquan McDonald. A judge has now handed down a sentence. For the racist murder of Laquan McDonald, this police officer got a sentence of 6 years, 9 months"and he could be out in half that. This comes just one day after another judge handed down a verdict of not guilty on three Chicago cops on charges of lying about and conspiring to cover up the murder of Laquan. And it comes as the the genocidal murders of Black and Brown people continue and intensify. We'll talk about this with Carl Dix, a representative of the Revolutionary Communist Party.


Refuse Fascism LA on State of the Union?! How about the state of HUMANITY?

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Refuse Fascism is calling for nationwide protests against the Trump/Pence fascist regime. Don't sit watching by yourself, disgusted and outraged!Bounce from your home... and...flood the street corners in cities large and small to demand: To The World's Migrants and All of Humanity: We REFUSE To Accept a Fascist America! The Trump/Pence Regime Must Go! 

NO to Trump's Fascist Wall and their program of ethnic cleansing " NO TO ALL ATTACKS on immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers - a linchpinand a battering ram of the Trump/Pence Regime's entire fascist program also targeting women, LGBTQ, Black people, people all over the world, science and the earth itself. We'll speak with Bo Login from Refuse Fascism LA.