Today’s show features Pres. Obama claiming that “we are hitting ISIL harder than ever;” IS has responded by threatening an attack in every country involved. Amy Goodman interviews Gilbert Achcar, Professor of Oriental and African Studies, in response to the Presidential address.
The episode also discusses the conviction of former cop Daniel Holtzclaw for multiple rapes and assaults on vulnerable women, and Donald Trump’s bewildering increase in popularity among Republican-leaning voters.
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