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Posted Aug. 23, 2017 for week ending Sept. 1, 2017

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"There has not been one president who has been this erratic, this impulsive, this uninformed, this easily baited. This vindictive. Somebody who many psychologists have said, is arguably, mentally ill."

–Mark Hertsgaard, investigative editor at large for The Nation magazine and the author of seven books, including, "Bravehearts: Whistle-Blowing in the Age of Snowden," on the reality of a nuclear threat under Donald Trump and what you can do


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No Institutional Safeguards Stand Between Donald Trump and Nuclear War

MP3 Interview with Mark Hertsgaard, investigative editor at large for The Nation magazine and the author of seven books, including, "Bravehearts: Whistle-Blowing in the Age of Snowden", conducted by Scott Harris

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Before the media spotlight shifted away from the dangerous war of words between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the tragic events in Charlottesville, the nation and the world had become alarmed at the apparent threat of a nuclear confrontation on the Korean peninsula. Not since the days of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union had any two nations rattled their nuclear armed sabers at each other in such a dangerous fashion.  Story continues

DOJ Demands Data on Visitors to Anti-Trump Protest Website

MP3 Interview with Chip Gibbons, policy and legislative director with the group, Defending Rights and Dissent, conducted by Scott Harris

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The Justice Department, under U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, is demanding data from a webhosting company on more than 1.3 million IP addresses, as well as the email addresses and photos of thousands of people who had visited a website that organized protests at Donald Trump’s Jan. 20 inauguration in Washington, D.C. A search warrant was approved by Judge Robert Wertheim.  Story continues

Community Groups Join Forces to Make New Haven, CT a Leading U.S. Sanctuary City

MP3 Interview with John Jairo Lugo, a founder of New Haven, CT’s grassroots immigrant rights group Unidad Latina en Accion, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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This summer, New Haven, Connecticut has welcomed undocumented immigrants from two different countries that have taken sanctuary in two city churches. New Haven, a city of 130,000 and home of Yale University, was the first municipality in the country to grant resident ID cards regardless of citizenship in 2007. Nury Chavarria, a Guatemalan refugee and mother of four who lived in Norwalk, Connecticut, sought sanctuary in New Haven on July 21 after Immigration and Customs Enforcement ordered her deportation. She took refuge in the city’s la Iglesia de Dios Pentecostal Church. After five days, ICE issued a stay of deportation allowing her attorney to appeal her case, and allowing Chavarria to return to her family and job.  Story continues

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