Breaking News: Charges dropped against Bartow, Fl teen Kiera Wilmot arrested for science experiment explosion. Tune in tonight as we talk about it!
1. When the IRS behaves badly
The taxman is in the news this week for allegedly targeting nonprofit groups affiliated with the Tea Party for extra scrutiny. But this isn’t the first or the last time that the IRS has been used to target organizations because of their political opinion. Tune in as we talk to Salon writer Alex Seitz-Wald and Brooklyn-based community activist Lumumba Bandele.
2. A Guatemalan ex-dictator goes to prison for war crimes
Efrain Rios Montt, the former US-government backed dictator was convicted of crimes against humanity last Friday, the first time a former head of state has been found guilty of genocide in his country’s own courts. Tune in as we talk to the National Alliance of Latin American & Caribbean Communities’ Edgar Ayala about what this will mean for Guatemala, the United States and human rights more broadly.
3. When Immigrants and their friends stop eating for justice
Tune in tonight to find out why immigrant families in Homestead, Florida and around the country have stopped eating for a week. Guests include Cynthia Morena and Guadalupe De La Cruz of We Count!
4. Wait, terrorists aren’t radicals?!?!?!?!
Not really, says terrorism expert John Horgan. Find out what he is talking about tonight.