1. EXCLUSIVE!: An Army Reserve Captain speaks out about an alleged sexual assault and claims retaliation.
Army Reserve Captain Marcelo Lucero comes from a military family. Yet he is risking his entire military career and then some to speak out about an alleged sexual assault and subsequent alleged failure to investigate/cover-up by the Army. On the week that the Pentagon reveals that there were 26,000 sexual assaults in the military last year, tune in as Captain Lucero tells us about 1 alleged incident and what he describes as a “concealment of sexual assault and the perpetuation of an atmosphere of sexual harassment at the 841st Engineer Battalion in Miami, Florida.”
2. Will the President Expand the FBI’s Web Wiretapping Powers?
In the news today, we found out that the White House may try to make it easier for the FBI to wiretap people who use the Internet to connect with people. You know, like half the country or so. Tune in as we talk to our friends at the Bill of Rights Defense Committee
about what this means for all of us.
3. A private prison giant holds a shareholders meeting in South Florida, a bunch of Floridians object.
Just a few weeks ago a coalition of students and concerned Floridians successfully stopped the Florida Atlantic University from allowing private prison giant GEO from naming the college’s sports stadium. Yesterday, some of those same folks were protesting outside of the GEO groups shareholders meeting. Tune in to find out why.
4. The fight to fight student loan debt continues.
According to Campus Progress, student loan interest rates are set to double on July 1st if Congress doesn’t act quickly (we won’t hold our breath). Tune in to find out why and what we can do about it.