With the nation's focus on small children being ripped from their parents arms at the border, the world keeps turning and news continues being made. Investigative journalist Greg Palast joins in to tell us about the latest setbacks to Kansas' Kris Kobach's heinous voter-suppressing Crosscheck program. And BuzzFeed Senior Reporter Jason Leopold returns to shine more light on the Trump Russia probe and the general insanity of our time.
Every Thursday, Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC joins Nicole Sandler to talk politics. Today, in addition to the results of the Super Tuesday primaries, Howie will explain how the special election just held in Missouri tells us more about November than the primaries do.
After an update on the day's news and information, Nicole Sandler is joined by journalist Jacki Schechner who kept us informed about all things related to the Affordable Care Act. She's now turned her sights on the Russia investigation with the Committee to Investigate Russia and the website at investigaterussia.org. Follow them on twitter at @investigateRU, and be sure to sign up for the nightly newsletter too!
After an update on the latest news, we welcome writer Gaius Publius back to the show to discuss some frightening news on the climate change front. He wrote about the city of Cape Town, South Africa becoming the first major city to run out of water. We also discussed 2017 Breaks Climate Records Despite No "El Niño Boost" and Do Mainstream Democrats Really Want to Eliminate Carbon Emissions and Fossil Fuel Use?