Global Patriot Act, water ruled not a human right, California kills the plastic bag
Abby Martin remarks on the Obama Administration’s request to have court hearings related to force-feedings of Guantanamo Bay detainees be held entirely in secret. The ongoing water crisis in Detroit, where 22,000 residents have had their water shut off. RT’s Marina Portnaya talks about a new UN resolution being compared to the US Patriot Act. Abby reports on California becoming the first US state to ban single-use plastic bags, speaking with RT’s Lindsay France about some resistance to the new law. Finally, author and historian Vijay Prashad discusses the American media’s reception of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as well as discussing the latest measures announced by the White House to fight Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria.