One-party dictatorship, Moral Monday demonstrations, sex: a scandalous distraction
Manuel Rapalo goes over a growing trend that shows more US states moving away from two-party control, with less political diversity. Then activist and independent journalist John Fortenberry talks about ongoing demonstrations in North Carolina called ‘Moral Mondays’, where nearly 1,000 people have been arrested in peaceful demonstrations against sweeping state laws that threaten everything from education spending to environmental protection. With Guantanamo officially dubbed the world’s most expensive prison, political commentator Sam Sacks reveals the factors at play that keep the facility open and the inmate hunger strike reaching its six-month mark. Finally, an interview with RT News producer Rachel Kurzius about the corporate media fixation on sex scandals instead of issues that should be raised regarding political campaigns.