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News. Views. Hughes - June 12, 2019 (17:00 ET)

Do harsh border laws criminalize compassion?

More than 80,000 people have signed a petition for Italy to drop charges against a German boat captain for “colluding with smugglers” to rescue hundreds of migrants at risk of drowning in the Mediterranean. Meanwhile, a US border aid volunteer faced a 20-year prison sentence for providing comfort to undocumented migrants in the Arizona desert. His case ended in a mistrial. Riviera of Reactionary Times and former Florida Democratic Party chair Mitch Ceasar join News.Views.Hughes to discuss the ethics of breaking the law to help desperate people.

 

EXCLUSIVE: Roseanne Barr on media control

‘It’s all controlled’: Interview w/ Roseanne Barr (EXCLUSIVE)

Outspoken comedienne and actress Roseanne Barr joins Scottie Nell Hughes to discuss the First Amendment and political double-standards in comedy and the culture at large. She explains that “entertainment is a battleground” and that Hollywood is a “big scam from top to bottom.” She argues that “being offended is how we grow” and laments that there’s “nothing left that’s not considered taboo.”

 

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