The News with Rick Sanchez - January 14, 2019 (20:00 ET)
BREAKING: Saudi Statue at Ground Zero to Come Down
Rick Sanchez discusses the appearance of a candy-shaped statue bearing a Saudi flag on the hallowed space of “Ground Zero,” where the World Trade Center once stood. He speaks to investigative journalist Sander Hicks about the statue and Port Authority’s very recent decision to relocate it. They discuss the known ties between Saudi Arabia and the 9/11 terror attacks and the ongoing cover-up of the extent of that connection. Later, former US diplomat Jim Jatras joins to weigh in.
5G Wireless: A Dangerous ‘Experiment on Humanity’
Scientists, environmental groups, doctors and citizens around the world are appealing to all governments to halt telecommunications companies’ deployment of 5G (fifth generation) wireless networks, which they call “an experiment on humanity and the environment that is defined as a crime under international law.” Research has shown that wireless radiation can cause DNA damage, neuropsychiatric effects and other health problems. RT America’s Michele Greenstein joins Rick Sanchez to discuss.
STRIKE: 30 K LA Teachers Walk Out Of Class
Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers went on strike on Monday, demanding higher wages, smaller class sizes, more support staff and more accountability for charter schools. Their school district is the second-largest in the US. RT America’s Natasha Sweatte reports from Los Angeles, California.