Is America world’s most dangerous place, or just Chicago?
Chicago was rocked by bloodshed over the weekend. More than 100 people were shot and 14 killed. Rick Sanchez examines the staggering prevalence of gun violence in the US. Then RT America’s Natasha Sweatte reports the details of Chicago’s bloody Father’s Day Weekend and Xavier Ramey of Justice Informed shares his insights. UK protesters are demanding the removal of a statue of Ghandi, father of Indian independence. Authorities had to temporarily put protective walls around the statue to protect it from vandalism and destruction. RT’s Shadia Edwards-Dashti reports for the News with Rick Sanchez. Twenty Indian soldiers were killed in clashes with Chinese troops in the disputed border region of Ladakh. Russia has stepped in as a potential mediator in the conflict between the two nuclear states. Meanwhile, relations between India and Pakistan remain on edge over the contested Kashmir region. Former Pentagon official Michael Maloof joins Rick Sanchez to share his insights. A number of US states are showing a record number of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection. RT America’s Sayeh Tavangar examines the reasons why the US now accounts for 20 percent of the world’s confirmed COVID-19 cases. Plus, RT America’s Steve Christakos shares powerful comments from four-time Olympic champion Michael Johnson about the dearth of black representation in professional sports management and why athletes should use their platform to facilitate positive social change.