icon bookmark-bicon bookmarkicon cameraicon checkicon chevron downicon chevron lefticon chevron righticon chevron upicon closeicon v-compressicon downloadicon editicon v-expandicon fbicon fileicon filtericon flag ruicon full chevron downicon full chevron lefticon full chevron righticon full chevron upicon gpicon insicon mailicon moveicon-musicicon mutedicon nomutedicon okicon v-pauseicon v-playicon searchicon shareicon sign inicon sign upicon stepbackicon stepforicon swipe downicon tagicon tagsicon tgicon trashicon twicon vkicon yticon wticon fm
17 Sep, 2020 19:49

New evidence & dramatic witness could free Assange (Full show)

WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange is on trial in London fighting extradition to the US, where he faces up to 175 years in prison for violating the Espionage Act, conspiracy to commit computer intrusion, and other charges. Now, famous and influential whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg has taken the witness stand in support of Assange. RT America’s Alex Mihailovich reports. Then independent journalist Taylor Hudak and former Member of Scottish Parliament Tommy Sheridan weigh in.

Researchers in Australia have developed a “bionic eye” capable of restoring partial sight to blind. They hope the incredible breakthrough may eventually lead to curing patients of paralysis. RT America’s Natasha Sweatte has the details.

The US has only four percent of the world’s population but accounts for 25 percent of all known COVID-19 cases. Meanwhile, the country’s death toll approaches 200,000 deaths. RT America’s Faran Fronczak examines the race for a COVID-19 vaccine. Then economist and founder of Democracy at Work Prof. Richard Wolff discusses whether flaws inherent in the US economic system have confounded Washington’s efforts to deal with the crisis.