RT America -- August 04, 2015

Lawmakers begin debate over the future of CISA

Senators have begun holding contentious hearings over the controversial cybersecurity bill known as the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) on Tuesday. However, privacy advocates on the Senate floor are concerned about how much power the government may have over people’s data. Manuel Rapalo has the latest.

 

Exceptional history? American history books whitewash ugly marks

Academics and historians have launched a campaign against new guidelines proposed for American Advanced Placement history text books, saying they focus too much on ‘American Exceptionalism’ while minimizing tragedies like the ‘Trail of Tears’ or slavery’s role in the Civil War. Anya Parampil speaks with political activist Ward Churchill about the effect these new guidelines could have.