RT News - December 18, 2015

2nd-worst period for hate crimes against Muslims since 9/11 – activist

Violence against the Muslim community and people across the United States and Europe has grown dramatically in the wake of the deadly Paris attack and San Bernardino massacre, according to reports. RT’s Lindsay France speaks with Brian Levin, who has researched the disturbing and growing trend.

Chicago protesters, teachers put pressure on Mayor Emanuel

Protesters hit the streets of Chicago on Friday, demanding the resignation of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez for stalling the release of dash cam footage showing the death of Laquan McDonald. With Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy already gone, RT’s Simone Del Rosario has the latest and takes a look at a looming teachers strike.