RT America -- April 29, 2016
Trump & Cruz injected ‘poisonous toxins’ of Islamophobia into our social fabric - author
A recent study shows that Canadian Muslims feel included within their society. This comes as the country’s process of taking in 25,000 Syrian refugees is well underway. But are Muslims feeling so welcome in Canada’s neighbor to the south? To discuss, RT America’s Manila Chan is joined by Alex Mihailvich from Toronto. Then, Max Blumenthal, editor-in-chief of Alternet’s Grayzone Project joins the news to discuss Islamophobia in the United States.
Thom Hartmann explains how Reaganomics is causing suicides
The suicide rate in the US went up by 24 percent from 1999 to 2014, according to a new federal report, with the top increases seen in females aged 10 to 14 and males aged 45 to 64. Experts say that part of the problem is that our society fails to deal with mental illness with empathy and compassion. For more on this, RT America’s Manila Chan is joined by Thom Hartmann, host of The Big Picture.