Dave talks with economics professor and journalist Daniel Altman about China’s economic slide.
Dave talks with former CIA officer Robert Grenier about the American plan in Afghanistan.
Dave talks with Rob Reynolds of Al Jazeera English about the reception Europe has given to Syrian and Libyan refugees.
Dave talks with Al Jazeera America reporter Ali Velshi.
Does Pope Francis believe in miracles? Indeed he does, but what exactly qualifies as a miracle? Journalist and author John Thavis says can be a hard question for the Vatican to answer. He’ll tell us how they do it.
The Iran nuclear agreement proved bitterly divisive for American Jews, but American journalist Larry Cohler-Esses, just back from Iran, says Jews there like the agreement andreject the idea that their countryman want to attack Israel.
While in the US Republicans continue to grumble about, and say they’ll keep fighting the nuclear deal in Iran, American journalist Reese Ehrlich says, his recent trip to Iran showed him a people ready for peace and, they hope, economic progress.
In Libya, the UN negotiator says peace is at hand, but journalist Mustafa Fetouri in Tripoli finds it hard to believe, as he says the rival wannabe governments in Tripoli and Tobruk can find little they agree on.
Management at Sandia labs uses money meant to go to cutting edge research to lobby Congress to extend its contract …while long-standing safety failures at Los Alamos Labs shut down 2 crucial programs for years. Who gets punished? Investigative reporter Patrick Malone says the answer is – nobody.
Could using a toothpaste past its sell-by date put a prisoner into solitary confinement? A military hearing decided the answer for Chelsea Manning was no, but just holding a hearing to ask the question, her lawyer Nancy Hollander says, is an example of the harassment facing America’s most famous trans-gender whistleblower.
This Summer in Chicago has seen an epidemic of gun crimes, especially murders, leaving the Windy City with by far the highest casualty count in America. Al Jazeera America correspondent Sarah Hoye on causes, effects, and one neighborhood’s attempt to take back its streets.
Dave talks with Molly Molloy, journalist and New Mexico State University scholar, about Latin America’s drug wars.