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Chennai’s Water Crisis; How India’s Sixth Largest City is Coping with Shortages



The Indian city of Chennai is experiencing an unprecedented water crisis. This is based on a combination of government incompetence and huge weather irregularities. The question now is, what next?


Hong Kong Democracy; Why so Angry?



Hong Kongers are protesting a proposed extradition law that would allow China to extradite criminals from Hong Kong. Now that the law has been put on ice people are asking why people are still protesting. In this episode Stephen goes through Hong Kong’s Constitution to show the reasons why the average protester is still in the streets.


Jerome Powell Fights in the Trade War



 

Markets are rallying after Jerome Powell’s recent announcement that the fed will be helping stimulate the economy if the trade war starts to take its toll. Here’s exactly what could happen and what was just announced.


Donald Trump’s Mexican Standoff; The Tariff Threat



President Trump just threatened Mexico with an increasingly growing tariff. The first round of tariffs will be a five percent tax on all goods imported on Mexico. These will be launched on June 10th. This is what is happening and why.


Netanyahu’s Failed Coalition: Israel’s Election Redo



When it comes to politics, size matters. After six weeks of negotiating Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition came up short by one seat triggering a second election on September 17th. Here’s what’s happening!


Trump Sends Weapons Worth $8 Billion to The Middle East Over Congress’ Objections



Trump just declared an emergency in the Middle East in order to ignore congressional acts to the contrary and send weapons and training to Saudi Arabia, The United Arab Emirates, and Jordan. Here is what happened, and what law and precedent has to say.


Farm Aid; The Costs of a Trade War



Sonny Perdue and the Trump Administration announced an additional sixteen billion dollars in aid to farmers struggling with the trade war. The question is, how and why is the government paying farmers billions of dollars for goods there’s no market for. This is everything you need to know about this bailout.


The Subpoena Battle Continues; The Fight to Secure Trump’s Finances



A district court just ruled in favor of the House Oversight Committee’s ability to secure documents detailing the last seven years of Trump’s Finances for legislative purposes and investigating violations to the emoluments clause. The question now is whether this information will actually be used to accomplish such a narrow goal, or whether it will be publicly released or used to more broadly investigate the president.


Abortion Laws; Past and Precedent



With the passage of new heartbeat bills in certain states, people are turning to our supreme court rulings and wondering whether abortion law precedent is going to be overturned. Here is what the current law of the land is regarding abortion law, and how it has changed over the last fifty years.


44 out of 50 State Attorneys General Agree, Drug Companies Broke the Law



Over the weekend forty four state attorney generals opened up a criminal lawsuit against big pharma. The accusation is that companies colluded to artificially charge consumers more money. Here’s a breakdown of exactly what’s going on.