PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “The Power of Political Cartoons with Mr. Fish” / RT America / On Contact with Chris Hedges ☮

On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses the influence of editorial cartoons and the plight of the artists who make them with political cartoonist Dwayne Booth, also known as Mr. Fish. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil explores what we have done to dissident artists throughout American history.

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Neil deGrasse Tyson: America’s Lack of Scientific Knowledge is Dangerous” / Ring of Fire / Farron Cousins ☮

Neil deGrasse Tyson, one of the most famous and outspoken scientists in the United States, told a sold out crowd in North Carolina that the lack of emphasis on the sciences, as well as the political assault on science, is creating a dangerous epidemic in the U.S. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.