PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “On Contact: Rise of Hindu Fascism with Shehla Rashid Shora” / RT America / On Contact with Chris Hedges ☮

Shehla Rashid Shora, Indian Activist, discusses Hindu fascism through religious and political unrest and classism in India.

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “The U.S. Health Care System is Predatory” / TYT Politics / Dylan Ratigan ☮

TYT Contributor Dylan Ratigan (http://www.twitter.com/dylanratigan) discusses the systemic problems with the American healthcare system, and recommends TYT Investigates’ recent report on the newly appointed secretary of Health and Human services, Alex Azar.

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “On Contact: Coming Unrest with David North” / RT America / On Contact with Chris Hedges ☮

David North, Chairman of the World Socialist Web Site’s International Editorial Board, discusses the capitalist crisis in the United States.

CANNABIS: “Jeff Sessions Faces Backlash from States After Abrupt Marijuana Policy Change” / The Humanist Report / Mike Figueredo ☮

Attorney General Jeff Sessions decided to abruptly rescind an Obama-era guideline on legal marijuana known as the ‘Cole memo’ which outlines the federal government’s enforcement priorities for pot, while specifically omitting an outright ban on the sale and distribution of it altogether. This prompted swift and severe backlash from states that have legalized marijuana, as the $10 billion dollar industry is an economic boon, and Sessions is signaling that he now wants to pull the rug out from under them.