On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Walter Smolarek fills in for Brian Becker and is joined by Juan Jose Gutierrez, executive director of the Full Rights for Immigrants Coalition.
Raids have been taking place across the United States with federal agents rounding up hundreds of undocumented people in the opening round of Trump’s anti-immigrant crackdown. This has been met by fierce resistance from the immigrant rights movement.
The United Nations confirmed that U.S. airstrikes in
Afghanistan killed at least 18 civilians last week days after the U.S. commander there called for thousands of additional troops. Ben Norton, a journalist for AlterNet's GrayZone Project, joins the show to discuss if the Trump administration will extend the longest war in U.S. history.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Donald Trump at the White House yesterday. The uncertain future of the NAFTA trade agreement loomed large over the meeting. Where is U.S. trade policy headed under the Trump administration? Pete Dolack, an organizer against NAFTA and the Trans-Pacific Partnership with Trade Justice New York Metro, talks about the significance of the Trump-Trudeau meeting.