275: Testing Russia’s Nerves
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Russia has launched a diplomatic counter-offensive, demanding that its scientists be involved in investigating the reported poisoning of former spies. Trump plans to send the Coast Guard to the border, and that’s just the highlights. We also talk about PBS’s “exclusive” look at the US’s “Cyber Defense”, discuss the latest in the Muller investigation, and end it all on a great high-note.Sponsored By:Patreon: You are the sponsor, help support the show at patreon.com/unfilterLinks:We examined Julian Assange, and he badly needs care – but he can’t get it | Sondra S Crosby, Brock Chisholm and Sean Love | Opinion | The Guardian — The WikiLeaks founder has a human right to healthcare. It will not be met while he remains confined in the Ecuadorian embassy Mick Mulvaney, Consumer Bureau’s Chief, Urges Congress to Cripple Agency - The New York Times — Mr. Mulvaney, a longtime and unapologetic critic of the financial crisis-era bureau, has spent the last several months freezing its enforcement activities, dropping…