Hour 1: Cenk hosting. Another unarmed Black man was shot and killed by Univ of Cincinnati police officer. After days of trying to avoid showing the bodycam footage, the cop has been indicted, and the tape has been released. Video of the traffic stop and murder. The sheriff of the county where Sandra Bland was arrested and found dead is denying the fact that racism exists in his county. Cenk details the many instances of racism in the county, including the fact that the sheriff was fired from his last job due to allegations of racism against him. Turkey is getting involved in the ISIS fight, but it may not be beneficial to America’s interests in wiping ISIS out. Cenk explains the complicated factions that have fueled the fighting. Breakdown of how the president of Turkey is making these moves to create more power for himself.
Hour 2: After the MN dentist was identified as the hunter that killed the beloved lion in Zimbabwe, PETA and others have come out incensed. Peta called for him to be charged and hanged. Cenk and Ana don’t like the rhetoric they used in protesting this act. Comparisons between our outrage over the killing of animals vs the killing of humans. Glenn Beck criticized Jimmy Kimmel’s tearful reaction to the killing of Cecil. More and more stories of women of color being found dead in police custody are becoming widely known. The latest is of Native American woman Sarah Lee Circle Bear dying in South Dakota police custody. A 911 dispatcher has resigned after dismissing an emergency caller that was tending to a friend that had just been shot. The caller lost patience with the operator, which caused him to hang up on her. The 17 year old kid that was shot ended up dying.
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from July 29, 2015. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com