Mon, 18 April 2016
A portion of our Young Turks Main Show from April 18, 2016. For more go to http://www.tytmembership.com.
Hour 1: Cenk on possibility of Bernie winning New York. Bernie released 2014 tax returns of $205,000 income. Poll results indicate Americans believe upper income class pay little tax. George Clooney hosted Clinton fundraiser $33,400 per person. $27 per person counter-party thrown for Sanders. Video of protesters throwing dollar bills. Clinton responds saying she shares income with Democratic party. Charlie Rangel calls protestors sexist. Video of Joy Ann Reid referencing sexism from Bernie supporters. Video of Errol Louis saying Hillary is the victim of sexism. Poll shows 6% have confidence in the press, and only 4% trust Congress.
Hour 2: Berkeley student kicked off flight for speaking Arabic. Air France will fly to Iran after nuclear deal. Air France flight attendants can opt out of flights to Tehran after some said they didn’t want to cover hair. Gay flight attendants taking stand against flying to Iran, where homosexuality is punishable. Union said they are “sensitive to the problem,” but making special assignments “is not acceptable for our union.” Scarlett Johansson cast as Japanese anime character. Monica Lewinsky interview about bullies. A controversial bully shaming database suspended.