Margaret Kimberley — Editor and Senior Columnist at BlackAgendaReport.com | Threats to Julian Assange & Fallout from the Mueller Investigation
Mark Frost — Economist and Professor | President Trump's Strategy of Using Tariffs
Niko House — Political Activist & Broadcast Journalist | Tulsi Gabbard's Relationship with Wall Street
Dustin Stockton — Political Analyst & Co-Founder and VP of 'We Build the Wall' | The Completion of a Section of Wall on the US-Mexico Border
Imprisoned WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange remains in serious legal jeopardy and is also in danger of his physical health continuing to deteriorate. Margaret Kimberley, an Editor and Senior Columnist for BlackAgendaReport.com, returns to 'Fault Lines' to discuss the treatment of Assange in recent months, the role WikiLeaks played in the 2016 Presidential Election, and the fallout from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
President Trump has shown a propensity to use the threat of tariffs as a negotiating tactic with foreign countries such as Mexico and China. Economist and Professor Mark Frost joins today's show to talk about how countries deal with tariffs, the nature of dealing with China on issues of trade, and the level of confidence that the American people currently have in the US economy.
Hawaii Congresswoman and Democratic Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has recently been attacked for her association with Wall Street following an event she held in New York City. Niko House, a Political Activist & Broadcast Journalist, joins the hosts to discuss if there is any substance to this criticism, how Gabbard has been received at events by prospective Democratic voters, and how her presentation style compares to other candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for President in 2020.
For the final segment, Garland and Lee are joined by Dustin Stockton, a Political Analyst and Co-Founder of the 'We Build the Wall' project, to talk about the approximately 1-mile-long section of wall that his group recently completed building on the US-Mexico border. How was the money raised for this project, where is this section of border wall located, what is the composition of this wall, and will this project incentivize the US government to increase its efforts to secure the southern border?
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