on our weekly roundtable: A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane that originated in the Netherlands headed Kuala Lumpur, for goes down over the Ukraine, 295 are presumed killed and the Ukrainian coup government immediately blamed Russia and/or pro-Russian rebels for the tragedy. US officials are saying the plane was brought down by a missile.
Despite publicity finally emerging about a cease fire proposal from Hamas, one that Hamas issued on the second day of the recent bombardment, Israel has begun a ground invasion of Gaza.
The results from the BRICS summit point to a sea change in Global South reliance on western dominated international institutions, this amidst growing tensions between the US, China and Russia.
And in the US, anti-immigrant protests are planned around the country against migrant children, as the Administration and members of Congress on both sides of the isle scramble to bypass international standards on the treatment of migrant children.
And what is going on in Congress? The GOP is moving ahead with a lawsuit against the President.
Panelists are: Laura Carlsen on the border of Mexico and Guatemala; Tom Hayden and Dr. Gerald Horne.