Several U.S. States Move To Restrict Pipeline Protests; Iranian Foreign Minister Makes Surprise Appearance At G7 Summit; Food Mondays: USDA Suppresses Climate Change Paper | WBEZ
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Several U.S. States Move To Restrict Pipeline Protests; Iranian Foreign Minister Makes Surprise Appearance At G7 Summit; Food Mondays: USDA Suppresses Climate Change Paper

On today's show:

  • Following the Standing Rock protests, many states have passed laws effectively criminalizing similar protests at oil infrastructure on public lands.
  • Iran's Foreign Minister came to this weekend's G7 Summit to meet French President Emmanuel Macron, surprising other leaders including President Trump. 
  • A USDA scientist quit the agency after it suppressed coverage of a paper he wrote linking climate change to declining nutritional value in rice crops.

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