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Trump's History With Russians And Remembering Chinese Activist Liu Xiaobo

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In this Saturday, July 15, 2017, file photo, protesters carry photos of late Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo as they march on a street to mourn him in Hong Kong. China cremated the body of the imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate who died earlier in the week after a battle with cancer amid international criticism of Beijing for not letting him travel abroad as he had wished.

Protesters carry photos of late Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo as they march on a street to mourn him in Hong Kong. China cremated the body of the imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate who died earlier in the week after a battle with cancer amid international criticism of Beijing for not letting him travel abroad as he had wished.

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On today's show: 

  • A new investigation from The New Republic suggests that Trump has been dependent on a different Russian sector: the mafia. Eric Bates, Editor of The New Republic, joins us to discuss the investigation.
  • A conversation about the legacy of Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo, who died of cancer last week.
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