- RT America
The IMF holds its annual meeting in Washington, DC on Friday amid warnings of a major slowdown in the world economy, leaving many wondering if we are on the brink of a recession. RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca reports from the IMF (0:57). The US is imposing tariffs on more than $7 billion worth of European goods after European and US officials couldn’t come to an agreement. RT America’s Faran Fronczak has the story (4:36). Professor and Salon’s editor-at-large D. Watkins and conservative commentator Steve Malzberg join a panel for a weekly roundup of hot-button issues. The city of Madison, Wisconsin is declaring racism a public health crisis, while the city of Forth Worth, Texas is grappling with the police shooting death of a Black woman in her own home. Meanwhile, lawmakers on the Hill mourn their friend and colleague Elijah Cummings, who passed away this week (13:21).