The Trump Administration's Zero Tolerance Policy on Immigration, the Devastation in Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria, and the Volcker Rule


We talk about the social media outrage machine in the wake of stories that families are being separated at the border, ICE has abused its power, and the Office of Refugee Resettlement has been unable to verify the status of children placed with sponsor families. In the #wherearethechildren outrage, we are missing key policy and enforcement issues that could help improve outcomes for immigrant families and Americans in the long run. 

We also discuss the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the historic failure of our government to mitigate the storm's impact. 

Finally, we talk about proposed changes to the Volcker Rule, a financial regulation that was implemented as part of the Dodd-Frank efforts to prevent another economic collapse because of speculative investments by banks.