Katha Pollitt explains how women employees’ complaints of sexual harrassment forced out Roger Ailes—and examnes Donald Trump’s comments about it. Katha’s new book is Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights.
Plus Ari Berman analyses the effect of voting rights victories in court on Trump’s chances in North Carolina and other swing states. Ari’s book Give Us the Ballot is out now in paperback.
And Dave Zirin reports from the Olympics in Rio – the protests, the displaced people, and the real problem: not the Brazilian government, but the International Olympic Committee. Dave is the author of Brazil’s Dance with the Devil.