Heightened security across the country is prompting accusations of ethnic profiling, especially at the airports. A panel talks about whether these approaches discriminate against some Americans, and whether or not they’re keeping the US safe.

Additional information:
If you feel you have been subject to discrimination on a commercial flight, you can file a complaint with the Civil Rights Commission by calling 1-866-76-USCCR / 1-866-768-7227 / (hearing impaired: 1-800-877-8339), or by sending an e-mail to ocre02@attglobal.net. You can also file a complaint with the Department of Transportation’s Aviation Consumer Protection Division by calling 202-366-2220.

Guests

  • Douglas Laird former director of security for Northwest Airlines and former Secret Service agent; vice president of BGI International Consulting Services
  • James Zogby president of the Arab-American Institute
  • Linda Chavez political activist, author

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, Jul 29 2016American officials say they believe Russia was behind the hacking of Democratic National Committee emails. The U.N. expresses caution about a Russian plan to allow civilians and unarmed rebels to leave Aleppo, Syria. And Turkey ramps up a crackdown on the media and military. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup – Domestic

Friday, Jul 29 2016Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman to accept a major party nomination for president. National security experts blast Donald Trump for urging Russia to hack Clinton’s emails. And charges are dropped against the remaining officers in the Freddie Gray case. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

How To Help Teens And Children Fight ‘Tech Addiction’

Wednesday, Jul 27 2016Many parents and therapists say obsessive internet use is a very real problem for some teens and children. But the term “internet addiction” is controversial and not officially recognized as a disorder. How to help kids who compulsively use computers and mobile technology.