The Bush administration recently approved the use of sonar by the Navy to search for ultra-quiet submarines. The decision has angered many environmentalists who argue the use of sonar technology is life-threatening to whales. Larry Mantle speaks with Deputy Director of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Dr. John Heyning; NRDC Senior Attorney, Joel Reynolds; and, Director of the Bioacoustics Research Program at Cornell University, Dr. Chris Clark.
California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon announced Friday that a bill offering single-payer healthcare to the state will be postponed, angering progressive activists across the country. AirTalk speaks with Rendon about his decision. We also dive into the ethics of artificial intelligence; celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter; and more.
State Democrats passed a bill that would change recall election rules, angering Republican lawmakers and many political observers in the state - we dive into the implications. We also discuss the latest on the GOP's replacement of Obamacare; new prototypes for a border wall with Mexico; the use of video games in combat training; and more with guest host Libby Denkmann.
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