Mass murder at a mosque. “How to spot a Jew” makes headlines in a Polish paper. A photo of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg defiled by anti-Semitic slurs. Hate is on the rise here and abroad, with deadly consequences. Tonight, we take a look at the personal side of hate in America and the rise of white nationalism in the age of President Trump. New York City could be heading toward bankruptcy, yet Mayor de Blasio’s new budget seeks a three billion dollar increase, with cuts to libraries and many other city agencies. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer is here with a plan to help ensure these vital services will remain unscathed. Exile, illiteracy, disease, war, and bigotry. PBS’ Films BYkids pairs master filmmakers with teenagers from around the world to help illuminate the world’s most dire issues. A frightening thought: a massive storm surge completely knocking out a third of lower Manhattan within the next 30 years. The possibility is real and so is a solution.
Aired on March 20, 2019.