Coming up on today's show:
- Today, President Donald Trump announced his decision to pull the United States out of the historic Paris climate accord. For a look at how the rest of the world may move forward without U.S. leadership on the issue, The Takeaway turns to Joanna Lewis, an associate professor of science, technology, and international affairs at Georgetown University, and author of "Green Innovation in China," and Andrew Light, a distinguished senior fellow in the Global Climate Program at the World Resources Institute, and a former senior adviser and India counselor to the U.S. special envoy on climate change at the State Department.
- Last year, a man California man named Marvin Mutch was released from prison after 40 years. "The Trials of Marvin Mutch," the latest series from KQED's podcast Q'ed Up, re-investigates the murder case that put Marvin in prison, and tracks four decades of prison policy through his story. KQED criminal justice reporter Alex Emslie shares his findings today on The Takeaway.
- A labor activist investigating a factory in China that makes shoes for the Ivanka Trump brand has been detained by Chinese police and two of his colleagues are missing. Benjamin Haas, China correspondent for The Guardian, discusses the motivations behind the detainment, and the latest on the investigation.
- To many, Portland represents an enclave of liberalism in the Pacific Northwest. But the city has a long history of racism and white supremacy that dates back to the state's founding in 1859. In the wake of the white nationalist attack that left two dead and one injured, Lisa Bates, an associate professor of Urban Studies and Planning, and director of the Center for Urban Studies at Portland State University, discusses racial tension in The Beaver State's largest city.
- In the wake of the Portland white nationalist attack, Mayor Ted Wheeler is urging the federal government to revoke a permit for a "free speech" rally this Sunday and to refuse a permit for an anti-Muslim march planned for June 10th. Does hate speech contribute to violent attacks like the one in Oregon? If so, should this speech be limited? Toni M. Massaro, a professor and Riepe Chair in Constitutional Law at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, weighs in.
- In the 1920s, after oil was discovered beneath their land which had once been considered uninhabitable, members of the Osage Indian Nation in Oklahoma became the richest people per capita in the world. They built mansions, had chauffeurs, and sent their children overseas to study. Then, one by one, they began to be killed off. David Grann, author "Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI," explains.
Coming back to President Trump's announcement on the Paris climate accord, we turn to Heather Goldstone, science correspondent for WCAI and WGBH Radio, and Todd Zwillich, Takeaway Washington correspondent. They explain what the president's announcement means for the environment, the economy, and much more.