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Up Front – Reese Erlich on Libya and Syria

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Independent Journalist Reese Erlich discusses elections in Libya, where there are still some 60 active militias that haven’t given up their arms–also, lessons for Syria. Plus: Berkeley’s council votes on a slew of police refom measures, some of which would set national precedents — councilmember Jesse Arreguin joins us in studio; Oakland’s City Council is up against a deadline to vote through a massive development deal at the Oakland Army Base — but community groups are still demanding more concessions from the developer. And Sonali Kolhatkar talks with Fran Hawthorne about the hard realities at some major companies that market themselves as progressive.