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Berkeley Pulling out of Urban Shield? And the Politics of Drought in California

On today’s show we talk about Urban Shield, with Mohamed Shehk media and communication director of Critical Resistance and George Lippman is the vice chair of the Berkeley Peace and Justice Commission, also member of the Berkeley Police Review Commission.

Californian Dried Riverbed in 2009

Source Image: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:California_Drought_Dry_Riverbed_2009.jpg

Then, we talk about the politics of California’s drought with Richard Walker. He is professor emeritus and former chair of geography at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of several books, his latest The Atlas of California: Mapping the Challenge of a New Era. Professor Walker is an expert on California Water History and Politics.

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