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Nationalizing the oil industry; Court ruling overturns the public transit mask mandate; Plus Klamath dam slated for removal

Map of the Klamath River watershed in northern California and south-central Oregon, that drains to the Pacific. Background and river course data from Demis Web Map Server.

On today’s show:

0:08 – Robert Pollin, Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst discusses his article on nationalizing the oil industry.

0:33 – Mark Joseph Stern (@mjs_DC), a legal analyst who covers courts and the law for Slate discusses the court ruling that overturned the mask mandate on public transit.

1:08 – Chris Honahnie, a member of the Hopi / Diné nations and Co-coordinator of the International Indigenous Treaty Council’s Food Sovereignty Program discusses the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on April 25 – May 6, 2022.

1:33 – We discuss the Klamath Dam removal with Regina Chichizola, Executive Director of Save California Salmon (@SaveCaliSalmon), Glen Spain, Director of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen, and Amy Cordalis, attorney for the Yurok Tribe.

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