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Inside the Democrat vs Republican infrastructure plans; Plus: I. Can’t. Breathe: the conviction of Derek Chauvin and murder of Daunte Wright; and new DOJ report condemns Alameda County’s Santa Rita jail conditions

0:08 – Democrat vs Republican infrastructure plans

John Nichols (@NicholsUprising) National Affairs Correspondent for The Nation.

0:34 – We take your COVID science call-ins with Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley — today we talk about the unfolding COVID disaster in India, variants, J&J vaccine resuming, and more.

1:08 – I. Can’t. Breathe: the conviction of Derek Chauvin and turning to the murder of Daunte Wright

Mary Moriarty (@MaryMoriarty) has been a public defender for over 30 years, most recently for Hennepin County, Minnesota. She’s also a contributor to the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder.

Tur Ha Ak is the founder of Community Ready Corps (CRC) a liberation organization that combats white supremacy and actively builds and supports self-determination.

1:34 – Alameda County Sheriff’s Department and Santa Rita jail is the focus of a federal class action lawsuit and a new DOJ investigation naming inhumane and unconstitutional conditions for people with mental illness.

Jose Bernal (@Jose_Bernal415) Organizing Director with the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, and a part of the Decarcerate Alameda County coalition.

1:45 – Remembering Bay Area hip-hop legend Shock G

Davey D Cook (@mrdaveyd) Hop Historian, adjunct professor at San Francisco State, host of KPFA’s Hard Knock Radio, and co-author with Jeff Chang of the new Young Adult Edition of Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Hip Hop History.

 

 

Playlist

ArtistSongAlbumLabel
Childish GambinoThis Is AmericaThis Is AmericamcDJ Recording/RCA Records
Digital UndergroundThe Humpty DanceRhino Hi-Five: Digital UndergroundRhino
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