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What’s behind the growing measles outbreaks? We speak with UCB epidemiologist Dr Arthur Reingold; Plus: CA law enforcement is violating sanctuary law SB 54, says new report

0:08 – Mondays with Mitch

0:34 – What’s behind the growing measles outbreaks across the US?

We speak with Dr Arthur Reingold is Professor and head of the Division of Epidemiology at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health.

1:08 – The opposition to vaccines has a long history in the US – the fight has existed just about as long as vaccines have.

We’re joined by Michael Willrich, professor of History at Brandeis University; author of two books about how this country transformed during the Progressive era – one is called Pox: An American History.

1:34 – Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus, the University of Oxford Centre for Criminology, and Border Criminologies unveiled a new report: “Turning the Golden State into a Sanctuary State: Report on the Impact and Implementation of the California Values Act (SB 54) in California.” This is the first report to examine in depth the impact of SB 54 and to evaluate compliance with the new law. We speak with Angela Chan (@angelafchan), Policy Director and Senior Staff Attorney, Criminal Justice Reform with the Asian law Caucus – Asian Americans Advancing Justice. 

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