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Evacuation Continues in Afghanistan; Low Rates of Vaccination Among Cops; Analysts Oppose Oakland Mayor’s Call for More Traffic Stops

On today’s show:

0:08 – @PhyllisBennis middle-east analyst and author of Ending the U.S. War in Afghanistan joins us to discuss what’s next for Afghanistan.

0:34 – Los Angeles-based correspondent for the Guardian @SamTLevin joins us to discuss the low vaccination rates among cops and prison guards.

0:53 – Rami Almeghari reports from Gaza on how Palestinian children and families are coping with the trauma of May’s bombardment.

1:08 – We continue our discussion on traffic stops in Oakland and non-police alternatives to traffic enforcement with @JacobJDenney, Economic Justice Policy Director at SPUR and Alex Vitale (@avitalecoordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College, and the author of The End of Policing.

1:34 – Saturday was the 30th anniversary of the day that a former comfort woman first came forward to tell the world about her torture by the Japanese military during WWII. Judith Mirkinson, president of the Comfort Women Justice Coalition and co-founder of the GABRIELA Network joins us to discuss.

1:45 – Rue Mapp (@RueMapp), founder and CEO of Outdoor Afro joins us to celebrate Black folks joyfully experiencing the outdoors in community.

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