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Title X changed to ‘gag order,’ preventing providers from performing or referring to abortion services; Plus: Bay Area Rep Ro Khanna wants to create a federal police use of force standard

0:08 – Mondays with Cat and Brian

We discuss what happened in Portland (also: white supremacist arrested in CT after stockpiling guns and armor, another in Florida and one in Ohio); Israel denies entry to Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar; and AB 392 being signed into law today, legislating the strongest standard for police use of force in the country.

0:34 – Luxury developers moving into student housing

Ali Breland (@alibreland) is a reporter with Type Investigations, author of “If the Tuition Doesn’t Get You, the Cost of Student Housing Will: National developers are behind the proliferation of luxury apartments near college campuses, and they’re driving low-income students farther away.” 

1:08 – Bay Area Congressman Ro Khanna (@RoKhanna) serves California’s 17th congressional district, and joins us to discuss his new legislation, the PEACE Act. It would be the first of its kind in requiring a standard for use of force by federal law enforcement. 

1:15 – Planned Parenthood effectively cuts ties with the federal program, Title X, over abortion “gag rules.” Critics decry the new rules as blocking access to reproductive care and sharply criticize the Trump Administration’s anti-abortion agenda.

Imani Gandy (@AngryBlackLady) senior legal analyst for rewire.news, and ½ of their Boom! Lawyered podcast joins us to explain the new “gag rules,” the legal challenges and extreme impacts to women and people who get pregnant across the country.

0:34 – Author Interview: Ron Purser (@ronpurser) is a Professor of Management at San Francisco State University, and the co-host of the podcast “The Mindful Cranks.” His latest book is McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality (@McMindfulness).

 

 

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