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What can city governments do when the alt-right comes to town?

On today’s show, civil rights attorney Dan Siegel joins Brian Edwards-Tiekert to discuss the difference between hate speech and free speech. They also explore how city governments can respond when alt-right demonstrators come to town.

Then, Fred Glass speaks to Brian Edwards-Tiekert about the labor history of California. Together they examine the history of the Golden State from the perspective of the people who worked, struggled and organized here.

Guests:

  • Dan Siegel, Oakland-based civil rights attorney who currently represents counter-protesters at alt-right rallies
  • Fred Glass, labor and community studies teacher at City College of San Francisco and communications director for California Federation of Teachers

 

Image: Berkeley City Hall-5 by wikimedia user Almonroth under CC BY-SA 3.0, resized

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