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CA: What’s the path to single payer healthcare? Plus: Alicia Garza and W Kamau Bell join us to talk R Kelly and the culture of sexual exploitation

0:08 – Monday’s with Mitch: headline news and analysis with Mitch, Cat and Brian

  • Government shutdown now on day 24 – the longest in US history
  • Bill Barr Attorney General confirmation hearing coming up tomorrow
  • The East Bay Express laid off its entire editorial staff on Friday

0:34 – California – what’s the path to single payer? Laurel Lucia (@laurellucia), joins us. She’s the Director of the Health Care Program the UC Berkeley Labor Center.

1:08 – R Kelly and the culture of sexual exploitation: Alicia Garza (@aliciagarzais an activist, writer, and public speaker, currently organizing with Black Futures Lab, and the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and co-founder of Black Lives Matter. W. Kamau Bell (@wkamaubellis a comedian and host of Emmy Award winning CNN docu-series United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell.

1:34 – Watchdog reporting: Sarah Kliff is a Vox Senior Correspondent, she spent a year digging into emergency room billing – San Francisco General Hospital, or “Zuckerberg Hospital” has the most abnormal billing practices, and the most costly for patients. Her latest piece is called “A $20,243 bike crash: Zuckerberg hospital’s aggressive tactics leave patients with big bills”

1:50 – We continue the discussion on the impacts of the government shutdown.

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