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Could the Oakland Police Wind Up Under Court Control?

Federal Judge Thelton Henderson holds a hearing today that will determine whether the Oakland Police Department becomes the first in the nation to go into federal receivership – we talk to investigative journalists Ali Winston and Darwin BondGraham about the scandal and coverup that brought things to this point. Plus: Cat Brooks discusses the lives of migrant farmworkers in the age of Trump with David Bacon.

Guests: 

  • Darwin Bond-Graham and Ali Winston, investigative journalists with the East Bay Express who won a Polk Award for their expose on a child-trafficking scandal inside the Oakland Police Department that took down three police chiefs in less than two weeks
  • David Bacon, UpFront labor correspondent and author of In The Fields of The North

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