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Inside the racist and sexist Facebook group of nearly 10k Border Patrol agents; Plus: the violent journey of migrants along the Balkan route to Europe

0:08 – Susan Little (@litteEWG) is a Senior Advocate for Government Affairs with the Environmental Working Group. She joins to discuss recent reports about lead in the drinking water of 1 in 5 CA schools. 

0:23 – KPFA’s Klara Ingersoll reports on migrant detention protests in San Francisco.

0:26 – KPFA’s Christopher Martinez reports on Governor Gavin Newsom’s housing policy.

0:34 – Darwin Bond Graham (@DarwinBondGraha) is an independent journalist covering violence and misconduct by police departments. He discusses the recent internal affairs report about the Celeste Guap scandal.

1:08 – A.C. Thompson (@ACInvestigates) is a staff reporter with ProPublica. His latest investigation is titled “Inside the Secret Border Patrol Facebook Group Where Agents Joke About Migrant Deaths and Post Sexist Memes.”

1:34 – Jelena Sesar (@Jelena_Sesar) is a researcher at Amnesty International who focuses on the Balkans and European Union. She joins to discuss migration from Bosnia to Europe. In March, she published a report on migration in the Balkans, “Pushed to the Edge: Violence and Abuse Against Refugees and Migrants Along Balkan Route.”

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