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Jeff Sessions blocks asylum claims for immigrants fleeing domestic violence, abuse Plus: The Shell Co knew about global warming and climate migration 40 years ago, this is what they told the public

7am – News headlines and analysis with Brian, Mitch and Antonia

7:34 – Denise Bell is a researcher for refugee and migrant rights at Amnesty International USA. 

Cathi Tactaquin (@ctactaquinis the executive director of the National Network for Immigration and Refugee Rights.

They’re staunchly opposed to Attorney General Jeff Session’s recent decision to roll back asylum protections for immigrants fleeing domestic or gang violence, arguing it’s unethical and violates international law. 

7:57 – KPFA’s Richard Wolinsky reviews What the Constitution Means to Me by Heidi Shchrek playing at the Berkeley Repertory Theater through June 17.

8:08 – Chloe Farand (@ChloeFarandis a journalist and blogger for DeSmog UK. Her latest piece is Shell Knew About Climate Migration 40 Years Ago. This Is What They Told the Public.

8:34 – Giorgio Angelini (@giorgieangeliniis the director of Owned: A Tale of Two Americas,” about race and housing in America. It will be screening tonight, Weds June 13 at 9:30pm at the 17th Annual San Francisco Documentary Film Festival (@SFIndieFest)

Audio playlist coming soon.

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