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Focus on abortion access and the meaning of the SCOTUS decision; Plus, the latest in covid science as well as in foreign politics

The Supreme Court has ruled against federal protection of the right to an abortion | Fibonacci Blue

0:08 – John Feffer (@johnfeffer), Director of Foreign Policy in Focus, discusses the latest developments in international news: The G7 meeting, Russian oil, the war in Ukraine, and implications of Latin America’s latest elections.

0:33 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health, discusses the latest COVID science and answer listener questions.

1:09 – Fallout from the Supreme Court’s decision that overturns a federally protected right to abortion access. We speak with Imani Gandy (@AngryBlackLady), Senior Editor of Law and Policy for Rewire News Group as well as co-host of the podcast Boom! Lawyered.

1:33 – From a young person’s perspective, we speak with Beezus B. Murphy, a Seattle-area high school student and author of graphic novel My Mom Had An Abortion, who reflects on what it meant to learn of her mother’s choice.

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