0:08 – Trump threatens to impose strict tariffs on Mexico, severely impacting both US and Mexican economies. We speak with Mark Weisbrot (@MarkWeisbrot), co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, then Laura Carlsen, Director of the Americas Program of the Center for International Policy on the impact of US tariffs on Mexican politics.
0:34 – ICEcare: what we’re learning from the death Johana Medina Leon, the transgender woman who died in ICE custody after medical neglect.
Tina Vasquez (@TheTinaVasquez) is an immigration reporter with (Rewire DOT news) Rewire.news.
1:08 – A new Guardian investigation reveals the total number of gun homicides in the Bay Area is down by 30%. How have things changed? We’re joined by reporters Darwin Bond Graham (@DarwinBondGraha) an independent journalist covering violence and misconduct by police departments, and Lois Beckett (@loisbeckett), a senior reporter with the Guardian, covering guns, gun violence and the far right, to discuss their year-long investigation. Their latest piece for the Guardian – along with Peter Andringa and Abené Clayton – is “Gun violence has sharply declined in California’s Bay Area. What happened?”
1:34 – Oakland City Council voted unanimously to expand rent control to duplexes and triplexes, and expand protections for renters. We’re joined by Leah Cerri, Executive Director East Bay Housing Associations to discuss how it went down at the Council meeting last night.