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UpFront: Hunger Strikers Target SF City Hall

SF City HallIt is day 13 of a hunger strike in San Francisco seeking the removal of police chief Greg Suhr — we speak live to one of the strikers as they prepare to march on city hall. Plus: are you sharing with more people than you know? We talk to Ali Winston about the growing use of social media surveillance tools by local police. Finally: Puerto Rico defaults on a massive debt payment — we discuss why, and what’s next.

Guests:

  • Edwin Lindo, one of five people on hunger strike in front of the Mission police station at 640 Valencia Street in San Francisco, demanding the termination of police Chief Greg Suhr. They’ll be rallying there at 12:30 PM today to prepare for a march on City Hall at 1:pm.
  • Ali Winston, independent journalist covering policing and surveillance, author of this article on how the Oakland Police Department bought Social Media monitoring software without public review
  • Emilio Pantojas, Researcher at the Center for Social Research and Professor of Sociology at the University of Puerto Rico

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