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Ongoing White Supremacist Trials; Carmen Maria Machado on “In the Dream House”; IATSE Contract & Alec Baldwin Shooting

Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington, D.C.. Photo by Ted Eytan. (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/legalcode)

On today’s show:

0:08 – We speak with attorneys Sandra Freeman and James Clarke to bring you up to date and take your questions on the ongoing trials involving Kyle Rittenhouse, Ahmaud Arbery, and Charlottesville.

1:08 – Carmen Maria Machado, best known for her short story collection Her Body and Other Parties, discusses a new genre-bending memoir of an abusive relationship called In the Dream House.

1:33 – We’re joined by Jacobin Magazine staff writer Alex Press (@alexnpress) and film and TV propmaster and armorer Dutch Merrick (@DutchMerrick) to discuss the latest developments in the IATSE contract and the take a deep dive into the events which led to the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins by Alec Baldwin on the set of the low-budget western movie, Rust.

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