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Build Back Better heads to Senate; COVID questions answered; Wisconsin jury finds Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty of all charges; Narendra Modi repeals farm bills after year-long farmers protest

Protestors gather outside the Oakland Federal Building following news that a Wisconsin jury found Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on all charges. | Chris Lee | November 19, 2021

0:08 – November  (@NicholsUprising), national affairs correspondent for The Nation joins us to discuss the Build Back Better bill that just passed the house and heads to the Senate this week.

0:33 – More of your COVID science questions answered by Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health.

1:08 – Ruth Conniff (@rconniff), Editor-in-Chief of the Wisconsin Examiner, Sandra Freeman, Executive Director and Senior Staff Attorney at the Civil Liberties Defense Center (@CLDC) in Eugene, Oregon and James Clark, a criminal defense attorney in Austin, Texas join us to discuss the not guilty verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial.

1:34 – Vijay Prashad, Executive Director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, and Chief Correspondent for Globetrotter joins us to discuss Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s repeal of three controversial farm bills after a year-long farmers’ protest in India.

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