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The Legacy of Antisemitism in the Age of Trump; Plus: Alaskans respond to the Trump Administration permitting oil drilling in the Arctic

0:08 – The Tree of Life shooting and the legacy of US anti-antisemitism

Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg (@TheRaDRis a rabbi and author, and currently serves as Rabbi-in-Residence at Avodah, an organization dedicated to creating leaders for economic justice. Her latest book is “Nurture the Wow: Finding Spirituality in the Frustration, Boredom, Tears, Poop, Desperation, Wonder, and Radical Amazement of Parenting.” She joins us to discuss her latest op-ed in the Washington Post, “The victims of the Tree of Life synagogue massacre are martyrs.”

0:34 – The History of the AK-47 Automatic Rifle

C.J. Chivers (@cjchivers) is a Marine Corps infantryman turned war correspondent with the New York Times Magazine (@NYTmag) who wrote a history of the AK-47. His latest book is The Fighters: Americans in Combat in Iraq and Afghanistan.

0:45 – Midterm elections: CA Insurance Commissioner Race

Dan Morain (@DanielMorainis a senior editor with CALMatters (@CALmatters), covering the State Capitol.

1:08 – The Trump Administration grants first permits for off-shore drilling in the Arctic

Elizabeth Balster Dabney (@edabneyis the Executive Director of Northern Alaska Environmental Center (@NorthernCenter), dedicated to environmental conservation and stewardship in the Interior and Arctic Alaska.

Adrienne Aakaluk (“Awk-a-luk”) Titus is Native Inupiaq and serves as a community organizer for Native Movement (@Native_Mvmt), a local nonprofit that supports indigenous-led grassroots movements for social, environmental and economic justice with a focus on health and well-being for all.

1:34 – Reactions to the violence in the era of Trump and the importance of solidarity

Linda Sarsour (@lsarsouris a community organizer, co-chair of the Women’s March, and the co-founder of MPower Change (@MPower_Change), the largest Muslim led social and racial economic justice organization in the United States.

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