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N. and S. Korea’s dueling missile tests; Capitol Hill gears up for another far-right rally; California braces for tidal wave of evictions; Plus Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. on being scapegoated for uprisings at Cook County Jail

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge as seen from Alcatraz Island.

On today’s show:

0:08 – Hyun Lee (@onekoreapeace), National Campaign and Advocacy Strategist for Women Cross DMZ joins us to discuss the dueling missile tests between N. and S. Korea.

0:34 – We take a look at how far-right violence is policed and the upcoming “Justice for J6” rally at the US Capitol with Michael German, Brennan Center for Justice fellow and former special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

1:08 – Shanti Singh, Communications & Legislative Director at Tenants Together (@TenantsTogether) joins us to discuss the looming eviction crisis as the state’s eviction moratorium comes to an end this month.

1:20 – Tzeporah Berman (@Tzeporah), Chair of the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Initiative and International Program Director at Stand.Earth details why nations should treat fossil fuels like nuclear weapons.

1:34 – We discuss the uprisings at Cook County Jail with Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. (@ChairmanFredJr1), political activist and the son of Fred Hampton Sr. a Black Panther who was killed by the Chicago Police in 1969, Turha Ak (@CRCPOCC), Field Marshall for the Black Panther Party Cubs, co-founder of the Anti Police-Terror Project, and Cassandra Greer-Lee, the widow of Nickolas Lee, who died of COVID-19 while incarcerated at Cook County Jail on April 12, 2020.

1:50 – East Bay artist John Sheridan joins us to announce the Sheridan Prize for Art, a juried art competition which he just founded.

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