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Hong Kong protesters press on, amid escalating police violence; Plus: ‘We’ve Been Too Patient:’ Empowering alternative mental health solutions and challenging the biomedical model

0:08 – Tuesdays with Mitch: Congress is back from recess; Cherokee Nation seeks Congressional representation; another mass shooting in Odessa, TX amid Texas loosening its gun laws.

0:34 – Hong Kong protests

Mary Hui (@maryhui) is a reporter for the business news outlet Quartz, and covering the protests in Hong Kong.

0:50 – Kaiser healthcare workers rally for a fair contract on Labor Day

Ethan Ruskin is a Health Educator with Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Jose and a member of SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West. 

1:08 – Cat talks about weathering very personal, political attacks from Oakland City Hall

1:13 – Author Interview: Kelechi Ubozoh is a Nigerian-American writer and mental health advocate; and L.D. Green (@lizdemigreen) is an artivist: a genderqueer writer, performer, college educator, and mental health advocate. Together they are editors of a new book, We’ve Been Too Patient: Voices of Radical Mental Health – Stories and Research Challenging the Biomedical Model.

 

 

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