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UK in chaos after loss of conservative majority and possibility of Brexit delay; Plus: 2020 presidential climate change town hall reveals candidate plans for the environment

 

0:08 – Samantha L. Montano (@SamLMontano) is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Management & Disaster Science, University of Nebraska Omaha. She runs the website “disasterology” and joins to discuss FEMA’s level of preparedness for Hurricane Dorian. 

0:34 – CNN held a 7-hour 2020 Presidential Town Hall on September 5 with all of the candidates. Sean McElwee (@SeanMcElwee) joins; he is the co-founder of Data for Progress, which has been sketching out the policy elements of a Green New Deal, polling them, and scoring candidates on their climate plans.

1:08 – Chaos has erupted in the UK over Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s impending Brexit deal. David Henig (@DavidHenigUK) is Director of the UK Trade Policy Project at the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE). He joins us via Skype, from Parliament in London. 

1:22 – Vivian Ho (@VivianHo) is a former SF Chronicle reporter. her new book is Those Who Wander: America’s Lost Street Kids.

 

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