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Up Front – Sutter Nurses Strike; Anti S-Comm Bill Advances; Eurozone Bailouts

A state Senate committee advances a measure to limit local police cooperation with the Secure Communities federal immigration program. It would also tighten rules preventing racial profiling. Spain agrees to a bank bailout worth 100 billion Euros — will it mean fresh austerity measures? And nurses at Sutter hospitals around the Bay Area hit picket … Continued


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Up Front – US drone strikes in Pakistan and civilian deaths in Afghanistan; Walker recall fails

US drone strikes in Pakistan and airstrikes in Afghanistan kill civilians. Sonali Kolhatkar interviews Lahore University professor Junaid Ahmad. And 16 months after the start of a massive grassroots uprising in Wisconsin, a campaign to recall Republican Governor Scott Walker fails. Is organized labor wasting its energy on electoral politics? John Hamilton speaks with Progressive … Continued


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Up Front – California Election Returns; Prop 8 Ruling; Carlos Montes; Wage Theft in San Francisco

Pacifica Evening News Capitol Correspondent Christopher Martinez discusses California election results; Shannon Minter of the National Center for Lesbian Rights on Proposition 8, as the struggle for marriage equality heads to the US Supreme Court; Sonali Kolhatkar interviews Los Angeles activist Carlos Montes after felony charges against him are dropped; and Young Workers United welcomes … Continued