This week’s program addresses the Black Lives Matter movement, and other efforts to challenge police brutality. Devonte Jackson, organizer with the Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) speaks about uniting Black communities against abuses by police and other agencies of government. Attorney Izaak Schwaiger summarizes a pending civil rights lawsuit on behalf of inmates at … Continued


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Nepal! Baltimore! and International Workers Day

The devastation from last Saturday’s massive earthquake continues to unfold in Nepal.  And though charges have been filed against police in the death of Freddie Grey, unrest continues in Baltimore.  PLUS: May Day, International Workers Day, David Bacon tells us the state of labor in 2015.  With host Kris Welch.


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