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Four Takeaways from Our #30Issues Week of Conversations About Race and the Police

medium.com — A Note by Brian Lehrer on #30Issues Week 14 1. One of the most emotional moments of the week - even more chilling now in light of the police killings in Baton Rouge - was when John Jay College Police Science Professor and former officer Eugene O'Donnell said policing as we have known it is dying and officers are so demoralized by the increase in antagonism, video recording and new departmental rules that it's getting harder to recruit people.

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Bobby Kennedy, Jr.: Our Country Needs Wisdom, Not Demagoguery

amp.twimg.com — Bobby Kennedy, Jr., the son of Robert Kennedy, comments on his father's civil rights legacy and how his words can apply to today's unrest.

Roxane Gay on Police Shootings: We Are Not Seeing Enough Consequences

amp.twimg.com — Listeners call in to talk about the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, and Roxane Gay stops by to share her thoughts.

Four Ways Republicans and Democrats See Racism Differently, And One Way Democrats Are Split

medium.com — A Note by Brian Lehrer The charge of racism against Donald Trump by other Republicans is shocking not just because Trump's language is shocking but because Republicans so rarely use the word. That's why we made Issue #10 in our 30 Issues election series " Is There A Democratic and Republican Way To Be Anti-Racist?

Go Forth, America, and Withdraw

medium.com — A Note by Brian Lehrer on #30Issues Week 9 The framing of last week's issue, " How Isolationist Should the United States Be? " was inspired by the thinking that has landed Trump supporters and Bernie Sanders supporters on the same side against Hillary Clinton.

The Stanford Rape Case That's Gripping the Nation

amp.twimg.com — You might've seen it all over the internet or newspapers: the recent case involving a Stanford student who raped an unconscious woman and has been sentenced to 6 months in jail.

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Jul 25, 2016

Up next: national security correspondent for @nytimes @SangerNYT talks #DNCLeaks and Russia.

Jul 25, 2016

Now: @TeamKCP of @LaDemos on restoring confidence in Democratic process and addressing concerns raised by #DNCleak.

Jul 25, 2016

DNC 'Unity' Resolution will look to reform open primaries, caucuses, same day voter registration, says @DemChairs @ChairmanBuckley.

Jul 25, 2016

@stabenow talks about how Trump opposed auto bailout, "doesn't understand economics of a middle class."

Jul 25, 2016

"You can be tough on crime but you have to be smart on crime, too," says @publicsafety's @StevenWHawkins re: Trump as law + order candidate.

Jul 25, 2016

Speaker Ryan is committed to moving justice reform legislation in the fall, says @StevenWHawkins of @publicsafety.


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