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Act Out! [147] - No Sanctuary: From Mothers to Mayors, Rules for Radicals & Under the Influence w/ Tarbell

Act Out! [147] - No Sanctuary: From Mothers to Mayors, Rules for Radicals & Under the Influence w/ Tarbell
Wed, 2/7/2018

This week on Act Out!, elected officials could be the next group of people rounded up and thrown in a cell. While that might sound appealing depending on the official, the reasoning behind it is nothing short of an authoritarian nightmare. Meanwhile, U.S. residents who have lived here longer than I've been alive find themselves targeted for deportation. Can we really have sanctuary cities in the midst of a tangled web of ICE and local law enforcement collusion? Next up, if you want to organize in the face of rising fascism, some rules for radicals could aid you in your work. And finally, Wendell Potter, a former health industry big-wig, unveils his project to expose and deconstruct the corporatocracy.

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