The Nation‘s Liliana Segura on Texas’ execution of an intellectually disabled man, and its broader context in the execution of the mentally disabled, and a recent Supreme Court ruling barring mandatory minimum life sentences for juveniles. Also, activists in NYC protest the Spectra pipeline, another mass shooting, and 70% of public school students in NYC live below the poverty line.
Signs at anti-Spectra
Crowd at anti-Spectra
Joe Virgillito chats with Prof. Gerald Friedman about COVID-19 and the case for Medicare For All. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss 2011 movie, ‘Contagion.’ Plus a preview of Scoville Unit’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session. | listen