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Feb 25, 2019

In this episode the crew (Cory, Lisa, Angela, Destin, Rene, and Dave) cover news from the past month including stories on the Harold Shultz and Donald Trump.

 

https://lawandcrime.com/opinion/new-york-convicted-a-white-supremacist-as-a-terrorist-for-the-first-time-and-its-exactly-what-2019-needs/?fbclid=IwAR2jrimvVK-cNbZoTQG4IpKVRvXbDV9UUvovXU405iLodumm9hjxH2J10i0

 

Howard Shultz sparked a conversation online about why billionaires don’t make good presidents

https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-howard-schultz-independent-president-20190204-story.html

https://seattlereviewofbooks.com/notes/2019/02/01/the-flat-white-goes-sour-watching-howard-schultz-make-the-case-for-his-own-presidency/?fbclid=IwAR1nthb-w7xDsqdNFyy1ip_gKfCULJ8S6WsBfw4fQDONlE_W26bhR9sAyb8

 

The US government shutdown ended but there are still people suffering because of it

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/01/29/lowest-paid-shutdown-workers-arent-getting-back-pay/?fbclid=IwAR2XQYW_gxa4nw1rUE7mf2sN6AANhY7V91J-juk9SKzPuA-1Qjw4aO_c4YA&noredirect=on&utm_term=.bffccc41e569

 

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/2/13/18223471/back-pay-federal-contractors-shutdown

February is Black History Month

https://www.out.com/news-opinion/2019/2/01/black-history-month-includes-black-queer-history-too?fbclid=IwAR2YRCmZXVB80PbeAq6gUAgTZNJBHGbV4bXOJ9IaR7-kTMV1gYd5sKH1-78

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_History_Month




Polar Vortex

https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2019/1/30/18203661/polar-vortex-2019-photos-midwest

https://www.wusa9.com/mobile/article/news/nation-world/meet-the-chicago-woman-who-rented-hotel-rooms-for-the-homeless-during-deep-freeze/285-06f8f21a-e4b0-463a-904b-f3b74f440234

https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/climate-change-polar-vortex-1.4998820

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/science-says-get-used-to-polar-vortex-outbreaks_us_5c4fd668e4b00906b26c9451



Measles outbreak in the US

https://www.thedailybeast.com/parents-are-at-war-over-measles-outbreak

https://www-m.cnn.com/2019/01/26/health/washington-state-measles-state-of-emergency/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2F3qF87S6APF&rm=1

 

Supreme court decision on abortion restrictions

U.S. Supreme Court blocks strict Louisiana abortion clinic law
https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/us-supreme-court-abortion-louisiana-1.5010997

 

https://openargs.com/oa251-5-abortion-special-more-on-june-medical-services-v-gee/

 

Mars Rover is considered lost after not answering NASA’s call

https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/02/opportunity-did-not-answer-nasas-final-call-and-its-now-gone-to-us/

 

Trump To Announce He Will Spend $8 Billion On Wall, Declare National Emergency
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-sign-border-deal-emergency-wall_n_5c66d6b4e4b05c889d1ea86f

 

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