Episode 99 - Collapse Chat: Border Patrol catch COVID-19

It's time for another chat show as David and Daniel review more bad news // from the border involving a recent Supreme Court decision // which reminds us to reflect on the real gun control debate not being had // recent labor struggles in education // indigenous activists fighting big gas // COVID-19 aka coronavirus and what we might expect economically, politically, and medically

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  • 00:57 STRIKE!
  • 04:07 RESIST!
  • 06:03 Border Patrol (again)
  • 18:35 COVID-19
  • 43:19 Pandemic Economy
  • 01:03:39 Healthcare Sucks

From the Show


@misc{Bilefsky_Austen_2020, title={Police Move to Clear Canada Rail Blockade by Indigenous People}, url={https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/24/world/canada/rail-blockade-protest.html}, journal={The New York Times}, author={Bilefsky, Dan and Austen, Ian}, year={2020}, month={Feb} } @misc{Devereaux_2020, title={The Border Patrol Invited the Press to Watch It Blow Up a National Monument}, url={https://theintercept.com/2020/02/27/border-wall-construction-organ-pipe-explosion/}, note={Library Catalog: The Intercept}, journal={The Intercept}, author={Devereaux, Ryan}, year={2020}, month={Feb} } @misc{Eric Toner_2020, title={Event 201, a pandemic exercise to illustrate preparedness efforts}, url={http://www.centerforhealthsecurity.org/event201/}, note={Library Catalog: www.centerforhealthsecurity.org}, journal={Event 201}, author={Eric Toner}, year={2020} } @misc{Greg Miller_2020, title={CargoMetrics data reveals depth of China cargo collapse}, url={https://www.freightwaves.com/news/cargometrics-data-reveals-depth-of-china-cargo-collapse}, note={Library Catalog: www.freightwaves.com}, journal={American Shipper}, author={Greg Miller}, year={2020}, month={Feb} } @misc{Ho_2020, title={UC Santa Cruz fires 54 graduate students participating in months-long strike}, url={https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/feb/28/university-of-california-student-strike-fired}, abstractNote={Termination letters were sent to those students protesting for a cost-of-living adjustment amid California’s housing crisis}, journal={The Guardian}, author={Ho, Vivian}, year={2020}, month={Feb} } @misc{Ian Millhiser_2020, title={Hernandez v. Mesa: Supreme Court says border guard who shot a child faces no consequences - Vox}, url={https://www.vox.com/platform/amp/2020/2/25/21152643/supreme-court-hernandez-mesa-bivens-border-guard-cross-mexico}, journal={Vox}, author={Ian Millhiser}, year={2020}, month={Feb} } @misc{Jenni Fink_Naveed Jamali_2020, title={Exclusive: Defense Department expects coronavirus will “likely” become global pandemic in 30 days, as Trump strikes serious tone}, url={https://www.newsweek.com/coronavirus-department-defense-pandemic-30-days-1489876}, note={Library Catalog: www.newsweek.com}, journal={Newsweek}, author={Jenni Fink and Naveed Jamali}, year={2020}, month={Mar} } @misc{Katy_2020, title={China’s Beekeepers Stung by Covid-19 Epidemic}, url={https://beemission.com/blogs/news/chinas-beekeepers-stung-by-covid-19-epidemic}, note={Library Catalog: beemission.com}, journal={Bee Mission}, author={Katy}, year={2020}, month={Feb} } @misc{Levine_2020, title={Alabama blocked a man from voting because he owed $4}, url={https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/feb/27/alabama-voting-rights-alfonzo-tucker}, journal={The Guardian}, author={Levine, Sam}, year={2020}, month={Feb} } @misc{Tufekci_2020, title={Preparing for Coronavirus to Strike the U.S.}, url={https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/preparing-for-coronavirus-to-strike-the-u-s/}, note={Library Catalog: blogs.scientificamerican.com}, journal={Scientific American Blog Network}, author={Tufekci, Zeynep}, year={2020}, month={Feb} } @article{WHO_2020, title={Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)}, url={https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/who-china-joint-mission-on-covid-19-final-report.pdf}, author={WHO}, year={2020}, month={Feb} }

Published 04-03-2020 23:13