Thousands of people held protests in at least a dozen American cities this weekend, days after the Trump administration announced it would send more federal agents to Chicago and Albuquerque in an extension of Operation Legend. A month ago protests over the killing of George Floyd had begun to dwindle — now, they’re back.
- Plus, how the recession has made our economic divide even greater.
- Also, Americans are increasingly forming social bubbles.
- And, what one former Marine is doing to prevent veteran suicides.
Guests: Oregon Public Broadcasting's Conrad Wilson, Axios' Stef Kight, Dion Rabouin and David Nather.
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