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“Think Before You Retweet”

DeRay, Brittany, Sam and Clint discuss a new study on the rapid spread of fake news on Twitter, the racial wealth gap, arming teachers, and WA’s new deadly force legislation. Author and musician Gyasi Ross catches up with DeRay to discuss the DNC 2020 and issues facing Native communities.

 

Show notes:

Vice: Here’s all the states where teachers already carry guns in the classroom

Seattle Times: Washington lawmakers move quickly on police deadly force law

Washington Post: White House vows to help arm teachers and backs off raising age for buying guns

Mother Jones: The Senate Banking Bill Plays an Appalling Shell Game on Race

Wall Street Journal: Demographics Give a Big Head Start for Family Income and Wealth

AL.com: School first in the country to put bulletproof shelters in classrooms

Economist: On Twitter, falsehood spreads faster than truth

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Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson takes you inside conversations about culture, social justice, and politics by exploring the history, language, and people who are shaping the struggle for progress — and talking about the steps that each of us can take to make a difference. Each week brings a news analysis, followed by deep conversations about social, political and cultural issues with experts, influencers, and diverse local and national leaders. Check out more Pod Save the People episodes!