The “Another Florida Man Is Running For President” Edition
Ron DeSantis’ pre-campaign, the end of pandemic-era medicaid & food supports, and legal fights over medication abortion.
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David Plotz, John Dickerson, and Emily Bazelon discuss Ron DeSantis’ presidential campaign, the end of pandemic-era medicaid & food security protections, and the many legal fights over medication abortion.
Here are some notes and references from this week’s show:
Hannah Dreier and Kirsten Luce for The New York Times: “Alone and Exploited, Migrant Children Work Brutal Jobs Across the U.S.”
Jeff Stein and Tony Romm for The Washington Post: “Biden Calls For Trillions In Tax Hikes And New Domestic Spending”
Emily Bazelon for The New York Times: “The Abortion Pill Fight”
Redaction, by Reginald Dwayne Betts and Titus Kaphar
Information on the New York reading and book signing for Redaction
Here are this week’s chatters:
Emily: The Declassification Engine: What History Reveals About America’s Top Secrets, by Matthew Connelly
John: Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology, by Chris Miller
David: Defending Democracy with Malcolm Turnbull;
Listener chatter from Rebecca Carr: Pat Sangimino for The Lincoln Journal Star: “Leading Off: In The Heat Of The Sexual Revolution, A Woman And Her Invention Made A Difference”; Pagan Kennedy for The New York Times: “Could Women Be Trusted With Their Own Pregnancy Tests?”
For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment Emily talks to Reginald Dwayne Betts and Titus Kaphar about their book, Redaction.
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Podcast production by Cheyna Roth.
Research by Bridgette Dunlap.