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September 16, 2019 Episode 83

We’re joined by Ciclavia Chief Strategist TAFARAI BAYNE, Streetsblog writer SAHRA SULAIMAN and trauma-informed care educator CHAVONNE TAYLOR for a conversation about Nipsey Hussle: his work, his legacy, the aftermath of his death, and what he meant to them. But first: the President is threatening to bulldoze people who are homeless into federal camps, and almost no LA elected officials seem alarmed.

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July 29, 2019 Episode 76

The FBI raids the DWP and City Hall again, turns out the LAPD and the city were investigating Nipsey Hussle all along (and still are), SoCalGas set up a “grassroots” front group to get people excited about balanced energy solutions, another group fights to preserve the historic Amoeba building, and the NYT is going to LA summer camp.

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April 15, 2019 Episode 60

Alissa, Scott, and Hayes talk about scooters and the Nipsey Hussle memorial for a few minutes. Then the great LA Times reporter/critic CAROLINA MIRANDA joins the show to talk about the new plans for LACMA and the Times guild’s ongoing contract negotiation.

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April 8, 2019 Episode 59

We force Bloomberg to Cite Its Sources for its article on LA’s “Loud Economic Boom,” talk about Nipsey Hussle’s legacy with Destination Crenshaw, unpack the Ninth Circuit’s ruling on criminalizing homelessness, try to count how many more fired deputies Sheriff Villanueva rehired, and Term Down for What on gang injunctions.

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