AirTalk for August 31, 2015

On the day that LAPD lapel cameras make their debut, we talk about the ratcheting-up of tensions between cops and activists. Also, the AP is bringing legal action against the FBI after a sting operation that involved impersonating an AP journalist and creating a false AP news story as part of a sting operation. Then, how has the tone of immigration debate changed over the decades? All that and more, on today's AirTalk.
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AirTalk for June 18, 2015

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A state court in the County of San Francisco has ruled Uber driver Barbara Ann Berwick is an employee, not a contractor. Also, Pope Francis is set to unveil his climate change statement Thursday, attributing most climate change to human activity and the use of fossil fuels. Then, as water supplies dwindle in California, politicians, activists, and average citizens all appear to be making an effort to conserve.

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