August 30, 2018: Hour 2

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There's been an increase in the number of people born along the U.S.-Mexico border who are being denied passports because the United States doesn't believe they're American citizens, according to a report in The Washington Post. Also, more than 30 states allow religious exemptions from child abuse and neglect laws. Now, some medical schools are finding ways to teach students about religion and how it can play a role between doctors and patients. And a weekslong national prison strike is underway across the U.S. Mostly organized by inmates themselves, protesters are pushing a list of demands including "an immediate end to prison slavery." Historians Brian Balogh and Nathan Connolly join us to break down the the connection between imprisonment and cheap labor. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Aug. 30, 2018 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on August 30, 2018.


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