March 21, 2019: Hour 2Play
New Zealand's prime minister announced a ban on "military-style" semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines like those used in the mass shootings at Christchurch mosques last week. Also, Biogen shares fell nearly 30 percent this morning after news that the company is discontinuing trials on aducanumab, a drug that was supposed to help treat Alzheimer's. And NPR's Gene Demby joins host Robin Young to explain how the politics of respectability can be a tool for and a weapon against the fight for social change. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's March 21, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on March 21, 2019.