Criminalizing Protests; What Climate Activists Want From Biden

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Civil rights lawyer Nora Benavidez joins us to discuss a growing number of states where lawmakers are passing or proposing laws to criminalize protest activity. And, climate activists have asked the incoming Biden administration not to hire anyone with ties to the oil and gas industries. Already they've been disappointed by his hiring of Rep. Cedric Richmond. Varshini Prakash, executive director of the Sunrise Movement, joins us. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Nov. 20, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on November 20, 2020.


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