First Amendwhat? TikTok Ban Sails Through House - The Thursday AM Quickie 3/14/24

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3/14: It's another EmMajority Report Thursday! Emma is BACK from vacation! She speaks with Samantha J. Simon, Assistant Professor in the School of Sociology and School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona, to discuss her recent book Before The Badge: How Academy Training Shapes Police Violence. Then, she speaks with Ed Zitron, writer of the Where's Your Ed At newsletter on SubStack, to discuss the state of the Internet and digital media.


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Today you'll read about the mysterious urgency in the House to ban a smartphone app that's massively popular with young people, the latest statements from authorities and LGBTQ advocates on the death of trans Oklahoma teen Nex Benedict, and how Indigenous people in South America's "lithium triangle" are fighting back against destructive mining.

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Ridic: House Passes TikTok Ban, 352-65

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