August 21, 2015 – Reproductive rights, Black Lives Matter and Ashley Madison

August 21, 2015 – Reproductive rights, Black Lives Matter and Ashley Madison

In this episode of the Beacon Podcast, Kate Brogan of Maine Family Planning discusses the attacks on and successes of reproductive health care for women in the Maine legislature this past session. The interview originally aired on WZON.

In a segment that Ben and Mike are tentatively calling “Need to Know,” Ben discusses the interruption of a Social Security rally with Bernie Sanders by black Lives Matter activists, recommending this piece on the event by Pramila Jayapal and offering his own thoughts on movement building.

Mike recommends a series of posts by Dan Savage on the hack and release of databases from infidelity-facilitating website Ashley Madison and gives some thoughts on an intersection with Maine politics.

Photo via Rep. Scott Hamann

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