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Marjorie Heins: free speech. Dave Jonhson: USPO attack

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The argument at Brooklyn College over two pro-Palestinian speakers is part of a long history of fights over academic freedom there and elsewhere.  Putting today's battles in a historical context is NYU Professor and civil  rights lawyer Majories Heins on her new book, Priests of our Demicracy.

Why is the USPO cutting Saturday service?  Because the Repbulicans want to kill it and with it 200,000 public union jobs.  Dave Johnson on the crazy rules Congress aplies to the USPO and how it is hurting all of us.  Segment 2.

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