A big victory for privacy at the Supreme Court in the Carpenter case, followed by a big loss with the Muslim Ban. We also talk to Ben Wolcott from Make the Road NY about how big banks profit off immigrant detention and private prisons. Our take on the “civility” debate. And some races to watch in Texas.
Make the Road REPORT: The number of immigrants caged in private detention centers would increase up to 580% under Trump admin’s “zero tolerance” policy.
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Two Acting Directors enter, one Acting Director leaves? We break down what’s going on at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and why it matters who runs it. We also discuss a very important privacy case that will be argued before the Supreme Court on November 29 called United States v. Carpenter. We talk the latest on the Trump tax scam and Ajit Pai’s plan to kill net neutrality, and read some great listener mail!
MENTIONED ON THE SHOW
Report: Too many being sent to Allegheny County Jail
Why the CFPB matters: a Twitter thread
Why Leandra English is the legitimate Acting Director
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