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Something Different Is Happening. Do You Feel It?

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Joe Amon
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Connecticut Public
Kendall Coombs at the Hartford Rally for Justice, Connecticut State Capitol.

Something different is happening in America at this moment. Do you feel it? We want to hear from you. Call us during our live show Tuesday, from 1 to 2 p.m., at 888-720-9677 or 888-720-WNPR.

People across America are protesting the same police brutality against black Americans that never seems to stop.

America has suffered more deaths from COVID-19 than any other nation, and we still don't have a federal plan to deal with it, despite the efforts of health care workers and scientists.

President Trump had threatened to deploy the military if the state officials he first felt the need to denigrate couldn't control the looting in their locales. He proceeded to order the police to use tear gas and flash grenades to disperse peaceful protesters so that he could pose in front of a burned church with a Bible in his hand.

Let's not forget the President's efforts to disenfranchise the same voters he's gassing by trying to prevent them from voting in November.

Are we finally at a turning point where we can no longer tolerate the lies and cruelty of the last three years?

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Colin McEnroe, Cat Pastor, and Catie Talarski contributed to this show.

Betsy started as an intern at WNPR in 2011 after earning a Master's Degree in American and Museum Studies from Trinity College. She served as the Senior Producer for 'The Colin McEnroe Show' for several years before stepping down in 2021 and returning to her previous career as a registered nurse. She still produces shows with Colin and the team when her schedule allows.

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