AlterNet Radio: Right-Wing Judicial Activism Vs Abortion Rights; U.S. Leading in Reducing Greenhouse Gases; Did NYPD Violate Human Rights Law to Crush Occupy?

This week on the AlterNet Radio Hour, Salon's Irin Carmon joins Joshua Holland to explain how federal judges have to ignore established precedent in order to uphold some of the more extreme anti-choice legislation passed in a handful of deep red states.

Then, David Roberts of Grist discusses his recent piece, "America Leads the World in Cutting CO2 Emissions. So Why Aren't We Talking About It?"

Finally, independent journalist John Knepfel tells us about a new report that catalogues over 100 incidents in which the New York Police Department trampled the First Amendment in order to stifle the Occupy movement.

If you're in Washington, DC, you can tune into the show at 6 pm EST at 1480 AM. If you're anywhere else, you can stream it live at We Act Radio, and if you miss it, check back later for a podcast. 

Update: Here it is...

AlterNet / By Editorial Staff

Posted at July 29, 2012, 12:10pm

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