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Maya Schenwar and Matthew Filipowicz Discuss How Her Sister Gave Birth in Prison

In this episode, Truthout Executive Director Maya Schenwar discusses the harrowing story of her sister giving birth in prison.

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Also See: Female Prisoners’ Babies Shouldn’t Be Sentenced to Life Without Breast Milk and The Prison System Welcomes My Newborn Niece to This World

Coming up on today’s show, we have the executive director of Truthout, Maya Schenwar, here to discuss the harrowing story of her sister giving birth in prison.

We also have Lee Fang from the Nation back on the show to discuss the academics and college professors who get paid to shill for Wall Street.

We’ll also discuss the report that the NSA has hacked into Google and Yahoo data centers worldwide.

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