Flea Markets During Coronavirus, Policing For Racial Justice

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Can bargain-hunting happen safely during the coronavirus pandemic? Our guests include a flea market organizer and rummage sale planner, as we talk about the logistics and safety concerns. Then we discuss policing during protests, and with an aim for more racial justice, with a former Madison police chief.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Larry Nielsen Guest
  • Bob Zurko Guest
  • Erika Beras Guest
  • Reverend David C. Couper Guest
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director

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