Maine Beacon: Here’s What Defunding Maine’s Police Could Mean

As the policy demands of protestors in Maine and across the country become more defined, Esther and Mike discuss what steps could be taken now to move us in the right direction in Maine.

Also: Maine AFL-CIO executive director Matt Schlobohm joins the podcast to discuss the three concurrent crises and the problems with Maine’s unemployment system.

Plus: An update on the spread of COVID-19 in Lewiston’s immigrant communities and a monument to a slave trader in Bangor.

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The Maine Beacon Podcast is a project of the Maine People’s Alliance, produced to highlight the experiences of everyday Mainers, share information about the political and policy processes that affect Maine people, and promote a progressive worldview based on community, fairness and investing in the future.

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