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Chris King on Ferguson, Mark Weisbrot on Brazil’s Election November 4, 2014 | 6:30pm
Ferguson was back in the headlines recently with leaks from an autopsy report that, we're told, seem to corroborate police officer Darren Wilson's version of events on the day he killed Michael Brown. We'll talk about the impact of those leaks, along with other aspects of a story that is far from over--despite the fact that most corporate media appear to have moved on--with Chris King, managing editor of the St. Louis American.