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    Updated on Jun 12, 2020. Posted on Jun 3, 2020

    The Government Can Now Secretly Spy On Protesters

    The Drug Enforcement Administration got permission to conduct “covert surveillance” on protesters, BuzzFeed News reports. Plus, Matt Ortile joins us to talk about his new book, The Groom Will Keep His Name: And Other Vows I've Made About Race, Resistance, and Romance.

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    The date...June 3! The time...News O'Clock!

    The Drug Enforcement Agency got permission to conduct “covert surveillance” on protesters, BuzzFeed News reports.

    Keke Palmer had TIME at the anti–police brutality protests in LA yesterday to speak some facts at the National Guard.

    Horse-riding protesters in Houston led to our new favorite bop.

    And Matt Ortile, author of the new book The Groom Will Keep His Name, joins us to talk about navigating life in the US as a gay Filipino immigrant.

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