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This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Marriage equality isn’t the big issue, Congress struggles to pass immigration reform, Brazil’s World Cup protests, and what the hell is the matter with Texas?

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Guests, in order of appearance:

Michael Bronski is the author of “A Queer History of the United States” and a professor of activism and gender studies at Harvard University.

Ron Gochez, with the Southern California Immigration Coalition, talks to Leilani Albano about immigration legislation.

Texas Observer staff writer Forrest Wilder discusses the Wendy Davis filibuster, Texas’ voter ID law and more.

Dave Zirin discusses the mass protests in Brazil, the World Cup, the Olympics, and how major sporting events can inflict austerity on the masses.


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