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Humanity is pushing its way into space, and some billionaires are leading the charge. Not everyone is happy about this.

Jonah Lantto from the Good Talk Network joins this episode of Plain Talk to talk about it.

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Also, in multiple states, Democratic lawmakers have taken to fleeing their state capitols to deny Republicans the ability to pass laws they don't like. Is this a valid tactic?

And in Tennessee, Republicans have fired a public health official over an email encouraging young citizens to get vaccinated. They've also curtailed the state's outreach efforts about vaccines. Why are so many so enraged by vaccines?

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