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How public housing residents are being surveilled, punished

Season 2023 Episode 155 | 6m 57s

An investigation by The Washington Post found that surveillance cameras meant to fight violent crime in cities across the country are being used to punish and evict residents of public housing projects, at times for minor infractions or based on incorrect assumptions. Douglas MacMillan, the reporter who led the investigation, joins Lisa Desjardins to discuss the findings.

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