The deadline for the Gavin Newsom recall vote is Tuesday. Over seven million votes have been cast so far and the final push will see President Biden hitting California in support of Newsom. We also saw a last minute development as actress Rose McGowan alleged that Newsom’s wife called her with a message from Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer 6 months before her accusations went public asking what they could do to help the issue go away. McGowan is also throwing her support behind Larry Elder. Ginger Gibson, deputy Washington digital editor at NBC News, joins us for more.
Next, Texas schools are surveilling students’ online activity and many times they are doing it without their knowledge or consent. Trying to watch out for signs of distress, violence, or self harm, schools are using technology from companies like Social Sentinel, Go Guardian and others to monitor social media posts, email and other online activity. Ari Sen, freelance investigative journalist at the Dallas Morning News, joins us for how Texas schools are keeping tabs on students.
Finally, we have heard for a while now that sitting for prolonged periods of time can be very harmful to your health contributing to high blood sugar, high cholesterol and messing with your metabolic health. To counter the ill effects of sitting too long, a new study says that moving for 3 minutes every 30 minutes can be very helpful. Even just walking 15 steps improved the blood sugar of workers in the study. Gretchen Reynolds, Phys Ed columnist at the NY Times, joins us for what to know.
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