In the inaugural episode of our new weekly podcast Lever Time, we review how the Uvalde massacre illustrates insane Supreme Court precedents that allow police departments to refuse to save children, even when they are being gunned down at school.

In addition:

• We report on children now waging an underdog battle through the legal system — and against the Biden administration — to create a constitutional right to survive the climate apocalypse.

• We talk to renowned director and comedian Judd Apatow about his new HBO documentary on the political legacy of George Carlin — one of the few comedians to call out systematic corruption.

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BONUS: Lever Time Premium, our extended weekly podcast for supporting subscribers, features an interview with a former gun industry executive who details how firearms companies made key decisions to reject gun safety laws and begin marketing military-style weapons to America.

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