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Bedrock, USA: “It’s Not Going to Be Peaceful Much Longer”

Episode 2 of the podcast looks at efforts to recall Republican county supervisors in Shasta County on grounds they hadn’t done enough to fight California’s Covid mandates. 

Inside a government building in downtown Redding, the portraits of five Shasta County supervisors hang below a map of the county.

Inside a government building in downtown Redding, the portraits of five Shasta County supervisors hang below a map of the county.

Photographer: Max Whittaker/Bloomberg

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In Shasta County, California, government mistrust had been simmering for decades. Then the pandemic hit, and the pot boiled over.