Budget Backgrounders on Medi-cal, IHSS and SSI. Jean Ross, Dir. Of the California Budget Project.
David Bacon on Labor, Organizing Port Truckers.
Ron Carver, assistant director of the Teamsters Port Division;
Miguel Lopez, organizer in the Port of Los Angeles.
Women and the Economy. Elizabeth Warren, professor at Harvard Law School author of Bankruptcy: The New Women’s Issue (an article in the monthly e-journal Around the Kitchen Table) and co-author with her daughter of the new book All Your Worth: The Ultimate Lifetime Money Plan,; Tamara Draut, director of the economic opportunity program at Demos, an advocacy group and think tank in NYC, and co-author of the recent article The Wage Penalty of Our Earliest Educators (in Around the Kitchen Table);
Avis Jones-DeWeever, study director in poverty and income security at the
Institute for Women’s Policy Research.
Jennifer Washburn, author of University Inc.: The Corporate
Corruption of Higher Education.