The Morning Show

The Morning Show – May 31, 2005

7:00
BART fare hikes. Joel Keller, president of BART Board of Directors, from Antioch,
voted for the plan;
Gail Murray, BART Board member, from Walnut Creek, voted
against the plan;
Stuart Cohen, chair of the Bay Area Transportation and Land
Use Coalition.

7:30
Michael Eric Dyson, author of Is Bill Cosby Right?: Or Has the
Black Middle Class Lost its Mind?

8:00
The women of Wal-Mart.
Liza Featherstone, author of Selling Women Short:
The Landmark Battle for Workers’ Rights at Wal-Mart
;
Debra Smith, ERA’s lead attorney on Dukes v. Wal-Mart, the
largest gender discrimination class action lawsuit in U.S. history.

8:30
The environment and social equity —
June 1 through June 5 related to U.N. World Environment Day
(co-sponsored by KPFA.) Joshua Abraham, director of Reclaim the Future track with the Ella Baker
Center
,
which is coordinating all the Social Equity Track events;
Mawuli Dake, international solidarity
coordinator at Public Citizen;
Aya DeLeon, spoken word artist participating in the Saturday
night event "Voices Rising! Music, Art, Dance and Poetry for Social
and Environmental Justice";
Carla Perez, with Communities for a Better Environment, involved in
the
Sunday 2 p.m. Rally;
Marie Harrison, with Green Action
Newspaper, involved in the Saturday 11 a.m. rally

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