0:08 – Government shutdown Day 20: impact on SNAP / CalFresh (Food Stamps)
Jessica Bartholow (@Jess_Bartholow) is policy advocate with with the Western Center on Law & Poverty.
0:34 – San Francisco Supervisors just elected Norman Yee (@NormanYeeSF) to be President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors; he represents District 7. He joins us to discuss his agenda and take listener calls.
1:08 – LA teachers set to strike for first time in 30 years on Monday Jan 14 – how did we get here?
Dan Barnhart is the Secondary Vice President of United Teachers Los Angeles, the union representing teachers in the LA Unified School District.
Howard Blume (@howardblume) covers education for the Los Angeles Times. He also co-hosts “Deadline LA” on KPFK, a weekly program known as KPFK’s roving eye on the media, state and local news and newsworthy cultural events.
Joe Angeles is President of the New Haven Teachers Association and co-chair of the East Bay Rally for Public Education taking place this Saturday Jan 12 at Oscar Grant Plaza at 12 noon.
1:34 – How one company is profiting off Trump’s War on the Poor
Tracie McMillan (@TMMcMillan) is an independent journalist covering America’s multi-racial working class since the late 1990s. In 2012, she published her New York Times bestseller, The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table. Her latest piece in Mother Jones is “How One Company is Making Millions Off Trump’s War on the Poor.”