UpFront

Decision Day in Georgia; Plus: California’s looming eviction crisis and we take listener calls; and a Google worker on new union effort, Alphabet Workers Union

0:08 – On the ground in Georgia on election day

LaTosha Brown (@MsLaToshaBrown) is co-founder of Black Voters Matter Fund.

0:16 – How the Georgia Senate elections could determine the US economy for a decade

Mark Weisbrot (@MarkWeisbrot) is co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research.

0:34 – California’s looming eviction crisis, what protections you need to know about; plus listener calls

Leah Simon-Weisberg is the Legal Director for Anti-Displacement and Land Use Programs with ACCE Institute. 

1:08 – Newsom lays out proposal to incentivize schools re-opening

Kitty Kelly Epstein is an educator, scholar, and host of KPFA’s “Education Today” airing each 2nd and 4th Friday at 2:30pm. She joins us to discuss her book A Different View of Urban Schools: Civil Rights, Critical Race Theory, and Unexplored Realities.  

1:16 – Jeff Freitas (@jeff_freitas) is president of the California Federation of Teachers

1:23 – Clarissa Doutherd is Executive Director of Parent Voices Oakland, a parent-run, parent-led grassroots organization fighting to make quality childcare accessible and affordable to all families.

1:34 – Google and Alphabet workers announce union, after years of organizing

JP Sugarbroad (@taralx) is a software engineer at Google and a volunteer spokesperson for Alphabet Workers Union

 

Playlist

ArtistSongAlbumLabel
HarleighbluWho's That Girl?Who's That Girl?Tru Thoughts
The Good OnesSoccer (Summer 1988)Soccer (Summer 1988)MERLIN - Anti/Epitaph
Charles Lloyd & The MarvelsVanished GardensVanished GardensCapitol Records, LLC
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