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Drilling Down on Trump’s Tariffs; Plus: Oakland’s housing crisis and what the City is doing to address homelessness

7:08 – News headlines and analysis with Brian and Gina

7:34 – Trump’s Trade War

Barry Eichengreen is an economic historian and Professor of Economics and Political Science at UC Berkeley. His latest book is The Populist Temptation: Economic Grievance and Political Reaction in the Modern EraDaniel Sumner is a professor of Agriculture and Resource Economics at the University of California at Davis, and Director of the Agricultural Issues Center there. He discusses the impacts the tariff’s have on the California economy, specifically agriculture.

8:08 – US Supreme Court Candidates

Marge Baker is the Executive Vice President at People For the American Way. Baker oversees policy work and serves as PFAW’s chief strategist for ongoing work to confirm fair-minded judges to the federal judiciary. She’s also led the organization’s anti-corruption efforts and campaigns to reduce the undue influence of money in politics.

8:34 – Homelessness and the housing crisis in Oakland

Gina Madrid interviews Needa B, a long-time housing advocate in Oakland about what’s being done to address growing homelessness – at the Village, an Oakland homeless encampment and community organization – and by the City of Oakland.

For more information on the Village, check out their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TheVillageInOakland/

 

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