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New Google Village in San Jose?

On today’s episode hosts Cat Brooks and Mitch Jeserich talk to Ruth Conniff, editor-in-chief of The Progressive magazine, about the healthcare bill that the senate is attempting to push through before its July 4th recess.

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Then Brooks and Jeserich interview Maria Noel Fernandez, the director of the Silicon Valley Rising Campaign, about the negotiations Google is attempting to enter into with the San Jose Council to build a mega “google village” near a train station. Silicon Valley Rising is a coalition of community based organizations and workers aiming to inspire the tech industry to build an inclusive middle class in Silicon Valley.

Finally, Brooks and Jeserich interview Sagnicthe Salazar, Organizer with Xicana Moratorium Coalition and Lead Organizer for Oakland Sin Fronteras Coalition, about next steps after last week’s Urban Shield City Council special meeting, which ended violently.

 

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