UpFront

The 13th Amendment and A Debate on San Jose Measure E

In this episode hosts Mitch Jeserich and Cat Brooks speak with Malkia Cyril, a local activist and Executive Director Center for Media Justice about how the 13th Amendment permits the enslavement of people convicted of crimes.

then, we hear a debate over San Jose’s Measure E, which would require employers to offer additional hours to their part time workers, before hiring new employees.

We welcome Ben Field, Executive Office of South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council in support of the measure

and

Scott Knies, Executive Director of San Jose Downtown Association to represent the opposition. 

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