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Over $400 million dollars in fines, and it could just be the tip of the iceberg. Sonali Kolhatkar unpacks the LIBOR interest-rigging scandal. Plus: close to 5,000 supermarket workers in Northern California have authorized a strike — are picket lines come to a Raley’s near you? And cities around the country are breaking heat records, … Continued
Rajiv Chandrasekaran joins us in-studio to report back from three years on the ground in Afghanistan, covering America’s longest-running war. Plus a look at what’s in Wikileaks’ 2-million-document Syria release.
Sonali Kolhatkar interviews the author of “Drugs.” Richard Wolinsky reviews “Scottsboro.” Meanwhile, City College of San Francisco has been given 9 months to prove why it should keep its accreditation. If the accreditation goes, so does all its public funding. So, who’s to blame–and what’s the solution? With: Larry Kramer, spokesperson for City College of … Continued
Europe’s in a panic. The central banks’ just lowered interest rates to record lows — but that, plus a bank bailout, hasn’t kept Spanish bond rates from pushing into the danger zone. Marxist Economist Richard Wolff discusses the roots of the crisis — who’s benefitted, and who’s lost, from creating a monetary union in Europe. … Continued
Congressmember (and former California Insurance Commissioner) John Garamendi joins us to talk about the path to Single Payer; Greenlining Institute’s Sam Kang talks about impacts of the Supreme Court Decision in California; we look into the largest municipal bankruptcy in the history of the United States, and spend a full hour digging into this weekend’s … Continued