America’s post-hardhat working class: Chipotle and KFC, luggage screeners, child and eldercare workers—the difficult challenges and dynamic potential of today’s workforce. PLUS: SF Mime Troupe 2016 Summer season! With host Kris Welch.
fight for $15
In 2012, fast food workers in NYC kicked off a movement that has exceeded all expectations, and changed the conversation about the minimum wage. On this edition, low paid workers tell the story of the fight for 15, the exploding nationwide movement for fair wages. Featuring: Alvin Major, KFC employee and original NYC striker; Richard Wilson, Walmart employee; Bernardo … Continued
Opal Tometi, co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter, Black feminist writer, communications strategist and cultural organizer. She is the Executive Director of the Black Alliance for Just Immigration. And David Cay Johnston, American investigative journalist and author, specialist in economics and tax issues, and winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting joins us to discuss taxes … Continued