Hurricane Irma, dubbed “one of the most powerful storms in history,” is wreaking devastation across the Caribbean as it heads to Florida, barely as Texans have begun their recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey. On today’s show we’ll speak with Thanu Yakupitiyage of 350.org about putting these storms into the climate context. Then, California is disproportionately … Continued


ICE Arrests 600 in Nationwide Raids After Trump Order Expands Criminalization of Immigrants; California vs. Trump: Lawmakers Push to Become “Sanctuary State” Despite Threats from Washington; Secretary of Labor Violations? Opposition Grows to the Nomination of Fast-Food CEO Andy Puzder; Former Carl’s Jr. Worker Recalls Sexual Harassment & Wage Theft at Andrew Puzder’s Restaurant Chain; … Continued


ICE Arrests 600 in Nationwide Raids After Trump Order Expands Criminalization of Immigrants; California vs. Trump: Lawmakers Push to Become “Sanctuary State” Despite Threats from Washington; Secretary of Labor Violations? Opposition Grows to the Nomination of Fast-Food CEO Andy Puzder; Former Carl’s Jr. Worker Recalls Sexual Harassment & Wage Theft at Andrew Puzder’s Restaurant Chain; … Continued


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