California legislators had both arms twisted by the soda industry, and agreed to a 12-year moratorium on soda taxes. WHA-A-A-A-A???? PLUS: GOP immigration ‘reform’ proposals appear doomed, but They are quietly creating a massive ‘guest worker’ program to exploit and cheat immigrant workers and circumvent organized labor. With host Kris Welch.
In the age of Trump — and before him, of Obama — change from the top seems far out of reach for progressives. Some have drawn from the past and have struggled from the bottom up for a just city, perhaps the premier case being Richmond, California. Journalist Steve Early talks about Richmond, Chevron, labor … Continued
Are YOU ready to vote? The election is almost here, and with a record number of ballot measures, lots of voters are still undecided and confused. About Health Host, Dr Will Courtenay, and guests, will examine five health-related state propositions, and three local soda tax measures. Guests: Deborah Malbec, President of the East Bay League of Women Voters, and Pauline … Continued