October 19, 2012 – October 26, 2012
|Unions across the country have their eyes on a proposed measure on this year’s California ballot. If the state votes to pass Prop 32, which strips unions’ political funding ability, others could follow. We’ll discuss the most important labor battle nationally in this year’s November election with former Democratic state Sen. Gloria Romero and Willie Pelote, assistant director of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
Professor and entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa shares his new book, “The Immigrant Exodus”, and explains how immigrants are critical to America’s economic development and intellectual capital, particularly in Silicon Valley.
Sports commentator George Johnsonis here to update us on the world of sports with his 3-minute sports drill.
Bill Banfield profiles the music of preeminent jazz violinist Regina Carter in his latest “Essays of Note”.