12:08am

Fri June 13, 2014
Politics

Your Call: Protesting the World Cup in Brazil and low wages in the US


On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about the low-wage restaurant and retail workers protests, and the California court ruling to strip public school teachers of tenure and other job protections. We’ll also discuss the World Cup protests in Brazil. We’ll be joined by San Francisco Chronicle’s Bob Egelko,independent journalist Sarah Jaffe and freelance journalist Ben Tavener joins us from São Paulo, Brazil. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.

Guests:

Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle staff writer

Ben Tavener, freelance correspondent for Anadolu Agency and the BBC covering Brazil and South America.

Sarah Jaffe, staff writer at In These Times and the co-host of Dissent magazine's "Belabored" podcast

Web Resources:

AlterNet: Walmart's Women Can't 'Save Money' or 'Live Better' with Wages and Hours Like This

SF Gate: Is this the end of teacher tenure in California?

Mashable: Anti-World Cup Protesters Hit by Stun Grenades and Tear Gas

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