Income Inequality

7:33pm

Wed April 2, 2014
income inequality, Robert Reich, achievement gap,

KALW's Nemko Gets 2nd Long-Form Interview of Robert Reich

On the April 27, 2014 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, a second long-form conversation with Robert Reich, Secretary of Labor in the Clinton Administration and advisor to the Obama Administration.  We discuss employment issues of the day: income inequality, minimum wage, and a spirited exchange on the wisdom of using Disparate Impact to abet minority employment.  We also had a fun exchange about career and life lessons from our early life. 

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9:10am

Tue March 25, 2014
City Visions: March 31, 2014

San Francisco Grapples With a Widening "Wealth Gap"

Courtesy of the Brookings Institute

Can San Francisco become more affordable?  According to the Brookings Institute, San Francisco's "wealth gap" has widened at a faster rate than that of any other city in the United States.  Host Joseph Pace and a panel of experts explore the implications of the accelerating economic division in San Francisco.

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12:18am

Tue November 26, 2013

12:00am

Mon September 2, 2013
Hedrick Smith REBROADCAST

Today on Your Call: Rebroadcast--What will it take to shift power back to the people?

On today's Your Call we’ll rebroadcast a conversation we had with Pulitzer-prize winning, former New York Times journalist Hedrick Smith about his new book, "Who Stole the American Dream?" We’ll talk about what Smith uncovered in his research as he examined the last four decades of corporate and political power and how that led to “the dismantling of the American dream.” With politicians ignoring public opinion, and the middle class shrinking, where do we go from here? What does the “American Dream” mean to you? It’s Your Call with Matt Martin, and you. 

Guests:

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12:00am

Tue April 23, 2013