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12:11am

Fri August 8, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Your Call: The U.S.-Africa Summit and corporate taxes

Protest At US Africa Summit In Washington DC

On August 8th edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the three-day US-Africa Summit in Washington DC. We’ll also talk about President Obama’s interview with the Economist in which he talked about his friendly relationship with big business. We’ll be joined by the San Francisco Chronicle’s Andrew Ross, the Guardian’s Chris McGreal and The Nation’s Mike Konczal. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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3:10pm

Tue March 11, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

First Mayoral forum in series tackles jobs and diversity in SF

Bernard Tyson, CEO of Kaiser Permanente, addresses a crowd at SF Mayor Ed Lee's Mayoral Community Stakeholder Forum: Diversity, Innovation, and Jobs of the Future.
Isabel Angell

African Americans are leaving San Francisco at an alarming rate. They make up just six percent of the population, down from over 13 percent in 1970 and have a higher unemployment rate than whites and other minorities.

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4:05pm

Thu September 12, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Youth Radio: Life lessons from laundry

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Teenagers are three times more likely to be unemployed in this country than adults. In Castro Valley, California there aren’t that many newspaper routes or lawns to mow.  But I was able to land a gig close to home, fixing washers and dryers with Grandpa.

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5:18pm

Tue September 10, 2013
Arts & Culture

IMMIGRATION STORIES: Mahade Wanjihar and Leslie Spillane

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Many Californians have come here from somewhere else. In fact, the state has more immigrants than any other in the country. This week, we’re running a series of profiles of immigrants in the Bay Area. Today we meet a medical professional from India and a young woman from Ireland.

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11:23am

Sat August 3, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Where Will The Jobs Be?

The costs of employing an American continues to grow at the same time as automation and offshoring become ever more tempting to employers. So where will the jobs be, especially the jobs that promise a stable, sustainable living? And what's the broader solution: What's the smartest approaches to encouraging the creation of sustainable jobs?

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