Gabriel Thompson

journalist and author

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Journalist and author of Working in the Shadows: A Year of Doing the Jobs (Most) Americans Won't Do

Gabriel Thompson on KCRW

California finds itself at the center of the rise - and resistance to - President Donald Trump and his policies.

California in the middle of it all

California finds itself at the center of the rise - and resistance to - President Donald Trump and his policies.

from The Mixer

Fast food workers are back on the streets in 100 cities today. Walmart saw strikes on Black Friday.

Income Inequality, Economic Anxiety and the Minimum Wage

Fast food workers are back on the streets in 100 cities today. Walmart saw strikes on Black Friday.

from To the Point

It used to be a given that a rise in temporary employment was a sign of economic recovery and that permanent hiring would not be far behind.

Is Temporary Employment the New Normal?

It used to be a given that a rise in temporary employment was a sign of economic recovery and that permanent hiring would not be far behind.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Founded in 1908 by Colonel Allen Allensworth, Allensworth is “the first and only California town to be founded, financed and governed by Black Americans.”

from KCRW Features

The Venice Family Clinic is slamming LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and others for their call to clear out unhoused people from Venice Beach boardwalk by July 4.

from KCRW Features

The cost of living surged 5% last month, according to the Department of Labor. That’s the highest inflation rate we’ve seen in more than a decade.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On June 15, the Golden State is saying goodbye to many of the regulations that have shaped daily life for the last pandemic year.

from KCRW Features