Peter Dreier

Occidental College

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Professor of Politics at Occidental College and Director of its Urban and Environmental Policy Program; author of The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame

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A new survey of 5000 Disneyland workers finds that many of them have problems affording food, health care and rent. One in 10 has been homeless at some point in the past two years.

Survey reveals many Disneyland workers can't make ends meet

A new survey of 5000 Disneyland workers finds that many of them have problems affording food, health care and rent. One in 10 has been homeless at some point in the past two years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Today, Californians who work minimum wage jobs earned a dollar more. That’s because a law passed last year in Sacramento just took effect. The amount goes up another dollar by 2016.

The Minimum Wage Just Rose - Did You Feel It?

Today, Californians who work minimum wage jobs earned a dollar more. That’s because a law passed last year in Sacramento just took effect. The amount goes up another dollar by 2016.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The housing market is finally in "recovery." But it's still hard to buy a new home, and Wall Street is converting foreclosed homes to rentals.

Who's Being Left Out of the 'Housing Recovery?'

The housing market is finally in "recovery." But it's still hard to buy a new home, and Wall Street is converting foreclosed homes to rentals.

from To the Point

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Leafly Senior Editor David Downs talks about how Newsom has dealt with the burgeoning cannabis market, and whether pot will have a role to play when he’ll likely be on the 2022 ballot.

from KCRW Features

Ken White and Josh Barro discuss Trump’s suit against Twitter, what makes a state actor, if sending cease and desist letters is doing the RICO, and more.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

When the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stop a draconian new Texas abortion law, especially since Roe v.

from To the Point

Western wildfires pose a much broader threat to human health than to just those forced to evacuate the path of the blazes.

from KCRW Features

Josh, Liz and Tim talk about Congress’ very stupid debt limit fight and Biden’s low approval rating.

from Left, Right & Center

The Conscious Kid is a nonprofit that helps families and educators foster anti-racist conversations through books that feature characters from underrepresented communities.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Mayor Eric Garcetti debuted the city’s Indigenous LAnd Initiative today in recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Secretary of State Shirley Weber said the total cost of the special election could exceed $300 million.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a historic bill for California last week.

from Greater LA