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Peter Dreier

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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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