First up: Why isn't the stimulus solving the economic crisis for working families? Why is Wall Street so anxious to reassure us that things are looking up again? Should working people be worried about deficit spending? And what simple policy change could eliminate Social Security's funding problem? Marty Hart-Landsberg, Professor of Economics at Lewis and Clark College and author of the blog Reports from the Economic Front, explains it all for you in the first half of tonight's show.
Car Wash Workers Organize!
Then in the second half of the show, we hear about ten thousand workers in Los Angeles who are organizing to join the United Steelworkers. They are subject to massive health and safety violations in the workplace. Many are not even paid minimum wage. Who are they? Car washers. We're joined by by Henry Huerta, Campaign Director of the CLEAN Car Wash Campaign.