Episode

6/30 Caroline Fredrickson: Women Workers Still Paying the Price for the South’s Political Sins

June 30, 2015

Caroline Fredrickson the President of the American Constitution Society and author of the Under the Bus: How Working Women Are Being Run Over, explains how women and African Americans were cut out of the benefits of the Social Safety net. How the southern politicians protected the legacy of slavery during the New Deal era. The ongoing reality of the oppression and abuse of farm and domestic workers. Sexism and economic justice. Why Home Care workers are not considered full public employees and the Supreme Court decision that set back organizing rights. Why are small businesses allowed to discriminate? President Obama’s new rules on overtime pay and how government contracts can be used to improve labor standards.

On The Fun Half: Sam debates Michael Steele on what Donald Trump means for the Republican Party. Donald Trump’s slimy new tax avoidance move. John Kasich is the most dangerous Republican Candidate. An irate caller demands an apology from Sam. Chris Christie announces he is running for President and calls for slashing Social Security and where Christies billionaire supporters? Rush Limbaugh says after getting rid of the Confederate flag the left will go after the American flag And your calls and IMs.

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