This week, a federal appeals court said the National Labor Relations Board violated the free speech rights of employers by compelling them to post rules in the workplace about the right to unionize. The poster rule went into effect in 2011. Employers already are required to inform employees about minimum wage, health and safety laws and a slew of other rights.
Tomorrow, the Autry Museum in Griffith Park opens its exhibition chronicling the contributions of Jews to the business, arts, and skyline of Los Angeles. LA is home to the second largest number of Jews in North America, and only Tel Aviv, New York City, and Jerusalem have more Jews in their city limits.
An alt-righter and others explain the movement few of us had heard of before this week; college students around the country are reacting to a letter from The University of Chicago warning incoming freshman that so-called "trigger warnings" won't be tolerated; plus, Larry & KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Wade Major review this week’s new movie releases including a wide release horror called “Don’t Breathe."
A new, thought provoking study from UCI suggests our fears about leaving children alone are based much more on moral judgement about neglectful parents than on actual dangers faced by an unattended child; JPL scientists now believe there might not be as much flowing water on Mars as we thought; education experts break down the mission and efficacy of LAUSD's expanded magnet program; Plus, funk legend George Clinton stops by ahead of his September 17th concert at the Hollywood Bowl.
Hillary Clinton met with Clinton Foundation donors while Secretary of State, and some say that's "pay-to-play" politics; a potential new LAPD program looks to create a dialogue between the department and families of those killed by police; plus, why a proposed law in Italy could make vegan diets a form of child abuse.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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