Have you ever been convicted of a crime? San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim is proposing to eliminate this question of virtually all job applications in San Francisco. Kim would like to amend the city’s current ban by expanding it to include most private employers, publicly funded housing providers and city contractors.
Journalism is dead, long live journalism. The Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street have taught the world that “news” needs no longer be something “gathered” by foreign journalists from prestigious international news operations, that it is often most engaging and effective when stories are told by people from the inside—by those who live it, breathe it and know it like no one else.
A heated protest against the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Va. ended in the death of one counter-protester after a white nationalist drove his car into a crowd. AirTalk dives into how the conflict started; the ethics of publicly identifying the white nationalists photographed at the rally via social media; what is the white nationalist movement?; and more.
AirTalk explores the possibilities of back-channel diplomacy following news that the U.S. has been secretly in contact with North Korea as tensions continue to rise. We also look at the role of Snapchat in social media as it suffers major losses; review this week's movie releases on FilmWeek; and more.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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