AirTalk dives into the basics of damage control after Uber revealed it paid $100,000 to hackers who stole 57 million users’ private information in 2016. We also look at how small businesses handle sexual harassment claims as more high-profile accusations come out; review this week’s movie releases on FilmWeek; and more.
Activists in Pasadena and Inglewood are pushing rent control initiatives in order to quell LA's persistent rent spikes. KPCC's Josie Huang lays out the story as AirTalk guests debate its pro's and con's. We also examine popular dating app Bumble's foray into online business networking; delve into why the DOJ believes Harvard University to be discriminating against Asian-Americans; and more.
AirTalk walks you through this week’s political news, including President Trump’s intention to declare North Korea a state sponsor of terror and Al Franken’s second accuser of sexual misconduct. We also speak with a Manson family member after the murderous cult leader died Sunday; what would you do if a close friend or longtime colleague is accused of sexual misconduct?; and more.
After Sen. Al Franken was accused of sexual harassment, many Democrats are struggling with the same dilemma Republicans face regarding Roy Moore: follow ethics and call for his resignation, or support him because he’ll vouch for their values in office? We also review this week’s releases on FilmWeek; are smart toys changing how children interact with humans?; and more.
In an attempt to curb racial profiling, California law enforcement officers will begin to collect demographic data from all drivers and pedestrians they pull over. We debate the pro's and con's, as well as the practicalities, of the endeavor. We also look into the current challenges the NFL faces; update listeners on the House's tax plan, set to come to a vote today; and more.
When a gunman opened fire on a Rancho Tehama elementary school, the school's lockdown and classroom protocol helped prevent extensive injuries and loss of lives. We discuss the influence of the security measures used. We also mull over the proposal of an all-online community college in California; consider future discipline the UCLA basketball players arrested in China may face; and more.