Coming Up: AirTalk for July 3
AirTalk is away for Independence Day weekend! Please stay tuned for previous content, and tune in tomorrow, July 3, 2015 from 12:00-1:00 PM PST to hear Filmweek. Also, remember to check out our Facebook and Twitter pages. Happy Independence Day from Larry Mantle and the entire AirTalk Team!
Recently on AirTalk
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has shown weak evidence that medical marijuana is effective in treating a variety of ailments. Also, first-time home buyers helped fuel housing sales in May to the highest rate in six years. Then, a new report from job search site Glassdoor finds that companies are indeed taking longer to hire people.
The Supreme Court ruled today that officers cannot inspect hotel and motel guest registries without a warrant. Also, South Carolina governor Nikki Haley is expected to call on the South Carolina General Assembly to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House. Then, where should LA draw the line between protecting the rights of homeless people and meeting the public’s demands for safe public spaces?
In the wake of the Charleston tragedy, how should we define what happened? As a hate crime? As terrorism? Also, men, too, may be able to be on the pill for contraception. Then, with the release of "Infintely Polar Bear," which films help or hurt our understanding of various mental disorders?
Dylann Storm Roof, the man suspected of killing nine people at a church in South Carolina, has been arrested. Also, move over, Alexander Hamilton. A woman is coming to the $10 bill. Then, do you remember your first time? Your first time in Hollywood, that is.
A state court in the County of San Francisco has ruled Uber driver Barbara Ann Berwick is an employee, not a contractor. Also, Pope Francis is set to unveil his climate change statement Thursday, attributing most climate change to human activity and the use of fossil fuels. Then, as water supplies dwindle in California, politicians, activists, and average citizens all appear to be making an effort to conserve.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reviews a San Diego restriction on the right to carry concealed weapons outside the home. Also, the Federal Trade Commission has started to roll out rules regulating the domestic use of drones.What are our privacy rights? Then, the Centers for Disease Control has focused its microscopic sights on the bacteria and contaminants found in public swimming pools.