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As Obamacare continues to roll out, some people will lose their current insurance. What impact will this have on people signing up? Then, LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy will get his annual review today. Do you think he is doing a good job? Next, we'll preview the upcoming game of the Lakers versus the Clippers, and do clutch athletes really exist? Then, how much did President Obama really know about spying on foreign leaders? Next, Christmas decorations are already up in stores. Why is this happening earlier each year? Lastly, we talk with Peter Mullin about the new program at the Art Center College of Design.
Univision and ABC are launching a new network, Fusion, aimed at reaching young Latinos. How will this network be different? Then, journalists Glenn Greenwald and Bill Keller debated if news can be impartial. Is there still a place for advocacy journalism? Next, do men and women look for different things when they date online? Which dating apps have you tried? Then, the FDA wants to restrict access to addictive painkillers. Will this drop the rate of abuse? Lastly, we talk with conductor David Lockington about Pasadena Symphony's new season, and we look at new changes at the Skirball Cultural Center.
Rumors are circulating that LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy may resign from his post of the second largest school district in the country. Do you think he should step down? Next, the tech industry still remains a heavily male dominated field. What is it like being a woman in the tech industry? Then, TGIF it's Filmweek with our critics talking about "The Counselor," American Promise," and more! Lastly, we'll talk with author David Thomson about moments that make the movies.
The contractors for the Affordable Care Act website have some explaining to do. How long will it take to fix the glitches in the site? Then, Rep. Darrell Issa is planning to introduce new immigration legislation. What are the chances it passes? And is it time for Newport Beach’s “blackball” flag to come down for good? Later, we'll talk about accusations that the US has been tapping into German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone. And Starbucks is trying to make tea relevant. Can it do what it did with coffee in the states? Then, we'll find out why we all love social media so much.
The Bart strike may be over, but the strike forced many commuters to seek alternative transportation. Should public transit workers be banned from striking? Then, White House staffer Jofi Joseph was fired from his post as senior National Security Council because of his anonymous twitter account. Should he have been fired? Next, should news organizations shut out extreme alternative voices in debates? Then, what are the pros and cons of working with your spouse? Lastly, we talk with author Linda Robinson about her book that gives an intimate look at the U.S. Special Ops in Afghanistan.
Guest host Frank Stoltze leads Airtalk today. An Amnesty International investigation found that drones kill innocence civilians. Does the United States owe any compensation to victims? Then, a Bike Summit in the bay area will explore mainstreaming cycling. What would need to happen for cyclists and motorists to safely share the road? Next, Apple is unveiling its latest iPad and iPad mini. What improvements do you think this model will have? Then, we'll talk with people who listen to police scanners and share the information with the public. Is this helpful? Lastly, we explore the mysterious migration patterns of the monarch butterfly.