AirTalk for September 2, 2014

Mayor Eric Garcetti is pitching a minimum wage hike in Los Angeles to $13.25 an hour. Does the plan do enough to appease unions and labor leaders? Also, The leak of celebrity nude photos stolen from iCloud storage sparks concern about privacy and cyber security. Then, writer Chris Farrell delves into the phenomenon led by Americans who are redefining what it means to live, age, and work.

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