(2015/05/25) McDonald’s workers protest to raise the living wage, Andrew Ross Sorkin has a sneaking suspicion Wall St is up to no good
Episode #1240: Merry Memorial Day! Allison is joined by Sally Tamarkin (@sallyt) and Katharine Heller (@spkheller) for the Lady Power Hour! Unsurprisingly, a Brooklyn landlord is very racist (but he’s not the only one,) McDonald’s workers protest to raise the living wage, anyone who says minimum wage jobs are easy never did them, 16 states have more people in prisons and jails than in college housing, a very candid prosecutor admits he thinks we need to “kill more people,” Andrew Ross Sorkin has a sneaking suspicion Wall Street is up to no good, police charge Tamir Rice with “aggravated menacing” and “inducing panic,” transgender girls can be in Girl Scouts too, Nebraska lawmakers repeal the death penalty, and it’s important to remember women of color who are also victims of police brutality
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