August 28, 2015 – Women’s economic opportunity, Donald Trump and dog-whistle racism

August 28, 2015 – Women’s economic opportunity, Donald Trump and dog-whistle racism

In this episode of the Beacon podcast, Mike interviews Eliza Townsend, executive director of the Maine Women’s Lobby on earned paid sick days, the minimum wage, parental leave and other economic issues important to women.

Ben and Mike also discuss Republican frontrunner Donald Trump’s unconstitutional immigration policies and research by Ian Haney López on dog whistle politics and race.

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