Mounting Tensions with North Korea
Tensions between the United States and North Korea are continuing to escalate as President Trump issues warnings about his willingness to use military force, and North Korea continues with its missile-testing program.
Guest: David Schmerler, Middlebury Institute of International Studies research associate
Google Memo: Diversity in Tech
Google’s decision to fire a software engineer for the contents of his controversial 10-page manifesto about differences between men and women in the workplace has sparked a national debate over diversity and free speech. We look at Silicon Valley’s struggle with diversity and why the alt-right is weighing in.
- Queena Kim, KQED Silicon Valley desk senior editor
- Kourtni Marshall, Google software engineer
- Jonathan Tower, Catapult VC partner
Justice Goodwin Liu
In the past few decades, Asian-Americans have made great strides in the legal profession -- they now represent 5 percent of all attorneys in the U.S. -- yet they have been slower to advance to positions of leadership at both law firms and in courtrooms. California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu discusses a new report he co-authored: "A Portrait of Asian Americans in the Law.”