Dan Rather on What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism
Author and veteran journalist Dan Rather talks about his new book, What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism. He also weighs in on sexual harassment in the workplace and why he thinks President Trump is a “fake news machine.”
GOP Tax Plans: What They Could Mean for California
The House and Senate are racing to reconcile the differences between their tax plans. Both include a big tax cut for corporations that Republican leaders say will spur economic growth, but key differences remain to be ironed out on state and local tax deductions. The impact on California is uncertain for now, but economists say tech giants like Apple and Google could stand to gain.
- Chris Thornberg, Beacon Economics founding partner and UC Riverside Center for Economic Forecasting director
- Marisa Lagos, KQED politics and government reporter
State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon
This week, state Assemblyman Matt Dababneh was named in a formal complaint of sexual harassment by lobbyist Pamela Lopez, who described a harrowing experience of being locked in a bathroom with the lawmaker. We talk to Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon about what he thinks should be done to fight sexual harassment within the halls of state government. Rendon also weighs in on the governor’s race and his love of philosophy.