Universal Basic Income Proposal, California Democratic Convention Recap / Returning To In-Person Work Pros, Cons / Suicide Disproportionately Affecting POC / Rethinking Streets During COVID-19
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A street in downtown Sacramento during California's COVID-19 stay at home order.
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California lawmakers are ready to talk about universal basic income, but they’re not ready to fund it; CapRadio Politics Reporter Nicole Nixon has the latest, including what happened at the state democratic convention over the weekend. We also weigh the pros and cons of returning to in-person work, why suicide rates have doubled among the Black community during the pandemic, and how COVID-19 has changed the public use of streets.
- CapRadio Politics Reporter and California State of Mind podcast co-host Nicole Nixon on lawmakers proposal for Universal Basic Income, what happened at the state democratic convention and the party’s strategy regarding the recall of Governor Newsom
- Point Loma Nazarene University Economist Lynn Reaser navigates the prospect and challenges of returning to work to in-person, pros and cons, and employee/employer options
- Johns Hopkins University Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Assistant Professor Dr. Paul Nestadt discusses suicide rates right now and his recent study that found suicides fell by almost half among white Americans, but doubled among Black people during the pandemic
- Professor of City Planning and Co-Director of the Sustainable Cities Institute Marc Schlossberg and Associate Professor in the School of Planning, Public Policy and Management Rebecca Lewis at the University of Oregon talk about their recently published book “Rethinking Streets During COVID-19” and the ways that the pandemic has changed public use of streets around the world