Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas: Labor Problems
May 12, 2019 9:40 AM - Season 2, Episode 1 - Subscribe

Everyone's favorite late night show is back for a second season! unions : a modest proposal- jashoezzi : education

Everyone's favorite late night show is back for a second season!
Full Episode on Youtube

Ok, so maybe you slept on it, but Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas is a great curative for our embittered times. The mix of absurdity and reality is refreshing if you are overstimulated. and let's face it, a lot of us are overstimulated.

Part 1: unions
Teenagers only make up 30% of fast food workers. Center of Economic and Policy Research
Average age of the fast food worker is 29 years old. National Employment Law Project
Families of Fast Food workers enrolled in public programs. 52% UC Berkeley and UI Urbana-Champaign

"Just Squeeze a Teenager" -Shift Manager Calvin

These Burgerville employees organized the first official fast-food labor union in the country SHANE BURLEY JAN 28, 2019, 8:00 AM UPDATED: JAN 29, 2019, 3:51 PM

a modest proposal: jashoezzi

Main Part: education
kids: kay galarza, matthew beeston, paola mena
educators: jesse hagopian, kiese laymon, dorothy espelage, brittany packnett
telephone pole: diane ravitch, richard carranza, nikole hannah-jones, david sciarra, zakiya sankara-jabar, anya kamenetz, michael lindsey, arne duncan, dana goldstein

The 2018 strike wave, from rural to urban areas.
West Virginia teacher's strike, 55 strong. the teachers and the t-shirts. teachers organizing churches for food. crowdfunding for books. the pink collar around teacher's necks. Women up front. the untrained social work of teachers. state leges pursuing defunding and privatization via charters, 'school choice', and 'savings accounts.' the 1990 strikes, and the strike babies all grown.

Special guest: season 1 wyatt
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