#MeToo: Organizing to End Sexual Harassment
Hollywood has been forced to take a hard look at itself as sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein spiraled into a scandal. This week, women in California politics added their voices: More than 140 women, from lobbyists to elected officials, signed a letter calling out the culture of sexual harassment and assault in the halls of state government.
- Marisa Lagos, KQED politics and government reporter
- Pamela Lopez, K Street Consulting partner
- State Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley)
Hazardous Wildfire Waste
In the wake of the devastating California wildfires, another hazard remains: toxic chemicals left lingering in the ash and debris. We’ll hear about what threats they pose to residents and the environment.
- Dr. Robert Blount, UCSF professor of pulmonology
- Christine Sosko, Sonoma County director of environmental health
Ai Weiwei’s “Human Flow”
Chinese dissident and artist Ai Weiwei has long tackled politically controversial subjects, from government corruption to incarceration at Alcatraz Island. His latest film, “Human Flow,” tackles the global refugee crisis. KQED’s Monica Lam talks to Ai about the film, which opens in Bay Area theaters this weekend.