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LATEST SHOW | Monday, June 29, 2015
Insight: SCOTUS On Gay Marriage / Political Junkie Goes West / Same-Sex Marriage Opposition / Dennis Mangers
Law Professor Larry Levine talks about the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage. The Political Junkie Ken Rudin tracks reaction from the Presidential campaign.
McGeorge Law Professor Lawrence Levine analyzes the Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states.SCOTUS On Gay Marriage
Republican Presidential candidates gave a spectrum of reaction to the same-sex ruling. In some states, the decision will play strongly into the 2016 elections. The Political Junkie Ken Rudin checks in on this part of the discussion.
There is opposition to legalizing same-sex marriage, which four of the five Supreme Court justices recognized. We’ll hear some of the arguments against the decision from the Pacific Justice Institute.
Former California Assemblyman Dennis Mangers joins Insight. Mangers dedicated his life to LGBT causes. He married his partner Michael Sestak in California in 2008.Dennis Mangers
Thursday, June 25, 2015
CapRadio's Katie Orr talks about a court ruling that allows California’s attorney general to block an unconstitutional ballot initiative. Plus, author Kathryn Ma talks about her new novel on Chinese adoption called "The Year She Left Us."
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Is California allowing bad attorneys to practice law? A professor explains why the California State Bar failed to discipline lawyers. Plus, a UC Davis veterinarian talks about her campaign to save one million cats from being euthanized.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Insight: News Network / Tennis Champion Collin Altamirano / "Flask Of The Drunken Master" / I Am Strikes
Collin Altamirano is a 19-year-old tennis player from Yuba City. He talks about winning the NCAA college championship two years ago. Plus, music from the Sacramento indie band “I am Strikes.”
Monday, June 22, 2015
Insight: Sacramento Responds To Charleston / The Politial Junkie Goes West / Working In The On-Demand Economy
On Insight, we’ll hear how Uber is challenging labor laws and what it means to be a contract worker versus an employee. Plus, we’ll get analysis from The Political Junkie and we'll talk with Pastor Les Simmons with the Sacramento Christian Center.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Insight: Capitol Chat / Sean Patrick Flanery At Wizard Con / 'Big River' / The San Francisco Munich Trio
CapRadio's Katie Orr tracks the budget vote taking place at the Capitol. Sean Patrick Flanery stops by before Wizard Con. Plus, Insight talks with the stars of "Big River" and two of the musicians that make up the San Francisco Munich Trio.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Insight: High-Speed Rail Construction / Sacramento French Film Festival / Robert Hass / Sound Advice
Pulitzer-prize winner Robert Hass is a past poet laureate and he teaches at UC Berkeley. He’s reading at the Crocker Museum Friday night and he’ll share some of his poetry with us. Plus, it’s opening weekend for the French Film Festival at the Crest.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
It’s been called the worst humanitarian crisis of our era. UC Davis Middle East expert Keith Watenpaugh explains how fighting in Syria has displaced 3 million people. Artist Merle Axelrad talks about her latest art project.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Insight: The Political Junkie Goes West / California Budget: Austerity Versus Investment / Kyle Rowland Band
Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers are at odds on how to spend a surge of money into state coffers. On Insight, a discussion about whether the state should pay down debts and save or reinvest in child care, health care and higher education.
Friday, June 12, 2015
Lawmakers are scrambling to pass a budget before the constitutional deadline next week. CapRadio's Ben Adler talks about what’s in the budget. Plus, the founder of the food blog Cowtown Eats talks about Sacramento’s food scene.