Prices for goods and services in the U.S. were up 5.4 percent in June compared to last year, marking the largest spike in inflation since 2008. So how is that playing out in Northern California? And critical race theory: what it is, what it isn’t, and why the 40-plus-year-old idea has become a political football. Plus, a look at the summer movie scene and how the pandemic has affected the film industry and changed theaters.
- Five Star Bank President and CEO James Beckwith on increasing inflation in the U.S. and how it’s playing out in Northern California
- Associate Professor of English and Director of the Center for Critical Race Studies at the University of Houston-Downtown Vida Robertson explains critical race theory, how it's taught, and why it's been thrust to the front lines of a culture war
- IndieWire Manging Editor Christian Blauvelt on the summer movie scene and how the pandemic has affected the film industry and changed theaters