North Gate Radio

December 1st, 2011

Jobs

In today’s episode we have stories all about jobs. We talk to people who have them, those who changed them, and the politics behind them.

With the economy still weak and the jobless rate hovering around nine percent it can be quite hard to find work these days. We’ll see what’s on the economic horizon from former labor secretary Robert Reich.

We hear from one man who was climbing the ladder to success but then dropped his career to try something entirely different.

And with more and more jobs being created in science and technology we see if science education in California schools is making the grade.

All that and more on this edition of North Gate Radio.

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Segments From This Show:

Teaching Science

Recently a few researchers put California’s science education system under a microscope. (more…)



In Scholarly Fashion

Some people will take any job they can find–especially in this economy–while others spend years looking for the perfect niche. (more…)



Occupy Cal

The cost of Occupy Cal is in the thousands. Reporter Christina Lopez talks with UC Berkeley’s Physical Plant (more…)



One-on-one with Robert Reich

Former Secretary of Labour and UC Berkeley Professor, Robert Reich explains to Fay Abuelgasim the woes of this economy (more…)