Primary Elections, Labor And The Locovore, Outlaw Tipping

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Even been confused about what to tip, and when? You’re not alone. That’s according to Veronica Rueckert and Rob Ferrett’s guest, who says we should outlaw tipping altogether. Veronica and Rob also look at some of the primary elections taking place across the country today, and talk with a guest who says food movements need to adopt a comprehensive food ethic that addresses farm workers’ rights.

Featured in this Show

  • What To Watch For In Today's Primary Elections

    Primary elections are taking place in six states, with implications for some of the major races in November. A political reporter talks about the races and candidates to watch.

  • The Case For A Comprehensive Food Ethic To Protect Farmworkers

    While the local food movement has grown in recent years, so has reliance on migrant workers. A political scientist says their lives and working conditions are often neglected, and that needs to change.

  • It's Time To Ban Tipping

    It’s time to get rid of tipping, according to our guest today. She’s says it’s unfair, awkward, and what’s more – it’s bad economics.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Steve Shepard Guest
  • Margaret Gray Guest
  • Elizabeth Gunnison Dunn Guest