Episode 60: BP Killed Katherine’s Dad, A Colonel Runs For Office on Progressive Ideas

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It’s been 13 years since Ray Gonzalez was killed in an explosion at a British Petroleum facility in Texas. I have a searing conversation with his daughter, Katherine, who keeps his memory alive by campaigning for safety and health in the workplace.

Out in California, Colonel Doug Applegate is taking another shot at unseating the odious Darrell Issa in the 49th Congressional District—I chat with Dave as he campaigns in a key 2018 race, and promotes a progressive platform that includes raising the federal minimum wage to $15-an-hour, opposition to the TPP and support for single-payer health care.

Our Robber Baron of the week is the CEO of Aetna.

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