© 2022 KALW 91.7 FM Bay Area
KALW Public Media / 91.7 FM Bay Area
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Media Roundtable: What's In The $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill?

Capitol.jpg
Aidan Wakely-Mulroney
/
Creative Commons Flickr

On this edition of Your Call's Media Roundtable, we're discussing the ongoing negotiations over the $1 trillion infrastructure bill, which includes $550 billion in new spending on roads, ports, electric vehicle charging stations, high-speed internet, water systems, and more.

Guest:

David Dayen, executive editor of The American Prospect and author of Monopolized: Life in the Age of Corporate Power

Web Resources:

The American Prospect: Infrastructure Summer: One Deal Forward, One Deal Back

The Guardian: What’s in the bipartisan infrastructure bill and what’s left out – visual explainer

MIT Technology Review: The $1 trillion infrastructure bill is a baby step toward the US grid we need

Malihe Razazan is the senior producer of KALW's daily call-in program, Your Call.
Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular media roundtable guest in 2001. In 2019, the San Francisco Press Club named Your Call the best public affairs program. In 2017, The Nation named it the most valuable local radio show.