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Times Podcast: The fast food fight at the California polls

Last year, the California Legislature passed a bill that aimed to improve wages and conditions for fast food workers, but the fast food industry raised millions to oppose it. As the petitioners collect signatures, voters claim that the petitioners lied to them.


Today, we delve into the fight for food and the murky world of signature-gathering in California. Read the full transcript here.

Host: gustavo arellano

Guests: LA Times reporter Suhauna Hussain

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