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Insight: The Fight to Occupy Cesar Chavez Plaza / Center for Poverty Research / "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies"


The Fight to Occupy Cesar Chavez Plaza Occupy Sacramento protestors are claiming the City of Sacramento is infringing on their right to free speech by prohibiting them from camping in Cesar Chavez Plaza.  We'll talk with the group's attorney, Mark Merin, who's considering suing the city. We'll also speak with occupier, Aninda Chowdhury, who will explain why protestors are so preoccupied with occupying the park at night.
 
Center for Poverty Research UC Davis has just received a $4 million federal grant to establish a Center for Poverty Research. It's one of only three such centers nationwide that will study the causes and effects of policies designed to address poverty in the United States.  We'll speak with the center's director, Ann Huff Stevens. 
 
Seth Grahame-Smith Writer and producer, Seth Grahame-Smith, is speaking at Sacramento State Thursday.  Grahame-Smith is the author of the New York Times best-selling novels "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" and "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter."
 
 
 
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
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