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The Peoples Voice Podcast

  • Right to Repair Laws: The DIY'ers Dream

    21 JUN 2024 · Right to repair laws going into effect mean that consumers will have more control over repairing and fixing their own electronic devices, such as smartphones, laptops, and other gadgets. In this episode I discuss the Right To Repari laws, states where its going into effect and what the future looks like for all DIY'ers
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  • New Laws To End Addictive Social Media Feeds Targeting Kids

    14 JUN 2024 · Lawmakers in states like New York and California have introduced legislation aimed at curbing the addictive nature of social media feeds targeting young users. These laws aim to hold social media companies accountable for algorithms that prioritize engagement over user well-being, especially for vulnerable populations like children. I dicuss these new laws, the oppositions argument and how it will affect social media platforms moving forward.
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  • PPP Loan Federal Investigations and Convictions

    7 JUN 2024 · As more and more cases of fraud and misuse of PPP funds come to light, law enforcement agencies are cracking down on those who took advantage of the program. The investigations and convictions  are severe, with individuals facing hefty fines and potentially long prison sentences.  It is clear that this issue is not going away anytime soon, and those who abused the system will continue in the pursued. In this episode I discuss the current, past and futre investigations and convicitions resutling from PPP loan abuse. 
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  • US Prison Labor Is 21st Century Slavery

    31 MAY 2024 · The United States of America has a dark reality hidden within its prison system. The use of prison labor in America has sparked controversy and outrage, with many arguing that it is nothing short of modern-day slavery. In an eye-opening investigation by the Associated Press, they detail how American prisons are utilizing inmates as cheap and inexpensive contracted labor. These prisoners and their labor supply products to some of America's most popular companies, including fast-food restaurants, grocery stores, and large retail chains. In this episode I discuss the AP story on prison labor, the 13th amendment and why this is legal.
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  • College Athletes Receive Threats Because of Sports Betting

    24 MAY 2024 · In this episode of The People's Voice Podcast, host Trey Evans delves into the complex and often overlooked issue of sports betting in the United States. With the NBA and NHL playoffs, Major League Baseball, and the upcoming Olympics, it's a peak season for sports betting, bringing to light significant concerns.   01:43 Sports betting here in the United States 14:39 Gambling addiction among teens  16:03 Parents are signaling their kids 17:44 Sports betting is legal in 38 states    →FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA← Instagram https://www.instagram.com/iamtreyevans/?hl=en I nstagram https://www.instagram.com/thepeoplesvoicepodcast/?hl=en  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepeoplesvoicepodcast/  Twitter https://mobile.twitter.com/iamtreyevans Linked In https://www.linkedin.com/in/trey-evans-792402258  
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  • AI Is Going To Put A Lot People Out of Work

    17 MAY 2024 · AI is on track to disrupt many industries over the next 10 years by replacing human workers with more efficient and cost-effective machines. While AI technology has the potential to greatly increase productivity and innovation. This shift in the workforce has the potential to leave many workers unemployed and struggling to find new opportunities in a rapidly changing job market. In this episode I talk about AI and its current and future effect on the job market.  (01:20 Artificial intelligence and specifically what jobs are affected (04:13)  AI today (10:02)  Jobs could be affected by artificial intelligence  
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  • U.S. Hospitals Are Closing At A Rapid Rate

    10 MAY 2024 · The closure of hospitals in the United States is a growing concern as more and more medical facilities shut their doors at a rapid rate. This trend is alarming as it threatens access to healthcare for many individuals across the country. With the closure of hospitals, communities are left without essential medical services, putting the health and well-being of residents at risk. In this episode I discuss the closure of hospitals in U.S.  (01:20) Stewart Healthcare, a healthcare system, has filed for bankruptcy protection (05:16) What causes a hospital to close?  (10:44) Two thirds of small rural hospitals lose money  (15:02) 30% of 700 rural hospitals are potentially or in danger of closing (19:37) What can be done to prevent more hospital closures
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  • Hotels Are Not What They Used To Be

    3 MAY 2024 · In recent years, it has become increasingly evident that the standard of hotel service is on a rapid decline. What was once the epitome of luxury and comfort has now become synonymous with poor service, dirty rooms, and exorbitant prices. This trend is evident not just in budget hotels, but also in high-end, diamond-rated establishments. In this episode I discuss the decline of the hotel experience.    (01:22) State of hotels or the hospitality industry (09:51) The hotel industry is struggling   (15:59) There has been a decline  (19:12) Asking for a full refund,    
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  • Medical Misdiagnosis In America Healthcare: A Terrifying Reality

    26 APR 2024 · According to a recent report published in the BMJ, medical misdiagnosis affects approximately 795,000 people in the United States every year. That staggering number is enough to make anyone fear for their own health and safety. The consequences of a misdiagnosis can be devastating, leading to delayed or inappropriate treatment, unnecessary procedures, and even death. The emotional toll that a misdiagnosis can take on a patient and their loved ones is immeasurable.
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  • California's $20 Hour Minimum Wage Not Enough

    19 APR 2024 · In recent years, the debate over minimum wage versus living wage has become increasingly contentious. With California recently raising its minimum wage to $20 an hour, the issue has once again come to the forefront. While this is undeniably a step in the right direction, many argue that it is still not enough to provide workers with a truly sustainable income. This episode of the People’s Voice is a must-listen for anyone interested in labor laws, economic policy, and social justice. Trey Evans doesn’t just share his voice — he amplifies the voices of the countless workers striving to live their dreams in the face of economic hardship.Tune in to this  and join the conversation on the need for a living wage.    (00:00) Intro (01:49) minimum wage versus a living wage (04:37) California is raising its minimum wage (09:48) difference between a minimum wage and a living wage (20:37)  California's minimum wage debate 
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An investigative news podcast dedicated to covering stories and social issues that are often overlooked or buried by mainstream media. The purpose is to shed light on these important topics...

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An investigative news podcast dedicated to covering stories and social issues that are often overlooked or buried by mainstream media. The purpose is to shed light on these important topics and offer insightful analysis, recommendations, and actionable solutions. Hosted by media and social issues researcher Trey Evans.

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