Virginia Democratic Party Chairwoman Susan Swecker is in studio. And Aisha Braveboy, candidate for Prince George's State's Attorney, joins us.
Food lovers have long scoured the Washington region for the best deals, often heading into the suburbs in search everything from pupusas to pho. But some say the celebration– even fetishization– of “cheap” food devalues immigrant cuisines and masks the low-wage labor that is required to maintain low prices. Kojo explores the hidden costs of so-called “cheap” food.
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