What A Day

Fight Or Flight Attendant with Sara Nelson

Fight Or Flight Attendant with Sara Nelson

What A Day - September 1, 2021 - 24:31

The FAA had to investigate more than 600 incidents involving unruly passengers in the first half of 2021, which is already double the number from the previous two years combined. Sara Nelson, international president of the Association of Flight Attendants, joins us to discuss how flight attendants, as front-line workers, are dealing with these people.And in headlines: over one million people still don’t have power in Louisiana following Hurricane Ida, Texas Republicans passed their restrictive voting bill, the U.S. Forest Service closed every national forest in California because of wildfires, and video game streamer go dark today for #ADayOffTwitch.Show Notes: NOLA.com: “New Orleans foundation launches fund in response to Hurricane Ida; here's how you can donate” – https://bit.ly/3gReAs2 The Verge: “After Weeks of Hate Raids, Twitch Streamers Are Taking a Day Off in Protest” – https://bit.ly/3jsKzAl WAD is taking a long break for the holiday, and we'll be back on Wednesday, September 8th For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/whataday

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