The Neal Larson Show – Twitter Shadow Banning, Seattle’s Sugary Drink Tax and an Interview with Senator Risch

Twitter’s recent decision to begin shadow banning users without them knowing sparks a conversation between Neal and Julie about the power corporations wield to shape our society on social media. Julie and Neal weigh in on how a new sweetened beverage tax in Seattle is impacting consumer shopping habits and read comments on Facebook and texts from listeners.

Neal interviews Idaho Senator Jim Risch about immigration, Republican prospects for 2018, the federal budget process and the potential for a government shutdown.

FACEBOOK POLL:¬†Seattle recently instituted a “sugary beverage” tax which has nearly doubled the price of products like Gatorade. If Idaho instituted a sugar tax, would it change what you eat or drink?