Elon Musk, Chicago, Tesla discussed on Morning Edition
The message these get out because you got political leaders. That keeps saying everything's okay as cargo is not okay you got a lot of counties on the south. West and east side and no economic development but on the north. Side I really feel People I live in a real real joyous good life over here and. Because violence persist in some Chicago neighborhoods Hardiman and other organizers say Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel and. Police superintendent Eddie Johnson need, to step down Streets our streets and shut it down have become common refrains at protests across the country in recent years many prompted by fatal encounters between police and, unarmed black men. Early last month demonstrating Chicago wants to go over the. Lanes of a major expressway as they called for an end to city violence and neighborhood investment now comes today's protests aimed at lake shore Dr Mitchell moss the director of the center for transportation at New York University says. Using roads and. Infrastructure has become, a central feature of this country's protest movement in the twenty first, century in part because I think they're much. More visible and important also, because the protests affects many more people Chicago police. Spokesman Anthony Guliani says there. Will be several hundred Chicago police, officers present at today's event. Were there to protect their right to demonstrate but at the same time, we're not, going to disrupt activities have. To ballpark we're not gonna tolerate Civil disobedience or any type of illegal activity the, organizers say the effort is not just a. Push for awareness but for, change and that often doesn't come without discomfort Cheryl. Corley NPR news Chicago Okay now we have this story of the big and pretty surprising. Silicon Valley apology yesterday tesla. Reported that, over the, past three months its losses doubled but. The company also bragged that it's now making five thousand of its brand new more affordable models. Every week but here's the big. Surprise tesla CEO Elon Musk apologized to. Investors for his behavior repeatedly. Musk has gotten in hot water lately for his aggressive and sometimes offensive rants on. Social media NPR's, jasmine cars has the story tusla's may earnings call, was infamously bizarre this is how an irritated Elon Musk. Responded to one analysts, question Questions. Are cool back in the days leading up to this year. Second financial report, there was a lot of buys not. About the cars but about Elon Musk nobody. Expected this budget for being played on the all. This comes after a turbulent period for musk in. Which. He went all Konya west on Twitter like last year when. A public transportation blogger, called his ideas elitist Musk's simply responded you're, an idiot investors. Have not been amused by acting like that it does cause some those investors to to question and may not. Support them so makes it. Harder for, them to, raise money gene Munster works at loop. Of venture capital company that follows tesla monster says investors have reached out to express concern public. Opinion is key to this company's. Growth tesla doesn't use regular advertising these. Word of mouth so the. Point there is that by him alien Meeting some of his referral network. That can actually have a negative impact on.