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    Strike for Black Lives

    Strike for Black Lives

    This week workers across the country walked off the job and rallied in the streets as part of a labor mobilization to support Black Lives Matter.



    For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-podcast-202-the-strike-for-black-lives

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Trump's Latest Migration Outrage

    Trump's Latest Migration Outrage

    Trump's recent proclamation temporarily bans guestworkers from coming to the United States, but what does it actually do? Daniel Costa of the Economic Policy Institute explains.



    For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-podcast-201-trumps-latest-migration-outrage-with-daniel-costa

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Back to the Streets of Chicago

    Back to the Streets of Chicago

    To mark our 200th episode, we revisit the topic of the first episode: the Chicago Teachers Union. We speak to CTU vice president Stacy Davis Gates about what it’s like to be an educator and an organizer in a city facing a global pandemic and a nationwide uprising against police brutality.



    For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-chicago-200.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Radical Seattle, with Cal Winslow

    Radical Seattle, with Cal Winslow

    For a short time in 1919, the working class ran the city of Seattle. Radicals experienced intense police violence, and those deemed "outside agitators" faced deportation. The story of a general strike.



    For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit: https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-podcast-199-radical-seattle-with-cal-winslow

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Belabored Podcast #198: Not Safe to Work

    Belabored Podcast #198: Not Safe to Work

    What should you do if your boss is pressuring you to return to an unsafe workplace?



    For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit: https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-podcast-198-not-safe-to-work

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Belabored Podcast #197: Food Workers and the Virus

    Belabored Podcast #197: Food Workers and the Virus

    The illness in the food chain should remind us that we are all only as healthy as the sickest person in society.



    For links and articles mentioned in this episode, visit: https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/belabored-podcast-197-food-workers-and-the-virus

    • 1 hr 43 min

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