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Working People: A podcast by, for, and about the working class today (now in partnership with In These Times magazine)

Working People is a podcast about working-class lives in 21st-century America. In every episode you'll hear interviews with workers from around the country, from all walks of life. We'll talk about their life stories, their jobs, politics, and families, their joys and hopes and frustrations. Overall, Working People aims to share and celebrate the diverse stories of working-class people, to remind ourselves that our stories matter, and to build a sense of shared struggle and solidarity between workers around the country.

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Working People: A podcast by, for, and about the working class today (now in partnership with In These Times magazine)

Working People is a podcast about working-class lives in 21st-century America. In every episode you'll hear interviews with workers from around the country, from all walks of life. We'll talk about their life stories, their jobs, politics, and families, their joys and hopes and frustrations. Overall, Working People aims to share and celebrate the diverse stories of working-class people, to remind ourselves that our stories matter, and to build a sense of shared struggle and solidarity between workers around the country.

    The Billionaires' Caucus

    The Billionaires' Caucus

    Our second election-themed crossover panel of the season: We team up with Mel from Protean Magazine and Dwight and Shane from Eat the Rich to break down the two billionaires running in the 2020 Democratic primary: Tom Steyer and Mike Bloomberg. Who are these men? What do we know about their records? What could we expect if they somehow became President? And what does it say about our political system that they've been able to buy their way into viability? (All music sourced from the Free Music Archive)

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    Everybody In, Nobody Out (w/ Sara Nelson)

    Everybody In, Nobody Out (w/ Sara Nelson)

    We talk to the one and only Sara Nelson, flight attendant, union activist, and President of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, about the labor movement and the AFA-CWA's current campaign to unionize Delta flight attendants. (All music sourced from the Free Music Archive)

    • 38분
    Deidra Demens

    Deidra Demens

    We talk to professional yoga teacher Deidra Demens about the path that led her to yoga and about working in the yoga industry in New York City. We also talk about the historic campaign Deidra was involved in to form the nation's first union of yoga teachers at YogaWorks NYC, which is affiliated with the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers. (All music sourced from the Free Music Archive)

    • 1 hrs 21분
    The 2020 Election & Building Working-Class Power

    The 2020 Election & Building Working-Class Power

    By popular demand, we teamed up with Protean Magazine and brought a panel of amazing people together—Ash (Horror Vanguard), Mel (Protean), Bryan (Strikewave), Lyta (Current Affairs), and Max (Working People)—to break down the top presidential candidates from a working-class perspective and share their thoughts on how working people should approach elections. (All music sourced from the Free Music Archive)

    • 2 hrs 20분
    Working-Class Politics: Nabilah Islam

    Working-Class Politics: Nabilah Islam

    We're excited to launch our new, ongoing series, Working-Class Politics. In this series, we'll talk with working-class candidates who are running for elected office as well as candidates who are fighting for working-class people. In our first installment, we talk with Nabilah Islam, a millennial Democrat running for Congress in Georgia's 7th District. (All music sourced from the Free Music Archive)

    • 25분
    Mini-cast: Break the Chains, Pt III (w/ Shirley Lung)

    Mini-cast: Break the Chains, Pt III (w/ Shirley Lung)

    Part III of our mini-cast series on undocumented workers and the fight to repeal the employers’ sanctions provision of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (1986)  (in collaboration with the Break the Chains Alliance). We talk to Shirley Lung, Professor of Law at the CUNY Law School, about the passing of IRCA, its immediate and longterm effects, and the American tradition of criminalizing marginalized workers. (All music sourced from the Free Music Archive)

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