100 episodes

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.

    Mini-cast: #InstacartStrike (w/ Vanessa Bain)

    Mini-cast: #InstacartStrike (w/ Vanessa Bain)

    This Monday (March 30) Instacart shoppers around the country will walk off the job to demand hazard pay and basic protections for working during the Covid-19 crisis. In this urgent mini-cast, we bring our friend, gig worker, and organizer Vanessa Bain back on the show to talk about the strike. (All music sourced from The Free Music Archive)

    • 22 min
    Make Love, Not Stonks (w/ Tom Sexton)

    Make Love, Not Stonks (w/ Tom Sexton)

    We're briefly coming back from hiatus to check in with an old friend and offer some thoughts on our breaking world. (All music sourced from The Free Music Archive)

    • 1 hr 36 min
    (Unlocked) BONUS EPISODE - Candace Wolf

    (Unlocked) BONUS EPISODE - Candace Wolf

    We talk to activist and oral historian Candace Wolf about her self-published book of interviews with workers all over the world, Shifting the Universe, and about working people's birthright to tell their stories. (All music sourced from the Free Music Archive)

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Working-Class Politics: Phara Souffrant Forrest

    Working-Class Politics: Phara Souffrant Forrest

    In the newest installment in our ongoing series Working-Class Politics, we talk with Phara Souffrant Forrest, a union nurse, tenant activist, and democratic socialist running for Assembly in New York's 57th District. (All music sourced from the Free Music Archive)

    • 25 min
    SotB + Current Affairs Super Tuesday Crossover

    SotB + Current Affairs Super Tuesday Crossover

    Our election-themed crossover panel collective continues to grow! We're excited to share on the Working People feed the newest installment of these ongoing panel conversations, in which our friends at the Season of the Bitch coven and Lyta Gold and Vanessa A. Bee of Current Affairs share their Super Tuesday thoughts. GET YOUR HOT TAKES WHILE THEY'RE ... UMM ... HOT! 

    • 57 min
    Lances for Hire

    Lances for Hire

    In this special compilation episode, we hear testimonies from 10 different freelancers—journalists, artists, musicians, designers, and more—about the pains, joys, needs, and struggles of freelance work today. This episode is supported by The Economic Hardship Reporting Project. (All music sourced from the Free Music Archive)

    • 3 hrs 26 min

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