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Highlights from the national Labor Radio/Podcast Network of shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns.

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Highlights from the national Labor Radio/Podcast Network of shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns.

    Strikes, rights and non-violent resistance

    Strikes, rights and non-violent resistance

    On today’s show: Two strike reports; UNITE HERE Local 6 President Carlos Aramayo talks to America’s Workforce Radio about why hotel workers are on strike, and on the Working People podcast, Indiana University grad workers on why they are on strike.
    From Your Rights At Work, labor journalist Kim Kelly on why abortion is a labor issue and the history of the fight for women worker rights.
    And from We Work Europe, a brand-new member of the Network,
    we get a look at how European workers see Amazon as a threat, not just to worker rights, but to democracy in their countries.
    On Labor Wave Radio, Graham Kovich, running for the role of Communications Officer for the IWW, discusses media strategies for increasing union power.
    On the AFGE Y.O.U.N.G. podcast, a fascinating discussion on solidarity.
    Costume department member Soroush Matoor talks being a newcomer in IATSE on the Apple Box Talks podcast.
    And from the Re:Work Radio podcast, Reverend James Lawson shares stories from his youth and his path to non-violent resistance.
    Plus: PSA on NALC’s Stamp Out Hunger food drive today, and “The Day the Beer Stopped Flowing” on Labor History in 2:00.

    Highlights from labor radio and podcast shows around the country, part of the national Labor Radio Podcast Network of shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns.



    #LaborRadioPod @AFLCIO @AWFUnionPodcast @WorkingPod @DCLabor @LaborwaveRadio @iatse891@rework_radio @ILLaborHistory

    Edited by Mel Smith; produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru Mr. Harold Phillips.

    • 53 min
    The voice of an imprisoned Belarus union leader

    The voice of an imprisoned Belarus union leader

    On today’s show: The voice of a Belarus union leader who is now imprisoned, but who spoke with the Solidarity Center podcast just over a year ago…also this week, unions rarely like to talk about their failures but the BCTGM Voices Project – from the Bakery Workers union – brings us a fascinating and honest report on an unsuccessful organizing campaign at Hershey's in Stuart's Draft, Virginia…Our final report today is about how content streaming has affected workers in the entertainment business from the SAG-AFTRA podcast. Spoiler alert, it’s a very mixed bag.

    Highlights from labor radio and podcast shows around the country, part of the national Labor Radio Podcast Network of shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns.



    #LaborRadioPod @AFLCIO @SolidarityCntr @BCTGM @sagaftra

    Edited by Patrick Dixon; produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru Mr. Harold Phillips.

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    • 41 min
    Blood, guts, and organizing

    Blood, guts, and organizing

    On today’s show: The Canadian Union Podcast for Employees on “Day of Mourning - When a Product Fails”. The APWU’s Vince Tarducci talks about post office reform on The Labor Show. On Black Work Talk, Steven and Sheri talk to Beverly Guy-Sheftall about Black feminism and labor. From Class Matters, Adolphe Reed, Jr. on public schools. On the Live Event Workers Podcast, a discussion of mental health. Blood, guts, and organizing with Rich Rowe and Charlie McCollester on the Ironworkers Rising Podcast. Mark Gevaart talks EVs on UAW 2209 Trucked Up. On The Dig, Destin Jenkins on his book The Bonds of Inequality: Debt and the Making of the American City. Poet Kerry Trautman on The Blue Collar Gospel Hour, and on America Works, Popcorn the Circus Clown.


    Highlights from labor radio and podcast shows around the country, part of the national Labor Radio Podcast Network of shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns.


    #LaborRadioPod @AFLCIO @cupe37 @MyPhillyLabor @TheIronworkers @UAW_Local_2209 @thedigradio @TheBlueCollarG1 @librarycongress

    Edited by Patrick Dixon and Mel Smith; produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru Mr. Harold Phillips.

    • 59 min
    Of union busters, bombs and white papers

    Of union busters, bombs and white papers

    On today’s show: Mel Buer of The Morning Riot podcast joins The Valley Labor Report to talk about a wild white paper from a union busting group
    that compares union organizers to IEDs in Iraq. On the latest Solidarity Center Podcast, Carmen Foro, secretary-general of the Central Union of Workers in Brazil, describes how an Amazon community is standing up to plans for a river project that would destroy their livelihoods. While education should not be partisan, it is most definitely political. On Educating from the Heart sits down with three members of the Florida Education Association’s Republican Cadre to discuss their challenges and successes. On Labor Vision, James and Charles talk unions, coalition building, broadband infrastructure and more. We wrap up this week with Working to Live In Southwest Washington, which returns this week to explain why the Evergreen Schools Replacement Levy is important to everyone.

    Highlights from labor radio and podcast shows around the country, part of the national Labor Radio Podcast Network of shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns.



    #LaborRadioPod @AFLCIO @LaborReporters @SolidarityCntr @FloridaEA @seelaborvision @SWWACLC

    Edited by Patrick Dixon; produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru Mr. Harold Phillips.

    • 33 min
    Solidarity 3X

    Solidarity 3X

    This week’s show starts with The Solidarity Podcast from Teamsters Local 769, which recently passed a resolution in support of the Ukrainian people. The Belabored podcast talks with Michelle Valentin Nieves from the Amazon Labor Union. The Solidarity Center Podcast travels to Palestine for a report on the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions’ campaign to raise the minimum wage. From the Squatters and Unwaged Workers (SUWA) show, the Seven Circles of Migrant Worker Hell. On Reinventing Solidarity, Ants Among Elephants, a fascinating bottom-up view of life within India’s caste system. We end with a quick trip to Motor City where veteran trombonist George Troia talks with America’s Workforce Radio about the alarming trend of using backing tracks to accompany live stage performances. 

    Highlights from labor radio and podcast shows around the country, part of the national Labor Radio Podcast Network of shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns.

    #LaborRadioPod @AFLCIO @TLU769 @DissentMag @SolidarityCntr @3CR @CunySLU @AWFUnionPodcast

    Edited by Patrick Dixon and Chris Garlock; produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru Mr. Harold Phillips.

    • 39 min
    “The Future We Need” (No foolin’)

    “The Future We Need” (No foolin’)

    On today’s show: Work Stoppage podcast gets down to the nitty gritty of how a handful of Amazon workers defeated the world’s richest man. And on the CUPE Cast from our friends north of the border, organizing news from PetSmart and Staples. Empathy Media Labs talks with Sarita Gupta and Erica Smiley about their new book “The Future We Need.” Then two pieces, one from GRIT Nation, the other from Union City Radio, prove that the labor movement does indeed have a sense of humor. We wrap up this week with the voice of Kira Fobbs, an elementary school teacher in Madison, Wisconsin, on the America Works podcast.

    Highlights from labor radio and podcast shows around the country, part of the national Labor Radio Podcast Network of shows focusing on working people’s issues and concerns.

    #LaborRadioPod @AFLCIO @WorkStoppagePod @CUPEOntario @empathymedialab @GritNw @DCLabor @librarycongress

    Edited by Patrick Dixon and Mel Smith; produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru Mr. Harold Phillips.

    • 34 min

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