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Working People

Jul 16, 2019

We chat with two brilliant scholars, Lana Povitz and Eleni Schirmer. Lana is Visiting Assistant Professor of History at Middlebury College, and her book Stirrings: New York City Food Activism in an Age of Austerity will be published this Fall. Eleni is a scholar, writer, and activist from Madison, WI. She is currently...


Jul 12, 2019

We chat with journalist Emily Guendelsberger about her new book, On the Clock: What Low-Wage Work Did to Me and How It Drives America Insane.

 

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Jul 7, 2019

We chat with journalist, media critic, and cohost of the Citations Needed podcast Adam Johnson about working in the service industry, how mainstream media serve the ruling class, and about developing the tools we need to cut through the bullshit. 

 

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Jun 30, 2019

Last Monday, Representatives Ilhan Omar, Pramila Jayapal, and Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled the Student Debt Cancellation Act of 2019, which includes a plan to wipe out the $1.6 trillion in student debt held by 45 million Americans. In this this special episode, we talk to Ami Schneider and Sanders Fabares, two...


Jun 22, 2019

In this urgent special episode, we talk with Diana Marin, Supervising Attorney at the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center, and Professor Bill Lopez about what to do if ICE raids your workplace. We discuss what precautions individuals, families, and communities must take in anticipation of a possible raid, what you should...