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Working People

Sep 8, 2019

We kick off Season 3 with news from Andy O'Brien (AFL-CIO) about a unionization push in the Maine logging industry and we talk with indie professional wrestler Angel Blue. We talk about how Angel first got into wrestling when she was still in high school, all the work and the physical and mental stress that goes into...


Sep 1, 2019

For this special Labor Day installment of our ORGANIZE! series, we talk to Z, one of the cofounders of the Black Socialists of America. We trace BSA's evolution from a social and educational network to an organization focused on "Mobilizing poor and working class Black American people for revolutionary change in both...


Aug 24, 2019

Directed by the Trump administration, the US Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed changes to apprenticeship programs that could spell disaster for union workers in the building trades, giving businesses  the ability to create their own apprenticeship programs (IRAPs), underpay workers, and undercut unions. We recorded...


Aug 4, 2019

We talk with Josh Holbrook, one of the Kentucky coal miners currently protesting coal companies Black Jewel, Black Hawk, and Revelation for stiffing him and his coworkers on backpay after going bankrupt. 

 

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Jul 26, 2019

A section from our chat with Astra Taylor, writer, filmmaker, organizer, and co-founder of the Debt Collective. We talk about Astra's new documentary, What Is Democracy?, and her companion book, Democracy May Not Exist, But We'll Miss It When It's Gone

 

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