Labor

Ted Roe Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Wed, 05/07/2014
Ted Roe is a Democrat who is running for the seat in Oregon House District 41.  He talked with Don Merrill about why he is a student of Thomas Jefferson regarding public service, why he doesn't want schools to be simply about teaching students to take tests and why Oregon needs to be better at attracting and retaining small business while making big business pay more of their fair share.  *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon 2014 candidates to share their views.  A copy of this transcript will be posted shortly.   
29:44 minutes (27.22 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour May 5 2014

program date: 
Mon, 05/05/2014

Joe Clement hosts (and Kate Welch engineers) this episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour (foreshortened because of membership-drive).

We hear about socialist feminism for revolutionary change in the 21st Century, organizing within what Arun Gupta calls "the Walmart working-class", why "leading left intellectuals" like Slavoj Zizek are wrong about needing authoritarian leaders to defeat capital, and about the late Paul Robeson Jr.'s life and the influence his father had on his own political work. 38:31 minutes (35.27 MB)

Remembering Paul Robeson Senior & Junior

program date: 
Mon, 05/05/2014
Laurie Mercier remembers the life and work of Paul Robeson Junior, an activist and archivist, but also the son of world-famous black-listed radical singer Paul Robeson Senior. She looks at how Robeson Senior influenced Robeson Junior, but also how Robeson Junior. She reads for about 5 minutes, and then we hear a short clip of Robeson Junior speaking on the transformation of struggles around civil rights to human rights. 7:51 minutes (7.19 MB)

Arun Gupta on The Walmart Working-Class

program date: 
Mon, 05/05/2014
Bill Resnick talks with Arun Gupta about an article Arun wrote for The Socialist Register about "the Walmart working-class". They discuss the difficulties that both workers face in the low-wage service economy face trying to organize and that unions face in trying to organize them.

Arun writes cofounded The Occupied Wall Street Journal and the Indypendent.
12:47 minutes (11.71 MB)

Johanna Brenner on Revolutionary Socialist Feminism for the 21st Century

program date: 
Mon, 05/05/2014

Frann Michel reads from an article written by Johanna Brenner for the webzine of Solidarity-US. Brenner starts by arguing that "Socialist-feminists start where most feminists begin: the emancipation of women must come from women ourselves, but cannot be achieved by ourselves.

7:12 minutes (6.59 MB)

Tonalli on 05/06/14

Program: 
Tonalli
Air date: 
Tue, 05/06/2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
A Latina/o radio talk [spanish] show covering local, regional and international news.

Flashpoints on 05/06/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Tue, 05/06/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Patti Milne Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Mon, 05/05/2014

Patti Milne is a Repubican running for the Oregon Senate seat in the 11th Dist.  She talked with Don Merrill about why public safety with regards to marijuana use and undocumented immigrants are among her highest priorities, why it makes no sense to single out organizations accused of lobbying if they provide a benefit to lawmakers and how the most important thing for her is getting all interests sitting down at the table to deal with Oregon's complex issues.  *This interview is part of a project to invite all Oregon 2014 candidates to share their views.  A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly.
29:40 minutes (27.15 MB)

Labor Radio on 05/05/14

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Program: 
Labor Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 05/05/2014 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Short Description: 
Discussions On Working Class Issues
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