Labor

Lichtenstein on Walmart Activism

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Mon, 11/26/2012

Bill Resnick talks with labor historian Nelson Lichtenstein, Professor of History at the University of California Santa Barbara and author of The Retail Revolution: How Wal-Mart Created a Brave New World of Business and editor of Wal-Mart: The Face of Twenty-First-Century Capitalism, among other works. They discuss the Wal-Mart business model, its productive efficiency and success in the USA, the resistance Wal-Mart has faced in other parts of the world, and its strategies for blocking unionization and exploiting just-in-time labor.

19:24 minutes (8.88 MB)

Flashpoints on 11/30/12

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Flashpoints
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Fri, 11/30/2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 11/29/12

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Thu, 11/29/2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Community Spotlight: Washington County Museum

Portland is the "golden child" city of Oregon. Praised for its commitment to diversity, culture and arts.

But, often overlooked is the diverse cultural enrichment AND scientific exploration in nearby Hillsboro.

Join host, Paula Small, as she welcomes guests from the Washington County Museum to discuss all things, cultural and scientific, happening at the Museum. Washington County Museum recently re-located to downtown Hillsboro to empower all visitors complete access to the MAX station (Blue Line) and the Museum.

Flashpoints on 11/29/12

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 11/29/2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Voices from the Edge on 11/29/12

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Thu, 11/29/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Progressive talk radio from a grassroots perspective

Join co-hosts Jo Ann Hardesty and Dave Mazza as they talk with Andy Lee Roth of Project Censored about the news that mainstream media likes to supress.

Andy Lee Roth, PhD, is associate director of Project Censored and co-editor of Censored 2013: Dispatches from the Media Revolution, which includes the study on which this analysis is based.

Domingos para Recordar on 11/25/12

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Sun, 11/25/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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Latin

Old Mole Variety Hour on 11/26/12

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Mon, 11/26/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Wal-Mart Strikes, Movie Review: Argo

Iven Hale hosts this Old Mole and we hear:

  • Bill Resnick talk with Nelson Lichtenstein about the Black Friday strikes and growing resistance to Wal-Mart.
  • Movie Moles, Jan Haaken and Frann Michel, review Argo.

Labor Radio on 11/26/12

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Labor Radio
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Mon, 11/26/2012 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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"Black Friday" protests at WalMart & death threats against Colombian unionists

"Black Friday" meant protests at WalMart in Portland and around the nation - hear the sound of people demanding fairness at work.  And death threats face Colombian unionists December 1st; Gerardo Cajamarca of Sinaltrainal tells us what we can do to help protect their lives.

Occupy Portland Radio on 11/21/12

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Wed, 11/21/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Local, national and international issues focusing on those who are not allowed a voice

Flashpoints on 11/21/12

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 11/21/2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein
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