Labor

Flashpoints on 10/03/12

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Wed, 10/03/2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Tonalli on 10/02/12

Program: 
Tonalli
Air date: 
Tue, 10/02/2012 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
A Latina/o radio talk [spanish] show covering local, regional and international news.

Flashpoints on 10/02/12

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Tue, 10/02/2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

If Sharks Were Men...

program date: 
Mon, 10/01/2012

After an amusing reading of Bertolt Brecht's short-story "If Sharks Were Men", Joe Clement comments on the unfortunately enduring message it imparts about class-exploitation and imperial war.

The original video from which the audio has been used can be found here.

4:27 minutes (3.06 MB)

Michael Zweig: US Labor Against The War

program date: 
Mon, 10/01/2012

Laurie Mercier talks with Michael Zweig about US Labor Against The War, a reform-coalition of hundreds of unions, central labor councils and state federations who are united in opposition to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. They are organizing  workers to put pressure on the government to demilitarize US foreign policy and the creation of new domestic priorities for government spending.   

13:30 minutes (9.27 MB)

Consumer Rage: this is your labor movement under capitalism

program date: 
Mon, 10/01/2012

Joe Clement reads "Consumer Rage: this is your labor movement under capitalism", an essay from PruningShears.us by MadTownAnnie. They criticize the appeal to lost consumer value made by those critical of the NFL's recent dispute with and lockout of its referees over retirement benefits.

6:19 minutes (4.34 MB)

Well-read Red: Trans-Pacific Partnership

program date: 
Mon, 10/01/2012

Well-read Red, Frann Michel, points out that there are a lot of things that won't get discussed in the presidential debates because both of the major candidates actually agree on them. After a litany of silent pacts, including Iran, campaign contributions, ignoring global warming, the millions of people in prison, she hones in on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Frann surveys the news coverage on the TPP's controversial provisions and the broad resistance to it..

A link to the written version can be found HERE.

7:17 minutes (5 MB)

Peter Rachleff, labor historian, on NFL Referee Lockout

program date: 
Mon, 10/01/2012

Bill Resnick and Peter Rachleff discuss the NFL referee lockout and dispute over pensions vs. 401K. Peter explains the difference between pensions and 401K plans, the missed opportunity to speak out the working-class, connecting workplace with consumer-activism.

 
Peter Rachleff is a history professor at Macalester college in St. Paul, with a focus on labor.
15:35 minutes (10.7 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour October 1st 2012

program date: 
Mon, 10/01/2012

  Joe Clement hosts today's Old Mole and we hear about the NFL referee lockout, the Trans Pacific Partnership, and organizing the working-class against imperial war.

 

58:15 minutes (40.01 MB)

Labor Radio on 10/01/12

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Program: 
Labor Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 10/01/2012 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Short Description: 
Discussions On Working Class Issues
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