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Flashpoints on 07/31/12

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Flashpoints
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Tue, 07/31/2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Labor Radio on 07/30/12

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Labor Radio
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Mon, 07/30/2012 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Discussions On Working Class Issues

Stories from Labor Notes Conference 2012

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Labor Radio
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Mon, 06/11/2012

http://labornotes.org/files/images/conf12broch1.jpgTonight's Labor Radio features some wonderful highlights from the closing plenary at the May 2012 Labor Notes Conference in Chicago, bringing together people committed to rank-and-file leadership and militancy in the labor movement. Speakers include:

28:22 minutes (19.47 MB)

Barbara Jensen on Reading Class: On Culture and Classism in America

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Labor Radio
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Mon, 07/16/2012

Barb Jensen is the author of a book about working-class and middle-class cultures, Reading Classes: On Culture and Classism in America. Angela MacWhinnie spoke with her for Labor Radio.

21:56 minutes (15.06 MB)

Students Strike Back Against Austerity -- in Portland and Quebec

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Labor Radio
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Mon, 08/13/2012

Image from andrewgavinmarshall.comWith total student debt now surpassing even total credit card debt, students and graduates around the world are looking austerity in the face and mobilizing against it. On tonight's show we speak with independent writer and researcher Andrew Gavin Marshall of Montreal, Canada about how the student strike in Quebec ignited a popular uprising in the Maple Spring and where the movement is going next. Read more of his work at andrewgavinmarshall.com.

26:17 minutes (18.05 MB)

Domingos para Recordar on 07/29/12

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Sun, 07/29/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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Latin

Scholar and Feminist Catherine Sameh

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Mon, 07/23/2012

Old Mole Variety Hour

Denise Morris talks with founding mole Catherine Sameh, co-founder of In Other Words and currently Associate Director of the Barnard Center for Research on Women, and managing editor of The Scholar & Feminist Online. They discuss social justice feminism, the history and mission of the BCRW, and its collaborations with Queers for Economic Justice.

17:01 minutes (7.79 MB)

Tribulations of TriMet

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Mon, 07/23/2012

Old Mole Variety Hour

Bill Resnick talks with Don McIntosh, reporter for Northwest Labor Press, about TriMet, the health impact of driving a bus, the need for public transportation, and the possibility of raising the payroll tax that provides funding for public transportation.

7:12 minutes (3.3 MB)

Jane Slaughter of Labor Notes Talks About Troublemakers & the Labor Movement

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Labor Radio
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Mon, 07/23/2012

Jane Slaughter, co-founder of Labor Notes, talks about effective troublemaking and the health of the labor movement.

13:00 minutes (11.9 MB)

Labor Radio on 07/23/12

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Labor Radio
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Mon, 07/23/2012 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Housing Hunger Strike & Labor Notes founder

Jane Slaughter, editor of the Troublemakers Handbook and founder of Labor Notes, talks with co-host John Walsh about plans for a Troublemakers school in Portland.

In the second half of the show, Cameron Whitten, in his 50th day of a hunger strike for housing justice, talks with co-host Jamie Partridge just prior to a massive rally in front of City Hall.

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