Political Perspectives on 11/21/12
Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Nelson Lichtenstein, professor of history at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and director of the Center for the Study of Work, Labor and Democracy.He is the author of The Retail Revolution: How Wal-Mart Created a Brave New World of Business.
Lichtenstein also wrote an article for Dissent magazine in October called "A New Era for Wal-Mart Workers?" He talks about Wal-Mart workers and their struggles for better working conditions.
Kathleen also speaks with Bob Marshall of the group Making Change at Wal-Mart about a local action to support striking Wal-Mart workers on Black Friday.
The protest is Friday, November 23rd, from 10:30-11:30 at Wal-Mart at 4200 SE 82nd Ave. in Portland. That is between Powell and Holgate on 82nd in front of the Wal-Mart sign.