Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Mole celebrating May Day, International Workers Day, and we hear:
Laurie speaks with Lane Windham, who worked for twenty years in the labor movement and is now Associate Director of Georgetown University's Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor, about her book Knocking on Labor’s Door: Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide.
Bill Resnick and Aaron Brenner discuss some lessons from the past and present for reviving labor militancy and revolts from below. Aaron Brenner is a labor historian and organizer for the Food and Commercial Workers Union.
Desiree Hellegers interviews Portland activists Sam and Alana about OccupyICEPDX and the late Dani Henri Sommerville, also known as Dani Summers, and Dani Som, a twenty year old musician/songwriter, with OccupyICE/PDX, who died in February.
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