Labor

Interview with Steve Ignorant of Crass

Airs at: Thu, 11/21/2019 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Popular Education
As part of Popular Education though music program host, Tammy Overture interviews co founder of the anarcho punk band CRASS!! Crass were an English art collective and punk rock band formed in 1977 who promoted anarchism as a political ideology, a way of life and a resistanc... Read more

Joe Hill

Airs at: Mon, 11/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
November 19th Marks the 104 year Anniversary of the death of Joe Hill, Swedish-American labor activist, songwriter, and member of the Industrial Workers of the World. We honor Joe Hill this morning with a Phil Ochs tribute recorded live in Montreal 1966. Photo of Joe Hill ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 18th, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 11/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Densie Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: Bolivia Uprising: Dan Jaffee interviews Dr. Gisela Rodriguez, a Bolivian sociologist living in Portland, about the roots of the conflict in Bolivia, the record of Evo Morales and his MAS party, and what h... Read more

From Beef Cattle Rancher to Animals Rights Activist and Rancher Advocate: Renee King-Sonnen

Airs at: Fri, 11/22/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  Today, we have an inspiring tale to share with you as Noah Bristol speaks with Renee King-Sonnen. Renee and her husband Tommy are former beef cattle ranchers, who underwent a moral awakening as first Renee and then her husband began to realize that they could not continu... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 4, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 11/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Joe Clement hosts and we hear: Bill Resnick continues his conversation with Marty Hart Lansberg about the New Deal and the Green New Deal Desiree Hellegers speaks with Cowlitz tribal Chair Bill Iyall about the status of the fights against the proposed Crystal Geyser w... Read more

Burgerville Workers on Strike and Grocery Workers Settle

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Fast food and grocery workers have been engaged in intense organizing and bargaining lately.  Burgerville Workers Union launched a four-store strike last Wednesday trying to force the company to substantially raise wages.  Grocery Workers, represented by the United Food and... Read more

Labor Radio on 10/21/19

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Michael is joined once again by new co-host Elliott Gilliland for a two-part discussion of recent developments in the labor movement and news stories that need to be heard by the working class.   Part 1 In the last few years, the Pacific Northwest has been a hotbed for ... Read more

SEIU 503 leadership debriefs contract negotiations

Airs at: Tue, 10/15/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  In late September, more than 4,000 university workers were prepared to strike. Now, as they prepare to vote to approve the Service Employees International Union or SEIU 503's new contract with public universities in Oregon, KBOO's Claire Rischiotto and Lesley McLam sit d... Read more

Burgerville union pickets for new contract

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  Burgerville workers gathered outside the Montavilla Burgerville location on October 11, to protest a stalemate in their contract negotiations with the corporation. The Union said that if no deal can be reached by October 18, they intend to strike. KBOO’s SJ Oxendyne wa... Read more

Chicago Teachers Union Prepares to Strike Again!

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us in a conversation with CTU rank-and-file teachers Andrea Parker and Jim Staros as we discuss the organizing, contract campaign and build-up to a strike that could happen as early as October 17. Read more