Labor

1919 General Strike in Seattle

Airs at: Mon, 02/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Norm Diamond revisits the 1919 Seattle General Strike with guest Rob Rosenthal, composer of the mid-1980s rock opera Seattle 1919. For many years Rob Rosenthal taught a course at Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Music and Social Movements. He will be in the Pacific Nor... Read more

Norman Shamas updates on FOSTA and digital harm reduction

Airs at: Mon, 01/28/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 02/01/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
This week, we continue our look at sex, work and the state with guest, Norman Shamas. Norman Shamas is an activist and educator whose work focuses on human-centered information and digital security and privacy. Now, Norman is not a lawyer but shares their insights about the... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 4, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 02/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this episode of The Old Mole which includes: Power, Politics, and Nature in the Tar Sands: Laurie Mercier talks with Ian Urquhart, professor of political science and author of the recent book, Costly Fix: Power, Politics, and Nature in the Tar Sands... Read more

Contemporary Labor Issues

Airs at: Mon, 03/11/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Prescription for Justice
This episode will focus on the work force and will address wages, benefits, sick leave, retirement savings and wealth inequalities. We will also discuss the decline in union membership over the last 60 years, along with ongoing threats to labor's voice in the workplace. My ... Read more

SWOP Behind Bars with Jill McCracken: Sex Work, Incarceration, and Intersections

Airs at: Mon, 01/21/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 01/25/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Sex Worker Outreach Project Behind Bars w/ Dr. Jill McCracken This week, William spoke with Jill McCracken, codirector of SWOP Behind Bars, or the Sex Worker Outreach Project, Behind Bars chapter. Jill is also a professor at University of South Florida at St. Petersburg tea... Read more

Steelworkers Organize in Salem & Albany

Airs at: Mon, 01/28/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Steelworkers at the Albany ATI Cast Products, metal fabrication plant are organizing a union FOR THE SEVENTH TIME !  After hundreds of Albany ATI Steelworkers at a different plant were locked out for over a year, killing the last Cast Products union drive, workers at this  ... Read more

Movie Moles: Roma

Airs at: Mon, 01/21/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris and new Movie Mole, Victoria Saucedo review Roma. Directed by Alfonso Cuaron, Roma has been at the center of much discussion and debate for it's fictionalized portrayal of Cuaron's middle class childhood with his mother and nanny at the center of the films sto... Read more

White Supremacy and Capitalism: twin evils

Airs at: Mon, 01/21/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Martin Luther King Jr. famously declared the trifecta of racism, militarism and capitalism as the great problem facing humanity. Old Mole Clayton Morgareidge considers two of those, capitalism and racism, and how as dominant power structures they came to be through each other Read more

The Dream of Revolution: Robin Kelley

Airs at: Tue, 01/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  In some ways Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was murdered twice. First by an assassin’s bullet in Memphis and then by killing his revolutionary message. Today, King is largely remembered with special holiday sales. His vision of radical revolution muted. He posed a special t... Read more

The Latest on the UTLA strike

Airs at: Mon, 01/14/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we talk with a UTLA teacher about what has led the union to this historic strike and what happened today on its first day.  UTLA is the second largest local teachers' union in the country, and they're battling the well-financed neoliberal agenda that aims to even... Read more