Labor

Flashpoints on 09/03/15

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 09/03/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 09/02/15

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Flashpoints
Air date: 
Wed, 09/02/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Domingos para Recordar on 08/30/15

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Sun, 08/30/2015 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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Latin

Janus Youth Workers Rally for 15

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Labor Radio
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Fri, 08/28/2015
Janus Youth Workers, organized in the Industrial Workers of the World (Wobblies), march on their boss (Dennis) and rally outside the headquarters of the non-profit agency which works with homeless and marginalized youth.  Host Jamie Partridge interviews two workers, Tyler and Bella, who describe their working conditions and poverty wages amid a chanting crowd.  Tyler reads a statement directly to Dennis, demanding $15 per hour on behalf of her co-workers. 13:51 minutes (12.67 MB)

Flashpoints on 08/27/15

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Radical Reconstruction

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Mon, 08/24/2015

Clayton Morgareidge reads from a piece by Alex Gourevitch in the current issue of Jacobin "Our Forgotten Labor Revolution" arguing that the Reconstruction of the South following the Civil War was ended because its promise of freedom was threatening to go beyond the abolition of chattel slavery to challenge wage slavery. 

[public domain image of Knights of Labor Seal via wikipedia] 8:20 minutes (3.81 MB)

The Cost of Low Wages

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Mon, 08/24/2015

Tom Becker reads Pete Dolack's Low Wages Don't Come Cheap, about wage suppression and the use of public funds to subsidize the profits of the corporate elite.

[public domain image via wikipedia]
5:40 minutes (2.6 MB)
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