This fall, Multnomah county and Bridges to Change, a local non-profit, will
open a new program dedicated to curbing the disparities for African American
women involved with the Justice system.
The Diane Wade House program "will be the first-of-its-kind transitional
Annelise Orleck, Professor of History, Dartmouth College and author of
WE ARE ALL FAST-FOOD WORKERS NOW:
The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages"
Emboldened by the #MeToo movement, McDonalds workers staged a one-day strike
at restaurants in 10 cities to pressure manag...
A deep dive into the worker cooperatives movement: a broad selection of
organizations, activists, and cooperatively-structured workplaces that
advocate for and embody workplace and economic democracy. The 21st century
has seen an explosion in interest around worker coope...
This week's special edition of Economic Update deals with Keynesian economics
as a theory that clashes with both the mainstream economics ("neoclassical")
that celebrates private capitalism and with critical theories such as Marxian
economics that are opposed to capitali...
Students at several prominent historically black colleges and universities
(HBCUs), have demanded that school administrators address sexual assault more
vigorously. Last year, student protests at Morehouse College, Spelman
College, Hampton University, and Howard Universi...
Updates on new approach to Labor Day, DNC accepts fossil fuel donations,
Turkey's crisis as typical capitalist instability, collapse of Genoa toll
bridge, exploding gap between CEO and average worker pay, Gallup Poll on
capitalism vs socialism in US.Interview with Dr. Ha...
On our todays show we'll take a look at the growing interest in socialism
around the US. First, after the stunning primary election defeat of Joe
Crowley by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the Democratic Socialists of
America, we'll turn to Rene Paradis, a leader i...
On this week's program, we hear a speech by the legedary political activist
and consumer-rights advocate Ralph Nader. Nader outlines some of the most
critical problems facing Americans, including exorbitant military spending,
out-of-control corporations, and thousands of...