Economy

Building Power in a Pandemic: Labor Notes conference

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
The biennial Labor Notes conference, which usually attracts thousands of rank and file union activists to Chicago, was held online last week.  In this episode of Labor Radio we hear from Al Bradbury, Labor Notes director; Stacy Davis Gates, vice-president of the Chicago Tea... Read more

News update for 4/24/20

Airs at: Fri, 04/24/2020 at 2:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
The Oregon Supreme Court ruled yesterday that limits on campaign contributions are legal in Oregon. Previously there were no limits whatsoever on how much money donors gave to Oregon political races and ballot initiatives. This gave corporate interests and out of state pol... Read more

News update for 4/22/20

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2020 at 2:45pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
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Ep 105. It Takes A Village To Install A Bidet

Airs at: Tue, 04/21/2020 at 12:00am - Sun, 05/31/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast

News update for 4/20/20

Airs at: Mon, 04/20/2020 at 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
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Solidarity in Time of Pandemic

Airs at: Mon, 04/20/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement talks to Philosophy Professor Jason Read, about trends, hopes, and fears about neoliberalism in the time of the coronavirus. They consider the strange solidarity of social distancing, online education, the threat of emergency powers, but also the hopeful prospec... Read more

Local environmental groups plan online action against Chase Bank for 50th anniversary of Earth Day

Airs at: Fri, 04/17/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The 50th anniversary of Earth Day falls  on April 22nd, and local environmental organizations have online actions planned, since stay-at-home orders and social distancing mean in-person organizing is not possible. #StoptheMoneyPipeline is an action against J.P Morgan Cha... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 20, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 04/20/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann MIchel hosts this episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour, which features music by Alexandra Bradbury and the late John Prine, and these segments: Workers’ response to COVID19: Bill Resnick talks with Travis Watkins, fired from his auto parts plant in Michigan, with the ... Read more

News update for 4/17/20

Airs at: Fri, 04/17/2020 at 11:30am
Produced for Daily News Headlines
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown will waive the one-week waiting period before newly laid off workers are eligible for jobless benefits. That’s a reversal of the state’s usual policy. The shift is expected to pump more than $100 million dollars in additional benefits to Oregonians wh... Read more

Presswatch on 04/16/20

Airs at: Thu, 04/16/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch