Kent Wong, UCLA Center for Labor Education and ResearchGary Brodowicz and
Julia Getchell, Portland State University Chapter, American Association of
University ProfessorsBrooke Jacobson, Portland State University Faculty
Association, American Federation of Teachers
Rick McGuire is a Portland carpenter and labor activist working to build a
cross-trades movement. He talks with Bill Resnick about the need for unions
and about a benefit celebration coming up Saturday, February 23, at the
Musicians Hall, SE 20th and Sandy, 7:00 pm.
Carol Pier, Human Rights Watch senior labor rights and trade researcher
Gay Seidman, University of Wisconsin Professor of Sociology Julia Perkins,
Coalition of Immokalee Workers Elana Guiney, Political Coordinator, Oregon
Here is the January 28 show in its entirety. Hosted by Tom Becker, it
includes these segments, which can be heard individually by clicking on
them.1. Algernon Alston and Bill Resnick discuss race, poverty, and the
sinking economy. 2. The African Film Festival going on ...
Susan Erem, co-author of On the Global Waterfront: The Fight to Free the
Charleston 5, talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about how the
longshoremen of South Carolina were prosecuted on trumped-up charges of
inciting a riot, and how, with international labor support, t...
Last week, picketers gathered at the new Tropical Smoothies location on East
Burnside to bring attention to the lack of fair wages and benefits used by
the general contractor. The contractor has raised questions about the unions
practices. KBOO reporter Don Wolfe has the st...