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A Radical for Obama

Airs at: Sun, 03/23/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Radical black labor activist Malik Miah talks with Bill Resnick about his reasons for supporting Barack Obama while not expecting real change from an Obama presidency.  Malik writes for Against the Current. Read more

Portland Day Labor Center Opening Soon

Airs at: Sun, 03/23/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 On May 6th, a center for day laborers will open on Martin Luther King Boulevard in North east Portland.The Center will be funded by the city of Portland. KBOO's Meghan Planchon brings us the story  Read more

Talk Radio - Prepare for the March 15 Peace Rally!!!

Airs at: Mon, 03/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Today Joe Uris and Abe Proctor interview Adam Sanchez, (ILWU Local 5), from Portland Labor Against War about the March 15th peace mobilization and more. Helpful links: PDX Peace Rally (www.pdxpeace.org) US Labor Against War (www.usLaborAgainstWar.org) National War Tax Res... Read more

U.S.-China Worker Solidarity and Portland State University Faculty Labor Struggles

Airs at: Sun, 03/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Labor Radio
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 Read more

Building the Labor Movement

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 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.   Read more

Victory in the Writers' Strike

Airs at: Sun, 02/10/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The TV and Movie Writers achieved a significant victory in their three-month strike.  Bill Resnick talks with writer and Writers Guild board member Nick Kazan about how they did it.    Read more

MLK Day: Sisters of the Road's Civic Action Group and North Carolina Sanitation Worker at the U.S. Social Forum

Airs at: Sun, 01/20/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Labor Radio
 Patrick Nolen and Julio Vasquez, Sisters of the Road Civic Action Group North Carolina sanitation worker, U.S. Social Forum Read more

New York Taxi Workers' Alliance and Portland Public Schools Workers' Contract Struggle

Airs at: Fri, 11/16/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Bhairavi Desai, New York Taxi Workers’ Alliance Kevin Pest, Portland Public Schools Custodian, SEIU Local 503 Read more

Beef Northwest, Cross-Trade Solidarity, and International Solidarity with Workers in Latin America and China

Airs at: Sun, 02/10/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Labor Radio
 Steve Witte, United Farm Workers Michael B., Carpenters 24/7, and Hilary, IBEW Local 48, Cross-Trade SolidaritySean Benjamin, freelance journalist, UNITE HERE Local 2 Read more

Labor Rights as Human Rights

Airs at: Sun, 12/09/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Labor Radio
  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 AFL-CIO Read more