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The Disney Revolt - Part One

Airs at: Thu, 08/25/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In 1941, simmering tensions between Walt Disney Studios and its animators boiled over into one of the most notorious walkouts in American labor history, an incident that changed the face of the animation industry.  Behind the surfact of the Disney Strike is a tangled sto... Read more

The best of Flashpoints, UFW Union Pilgrimage

Airs at: Wed, 08/24/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  We bring you the Best of Flashpoints, as we continue our Drumbeat coverage of the UFW Union Pilgrimage from Delano to Sacramento CA.    Released on 08/22/2022       Read more

Stage Hands Fight Union-Busting at Convention Center

Airs at: Mon, 08/22/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
  Rose Etta Venetucci, Tim Rooney, and Kyle Huth, members of IATSE 28 (stage hands union) talk about the struggle to keep union jobs at the Metro Merc Convention Center.     Read more

Trump's FBI Search Warrant, Julian Assange, Unions

Airs at: Tue, 08/16/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  While Politico reports "FBI search warrant shows Trump under investigation for potential obstruction of justice, Espionage Act violations," some are cautioning that the Act has a long history of abuse: Also Did the U.S. plot to assassinate Julian Assange? A Spanish judge... Read more

The CHIPS and Science Act

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
  Of the working class, by the working class and for the working class. Host: Michael Cathcart. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 15, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Stop Ecocide: Last month, the International Criminal Court (ICC) celebrated 20 years since it opened its doors in July 2002. The court recognized this anniversary date by discus... Read more

Labor and Environment, Part 1

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks to Wendy Thompson, who after college took a job in the Detroit auto industry in the 1970s with the intention to help build radical caucuses within the United Autoworkers Union. Wendy reflects on how the challenges and opportunities to organize workers cha... Read more

The Community Pulse

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Isis Harris is a skilled union electrician. Norm Diamond talks with her about an August 20 family event, one of three that are planned to promote BIPOC entry into construction jobs. With all the talk about promoting diversity in construction, and all the supposed initiative... Read more

NEA Passes Historic First Motion in Support of Palestinian People

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we speak with Erika Strauss-Chavarria and Sobia Sheik about the 2022 NEA Representative Assembly and why it is important for educator unions to stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people. Read more

Verizon Express Workers Organize

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Hannah Borstel, a Verizon Express retail worker in NW Portland, explains why she and her co-workers are organizing a union with the Communications Workers of America.  Part of a national wave of retail organizing, these workers face similar conditions and are inspired by ea... Read more