Labor Radio-Podcast Weekly
”Capital’s Terrorists”

”Capital’s Terrorists”

December 3, 2022

From The Valley Labor Report, Paul Lindsay makes the case for rail nationalization;20221203_LRPWeekly-collageaky3q.jpg Walmart and Kroger workers discuss the added stress of working during the holidays on the latest episode of Dissent Magazine's Belabored podcast; From We Rise Fighting, a report on UAW Locals 180 and 807, on strike in Racine, Wisconsin. And we wrap up this week with author Chad Pearson discussing his new book "Capital's Terrorists" on the Workers Beat podcast.
Bonus track: The 1946 Oakland General Strike on Labor History in 2:00.

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Edited by Patrick Dixon, produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru Mr. Harold Phillips.

Ending gender-based violence at work

Ending gender-based violence at work

November 25, 2022

20221125_LRPW-collageai0vv.jpgOn the Solidarity Center Podcast, union women are key to ending gender-based violence at work.

The UK-based UnionDues podcast talks with newly-elected Trades Union Council President Maria Exall about activism, faith and sexuality.

Mental health in schools is the topic on OEA Grow, the podcast from the Oregon Education Association.

Plus two bonus tracks: the 1946 St. Paul teacher’s strike, on Labor History in 2:00, and a song by the Seattle Labor Chorus for the recent nationwide Starbucks strike.

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Edited by Patrick Dixon, produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru Mr. Harold Phillips.

Labor got out the vote

Labor got out the vote

November 18, 2022

20221118_LRPWeekly-collage6bbw1.jpgLabor Radio volunteer Carol Weidel is also an election official in Madison, Wisconsin; check out her Election Day report from Labor Radio on WORT.FM.

On the Your Rights At Work radio show which airs weekly on WPFW in Washington, DC, Mia Dell, Deputy Director of Advocacy at the AFL-CIO, discusses the Labor 2022 efforts and what’s next for organized labor’s Get Out The Vote efforts.

Philadelphia Labor Council president Pat Eiding discusses labor’s critical election work in Pennsylvania on The Labor Show.

Election pro tip: Signs, don't vote, but a person with a sign in their yard probably will. That’s from the latest episode of The Million Dollar Organizer.

So you want to start a TikTok account? Union Strong, the weekly podcast from the New York State AFL-CIO, provides some useful do’s and don’ts.

And, on Labor History in 2:00: Atlanta GM Workers Kick Off a Wave of Sit-Downs

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Edited by Patrick Dixon, produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru Mr. Harold Phillips.

Veterans are workers, too

Veterans are workers, too

November 11, 2022

20221111_LRPWeekly-collage625u1.jpgOn the Your Rights At Work radio show, Union Veterans Council Executive Director Will Attig on how the UVC mobilized against a lawsuit seeking to block counting of military ballots in Wisconsin.

On the TWU Local 513 Podcast, Local 513 Veterans Committee Chairman Sean Deeks joins Brian Parker to talk about the Veterans Committee's mission, and why it's so important for our veterans to get involved.

The Rick Smith Show’s Working Class Heroes’ Tour comes to Rick’s hometown, Cleveland, Ohio.

Phones down, fists up: a report from the strike by call center workers at Maximus, from the Working People podcast.

On the latest episode of Labor Express Radio, Alianza Americas and Lawyers for Civil Rights discuss their lawsuit targeting Republican politicians responsible for the fraudulent transportation of migrants under false pretenses.

And in our final segment, from the SAG-AFTRA Podcast, a candid look at the challenges and opportunities with self-taping and what the union is doing to address these concerns.

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Edited by Patrick Dixon, produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru Mr. Harold Phillips.

Starbucks fires award-winning barista

Starbucks fires award-winning barista

November 4, 2022

20221104_LRPW-collagebs9i0.jpgFrom The Checkout podcast, a bitter brew, as Starbucks fires an award-winning barista.
Then, on Work Week Radio, Sao Paulo transit worker Fabio Bosco reports on the results of last weekend’s victory by Lula and the Workers Party in Brazil.
From El Cafecito Del Dia: everything you need to know about the Illinois Workers Rights Amendment.
Then, a report on the effects of the 2020 Beirut Port blast on workers in that city; it comes to us from Labour Radio, which covers the workers movement across Quebec, Turtle Island and the globe and can be heard every 3rd Thursday from 5 to 6 pm on CKUT 90.3FM in Montreal, Canada.
In our final report, from the Heartland Labor Forum, we find out why zookeepers in Salinas, Kansas organized a union.

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Edited by Patrick Dixon, produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru Mr. Harold Phillips.

Why labor needs to vote

Why labor needs to vote

October 28, 2022

20221028_LRP-Weekly-collage79nb5.jpgFrom Labor Radio on WORT.FM, community radio in Madison, Wisconsin: Why labor needs to turn out for the mid-term elections.

On the El Desvio podcast, produced by the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement: the role of Latino votes in the upcoming elections.

From Solidarity Works, a podcast from the United Steelworkers, JoJo Burgess from Steelworkers Local 1557 on election season in Pennsylvania.

Arguments for/against election activism, on Workers Beat, KNON radio in Dallas Texas.

How the OE3 Political Action Committee works, on Breaking Ground, the podcast from Operating Engineers Local 3, the largest construction trades local in the U.S., representing over 38,000 members across a four-state jurisdiction of Northern California, Northern Nevada, Utah and Hawaii.

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Edited by Patrick Dixon, produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru Mr. Harold Phillips.

Games workers of the world, unite!

Games workers of the world, unite!

October 21, 2022

20221021_LRPWeekly-collage8grr3.jpgOn this week’s show: Stick Together, Australia's only national radio show
focusing on industrial, social and workplace issues, talks with an organizer from the Games Workers Union.
Then, from Talking SMART, the podcast of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers, B4ALL, the Belonging and Excellence for All Project.
Next, "Town Destroyers"; Work Week Radio looks at an important new documentary film about the Victor Arnautoff murals and the ongoing battles over history in our schools.
Our last piece today comes from OEA Grow, the podcast from the Oregon Education Association; today they share advice from veteran educator Rob Hillhouse.

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Edited by Patrick Dixon, produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru Mr. Harold Phillips.

Organizing the friendly skies

Organizing the friendly skies

October 14, 2022

Flight attendant Jonnie Lane talks with the Working People podcast about how an English major became a flight attendant, working conditions in the not-so-friendly skies, and why she and her colleagues are unionizing at Delta.

Then, on America’s Workforce Radio, National Farmers Union President Rob Larew discusses the need to enforce livestock and agriculture anti-trust laws.

This week, from new Network member Labor Radio on WORT: the Minnesota Nurses Association announces the first successful defeat of anti-union efforts.

And, in in our last segment, Hostess Local 84 Rep Darrell Copeland tells the BCTGM Voices Project podcast about how he became a union activist and leader.

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Edited by Patrick Dixon, produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru Mr. Harold Phillips.

Union-busting in America’s national parks

Union-busting in America’s national parks

October 8, 2022

20221008_LRPWeekly-collage6z0m7.jpgOn this week’s show: An update on the Case New Holland strike from the Work Stoppage podcast. Then, reports from two education-focused podcasts: from AFT In Action, a conversation highlighting the advantages that a strong labor-management relationship can have on working conditions and student learning; and, from CTU Speaks! co-hosts Andrea Parker and Jim Staros talk with Lauren Bianchi and Chuck Stark, two teachers at Washington High School that Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot sought to fire this past summer. Their crime? Teaching their students about the city’s plan to move the toxic metal shredding corporation General Iron from wealthy Lincoln Park to the Southeast Side, which has already suffered more pollution and toxic industry than almost any other region of Chicago.
Do you get lost in all the mumbo jumbo of incentives for developers and wonder what they cost taxpayers, local government, school districts and even the public library? This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, the basics of TIFS and Star Bonds and other ways we subsidize builders.
Our last segment comes from 43-15: A Labor Lab Podcast: when tour guides at Yellowstone National Park started unionizing to bargain for higher wages, a consistent work schedule, and better housing conditions, they were quickly fired. We’ll hear from Ty Wheeler, one of the fired tour guides.

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Edited by Patrick Dixon, produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru Mr. Harold Phillips.

Yelling at Starbucks

Yelling at Starbucks

October 1, 2022

On this week’s show: Sasha Anisimova, Starbucks organizer from Ann Arbor MI, on Labor Vision; Bruce Allan, residential school survivor, on Apple Box Talks; Shutting down the ports with Steve Gerrard and Liverpool dockworkers on Belabored; Michael and Elliott discuss the underlying causes behind the recently averted rail strike on Labor Radio on KBOO FM; Selma City workers on strike and Alabama prison workers thinking about it on The Valley Labor Report; Liberate Westchester on Art and Labor.


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Edited by Patrick Dixon and Hamza Nishtar, produced by Chris Garlock; social media guru Mr. Harold Phillips.

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