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Immigrant and migrant workers call for financial assistance and to STOP the attacks on their human rights, which have actually stepped-up during this deadly pandemic! with Cal Soto, Director of and attorney for Workers Rights of the National Day Laborers Organizing Network (NDLON).  Cal joined NDLON from LatinoJustice, where he launched the Rights Restoration Project and now partners with NDLON’s local worker leaders and labor centers using his legal training to add to the capacity and...
Topics: coronavirus migrant workers, corona virus immigrants, corona virus
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When Trump Lies People Die! Dr. Stephen Zunes, is a professor of politics and international studies at the University of San Francisco, where he serves as coordinator of the program in Middle Eastern Studies.  Dr. Zunes is one the country’s leading scholars of U.S. Middle East policy and of strategic nonviolent action. Recently and wrote the piece “There’s No Evidence Iran Is Responsible for the Deaths of Hundreds Americans”, we can be assured that Trump’s wars in the region have...
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Dj Vu All Over Again: Warning! Warning! COVID-19 Presents Enhanced Danger for Nations African American Communities with Dr. Donald Moore, a full-time general medicine practitioner, distinguishing for his service to his community and to his profession and who teaches medical students from Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and nurse practitioner students from New York University and Hunter College Nursing Schools. He is a board member of the New York Metro chapter of Physicians for a...
Topics: corona virus African-Americans, Black Lives Matter
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Stolen Lives:   those killed by law enforcement ! The victims of brutal policing cannot speak for themselves, but we can and we will, and we won’t rest until our loved ones receive justice and all policing policies and practices  like the Walls Jericho come crumbling down!   Listen to: Valerie Bell, mother of Sean Bell Constance Malcolm, mother of Ramarley Graham Natasha Duncan, sister Shantel Davis Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner Victoria Davis, sister of Delrawn Small Kadiatou Diallo,...
Topics: black lives matter, police brutality
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Nurses Blast Government And Hospital Readiness For Coronavirus with Deborah Burger, practicing nurse and co-president of National Nurses United and president o the California Nurses Association (CAN).  CNA now represents over 57,000 nurses in 164 facilities across California. With CNA, California nurses have led the nation in ground-breaking patient advocacy legislation such as staffing ratios and whistle-blower protections.   In the midst of Covid-19, the union National Nurses United...
Topics: corona virus, corona virus nurses, corona virus hospitals
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** What Is To Be Done: Forging A Systemic Response To Address the Health & Economic Crisis Of The Pandemic! with Dean Baker, Senior Economist, and co-founded of the Center for Economic and Policy Research   Dean Baker, Senior...
Topics: corona virus pandemic, corona virus economic crisis
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Pres. Carl Rosen, The United Electrical Workers Union (UE)  says: “All Workers Must Stand Against Police Violence. Black Lives Matter. Defund The Police!” with Pres. Carl Rosen, who describes the UE as “a union that practices rank and file democracy, unity against the boss, solidarity with our allies, internationalism, and aggressive struggle” says, “we know which side we are on!”   The protests that have swept our country since the killing of George Floyd by the Minneapolis...
Topics: United Electrical Workers Union, Black Lives Matter, police brutality and Unions
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Raed Jarrar is an Iraqi-born human rights activist and writer based in Washington.  He   just tweeted : "Unfortunately, the news of the U.S. assassination of Soleimani ... is not only an escalation, it marks the end to the proxy war between the U.S. and Iran ... now it’s just war."  He further stated that the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps Commander Maj. Gen. Qassim Soleimani, assassinated by the U.S. "had been head of the Quds Force for 2ly are and what they want. ...
Topics: Iraq, Iran, Trump and Iran, Qassim Soleimani
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** Claims that the ‘NAFTA 2’ agreement is better is a macabre joke! with Peter Dolack, organizer against NAFTA and so-called “free trade” agreements with Trade Justice New York Metro,  a coalition that helped organize the...
Topics: NAFTA 2, U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement, Peter Dolack
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Claims that the ‘NAFTA 2’ agreement is better is a macabre joke! with Peter Dolack, organizer against NAFTA and so-called “free trade” agreements with Trade Justice New York Metro,  a coalition that helped organize the struggle that defeated the Trans-Pacific Partnership.  He regularly writes about the ongoing economic crisis, and the environmental and political issues connected to it, on the Systemic Disorderblog , and his writings have appeared CounterPunch, Z Magazine, The...
Topics: NAFTA 2, US Mexico Canada Agreement, Peter Dolack
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Fighting for Trans+ Lives in NYS Prisons and NYC Jails with Erin Beth Harrist, LGBTQ+ Law and Policy Unit, The Legal Aid Society As part of Trans Awareness Week, raising awareness of the inhumane and life-threatening treatment of the trans+ community in the criminal law system.
Topics: Trans+ prisons, prisons and jails trans+
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Judge Puts Halt to Trumps Racist Wealth Test, the Public Charge Immigration Rule Amid Covid-19 Pandemic with Brittany Tomas, attorney, Center for Constitution Rights Federal Judge George Daniels issued two nationwide injunctions temporarily blocking the Trump Administrations public charge rules after attorneys successfully argued that the COVID-19 pandemic has made the public charge rules lethal to immigrant communities by chilling the use of healthcare and other benefits.  An injunction...
Topics: Trump immigration, public charge rules, immigration corona virus
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Which Of The 2020 Candidates Is A Friend Of The Workers? with Shaun Richman, Program Dir. of the Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies at SUNY Empire State College. .  Wage growth is weak for a tight labor market—and the pace of wage growth is uneven across race and gender.  .  Wage growth is being held back by political decisions and the Trump administration is on the wrong side of key debates. .  Working people have been thwarted in their efforts to bargain for better wages by...
Topics: Presidential Candidates, labor issues, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg
From Minneapolis to Stonewall: “It is no exaggeration to describe it as an epidemic of racist violence” Demonstrators representing New York’s Black and Brown, Transgender community protested racial injustice after the death of George Floyd, who died after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes.  A crowd shouting “Black Trans Lives Matter" marched and blocked traffic on the major traffic artery of Greenwich Village and then rallied in front of the...
Topics: LGBTQ, black lives matter, George Floyd
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** Free After 42 Years For A Crime The State Knows Delbert Africa Didn’t Commit! with Delbert Africa, political prisoner, 42 years, member of the Move 9 and Dan Thomson,  works at the People’s Law Office as a civil rights and...
Topics: Move 9. Delbert Africa, Mumia Abu-Jamal
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Dj Vu All Over Again: Warning! Warning! COVID-19 Presents Enhanced Danger for Nations African American Communities with Dr. Donald Moore, a full-time general medicine practitioner, distinguishing for his service to his community and to his profession and who teaches medical students from Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and nurse practitioner students from New York University and Hunter College Nursing Schools. He is a board member of the New York Metro chapter of Physicians for a...
Topics: coronavirus African-Americans, Black Lives Matter
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“Georgia On My Mind” and Changing the Landscape for Black Power! with  Cliff Albright, Cofounder/Ex. Dir. Black Voters Matter Fund, writer, and radio talk show host Cliff Albright is a cofounder of Black Voters Matter Fund (and BVM Capacity Building Institute) which builds community and organizational capacity related to Black voting power.  Cliff and the BVM team have been traveling throughout seven southern states in “The Blackest Bus in America” energizing voters and exposing voter...
Topics: black lives matter, black voters matter fund, Cliff Albright, Georgia Senate Elections
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Deportation Contagions: How the Age of COVID-19, Anything Other than Ending Deportations is Disastrous. with Jorge Cullar professor of Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies at Dartmouth College reporting from San Salvador Deportations, have been shown to put people in situations of danger and existential risk. Deportees leaving U.S. detention for their home countries face significant challenges as they return to the contexts that prompted their outmigration"of course, after their...
Topics: U.S. deportations, COVID-19 U.S, immigrants, Central America immigration
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New York nurses’ union sues over state health department, hospitals over equipment shortages – it’s a matter of life and death for health care providers and patients with Judy Sheridan Gonzalez, pres. New York State Nurses Association The New York State Nurses Association filed three lawsuits on Monday over a lack of personal protective equipment and what it considers dangerous guidance issued by the state department of health during the coronavirus pandemic — the first legal action of...
Topics: coronavirus nurses, NYS Nurses Association
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What progressives will be doing to try and capture the soul of the Democratic Party Michael Lighty, preeminent spokesperson and expert on Medicare for All, fellow at the Bernie Sanders Institute and delegate at the DNC talks about the virtual floor fights we can anticipate from progressive activists who want the Democratic Party to set a more aggressive policy course for the 99%.
Topics: Democratic National Convention, Medicare for All
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Flight Attendants Nationwide Fight for Their Jobs with Pres. Sara Nelson   Pres. of the Association of Flight Attendants, Sara Nelson says to workers, “In our hands is placed a power greater than their hoarded gold, greater than the might of armies magnified a thousand fold.” featuring   Sara Nelson, Pres. of the fifty thousand members, at twenty airlines, Association of Flight Attendants   The Association of Flight Attendants is fighting to protect 100,000 jobs in airports nationwide...
Topics: flight attendants Covid, Sara Nelson, labor unions
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St. Vincent Nurses Strike Sadly Reached 6-Months  on Sept. 8th As Tenet Healthcare Continues to Deny Agreement to Ensure Safer Patient Care for a Community Hard  Hit by Delta Variant To Date, Tenet has invested more than $100 million to prolong the strike and avoid needed improvements in staffing to ensure safer patient care, while engaging in a number of illegal labor practices to intimidate and retaliate against nurses for advocating for safer conditions With Marie Marie Ritacco, RN , St....
Topics: St. Vincent Nurses Strike, Covid and workers, Nurses
Immigrant Workers Say They are Essential, Donald Trump Is Not in the Fight for Their Lives with Nadia Molina, Co-Ex. Director of the National Day Laborers Organizing network (NDLON) Molina talks about improving the lives of day laborers, migrants and low-wage workers and building leadership and power among those facing injustice so they can challenge inequality and expand labor, civil and political rights for all. NDLON aspires to live in a world of diverse communities where day laborers live...
Topics: immigration, undocumented workers, day laborers
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Post Election Takeaway: The Way Forward for Immigrant Rights with Oscar A. Chacon is a co-founder and executive director of Alianza Americas, a Chicago-based national network of  Latin American immigrant led and immigrant serving organizations in the US. Oscar is an immigrant from El Salvador. Oscar is a frequent spokesperson, domestically and internationally, on economic, social, political and cultural issues affecting Latin American immigrant communities, including the nexus between human...
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Its shameful as hell says the pro-single-payer Healthcare-NOW of the DNC Platform Committee's vote against Medicare for All with Benjamin Day, Executive Director of Healthcare-Now Benjamin Day, executive director of the pro-single-payer organization Healthcare-NOW!, says its a matter of life and death to rally behind a single-payer healthcare plan after the DNC Platform Committee overwhelmingly voted down an amendment that would have inserted support for Medicare for All into the Democratic...
Topics: Democratic National Convention, Medicare for All, Health Care Corona Virus
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Free Press Threatened AS UK Set to Rule on Extradition of Julian Assange! Julian Assange, award-winning journalist and publisher of Wikileaks faces extradition to the U.S. on charges under the Espionage Act for publishing the truth about U.S. War crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay. Assange is facing 175 years in prison. Former President of the National Lawyers Guild Marjorie Cohn Editor of and contributor to The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration and Abuse and...
Topics: Julian Assange, Free Press, U.S. War Crimes
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Building Bridges features Stuart Schrader, author of “Badges Without Borders: How Global Counterinsurgency Transformed American Policing”. Prof. Schrader Currently teaches courses in Africana Studies, International Studies and Sociology at Johns Hopkins University, where he is Associate Director of the Program in Racism, Immigration and Citizenship . Schrader reveals the global footprint of U.S. policing policies and practice.How U.S. counterinsurgency came home to U.S. police departments,...
Topics: policing, immigration, black lives matter
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From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century with author William A. Darity, Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics and the director of the DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University. He has served as chair of the Department of African and African American Studies and was the founding director of the Research Network on Racial and Ethnic Inequality at Duke and says when slavery ended, the...
Topics: African-American reparations, black lives matter, Prof. William Darity
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No to Police Use of Military Weapons to Terrorize Black and Latinx Communities - Abolish the "1033 Program". James Baldwin captured the sense of subjugation and domination wrought by increasingly militarized police, decades ago when he wrote that a police officer moves through Harlem like an occupying soldier in an increasingly hostile country. Weapons of destruction are used to terrorize our people. Therefore we cannot accept band-aid solutions to institutionalized terror under the...
Topics: Jaribu Hill, Mississippi workers, police violence
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Postal workers union leader warns USPS could be dead in three months and “Trump efforts to privatize it are an attack on a legal right of the people.” with Jonathan Smith, the President of the New York Metro Area Postal Union, and a special message from actor/activist Danny Glover   We cannot allow Trump to use this horrific pandemic as an opportunity to bankrupt and privatize the Postal Service. Now, more than ever, we need a strong and vibrant postal system to deliver mail 6-days a week....
Topics: post office privatization, post office Trump, Post Office Unions
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Corona Virus Unmasks Capitalism with Dr. Gerald Horne, activist, Prof. of History and African-American studies at the University of Houston and one of the most prolific radical historians writing today From official disregard and denial to mismanaged responses, each day the COVID-19 crisis brings into ever sharpening clarity the hypocrisy and moral bankruptcy of the ruling class and our system of plantation capitalism. Claims of American exceptionalism and greatness are revealed to be a...
Topics: corona virus capitalism, corona virus racism, Gerald Horne
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How the Poultry Industrys Delayed COVID-19 Response Is Killing Americas Essential Workers  with Edgar Fields, former professional football defensive tackle who played for the Atlanta Falcons and the Detroit Lions and now having committed his life to worker organizing in the deep south is Southeast Council President of the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU), which represents 100,000 members throughout the United States.  Elose Willis served as Secretary of Local 938,...
Topics: covid-19, coronavirus, coronavirus poutry workers
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An Agenda for Workers Rights Under the Biden Administration with Mark Gaston Pearce, Executive Director of Georgetown Law Centers Workers Rights Institute. Prof. Pearce was former-Board Member and Chairmen of the National Labor Relations Board who served two terms, concluding in August 2018. 
Topics: Mark Gaston Pearce, National Labor Relations Board, Labor Unions
BUILDING BRIDGES MAY DAY 2020 PROGRAMMING:  A SYSTEM IN CRISIS & A WORKING-CLASS VISION FOR THE FUTURE produced by Ken Nash & Mimi Rosenberg   We’re Building Bridges with workers of the world to celebrate May Day 2020, by joining labor voices in conversation about how we can build a radical working class response to the current crisis.   May Day, International Workers' Day, is a time to honor and celebrate the radical traditions of the labor movement. In the midst of the current...
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Immigrant and migrant workers call for financial assistance and to STOP the attacks on their human rights, which have actually stepped-up during this deadly pandemic! with Cal Soto, Director of and attorney for Workers Rights of the National Day Laborers Organizing Network (NDLON).  Cal joined NDLON from LatinoJustice, where he launched the Rights Restoration Project and now partners with NDLON’s local worker leaders and labor centers using his legal training to add to the capacity and...
Topics: coronavirus immigrants, coronavirus migrant workers, coronavirus
Building Bridges features part 2 of a 2 part program featuring Stuart Schrader, author of Badges Without Borders: How Global Counterinsurgency Transformed American Policing. Prof. Schrader Currently teaches courses in Africana Studies, International Studies and Sociology at Johns Hopkins University, where he is Associate Director of the Program in Racism, Immigration and Citizenship. Schrader reveals the global footprint of U.S. policing policies and practice.How U.S. counterinsurgency came...
Topics: black lives matter, policing, immigration
Part 2 of From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century with Author William A. Darity, Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics and the director of the DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University. He has served as chair of the Department of African and African American Studies and was the founding director of the Research Network on Racial and Ethnic Inequality at Duke and says when slavery ended, the...
Topics: reparations, black lives matter
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President Trump's Peace Plan Is the Latest in a Century of Outrageous Deals for the Palestinians with Rashid Khalidi, the Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University and author of The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine.   Dr. Khalidi talks about how once again, a tawdry deal has been done over the heads of the Palestinians, in their absence, and ignoring their rights – indeed their very existence as a people. As with the Balfour Declaration of 1917 and UN Security...
Topics: Rashid Khalidi, Deal of the Century, Trump Israel, Trump Palestine
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Metropolitan Transportation Authority Threatens Massive Job & Service Cuts The Metropolitan Transpiration Authoritys Dooms Day Budget threatens to cut more than 9000 jobs and 40% of the train and bus services for riders. Joining us to talk about the MTAs pandemic panic is John Samuelsen International President of the 150,000 worker strong Transport Workers Union The MTA says get back, Samuelsens union will Fight Back!
Topics: Transport Workers Union, John Samuelsen, Metropolitan Transportation Authority
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Still Not Free.’ A Descendant of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre on President Trump’s Decision to Hold a Rally on Juneteenth Weekend in Tulsa  Tiffany T. Crutcher, a native of Tulsa, Okla., is the twin sister of Terence Crutcher, who was shot by a police officer in 2016. The death of her brother compelled Tiffany to speak out against police brutality, particularly the killing of unarmed black men, and she is the founder of the Terence Crutcher Foundation. The foundation’s primary focus is...
Topics: black lives matter, Tulsa, Tiffany Crutcher
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"Campus Reform is Funneling Koch Money to Groom Right-Wing Journalists with Eleanor J. Bader who is an award winning journalist who writes about domestic issues, movements for social change, books and the arts. 
Topics: Trump, U.S. elections
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Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal featuring Robert Pollin, Distinguished University Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. His books include Greening the Global Economy, Back to Full Employment (2012), and A Measure of Fairness: The Economics of Living Wages and Minimum Wages in the United States.   Robert Pollin, the renowned progressive economist maps out the catastrophic consequences of...
Topics: green new deal, climate crisis and jobs, Robert Pollin
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Building Bridges: Putting People Before Profits:  How Cuba Is Responding To The World Health Emergency With International Solidarity with Dr. John Kirk   —    professor at   Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia,   author of “ Healthcare Without Borders”   and the world’s leading authority   on Cuban Medical Internationalism, recently featured on PBS Nova’s broadcast   “Cuba’s Cancer Hope   Cuba is putting human needs ahead of profits in the fight against COVID-19....
Topics: coronavirus Cuba, Cuban doctors
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N.Y. Assembly Member Charles Barron: A Revolutionary Perspective on Why to engage in Electoral Politics We need those who will fight unequivocally for the rights of the exploited and oppressed. My role In the Assembly hasnt been simply to try to pass innovative  proposals or conduct vigorous oversight " which I do - but to first and foremost  advocate and agitate as loudly and clearly as possible for our side in the struggle, the side of the exploited and oppressed. 
Topics: Black Lives Matter, Charles Barron, Black Power
  3 Million Strong The National Education Association (NEA) is the largest labor union and professional interest group in the United States and says “No One Should Listen to Trump, DeVos on Reopening Schools”! with Mary Kusler, Senior Director for Advocacy of the NEA   Trump let loose with a another of his flurry of hysterical tweets condemning CDC guidance on reopening schools and threatened to withhold funding to schools that don’t reopen for fall, creating more panic for stressed...
Topics: Trump Reopening Schools, National Education Association Trump
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Yes I am a woman and my eyes are squarely centered on Black Liberation with LaTosha Brown, Cofounder of Black Voters Matter, Georgia. LaTosha Brown talks about how voters in Georgia are channeling their anger into energy in response to Trumps efforts to spread misinformation and fear, in the upcoming Senatorial runoff race to elect Democratic challengers, Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff. Black Voters Matter Funds LaTosha Brown says people plan to vote come heck or high water. Brown discusses...
Topics: LaTosha Brown, Black Lives Matter, Black Voters Matter
Bold Policies for Economic Justice & Against Ethnic Inequality with Prof. William Darity In the midst of two viruses that are disproportionately shattering Black and Brown communities and wreaking havoc on the working class: Covid-19 and racist policing. were looking for bold policies to achieve economic justice and to think this through with us is William Darity, Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics and the director of the DuBois Cook Center on...
Topics: black lives matter, William Darity, reparations
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Amazon’s plans to smear a warehouse worker who was fired after organizing a protest over the lack of coronavirus protection for 5000 workers was racist and classist, illegal and “immoral” says New York’s Attorney General calling for a federal investigation of Chris Small’s termination. with Chris Smalls, terminated Amazon worker/organizer and Derrick Palmer, protesting Amazon warehouse worker Chris Smalls a warehouse fulfillment center worker for Amazon, the third richest company in...
Topics: Amazon warehouse workers, Amazon Chris Smalls, Amazon coronavirus
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 Postal Workers Saved Our Election, and Now Need Our Help To Prevent Their Jobs Being Killed with Mark Dimondstein, Postal Workers President The 2020 election may be mostly over, but Trump Postmaster General Louis DeJoys plans to destroy the Postal Service arent"and the Postal Workers are leading a wide-ranging national coalition setting up Nov. 17 events to stop him. The union announced plans urging their allies to stage pro-Postal Service rallies, including virtual rallies at post...
Topics: American Postal Workers Union, Mark Dimonstein, Post Office and elections
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   Trump's Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) is Missing in Action While Workers Plead Their Jobs are Killing Them with Marcy Goldstein-Gelb co-executive director of the National Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, a national leader in the fight for safe, healthy working conditions and to ensure that all workers can earn their living with dignity and respect and return home alive and well at the end of their shift, and now when faced with the deadly Covid-19...
Topics: Labor Day, black lives matter
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** Global Days of Action, Arming Ourselves to Disarm Military Spending with Lindsay Koshgarian, Program Director of the National Priorities Project, at the Institute for Policy Studies, where she works on analysis of the federal...
Topics: Military spending, sexual harassment, Harvey Weinstein
Mexican Labor Lawyer, Susana Prieto Denounced U.S. Pressure to Reopen Maquiladora Factories.  Then She Was Jailed and Now Fears For Her Life! with Susana Prieto, Mexican Labor Lawyer, workers’ rights advocate and now political prisoner whose life and those of her attorneys is in jeopardy   Throughout the month of May, as the coronavirus pandemic was peaking in Mexico, Susana Prieto, a top Mexican labor attorney who has been defending workers' rights for over three decades, was making her...
Topics: Trump Mexico, Susana Prieto, Maquiladoras Covid-19
An African-American & Latinx History of the U.S. & the Ongoing Struggle Against White Supremacy/White Nationalism   Paul Ortiz is professor of history at the University of Florida and is Director of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program. He’s authored  “Remembering Jim Crow,” “Emancipation Betrayed: The Hidden History of Black Organizing and White Violence in Florida from Reconstruction to the Bloody Election of 1920,” and the epic “An African American and Latinx History...
Topics: black lives matter, Latinx, labor unions