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Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Apr 17, 2021 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Say His Name: TIMOTHY CAUGHMAN! Confronting Terror Attacks Against African-Americans, Resisting White Supremacy, Combating White Nationalism! Timothy Caughman, 66, was a former social worker, who, in his retirement years, had taken to recycling to keep busy and help pay his rent. Caughman was African-American, which made him a target for his professed killer,...
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Nov 18, 2018 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Strange Fruit: Extra-Legal & Legal Lynching on the 62nd Anniversary of the Execution of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg with . Robert Meeropol, son of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg . Soffiyah Elijah, Ex. Dir. of the Correctional Association Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed for crimes neither of them committed 62 years ago and the impact of the...
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Topics: Strange Fruit Billie Holiday, Julius & Ethel Rosenberg, Robert Meeropol, Soffiyah Elijah, the...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., August 13, 7 -8 pm EST streaming @ www.wbai.org/playernew.html smartphone streaming @ http://stream.wbai.org & to listen, or download archived shows www.wbai.org/server-archive.html **************************** Under the banner âFight the Rightâ residents mobilized against hate to protest white nationalists and white supremacists âUnite the Rightâ rally in D.C. with Rev. Greylan Hagler, an African-American...
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Topics: puerto rico bankruptcy, Uber New York City, fight the right
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Mar 20, 2014 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Working for an Economy, By the People, for the People with Professor Stanley Aronowitz Stanley Aronowitz is the director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Technology and Work at the CUNY Graduate Center, a distinguished professor of sociology and urban education, author of 23 books , and ran for governor of New York in 2002. He is one of the great public intellectuals of our times. Author of 23...
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Low Wage Airport Workers Protest Scrooge Employers During Holiday Travel Season with * Shareeka Elliot, a terminal cleaner at JFK's Terminal 8 (American Airlines) for a contractor called Airway Cleaners * Rob Hill, Vice President, Local 32BJ, SEIU * Rose Oby, a security guard at LaGuardia airport (Delta Airlines) for a contractor called Aviation Safeguard * Hector Figueroa, President, Local 32BJ SEIU...
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Topics: Airport workers, airport union, airport contracting out, Hector Figueroa, Local 32bj airport...
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, April 16, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Trayvon Martinâs Murder, A Spark To Reignite The Movement To Fight For Human Rights With Katheryn Russell-Brown, Director, Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations and author of "The Color of Crime" For many Americans, the death of Trayvon Martin was a shocking, out-of-the-...
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Topics: Trayvon Martin, Katheryn Russell-Brown, Immanuel Ness, JOBS Act, William Black
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:53 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Greek Tragedy, Europeâs Achilles Heel? with Leo Panitch, Professor of Political Science at York University, Canada and Editor of the Socialist Register. As the G-20 economic summit met austerity was sweeping Europe, the future of the Eurozone was in doubt and then the Greek government collapsed over its proposed new debt agreement with...
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Topics: Greek debt, G-20, Leo Panitch, Socialist Register, austerity, euro zone, Sotheby union, Teamster...
Building Service Workers Set to Strike New Yorkâs Eve with Hector Figueroa, Secretary-Treasurer, Local 32B-J, SEIU Commerial building workers throughout the Northeast are currently negotiating new contacts. In NYC building rents have jumped 26% in just the past year and vacancy rates have dropped to 5.3%, a six-year low. While rents are projected to continue rising through 2011 the Commercial Reality Board says it can't afford a meaningful raise for its workers whose wages adjusted for...
Topics: writers strike, building service workers
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** How Class Works: The RepublaCrats and Their Servant Economy With Jeff Faux, renowned economist, Founding Pres., Economic Policy Institute, author of The Global Class War and The Servant Economy Faux explains why neither party's leaders have a plan to remedy America's unemployment, inequality, or long economic slide that America's political and economic elite spent so...
Topics: Jeff Faux, Servant Economy, American Dream, austerity, poverty, middle class
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?: rekindling the revolutionary Kingâs ideas and the activism that followed on this 50th year since his martyrdom! with Clayborne Carson - âHis earlier life is remembered. The last three years of his life and what he was working on are forgotten, â said Clayborne Carson, a Stanford University history...
Topics: Rev. Martin Luther King Memphis, Rev. King 50 anniversary, Michael K. Honey King anniversary,...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., March 27, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Say His Name: TIMOTHY CAUGHMAN! Confronting Terror Attacks Against African-Americans, Resisting White Supremacy, Combating White Nationalism! Timothy Caughman, 66, was a former social worker, who, in his retirement years, had taken to recycling to keep busy and help pay his rent. Caughman was African-American, which made him a target for his professed killer,...
Topics: Timothy Caughman and white terrorism, OSHA and Trump, Palestinian detainees and Hewlett-Packard
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., January 8, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Rallying in support of the Palestinian struggle for liberation and mobilizing in defense of all of the Palestinian children currently being detained by the settler Zionist state and demanding their release. with Richard Falk, professor emeritus of international law and practice at Princeton University, the former United Nations Human Rights Rapporteur in the...
Topics: Ahed Tamimi Protest, Palestinian political prisoners, Richard Falk, Palestine Trump, Labor Notes,...
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., August 12, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** Terminally Ill Attorney Lynne Stewart Presses On for Compassionate Release with Robert Boyle, Stewart Co-Counsel and Ralph Pointer, Stewartâs husband and prisonerâs rights advocate A discussion of the recalcitrance of the prison system to grant compassionate release for terminally ill inmates, dissecting Stewartâs sentencing Judge John G. Koeltlâs...
Topics: Detroit bankruptcy, Detroit pensions, Lynne Stewart, Ross Eisenbrey, Richard (RJ) Eskow, Robert...
Building Bridges, National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Palestinians Refuse To Be âCleansedâ From Their Land with . Dennis Banks, American Indian Movement (AIM) . Alice Walker, writer . Zwelinzima Vavi, Gen. Sec., Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) AIM leader Dennis Banks, renowned author Alice Walker, and South African labor leader Vavi came together to an international tribunal to grapple with Israelâs occupation of Palestine, and strategize how...
Topics: Dennis Banks, American Indian Movement, Alice Walker, Zwelinzima Vavi, COSATU, Palestine, Zionism,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Farmworkers Declare, We Put the Food on Your Table Isnât It Time We Got to Share in the Bounty? featuring . Pablo Cruz and Heriberto Gonzalez NYS farm workers . Rev. Richard Witt, Executive Director Rural & Migrant Ministry . State Senator Adriano Espaillat . NYS Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan . Cardinal Timothy Dolan . Kerry Kennedy, Pres., Robert Kennedy...
Topics: nys farmworkers rights, Rural & Migrant Ministry, Timothy Dolan nys farmworkers, nys...
Collective Punishment in Gaza: The Palestinian/Israeli Conflict In Context with Rashid Khalidi, the Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University and the editor of the Journal of Palestine Studies, an adviser to the Palestinian delegation at the Madrid-Washington Palestinian-Israeli negotiations of 1991-93. His most recent book is âBrokers of Deceitâ and Chris Hedges an American journalist specializing in American politics and society. Hedges is also known as the best-selling...
Topics: Rashid Khalidi, Chris Hedges, Gaza Seige, Palestine and Israel
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., December 21, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Coalition to Protect Chinatown & the Lower East Side Fights de Blasio Displacement Plans with . rally sound in front of Gracie Mansion . Wendy Cheung, Member Coalition to Protect Chinatown & the Lower East Side and Chinese Staff and Workers Association . Jacqueline Herran. Member Coalition to Protect Chinatown & the Lower East Side and National...
Topics: nyc gentrification, nyc housing policy, nyc chinatown, puerto rico teachers union, mercedes...
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., August 18, 2014, 7 - 8pm EST *****************************. From Ferguson to Staten Island Building Resistance to Police Terror and the Policies and Practices that Lead to Mass Incarceration and its Consequences with Carl Dix, was a 1970s member of the Fort Lewis 6, the largest mass refusal by active duty soldiers for orders to Vietnam, for which he spent two years at Fort Leavenworth Military Penitentiary;...
Topics: Ferguson Missouri, Carl Dix, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Bratton and Broken Windows
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:54 ****************************** Israelâs Hands Are Stained Red With Gazan Blood: Israeli War Crimes with Richard Falk, UN special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian Territories, Professor Emeritus of International Law, Princeton University & author of more than fifty books on war, human rights and international law, including Israel-Palestine on Record: How the New...
Topics: Israel Invasion, Palestine, Gaza blockade, Richard Falk
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** NO! THESE MURDERS BY POLICE MUST STOP â NOW!! Eric Garner... Michael Brownâ¦Freddie Gray⦠Rekia Boyd⦠Andy Lopezâ¦Tamir Rice One after another â and so many others, precious Black and Brown lives â victims of police murder. We think of their faces, and furiously ache for justice. Over 1000 people a year killed by police â yet since 2005, less than...
Topics: Police brutality, police murders, black lives matter, mass incarceration
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* The State, Racism & Matters of Black Life Featuring GLEN FORD, executive editor, Black Agenda Report. Ford has been a journalist and political activist â a provider of "information for liberation," as he puts it for over 40 years. Ford created the first syndicated Black radio news magazine, Black World Report, the first syndicated Black news interview...
Topics: Tim Wise, Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report, black lives matter, police murders, Eric Garner, Michael...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ************************ New York Rallies with International Community to Stand with Gaza! Millions of people have decried Israelâs crimes against humanity and marched in solidarity with the people of Gaza. In Europe, activists have turned out in 12 countries, including in France, where thousands defied a government ban. One hundred and fifty thousand were reported to have marched in great...
Topics: Gaza demonstration new york, free Palestine, Israel apartheid, stand with gaza new york
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., December 5, 7 â 8 pm EST ++++++++++++++ This is a Battle for Survival: Standing Rock Demonstrators File Class-Action Lawsuit Over Police Violence with Jeffrey Haas, who has an extensive background in mass defense from his days as a lawyer for Black Panthers and co-founder of the Peopleâs Law Office, a Chicago lawyersâ collective that rose up to meet its historical momentâthe defense of hundreds of Vietnam War...
Topics: standing rock sioux, dakota access pipeline, Jeffry Haas, North Carolina jerrymandering, Michael...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Paul Robeson, the Artist as Revolutionary with Dr. Gerald Horne, Horne has written more than 30 books on the struggles of those marginalized throughout world history and is chair of History and African Studies at University of Houston. He is one of the most gifted and insightful historians on racial matters of his generation. Gerald Horne discusses the Paul...
Topics: Paul Robeson, Professor Gerald Horne, Horne Robeson, Robeson cold war, Robeson Africa
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., June 13, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** âShame on Cuomoâ: New Yorkers Protest âMcCarthyiteâ Blacklist of Supporters of Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) Movement with Riham Barghouti, a founding member of Adalah-NY: The New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel and Stefanie Fox, Deputy Director of Jewish Voices for Peace This 49th year of Israelâs military occupation, it's clear...
Topics: BDS, Cuomo BDS, broken windows
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., April 24, 7 â 8 pm EST **************************** "When Silence is Not an Option" | A Message to the Nation from Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II on Rekindling a Moral Vision for Justice, Movement Building and Social Change with The Rev. William J. Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP, architect of the Moral Monday protest movement, and Repairers of the Breach, his most recent books include...
Topics: Reverend William Barber, Labor Notes, Mark Brenner unions, Sarah Jaffe unions
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** 100 Days and Counting in Puerto Rico, 1.4 Million Still Without Power, Protesters Demand for Aid to the Island Nation Close to a thousand New Yorkers gathered to show support for Puerto Rico's marking of 100 days since the Island was devastated by Hurricane Maria. organized by a broad coalition under the banner of #OurPowerPRnyc, they were...
Topics: Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Crisis Trump, Puerto Rico electricity, Puerto Rico...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., November 16, 7 â 8 pm EST streaming @ www.wbai.org/playernew.html smartphone streaming @ http://stream.wbai.org & to listen, or download archived shows & podcasts, www.wbai.org/server-archive.html ***************************** Walmart Workers Fast for â$15 and Full-Timeâ Part of 50 State Protests with ⢠Denise Barlage, former Walmart worker of 9 years laid off in Pico Rivera, CA after speaking out...
Topics: Donald Trump immigration, Donald Trump Saturday Night Live, Our Walmart, Walmart workers black...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ************************ Under Siege: A Report from Gaza with Mahmound Abu Rahma, the Communications and International Relations Director at the Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights - Gaza Mahound Abu Rahma recently wrote "Understanding Israelâs Actions," in which he states: "It is essential that U.S. citizens understand that this conflict should not continue to be viewed as a...
Topics: Mahmound Abu Rahma, Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights in Gaza, Gaza Israeli shelling, Israel...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (28:30) ******************************************** West Coast Dockers Shut Down Ports As Workers Say No To War with Clarence Thomas, Ex. Board member, Local 10 ILWU Danny Glover, Actor & Human Rights Activist Cynthia McKinney, Former Congresswoman and Presidential Candidate Cindy Sheehan, Anti-War Activist, Candidate for Congress Tens of thousands of docks, members of the...
Topics: Colombia trade unions, coca cola, ILWU, strikes, longshore workers, Mayday
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Now we celebrate International Working Women's Day and Womens History Month from 1911 to 2021 " from The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911 which led to International Women's Day our first stop is the protest to demand "Stop Liox/Wash Supply's union-busting campaign against immigrant laundry workers." The protesters also seek to highlight working-class solidarity, from NYC's laundry workers and the Hunts Point market workers in the Bronx, who inspired with their January strike --...
Topics: women's history month, women workers, laundry workers.
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Nearly 700 nurses in Ky & W. Va. have been striking for months against pay cuts, unsafe staffing levels for patients & mandatory overtime. And a new film about the Oaxaca Uprising captures the excitement and the organizing of that crucial struggle
Topics: Mexico, nursing, unions, strikes, Oaxaca
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition- 28:29 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Bloombergâs Snow Job and The NYC Council Inquiry Into The Blizzard Fiasco with NYC Councilmember Jumaane Williams, Chairman, Oversight and Investigations Committee The NYC Council held hearings into how the mayor's administration took nearly a week to clear city streets after a holiday weekend snow storm and weâll go inside the hearings with Jumaane...
Topics: Mayor Bloomberg, NYC snowstorm, NYC layoffs, NYC budget, local 375, DC 37, AFSCME, CityTime contract
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Ta-Nehisi Coates, Reads from His Block-Buster Memoir to His Son âBetween the World and Meâ Readers of his work in The Atlantic (including his June 2014 feature The Case for Reparations) and elsewhere know Ta-Nehisi Coates for his thoughtful and influential writing on race in America. Written as a series of letters to his teenaged son, his new memoir, Between...
Topics: Ta-Nehisi Coates Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates racism, Ta-Nehisi Coates black life...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** The Plot to Kill Pensions and a Plan to Save Them Featuring TERESA GHILARDUCCI, Prof. of Economic Policy Analysis, New School for Social Research and author of When Iâm Sixty Four A crisis is brewing for American workers' retirement, due to attack on pensions and the inadequacy of 401k accounts which were designed to replace guaranteed pensions. In response...
Topics: Teresa Ghilarducci, social security, 401k plans, defined benefits pension Plans, guaranteed...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* U.S. Government's $1.3 Trillion Purchasing Power Could Lift 8 Million Workers Out of Poverty with Robert Hiltonsmith, Demos Policy Analyst & co-author of new Demos report Underwriting Good Jobs Eight million workers rely on low-wage jobs supported by the federal governmentâs $1.3 trillion in annual spending according to a new report by the public policy organization...
Topics: Good jobs executive order, Rosies demonstration, White House Summit on Working Families, Robert...
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BUILDING BRIDGES: YOUR COMMUNITY AND LABOR REPORT PRESENTS A Conversation with Harry Belafonte âA Conversation with Harry Belafonteâ is a wide ranging interview focusing on Mr. Belafonteâs life and his views on union rights, civil rights, the role of the media and social change. We believe that this will be an excellent choice for programming for the Thanksgiving Holiday or for any day. Mr. Belafonte has been called the consummate entertainer, an artist in every field in which he has...
Topics: Harry Belafonte, Building Bridges, civil rights
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Out In The Union: A Labor History Of Queer America with Mariam Frank, author Against the backdrop of the historic ruling of the Supreme Court that gay marriage is legal in all the states of this union and in furtherance of addressing the numerous other inequities faced by LGBTQ and gender nonconforming people Miriam Frank, Prof. of Humanities at New York...
Topics: Miriam Frank, LGBTQ and unions, Labor History of Queer America, Ban the Box NYC. Criminal Records...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:48 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** The Degradation of Workers in the 21st Century With Tom Juravich, Prof. of Labor Studies, author of At the Alter of the Bottom Line, and accomplished musician From workers at a Verizon call center, to immigrants in the fish- processing industry fired if they donât work fast enough, cheated out of wages, and mistreated by supervisors, to...
Topics: work, degarded workers, worker alienation, worker cooperatives, Tom Juravich At the Alter of Bottom...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* Beyond the Climate March - Flood Wall Street with Anne Petermann, Exec. Dir., The Global Justice Ecology Project, which just released the report "Green Shock Doctrine" and runs the climate-connections.org blog, Petermann said : The Global Climate "march brought together a diverse mix of constituencies from anti-capitalists to Indigenous Peoples to...
Topics: Anne Petermann, Global Justice Ecology Project, Green Shock Doctrine, Global Climate March, flood...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Have Black Lives Ever Mattered? A Book Party Curated by author Mumia Abu-Jamal with Mumia Abu-Jamal Dr. Gerald Horne, author of over 30 books on radical Black history Pan Africa, MOVE and International Concerned Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal Johanna Fernandez, Professor of History, Baruch College of CUNY Ash Williams, activist/Charlotteâs Uprising...
Topics: Have Black Lives Ever Mattered? by Mumia Abu-Jamal: Mumia Abu-Jamal, Mumia Abu-Jamal police...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Thousands Gather For May Day, Immigrant Rights Rally In Arizona with Isabel Garcia, Director of the Pima County Legal Defenders and Co-chair of the Coalition de Derechos Humanos, Arizona and Leilani Clark, Youth Organizer, Coalition de Derechos Humanos Immigrants rights organizers report on the tens of thousands of immigrant rights demonstrators who rallied on...
Topics: may day, Arizona immigration, Isabel Garcia, Director of the Pima County Legal Defenders, Leilani...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* Detroit Cuts Water Service To Thousands Who Canât Afford To Pay with Demeeko Williams, Detroit Water Brigade Tom Stephens, Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management âThis is everybody's fight, water is a human right!â the protesters chanted. In recent weeks, activists in Detroit have mobilized against the city's efforts to cut off the water supply to 120,000 delinquent...
Topics: Demeeko Williams, Detroit Water Brigade, Tom Stephens, Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management,...
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Long Term Unemployment A National Crisis with Christine Owens, Ex. Dir., National Employment Law Project Another month and another tepid unemployment report. The nation's unemployment rate just went up to 7.6% with no prospect for a significant decline in sight. The plight of the long term unemployed who represent over 37% of the unemployed is all but forgotten. Facing daunting odds in finding work, they...
Topics: Christine Owens, National Employment Law Project, Robert Reich, unemployment rate, Long term...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** While ICE Raided Nearly 100 7-Eleven Stores in Pre-Dawn Nationwide Sweeps, California Unions Resists Trumpâs Anti-Immigrant Actions with Rusty Hicks, President of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor California unions are moving to protect undocumented workers and immigrants against attacks from the Trump regime. They are vigorously...
Topics: 7-Eleven Ice Raids, Rusty Hicks Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, Sanctuary Cities,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition - 26' Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** As We Demand Justice For Trayvon Martin His Death Reveals A Long-Frayed Racial Nerve With Linn Washington, Professor of Journalism at Temple University and Colin Goddard, shot 4 times at the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre and Assistant Director of Federal Legislation for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence The murder of 17 year old Trayvon Martin, an...
Topics: Linn Washington, Colin Goddard, Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, George Zimmerman, Stand...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Inside Chicago's Legacy of Police Abuse: Violence 'as routine as traffic lights' with Professor Craig Futterman, professor of law November 24, the Chicago Police Department released the long-awaited dashcam video from the shooting death of Laquan McDonald in Chicago. Craig Futterman, Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Civil Rights and Police...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:59 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Another Blow To Democracy : Defense Attorney Lynne Stewart Given A 10 Year Prison Sentence Seventy-year old attorney Lynne Stewart, was resentenced to ten years in prison by Manhattan District Court Judge John Koeltl, after an appeals court ruled that her original twenty-eight month prison term was too light. As the 120 month sentence was pronounced...
Topics: Judge John Koeltl, Lynne Stewart, Ramsey Clarke, terrorism and civil liberties
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* On the Count, Using, Not Doing Time: A Truly Amazing, Authentic African American History Lesson with Marshal "Eddie" Conway Marshal "Eddie" Conway a veteran of The Black Panther Party was held as a political prisoner for four decades in a government frame-up. But whether behind the walls or now back in the community after his recent release, Convey...
Topics: Marshal "Eddie" Conway, political prisoners Conway, Black Panthers Conway
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************** Fast Food Forward Strike Again in NYC and Nationwide Fast-food workers in New York City and around the country struck and rallied for higher wages and union protection. They want a raise with those fries. New Yorkâs fast-food employees joined thousands of colleagues from across the country in a strike aimed at boosting their salaries to $15 an hour â more than double the current minimum rate- and...
Topics: fast food forward, NYC fast food strikes, low wage workers, minimum wage
----- Original Message ----- From: Ken Nash To: Ken Nash Sent: Friday, July 28, 2017 8:54 PM Subject: Building Bridges: Herb Boyd's Black Detroit: A People's History of Self-Determination Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Black Detroit: A People's History of Self-Determination with Herb Boyd, journalist, educator, author, and activist. His articles appear regularly in the New York...
Topics: Herb Boyd Detroit, Detroit auto workers, Detroit history African Americans, Detroit music history
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Friday, May 1, 2 - 6pm EST ***************************** Friday, May 1st celebrate May Day over WBAI, 2 â 6 pm, Weâll Build Bridges between the workers of the world. Youâll hear from the Fight for $15 and a union, a social movement sweeping the country; weâll learn from the militant, insurgent labor activists in South Africa, and attend protests in support of the workers of Bangladesh. Put on your comfortable shoes...
Topics: May Day 2015, Valerie Wilson Economic Policy Institute, Joe Burns Labor strikes, labor movement
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:54 ******************************************** 159,000 Jobs Lost in August, 600,000 to loose homes this year by foreclosures What is to be done? with Dean Baker, Co-Director, Center for Economic and Policy Research William Tabb, Economist and Author Will bailing out the banks to the tune of 700 billion dollars fix the liquidity crisis or will we need to nationalize the banks? And, What...
Topics: banks, foreclosures, unemployment, recession
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** âWe Wonât Back Downâ says The Fight for $15, Strike Nationwide! featuring . Isaias Sapon, McDonald's worker, Texas . Rob Hill, VP and Organizing Director of 32BJ As newly-elected politicians and newly-empowered corporate special interests threaten an extremist agenda to move the country to the right, working Americans announced that their four-year-old Fight...
Topics: Fight for 15, minimum wage, Rob Hill local 32bj, McDonald’s workers, airport workers, Fast...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Mumia Must Live: An Emergency Report On the Medical Mistreatment Of The Worldâs Most Renowned Political Prisoner with . Esperanza Martell, a peace and human-rights activist, who has worked on social justice issues dealing with Puerto Rican independence, political prisoners, education and health care from a class, race and gender perspective. She teaches...
Topics: Mumia Abu-Jamal medical treatment, Prison health care, Johanna Fernandez Mumia health care,...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Nobel Prize Economist Joseph Stiglitz on the Dangers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership "The TPP proposes to freeze into a binding trade agreement many of the worst features of the worst laws in the TPP countries, making needed reforms extremely difficult if not impossible." Stiglitz highlights how this trade agreement threatens our jobs, health,...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., March 14, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Mayorâs Zoning Plans Will Displace Low-Income Communities of Color and Hyper-Segregate City with . Peter Marcuse, lawyer and professor emeritus of urban planning at UCLA from 1972 until 1975 and at Columbia University from 1975 to 2003. He has written extensively on the right to the city and the Occupy movement . Eva Hanhard, prof. of Planning, Pratt...
Topics: Peter Marcuse, Eva Hanhard, Trump unions, Trump hotel union las vegas, mandatory inclusionary...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:28 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** The New Class War in Wisconsin with Frank Emspak, Dir.Emeritus, School For Workers, University Of Wisconsin and Ex. Dir. Workers Independent News In the face of massive protests, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walkerâs âbudget repair billâ proposes limiting collective bargaining powers of public employees only to base pay tearing the guts out of the union.The...
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----- Original Message ----- From: Ken Nash To: Ken Nash Sent: Sunday, July 10, 2016 9:39 AM Subject: Building Bridges: US Imposing Junta to Rule Puerto Rico Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Building Bridges Not Walls â Protesting the Republican Convention with Car Dix, Stop Mass Incarceration Network and Abbas Hamideh, Cleveland Palestinian Activist, Co-Founder Al-Awda Parallel idiocies in...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Marching with The Coalition For Human Rights In The Dominican Republic âWhat we are seeing today is not a Haitian crisis, itâs not a Dominican crisis,â City Councilman Mathieu Eugene (D-Brooklyn) said. âIt is a human rights crisis. This is injustice. This is not right. This is discrimination.â Councilman Eugene came together with an expansive coalition to...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Puerto Ricoâs Debt Crisis: Whoâs To Blame And What Can Be Done? with . David Galarza, co-founder of SiemPReste, an organization committed to working in the diaspora around the political/civil/economic crisis of Puerto Rico . Michael Kink, Exec. Dir., Strong Economy for All Coalition and Member Hedge Clippers Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the...
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Unpackaging the US Role and What Happened in this Latest Round of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks with Rashid Khalidi, author of six books about the Middle East, his writing on Middle East history and politics has appeared in New York Times, Boston Globe and numerous other journals and newspapers. His most recent book is "Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle...
Topics: Rashid Khalidi, Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks, Brokers of Deceit, U. S. and Israel: U.S. and...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28 minutes ******************************************** State of the Unions with. author, Philip Dine How can unions regain their strength, empower the working class and regain political influence? Veteran reporter Dine, a two time Pulitzer Prize nominee, draws from his extensive experience analyzing workers organizing, contract and electoral campaigns to draw lessons on how on how labor...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28' Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** OWS Undaunted By Dozens Of Arrests In Bid To Reclaim Space, Continues Its Work With The 99 Percent Celebrating its 3rd month of existence OWS came to take back The Commons, a space owned by Trinity Church, to assert freedom of expression and the right to assemble as fundamental freedoms. While more than 50 arrests ensued still through...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:39 ******************************************** Utah Phillips Got It Right A Memorial Rebroadcast of an Interview with Utah Phillips Utah Phillips, a seminal figure in American folk music who performed extensively and tirelessly for audiences on two continents for 38 years, died Friday may 23, 2008 of congestive heart failure in Nevada City, California a small town in the Sierra Nevada...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:20 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** The State of the Union Deficit Reduction and Common Sense: Invest in the Economy, Reduce the Military Budget & Tax the Rich with Joseph Stiglitz, University Professor Columbia University, Recipient Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics The ink was hardly dry on the massive compromise federal tax bill when Republican leaders restarted their call for...
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Building Bridges and Housing Notebook Special over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg, Ken Nash, Scott Sommer & Vajra Kilgour Mon., January 23, 7 â 9 pm EST ***************************** The Stunning Size and Scope of Women Across the Country Who Turn Out to Say âWe Wonât Go Backâ A Building Bridges and Housing Notebook Special: Highlights from the Historic Womenâs March in Washington D.C. "Welcome to your first day, we will not go away!" marchers in Washington chanted....
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:17 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Arizona, the Anti-Immigrant Testing Ground with Isabel Garcia, Director, Pima County Legal Defender's Office and Co-chair, Coalition de Derechos Humanos, Arizona While a federal judge blocked key controversial provisions of Arizona's new immigration legislation, one of the harshest anti-immigrant laws ever passed in the United States still went into...
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WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash Monday, January 9, 2012, 7 - 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM ****************** âUn-Settling Occupationâ OWS Stands With Indigenous Americans With l Janice Richards, Oglala Sioux , activist and educator l Firewolf Nelson-Wong, Dine, AIM member and activist l Joseph, indigenous activist l Christopher Hedges, journalist, activist l Raymond Two Hawks, Narragansett Nation, Rhode Island Territory On...
Topics: Native Americans, Occupy Wall Street, Janice Richards, Firewolf Nelson-Wong, Christopher Hedges,...
Workers Head To Luxury Pad Of Starbucks CEO Demanding Stop Anti-Union Warfare Against Them 
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We're off to the rally, steps away from Broadway shows shut down by spiking COVID, where workers are gathering to demand Amazon recognize the union being organized by the Amazon Labor Union (ALU) and that its roughly 750,000 US workers be free from Amazons terror tactics to stop their unionizing. Grueling peak season work requirements, sexual harassment and unsafe super-spreader conditions are fueling the union drive. Now, just moments before the rally is set to kick off we just the news that...
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 Is now a teachable moment for economists? with William Spriggs, Ph.D. Professor in the Department of Economics, Howard University & Chief Economist to the AFL-CIO Professor William Spriggs challenges his fellow economists, in reaction to the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and slams what he sees as attempts to deny racial discrimination. Dr. Spriggs argues that economists should stop looking for a reason other than racism " some omitted variable " to account for...
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WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, August 20, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Hunger Strikers Sew Lips Shut In Protest Against General Motors Colmotores With Rafael Angel Jimenez, Association of Sick and Fired Workers of General Motors Colombia (ASOTRECOL) Workers injured in the General Motors Colmotores assembly plant sewed their lips shut on August 1, 2012, as part of a...
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WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash Monday, December 26, 7 - 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM 59:24 ****************** Justice for Jazz Artists, What No Minimum Wage & No Pension? With l John O'Connor, Vice President AFM's Local 802 l Keisha St. Joan, jazz vocalist New York Cityâs musiciansâ union has been leafleting outside The Blue Note, a major jazz club, in a campaign to gain pension benefits and a minimum wage for jazz...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 26:20 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** TAXES, WE DONâT PAY NO STINKIN' TAXES SAYS VERIZON, AS THE 99% CRIES FOUL! With The Tax Dodgers, OWS Occupy the Boardroom, United NY, Make the Road NY, Strong Economy for All, NY Communities for Change, Vocal New York, C.W.A., 99% NY, and other members of the 99% Verizon Communications has been identified as one of the countryâs worst...
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Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, March 18, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** Cops Who Killed Kimani Gray Focus Of 5 Prior Federal Civil Rights Lawsuits Another stolen Black life! Sixteen year old, African-American Kimani Gray was mortally wounded after 7 of the 11 bullets fired entered his body both the front and the back. The murderous shots were fired by Sergeant Mourad and Officer Jovaniel Cordova, who had already racked up...
Topics: Kimani Gray, police brutality New York City, stop and frisk, Sergeant Mourad Mourad, Officer...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., August 22, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Ainât I A Woman: how twenty-years after Bill Clinton pulled the safety net from under predominantly poor women and children theyâre left to sink to deeper destitution with Felicia Kornbluh is associate professor of history and gender, sexuality and womenâs studies at the University of Vermont and president of the faculty union, United Academics. Sheâs...
Topics: welfare reform, Felicia Kornbluh, poverty and wefare, women poverty, Worker’s Justice Project,...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., March 19, 7 â8 pm EST streaming @ www.wbai.org/playernew.html smartphone streaming @ http://stream.wbai.org & to listen, or download archived shows www.wbai.org/server-archive.html ***************************** Chanting âWe Want Changeâ thousands of students walk out of school and tell us what they want and isnât it time to listen! âALL people who have experienced gun violence, including systemic forms of...
Topics: Brooklyn students gun violence protest, gun control students, The Coalition of Immokalee Workers...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., December 26, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** In the Prophetic Tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Rev. William Barber II Talks About the Fight for Justice & Against Militarism, Poverty & Discrimination with Rev. William Barber II, a preacher who described himself as the son of a preacher, pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church in Goldsboro, N.C., president of the North Carolina NAACP, a member...
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Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Dr. Cornel West on Poverty In America Cornel West, is one of Americaâs most gifted, provocative, and important democratic intellectuals, now focusing much of his energy on his second national tour to heighten awareness of poverty in the U.S., aggressively committing to stopping Stop & Frisk practices and resisting efforts to privatize public education and against...
Topics: Cornel West, poverty tour, The Rich and the Rest of Us, A Poverty Manifesto, unemployment, war on...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Hundreds Of Jewish Leaders Pledge Support For B&H Warehouse Workers Right To A Fair Contract Jews for Racial and Economic Justice and workers from the prominent B&H Photo Video store stood together at the mega digital device store to demand B&H management end their retaliation against workers and sign a contract that allows for humane and lawful...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:44 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** The State of Working America With Avis Jones-DeWeever, Director of Research & Public Policy, National Council of Negro Women Juan Cartagena, General Counsel & Vice Pres. of Advocacy, Community Service Society, Robert Pollin, Co- Dir., Political Economy Research Institute & economics professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.. The...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 26:58 ******************************************** Free Gaza Rally at Times Square Gaza is under attack by one of the most deadly military machines on the planet â the Israeli military, and, silence in the face of such suffering is unsupportable for anyone devoted to peace and social justice. The U.S.government supplied Israel with the military means to carry out this attack and has...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:20 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Outrageous, The Who & Why Of The Army Coup Which Deposed Honduras President Manuel Zelaya with Honduran UN Ambassador & Interior Minister Jorge Arturo Reina The June 28 coup against President Manuel Zelaya of Honduras reminds us of the worst years in Latin Americaâs history, but international, regional and popular power in the streets...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:22 ****************************** Chicago Strikers Stood Up for Justice by Sitting In with Ricky Maclin,VP L. 1110, United Electrical Workers(UE) Raul Flores,Steward,Local 1110,UE Mark Meinster, UE Field Organizer Joycleyn Campbell, Domestic Workers United Sara Rodriguez a striking Stella D'Oro Cookie Worker, L. 50, Bakery, Confectioners, Tobacco Workers Union In December, in an...
Topics: UE, United Electrical Workers, sit in, Republic Windows, economic crisis Chicago
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27:13 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Band Aid Approach To Hemorrhaging Health Care System Continues To Prevail with U.S. Congressman John Conyers The economic crisis has increased the urgency for real health care reform now, yet the President and Congress persist in advocating half measures, ignoring the real problem, the health insurance industry. But, the voices for...
Topics: health care for all, health care reform, John Conyers, David Himmelstein, Medicare for All, Health...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., November 28, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** âWe Wonât Back Downâ says The Fight for $15, Readying to Strike Nationwide! featuring . Isaias Sapon, McDonald's worker, Texas . Rob Hill, VP and Organizing Director of 32BJ As newly-elected politicians and newly-empowered corporate special interests threaten an extremist agenda to move the country to the right, working Americans announced that their...
Topics: fight for 15, 15 and a union, minimum wage, Laura Carlsen Americas Program, Italia Méndez Mexico...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28:18 ************************* Taming Wild Edibles with The Industrial Workers of the World In addition to its own seafood restaurants, Wild Edibles' ware- house provides seafood to some of New York's most famous eateries including Tavern on the Green and La Goulue. Yet, Wild Edibles warehouse workers are laboring under illegal and exploitative conditions.They have filed a class action...
Topics: Industrial Workers of the World, IWW, Philadelphia, longshore workers, immigrant workers
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************************** Fighting for Reparatory Justice Now: Demands for Change, to Build Organizations that Become a Mighty Movement Also an exclusive, Ta-Nehisi Coates, reads from his block-buster memoir to his son âBetween the World and Meâ On this one month anniversary of the murders of the Charleston nine, and the one year anniversary of the death of Eric Garner the question looms how we can progress from a...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Betsy DeVos, Trumpâs Nominee for Education Secretary is an Enemy of Public Schools with Carol Corbett Burris became Executive Director of the Network for Public Education Foundation in August 2015, after serving as principal of South Side High School in the Rockville Centre School District in NY since 2000. In 2010, she was named Educator of the Year by the...
Topics: Betsy DeVos Trump Education, Carol Corbett Burris Betsy DeVos, Trump education, Public Education
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************** Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Corporate Power Tool of the 1% with Lori Wallach, Dir. Of Public Citizenâs Global Trade Watch Recently WikiLeaks released "the secret negotiated draft text for the entire TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Intellectual Property Rights Chapter. The TPP is the largest-ever economic treaty, encompassing nations representing more than 40 per cent of the worldâs...
Topics: Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Lori Wallach, Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, wikileaks...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Rev. Barber calls for a New Reconstruction in America through Grassroots Activism For Racial and Economic Justice with Rev. Dr. William Barber is the President of the North Carolina NAACP, and leader of Moral Mondays Movement whose effectiveness of organization has lifted him into the ranks of national civil rights leadership. He is helping transform the...
Topics: Rev. William Barber, North Carolina NAACP, black lives matter, economic justice, Dr. King economic...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Trumpâs Department of Homeland Security (âDHSâ) yanks Temporary Protective Status (âTPSâ) from Haitians â more than 50,000 face deportation! featuring Steve Forester, Immigration Policy Coordinator, with the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti and Kim Ives, journalist and co-founder of the international weekly newspaper Haiti...
Topics: Trump Haitians' Temporary Protective Status. Steve Forester Haitians’ Temporary Protective...
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5 FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., April 21, 2014, 7 - 8pm EST *****************************. Vanishing Pearls: Generations-Old African American Fishermen Fight for Existence featuring Nailah Jefferson, filmmaker Vanishing Pearls Following the worst environmental disaster in American history, the 2010 Deepwater oil spill, Nailhah Jeffersonâs Vanishing Pearls chronicles the untold story of personal devastation in Pointe a la Hache, a close-knit...
Topics: Vanishing Pearls, BP oil spill fishermen, immigration reform NYC, immigration deportations, Nissan...
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, September 24, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** What Chicago Teachers Taught Us With Kimberly Bowsky, Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) rank and file activist, member of CORE, Council of Rank and File Educators and the CTU House of Delegates and Brian Jones, former NYC public elementary school teacher, now pursuing a doctorate in urban...
Topics: Chicago Teachers Union strike, education reform, Kimberly Bowsky, Council of Rank and File...
The Revolutionary Martin Luther King: Confronting the Triple Evils of                                                                   Racism, Wealth Inequality, Militarism! Stone monuments and tributes can’t adequately commemorate the Rev. Martin Luther King. Genuine recognition of the man requires that we resolve to carry on his legacy of resistance to discrimination, the widening wealth divide, and war.  Amidst terrible...
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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...
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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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Women and people of color are disproportionately impacted by the poverty wages allowed under our current minimum wage laws: 45% of women (74.2 million), 59.7% of Black people (23.7 million), 64.1% of Latinx people (38 million), 40.8% of Asian people (8 million), and 58.9 percent of Native and Indigenous people (2.14 million), living in the richest nation in the world, are poor or low-income. Their work on the frontlines during the pandemic must be recognized with an increase in the federal...
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