Labor

Kathi Weeks: The Problem With Work

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Tue, 12/04/2012

 Joe Clement talks with Kathi Weeks about her book "The Problem with Work: feminism, marxism, antiwork politics and postwork imaginaries". They discuss the work ethic and why it promises more than it delivers. They also consider the tradition of antiwork politics and how feminists helped widen the scope of what we consider work and who we consider part of the working-class and involved in class-struggle.

[audio-player] 17:08 minutes (11.77 MB)

The Melting Pot on 12/04/12

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The Melting Pot
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Tue, 12/04/2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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The Melting Pot fuses elements of Electronica with instruments and vocals from various cultures.

Tonalli on 12/04/12

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Tonalli
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Tue, 12/04/2012 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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A Latina/o radio talk [spanish] show covering local, regional and international news.

Flashpoints on 12/04/12

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Flashpoints
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Tue, 12/04/2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Labor Radio on 12/03/12

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Labor Radio
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Mon, 12/03/2012 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Short Description: 
Discussions On Working Class Issues

Labor Radio on 01/07/13

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Labor Radio
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Mon, 01/07/2013 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Marxism and the Trade Union Struggle

Marxism and the Trade Union Struggle, a talk by union activist Lucy Hershel, given at the June, 2012 Socialism conference in Chicago.

Domingos para Recordar on 12/02/12

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Sun, 12/02/2012 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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Latin

Utah Philips: Dump the Bosses

program date: 
Mon, 11/26/2012

 Joe Clement introduces Ut

4:53 minutes (2.24 MB)

Lichtenstein on Walmart Activism

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program date: 
Mon, 11/26/2012

Bill Resnick talks with labor historian Nelson Lichtenstein, Professor of History at the University of California Santa Barbara and author of The Retail Revolution: How Wal-Mart Created a Brave New World of Business and editor of Wal-Mart: The Face of Twenty-First-Century Capitalism, among other works. They discuss the Wal-Mart business model, its productive efficiency and success in the USA, the resistance Wal-Mart has faced in other parts of the world, and its strategies for blocking unionization and exploiting just-in-time labor.

19:24 minutes (8.88 MB)
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