Labor

Joe Uris teaches about the history of US labor for Our Schools

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Fri, 02/24/2012

Joe Uris leads an exploration of several key events from labor history.

He curses and breaks into song as the subject matter dictates.

This event was recorded at the human's Public Library in downtown Portland on or about February 21st 2012.

83:14 minutes (76.21 MB)

Labor Radio on 02/27/12

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Labor Radio
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Mon, 02/27/2012 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Low Wage Workers in Struggle @ Vancouver Hilton & @ Del Monte Foods

Workers organized with UNITE HERE local 9 at Vancouver’s Hilton Hotel are in struggle for a fair union contract. Their wages are so low that some have to rely on food baskets to feed their families. Their medical benefits are so expensive that less than 5% of the workers are on the plan. Co-host Jamie Partridge brings us testimony from the Jobs with Justice Workers Rights Board hearing held at the Vancouver Library last Thursday.

Out Loud on 02/28/12

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Out Loud
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Tue, 02/28/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Labor, Socialism, Race, and Queer rights!

Tune in to this weeks two where we discuss two exciting topics!

The first is looking at the similarities between the Labor movement and the Queer movement with Dr. Joesph Zompetti (School of Communication at Illinois State University) and Sherry Wolf (Author of Sexuality and Socialism: History, Politics, and Theory of LGBT Liberation).

Also, in honor of Black history month, we will talk with Dr. Antiono Pastrana Jr. (Department of Sociology at City University of New York) about the interconnection between Race and Sexual;/Romantic Identity

Labor Radio on 02/24/12

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Labor Radio
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Fri, 02/24/2012 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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How people in Oregon are taking action on two fronts

Hear this special re-scheduled broadcast of Labor Radio as part of KBOO's Radiozine broadcast. This show is about how people in Oregon are taking action on two fronts. First we speak with Hanaa Vaandering, a physical education teacher and vice president of the Oregon Education Association, about a recent action in Salem and the fight to improve our schools. Then we speak with Dustin Hawks, an activist with the Longview Planning Group of Occupy, about port mobilizations and taking on corporations.

Coltan and The Congo

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Wed, 02/15/2012

Tonight we talk about conflict minerals,  the historic exploitation of Congo and the role that Western nations
and multi-national corporations continue to play in the exploitation  of the resources of Africa.


We hear from many people, including Aaron Hall,  from the enough Project, Kambale musavuli, spokes  person from Friends of the Congo,Chouchou Namegabe Nabintu (recorded before the senate committee on foreign relations on May 13th, 2009), and more.

42:17 minutes (96.79 MB)

Oregon educators fight to improve our schools, and Portland Occupy activists take on corporate giants

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Labor Radio
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Mon, 02/20/2012

http://www.oregoned.org/atf/cf/%7B3F7AF7EC-F984-4631-A411-148CD1FB8421%7D/2012-02DayOfAction370px.jpgTonight's show is about how people in Oregon are taking action on two fronts.  First we speak with Hanaa Vaandering, a physical education teacher and vice president of the Oregon Education Association, about today's action in Salem and the fight to improve our schools.

27:08 minutes (18.63 MB)

Circle A Radio on 02/15/12

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Wed, 02/15/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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The Congo and Exploitation of Resources

Tonight on Circle a Radio, we talk about conflict minerals, the historic exploitation of Congo and the role that Western nations and multinational corporations continue to play in the exploitation of the resources of Africa.

We hear from many, including

  • Kambale Musavuli, a spokesperson and student coordinator for Friends of the Congo,
  • Chouchou Namegabe Nabintu, a radio reporter, and founder of South Kivu's Association of Women Journalists, and
  • Aaron Hall, from The Enough Project.

Beyond Capitalism

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Mon, 02/13/2012

 Noam Chomsky said of America Beyond Capitalism by Gar Alperowitz that it provides "concrete and feasible ways to reverse the ominous course of the past several decades and to open the way to a vibrant democracy with a sustainable economy that can satisfy human needs, not least the need to control one’s work and life."  Here Alperowitz talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about his book and about the growth of non-capitalist, worker controlled enterprises.  

16:55 minutes (9.68 MB)

Kathleen Gerson on her latest book "The Unfinished Revolution: Coming of Age in a New Era of Gender, Work, and Family."

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Mon, 02/06/2012
 
In the controversial public debate over modern American families, the vast changes in family life--the rise of single, two-paycheck, and same-sex parents--have often been blam
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