Labor

Take Back the Capitol with Kimberly Bacon

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Labor Radio
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Wed, 12/07/2011
Fifty Oregonians joined thousands of activists from across the country to Take Back the Capitol this week in a campaign sponsored by the OCCUPY movement, Jobs with Justice, and the Service Employees International Union. Under the banner of "Good Jobs, Not Cuts. Extend Unemployment Benefits" the local contingent was organized by We Are Oregon, Oregon Action, and SEIU locals 49 and 503. KBOO reporter Jamie Partridge was in Washington DC Tuesday and has a word with one of the unemployed workers in the Portland contingent, Kimberly Bacon.
4:36 minutes (6.31 MB)

US china Solar panel trade war

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Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 12/05/2011

Friday, a U.S trade panel ruled that solar imports from China were harming the U.S. domestic solar industry.
In response, China’s Ministry of Commerce said it is deeply concerned that the decision shows a strong inclination to trade protectionsism, and was reached without sufficient evidence. 
2:43 minutes (2.49 MB)

WRR: Capitalism without Capitalists? Is It Possible or Desirable?

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Mon, 12/05/2011

Joe reads two two inter-related blog-posts - "Are CEOs workers, and should we care?" and "Capitalism without Capitalists" - by Peter Frase. Joe mistakenly says Frase teachs at CUNY, where he is only a doctoral student in sociology. Frase writes his own blog, but is an editor for Jacobin magazine. 

8:27 minutes (42.68 MB)

WRR: Occupy Production!

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Mon, 12/05/2011

Clayton Morgareidge reads an essay (edited for radio) by marxist economist Richard Wolff, published in Monthly Review and Truth-Out. Wolff makes a quick, but potent case for workplace democracy as the next phase for Occupy.

5:52 minutes (4.04 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour Dec. 5th

program date: 
Mon, 12/05/2011

 

Joe Clement hosts today's old Mole and we hear:

 

59:07 minutes (40.59 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour on 12/05/11

Air date: 
Mon, 12/05/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
international climate change, occupy production, homeless women & Occupy, capitalism w/o capitalists

 

Joe Clement hosts this Old Mole and we hear:

Radiozine on 12/02/11

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Radiozine
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Fri, 12/02/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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It Calls You Back

Host Carlos Chavez interviews author, poet and activist Luis J Rodriguez. They discuss his new memoir, It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing.

Luis J. Rodriguez has emerged as one of the leading Chicano writers in the country with fifteen published books in memoir, fiction, nonfiction, children's literature, and poetry. Luis' poetry has won a Poetry Center Book Award, a PEN Josephine Miles Literary Award, and a Paterson Poetry Book Prize, among others.

Winning Paid Sick Leave in Seattle

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Labor Radio
program date: 
Mon, 11/28/2011

Dave Freiboth, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Martin Luther King County Labor Council, discusses Seattle's new paid sick leave ordinance and what it took to win it.

10:47 minutes (9.87 MB)
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