Joe Uehlein talks with Bill Resnick about building a labor-environmental movement to curb global warming and save the planet.Uehlein's musicis featured in the full length version of this episode of the Old Mole.
Regulators from two state agencies have fined an aerial spraying company a total of almost ten thousand dollars.
Applebee Aviation has been fined by the state Occupational Safety and Health Administration eighty eight hundred dollars and the state Department of Agriculture fined the company eleven hundred dollars.
Both agencies are requiring the Portland-area company to correct the violations through new procedures and training.
For more, KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Darryl Ivy, the employee with Applebee Aviation who first blew the whistle on the dangerous and unsafe practices by the company.
19:41 minutes (18.02 MB)
In Marx’s analysis, widespread inequality and economic instability (and to a lesser degree environmental degradation) are inherent in the capitalist system, and they will eventually result in its collapse.
A Multi-Faith Worker Blessing, sponsored by the Faith-Labor Committee of Portland Jobs with Justice, in commemoration of Pope Francis addressing the US Congress, features talks by low wage workers and faith leaders. In the second half of the program, US Congressman Keith Ellison addresses a worker assembly in Colombia on the failures of the US free trade agreement. 29:18 minutes (26.82 MB)