Labor

The Melting Pot on 09/03/13

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The Melting Pot
Air date: 
Tue, 09/03/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
The Melting Pot fuses elements of Electronica with instruments and vocals from various cultures.

Tonalli on 09/03/13

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Tonalli
Air date: 
Tue, 09/03/2013 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
A Latina/o radio talk [spanish] show covering local, regional and international news.

Flashpoints on 09/03/13

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Tue, 09/03/2013 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Well-read Red: Injustice In the Wage-System vs. Wage-System As Injustice

program date: 
Mon, 09/02/2013

Frann Michel brings us the Well-read Red. She muses on the dire state of labor, and by the end focuses on the need to challenge not just injustice in the wage-system, but to decouple income from jobs and overthrow the wage-system as such.

8:19 minutes (7.62 MB)

On the Phenomenon of BS Jobs

program date: 
Mon, 09/02/2013

Joe Clement summarizes and otherwise reads from David Graeber's article "On the Phenomenon of BS Jobs". A more user-friendly version can be found at LibCom.com

7:56 minutes (7.27 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour Labor Day 2013

program date: 
Mon, 09/02/2013

Joe Clement hosts this Old Mole Variety Hour and we hear:

 

59:49 minutes (54.76 MB)

Happy Labor Day?

Happy Labor Day.

Or, is it?

You might have noticed that Labor is not doing so well lately.

MAQUILA WORKERS IN NICARAGUA TRY TO FORM UNIONS

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program: 
Labor Radio
program date: 
Mon, 09/23/2013

A MAQUILA WORKER IN NICARAGUA DESCRIBES THE FIGHT TO FORM A UNION. AS FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS HAVE PROLIFERATED, MAQUILAS - PLANTS USED BY TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS IN ORDER TO PAY LESS IN WAGES TO WORKERS AND TAXES TO GOVERNMENTS - HAVE SPREAD ACROSS LATIN AMERICA, BRINGING AN ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR THE LARGELY FEMALE WORKFORCE THAT COMES WITH PERSONAL AND SOCIAL COSTS.

13:43 minutes (12.55 MB)

Domingos para Recordar on 09/01/13

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Sun, 09/01/2013 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Short Description: 
Latin

Labor Radio on 09/02/13

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Program: 
Labor Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 09/02/2013 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Black Unionists Reflect on March on Washington 50th Anniversary

Portland leaders of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists reflect on last week's 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.  Tina Turner Morfitt, who was in Washington DC, Audrey Terrell who was in Portland, and Deborah Hall share their perspective on the struggle for justice, then and now.

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