Labor Radio

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Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Every Monday from 6:00pm to 6:30pm.

Of the working class, by the working class and for the working class.

Host schedule:

1st Mondays Coalition of Black Trade Unionists
2nd Mondays Stephen Siegel and Rachel Hanes
3rd Mondays Michael Cathcart
4th Mondays Amanda Hill and Jamie Partridge
5th Mondays Lane Poncy 
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KBOO Stream 1
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Current

Labor Radio on 02/17/20

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Rochester Teacher Michelle Sapere

Airs at: Mon, 02/10/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Join us as we talk with 10-year teacher and organizer Michelle Sapere.  Rochester decimated their schools by cutting over 100 teachers mid-year.  These austerity cuts are yet another example of the intentional weakening and dismantling of our public education system, despit... Read more

Labor Radio

Airs at: Mon, 02/03/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Join hosts Tina Turner-Morfitt, Dr. Audrey Terrell, Ms. Deborah Hall for the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists segment of Labor Radio with our guest, Sherman Henry, a Faculty member of the University of Oregon, Labor Education And Research.  Our topic is a preview of the u... Read more

Strike Victory at Clark College

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Suzanne Southerland, president of the Clark College Association for Higher Education, led a year long battle which included a three day strike this month.  The 10% raises and pay equity for part-time professors were substantial gains for this precarious workforce.  Southerl... Read more

Author and teacher Eric Blanc talks Red for Ed and Bernie Sanders

Airs at: Mon, 01/13/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Join us as we talk with the author of Red State Revolt, former teacher Eric Blanc, about the Red for Ed movement and the Bernie Sanders campaign. Read more

Labor Radio

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Join hosts Tina Turner-Morfitt, Dr. Audrey Terrell,   and Ms. Deborah Hall for the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists segment of Labor Radio with our guest, the newly elected president of the Oregon AFL-CIO, Graham Trainor. Brother Trainor has a long record of union activis... Read more

Labor Radio on 12/30/19

Airs at: Mon, 12/30/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Interview with Broadcast Union and Schools Union leaders

Airs at: Mon, 12/23/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Ikesha Owens is president of the Oregon Public Broadcasting workers union, SEIU local 503, whose members are in a fierce struggle against a union busting employer.   In the second half of the show, we interview Belinda Reagan, president of the Portland Federation of School ... Read more

NAFTA 2.0 Good or Bad? - Labor Radio on 12/16/19

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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  In this episode, Michael and Elliott focus on legislation affecting the labor movement. They begin by discussing the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) that is set to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). They breakdown the major elements invol... Read more

Little Rock Educators Jessica Lusk and Erica Ivy

Airs at: Mon, 12/09/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Join us as we speak with educators Jessica Lusk and Erica Ivy about what's been happening in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Like schools all over much of the country, Little Rock, even with its history of attempts to desegregate its schools, continues to struggle with racial inequ... Read more