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Laborvision podcast is a place to discuss the labor movement and how everyone is affected by it. You will hear from organized labor, unorganized labor, Community Activists, elected officials, faith-based organizations, Folks in leadership and you the people. Folks will be able to tell us what they believe and why they believe. We don’t have to agree but listen to their point of view.
 
Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. “News for working people, by working people.” Our program covers issues in the labor movement locally, nationally, and internationally. The program also addresses issues of concern to working people such as housing, education, health care, immigrants rights, the environment and U.S. foreign policy, from a working class viewpoint. Labor Express Radio airs Sunday nights at 8:00 PM on Chicago's ...
 
Perhaps you've heard about pension reform on the news? Multiemployer benefit funds provide retirement, paid sick leave, vacation, and other paid benefits to millions of middle and working-class Americans and retirees, but these funds are complex. Join Traci Dority-Shanklin, the client and union advocate with over 20 years of managing Taft-Hartley funds, as she navigates the complex world of Taft-Hartley and speaks with the experts who help guide these plans. Guests will share the latest deve ...
 
Saturday Night Live w/ PhillyLabor Radio” is a weekly talk radio show hosted by Business Manager of the Philadelphia Building Trades, Phila. AFL-CIO Pres, Pat Eiding, Joe Doc Jr and Joe Krause that airs every Saturday night from 7pm to 8pm on Philadelphia’s legendary talk radio station 1210 WPHT and presents an insider’s look at the Philadelphia area labor movement.
 
Solidarity Radio is a labor movement podcast brought to you by Union Underground. Recorded in Denver, CO and hosted by Ted James & Jay-Dao, we bring you an inside perspective on organized labor and the struggle for social and economic justice in the United States. Grassroots organizing. Worker uprising. Next level. #1uu
 
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Trickle-Down Socialism

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Trickle-Down Socialism

Pat Donohue, Dan Goldsbury, and C$ Burns

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Welcome to Trickle-Down Socialism, where we discuss how the US currently has a system of socialism for the super rich and corporations, we try to defang the term “socialism” and explore how government, with a major shift in priorities, could be a force for good in all of our lives. Capitalism kills, economic justice, campaign finance reform, Progressive politics, Labor Unions, Labor Movement Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/trickledownsocialism/support
 
Where worker's stories are front and center, this is On the Picket Line.Everyday, workers across the globe are rising up to defend their humanity and fight for their dignity on the job. As the class struggle advances, the stories of workers are front and center here. Tune in for your weekly labor news, analysis and history. This is On the Picket Line with Monica Cruz.
 
The Listen, Organize, Act podcast focuses on the history and contemporary practice of community organizing and democratic politics. Alongside this specific focus are two others: the first is to explore how organizing connects democracy and religion, particularly at a local level; the second is to explore the visions and practices that shape small 'd,' participatory democratic politics. The name of the podcast reflects these concerns. Through a series of conversations with folk who live and b ...
 
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Birthful

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Birthful

Adriana Lozada

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On Birthful, working doula and former journalist Adriana Lozada talks pregnancy, birth and postpartum with top experts and new parents. Every episode distills the overload of pregnancy information down to the most relevant and useful stuff. Adriana Lozada is a mom, author, speaker, birth doula, postpartum educator, and healthy-sleep consultant. Visit Birthful.com. Please note: Adriana has years of experience but she's not a doctor, and does not expect anyone to treat the show like medical ad ...
 
WGLT's Sound Ideas is our flagship news program. Every weekday, WGLT reporters go beyond soundbites for deeper conversations with newsmakers, musicians, artists, and anyone with a story to share.This 30-minute newsmagazine is produced Monday through Friday.You can also subscribe to the Sound Ideas - Full Episodes podcast.
 
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Class

Democratic Socialists of America

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Class is the official podcast of the National Political Education Committee of the Democratic Socialists of America. We believe working people should run both the economy and society democratically to meet human needs, not to make profits for a few. Class is a podcast where we ask socialists about why they are socialists, what socialism looks like, and how we, as the working class, can become the ruling class.
 
They changed the world. So can you. Each week, award-winning journalist Aarti Shahani meets fascinating humans who've done big things. They answer two questions: (1) How does power work in the real world, anyway? (2) How has wielding power changed you? The movement begins here. Listen now. Let your volcano erupt.
 
Empathy Media Lab’s is a multi-brand podcast exploring labor, political economy, art, and culture. Producer and host Evan Papp seeks to build solidarity by universalizing the struggles of our human condition while outlining policy solutions that address the most intractable challenges of today. Union Solidarity Forever.
 
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New Dawn

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Michael Dawson

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Michael C. Dawson, founder and former Director of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture and is the John D. MacArthur Professor of Political Science and the College at the University of Chicago, is the host of this Race and Capitalism Project-initiated podcast series, New Dawn. He invites guests to discuss their research related to race and capitalism. Many episodes have generously been supported by Scholarly Borderlands and Social Science Research Council.
 
Vol. I: The Colonial Period. Charles Austin Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where he met and eventually married Mary Ritter Beard, one of the founders of the first Greek-letter society for women, Kappa Alpha Theta. Many of his books were written in collaboration with his wife, whose own interes ...
 
Be Antiracist imagines what an antiracist society might look like and how we all can play an active role in building one. Dr. Ibram X. Kendi is the author of How to Be an Antiracist, the book that spurred a nationwide conversation redefining what it means to be antiracist, and in this podcast, he guides listeners how they can identify and reject the racist systems hiding behind racial inequity and injustice. Alongside notable guests, Dr. Kendi continues his journey towards building a just an ...
 
Weekly radio show from the Democratic Socialists of America in NYC, recorded live at WBAI 99.5 in Brooklyn NY, Tuesday @ 7pm EST. Listen and call-in! Our vision for a democratic socialist future, from the minds and hearts of organizers fighting every day in NYC. Hear the latest news, analysis, and organizing experience from our members and partners and learn how to be part of a revolutionary political moment. Join the movement at socialists.nyc!
 
The people behind The Intercept’s fearless reporting and incisive commentary discuss the crucial issues of our time: national security, civil liberties, foreign policy, and criminal justice. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
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Macro N Cheese

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Macro N Cheese

Steve D Grumbine MS, MBA, PMP, PSM1, ITIL

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Macroeconomics has never been so ... delish! Macro and Cheese explores the progressive movement through the lens of Modern Monetary Theory, with hot and irreverent political takes, spotlights in activism, and the razor sharp musings of Real Progressives Founder and host Steve Grumbine. The cheese will flow as experts come in for a full, four course deep dive into the hot queso. Comfort Food for Thought!
 
America faces the greatest challenges our nation has ever confronted. Extreme wealth inequality, a crippling health and economic crisis, a looming climate catastrophe, and untended wounds from our past keep our democracy in shackles. Listen in with your hosts Richard Dien Winfield and Chris Tidwell in the pursuit of an America Unchained.
 
Peoplesworld.org is a daily news website of, for and by the 99% and the direct descendant of the Daily Worker. Published by Long View Publishing Co., People's World reports on the movements for jobs, peace, equality, democracy, civil rights and liberties, labor, immigrant, LGBT and women's rights, protection of the environment, and more.
 
The largest gathering of progressive activists and leaders from across the country kicked off with a plan to critically assess the early accomplishments of the progressive movement under the new presidential administration and Congress that progressives have helped bring to power. They also came together with plans for the long haul – for carrying out the great new mission of our lifetimes: mobilizing a democratic majority to make progressive change that can shape America’s Future Now! Atten ...
 
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Automate This!

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Automate This!

JBT Automated Systems

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Overcoming staff shortage challenges has become quite difficult for many businesses in today’s tough labor market. Angela Weiser, JBT Automated Systems global marketing manager, interviews JBT subject matter experts on various topics regarding automating material movement with industrial mobile robots in warehouses, distribution centers, manufacturing plants, and hospitals. If you are struggling with staff shortages and experiencing business operational disruptions, then don’t miss Automate ...
 
Keeping democracy alive Democracy is not a spectator sport, it requires informed participating citizens. On Keeping Democracy Alive, we delve into dynamics that both inhibit democracy and reinvigorate it. looking into issues from: domestic economic issues to foreign, labor, trade, and education policy, NSA spying, the drug war, prison, police, and judicial issues, electoral and protest politics, middle east realities, right and left wing populism, environmental and energy issues, the wealth ...
 
A podcast where we talk about the things you should have learned in school but didn't learn, didn't learn fully, or didn't learn correctly. We also chat about about our cats, our haunted house, cryptids, and recent events. Hosted by a married pair, Mattie and Austin, who are a former teacher and a current librarian. We met when Mattie picked Austin out of the audience during a performance (which he was skipping class to attend), screaming at him for causing all her life's problems. It really ...
 
In 1968, police arrested five Black girls dressed in oversized military fatigues in Montgomery. The girls were runaways, escaping from a state-run reform school called the Alabama Industrial School for Negro Children in Mount Meigs, Alabama. The girls were determined to tell someone about the abuse they’d suffered there: physical and sexual violence, unlivable facilities, and grueling labor in the fields surrounding the school. It was, as several former students called it, a slave camp. UNRE ...
 
This podcast is dedicated to the education and information about pregnancy and birth, as well as labor and delivery options available in Canada primarily, but also across the world. Midwifery is quickly becoming a new standard for care, and many moms-to-be have lots of questions and concerns. We're here to help sift through the information and deliver it to you in one convenient place.
 
We are writers, activists, and leftists who come from two of the reddest states in the country, Oklahoma and Idaho. Red, in this sense, may refer to the indigenous, socialist, and labor histories of these states, as well as the right-wing fascism that they’re known for today. As rebels, we use a class-based, leftist lens to analyze current events and political issues. We talk about the many ways neoliberalism provides a breeding ground for fascism, and we examine revolutionary frameworks and ...
 
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Green Left Weekly Radio

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Green Left Weekly Radio

Green Left Weekly Radio Collective

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A weekly source of alternative information which aims to inspire action and organisation to put people and the environment first.Covering international political issues and struggles against the exploitation of the people and exposing the bias in mainstream media that preferences the power brokers and denies access to information.
 
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This is the second episode in a two-part series on the state of the labor movement in 2022 and what we expect in 2023, and why we as socialists care so much about the labor movement. Daphna Thier, a DSA member and longtime bartender based in Brooklyn, recently stepped down as the chair of DSA National Political Education Committee (NPEC) and is now…
 
Today I talked to Ellen Cassedy about her new book Working 9 to 5: A Women's Movement, a Labor Union, and the Iconic Movie (Chicago Review Press, 2022). Many people may identify 9 to 5 with the comic film starring Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton and Lily Tomlin or perhaps only know Parton’s hit song that served as its theme. But 9 to 5 wasn't just a comic…
 
A weekly magazine-style radio show featuring the voices and stories of Asians and Pacific Islanders from all corners of our community. The show is produced by a collective of media makers, deejays, and activists. This Thursday APEX Express proudly presents “South Asians and The Labor Justice Movement.” This episode highlights Sandhya Jha, a pastor,…
 
A weekly magazine-style radio show featuring the voices and stories of Asians and Pacific Islanders from all corners of our community. The show is produced by a collective of media makers, deejays, and activists. Intimate Sounds of the Four Continents Episode #5 Intimate Sounds of the Four Continents combines Lisa Lowe’s theories and music from aro…
 
On February 25, Africa’s largest democracy and economy will elect its president and parliamentary representatives. This will be Nigeria’s seventh electoral cycle since the country returned to civilian rule in 1999. In its fourth republic, the People's Democratic Party has won every multi-party contest until 2015, when the All Progressives Congress …
 
Today Recall this Book welcomes Zachary Horton, Associate Professor of Literature and director of the Vibrant Media Lab at University of Pittsburgh; game designer, filmmaker and camera designer. Out of all these endeavors, he came to talk about his book The Cosmic Zoom Scale, Knowledge, and Mediation. This dizzying book begins with a bravura descri…
 
Is the US is merely a procedural, but not a substantive democracy? On part one, Franklin and Marshall history professor Van Gosse asks: what are the factors why we lack more actual democracy? And on part two, The Nation’s national The post Two Topics: 1) How Real Our Democracy? 2) Who is This Ruben Gallego appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
The Supreme Court is hearing a case that could dismantle the Indian Child Welfare Act, also known as ICWA. The law was passed in 1978 to combat a history of forced family separation in the United States and prevent the removal of Native children from their communities. But now, in Haaland v. Brackeen, ICWA could be completely overturned. In the thi…
 
After a difficult first labor with interventions she was unsure about, Alyssa Jennings was determined that her next birth would be on her terms. Little did she know that she’d be having to contain the fetal ejection reflex until her doctor arrived! Alyssa shares with Adriana the magic words her husband used to help her wait (no, they didn’t have an…
 
By the 1960s, the Alabama Industrial School for Negro Children was an early prototype of the for-profit prison. But it wasn’t designed that way. In this episode, we go back to the early 20th century when a Black woman and student of Booker T. Washington named Cornelia Bowen founded Mt. Meigs. She envisioned a safe haven for Black kids who weren’t b…
 
Air Date 1/31/2023 Today, we take a look at just some of the nearly infinite ways in which our society, culture, and economy are infused from top to bottom with Scam Culture™ that is bleeding us dry both financially and mentally. Be part of the show! Leave us a message or text at 202-999-3991 or email Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Transcript BestOfTheLeft.…
 
Private Security Firms; just part of doing business, right? Blackwater was America’s version in Iraq; The Wagner Group is Russia’s today in Ukraine and Africa. Atrocities in the Donbass region of Ukraine? Russia cynically said, that’s not us, it’s “little The post Outsourcing War: Making Atrocities Invisible By The Wagner Group appeared first on Ke…
 
This is the full 1-8-2022 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. What does 2023 have in store for working people and the labor movement? Forecasts and predictions for the new year. Also, workers at the Howard Brown Health Centers carry out a 3-day strike to protest layoffs. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only labor news and current affairs r…
 
Art has a long history of engaging with conflict and violence. From the antiquities, through Goya, to Guernica, our museums are filled with depictions of battles, pogroms, uprisings, and their suppression. Not all of these stories are told from the perspective of the victors. Many contemporary creatives have continued this tradition. While the posi…
 
Original Air Date: 1-17-23 Today, Jay!, Amanda, Erin and Deon discuss: - The updated dress code in the Missouri legislature - One-Way Empathy - Andrew Tate and Capitalism Culture - The management and labor of modern conveniences REFERENCES: Outrage after Missouri lawmakers' new dress code for women in the state House Andrew Tate: The Arrest, Greta …
 
When you realize the national debt is little more than a bunch of interest-bearing savings accounts, you will have effectively neutered the politicians and pundits who wield it like a weapon to keep the people in line and tame the working class. Every year in the US, the debt ceiling alarm is rung right on schedule. Just like Halloween. Interest-be…
 
Liliminatuli / Devonport Invasion Day Rally here II Change the Date was the theme of the Invasion Day Rally held in Devonport. Voices from the rally.The Art of Incarceration here II Filmmaker Alex Siddon talks to us about The Art of Incarceration, which profiles Indigeous prisoners who find a new way forard through art.Gomeroi v Santos here II Outs…
 
In this first episode of 2023, in the midst of ongoing US wars, pandemics and record inflation, we take a deep look at "the railroad strike that wasn't" in December 2022. In this US political moment, we see an uptick of strikes, walkouts and labor organizing inside the United States. And we feel it's crucial to hear from railroad workers directly i…
 
A weekly magazine-style radio show featuring the voices and stories of Asians and Pacific Islanders from all corners of our community. The show is produced by a collective of media makers, deejays, and activists. This episode on APEX EXPRESS highlights Khamsa, the Arabic word for “five,” is a multimedia art project showcasing Black, Muslim, Immigra…
 
Last year, left-wing veteran Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva defeated right-wing Jair Bolsonaro in an historic election for Brazil. The victory was slim—Lula amassed 50.9% to Bolsonaro’s 49.1%. Bolsonarismo—the term used to describe adherence to Bolsonaro’s crackpot ideology which blends neofascism, evangelical Christianity, and neoliberalism—was far fro…
 
Air Date 1/25/2023 Today, we take a look at the long, global history of invading peoples stealing the children of native families to be acculturated into the population of the invading force. Reasons can range from a tactic of war and an intention to commit genocide, usually based on an ideology of racial superiority, to concerns over shifting nati…
 
All refugees lives are threatened equally, so why are Ukrainians handed the welcome mat as it is denied to most others? On this show, Columbia University Professor and co-author Helen Benedict shares what she’s found in the new book Map The post Only Refugees Who Look Like Us Are Welcomed. appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
Drag is an art with deep roots in New York City’s queer communities of color that has much to offer to all people who are interested in liberating themselves from traditional and patriarchal ideas of gender. That’s part of why it’s become a target of the organized far-right both here in NYC and nationally, with public libraries and other community …
 
The North Carolina Supreme Court rejected a partisan gerrymandered congressional map drawn to heavily favor Republicans last year. The map violated the state’s constitution. The North Carolina legislature is now arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court whether the state legislature has the authority to override the court and ignore its own constitutio…
 
Survivors of Mt. Meigs share how they ended up in the juvenile justice system and what happened once they went down the long road to the reformatory. Lonnie and Johnny meet the foreboding superintendent EB Holloway, while Mary and Jennie must deal with the girls’ matron, Fannie B. Matthews. If you or someone you know attended Mt. Meigs and would li…
 
You’ve probably been told to do prenatal yoga, but is it really for you? Trauma-informed yoga teacher Abigail Lauren Geller says not if it’s another overwhelming thing on your to-do list! But if you are curious about the benefits of prenatal yoga for your body, your mind, your pregnancy, and your labor, and want to create a space of self-reflection…
 
Interest rates are up significantly, and as homebuilders look at the approaching spring construction season, they will be faced with choices on how to finance construction and how long they think they'll have to wait before they can sell a new housing unit.Normal City Manager Pam Reece says the rate increases have slowed the construction market. Bu…
 
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