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Workin 4 A Livin
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Workin 4 A Livin is about the meaning of work for men and women from all backgrounds - in the union and non union jobs - who are working for a living everyday at their job. For them to get the latest union news, to discuss and learn about the meaning of work within labor unions, how to become an activist, how activism can affect their careers, and how all of that is supposed to occur within a workers union. We welcome you to become a regular listener.
 
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KPFA - WorkWeek
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Want to know what’s really happening in labor? WorkWeek Radio provides news and in depth coverage of unions and working people in the bay area, California, nationally and internationally. WorkWeek gives an opportunity for rank and file workers and union officials to provide their viewpoints and perspectives about the sharpening class struggle in the US and around the world. It show also includes a weekly calendar of labor events in Northern California from strikes and rallies to educational ...
 
Host Garrett Bossio explores the construction industry in Northern California ,for some background this show is founded by non union contractor and some non union tradesmen. We all have friends Who are union workers/contractors. And we love them ! Non the less they tease us that we are rat workers or scabs. With his podcast name and logo we simply decided to embrace the unions propoganda and stigma against us non union tradesmen. What’s to come is unknown. We plan to have industry guest from ...
 
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San Diego News Fix
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The news you need to know in San Diego. Delivered M-F. // Powered by The San Diego Union-Tribune.
 
Political talk without the boring parts—featuring the writers, activists and artists who shape the week in news. Hosted by Jon Wiener and presented by The Nation Magazine.
 
This is the Drunken Peasants podcast. Bringing you the latest in news, entertainment, politics from an altered perspective.
 
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Labor This Week
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Where People Who Work for A Living Find Their News -- Please remember to subscribe to our channel !
 
Tired of the lies? Tired of the spin? Are you ready to hear the hard-hitting truth in comprehensive, conservative, principled fashion? The Ben Shapiro Show brings you all the news you need to know in the most fast moving daily program in America. Ben brutally breaks down the culture and never gives an inch!Monday thru Friday.
 
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EconTalk
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EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Host Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and the Hoover Institution, draws you in with lively guests and creative repartee. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book r ...
 
Erin Burnet OutFront: Out in the field. In front of the headlines. A courageous and unconventional nightly news program.
 
CNN's chief Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper, hosts this hourlong weekday afternoon program, which mixes Tapper's interests with headlines from around the country and the world, headlines that span politics, money, sports and popular culture. "The Lead" also concentrates on bringing stories that aren't found on front pages -- buried leads -- to the forefront.
 
The most authoritative and comprehensive coverage of local and world events to be found on morning radio happens from 6:00am to 9:00am every weekday on RNZ National.
 
The Cato Daily Podcast allows Cato Institute scholars and other commenters to discuss relevant news and libertarian thought in a conversational, informal manner. Hosted by Caleb O. Brown.
 
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Postage Due Group
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Where the postmen go to discuss the vast world of the Mail and delivery services, Union debates, and interviews with other postal workers.
 
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FT Politics
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Discussion and analysis of UK politics from the Financial Times' political commentators and correspondents. Presented by Sebastian Payne.
 
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Business Matters
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Global business news, with live guests and contributions from Asia and the USA.
 
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RNZ: The Panel
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The Panel features a range of panellists from across the opinion spectrum, together with expert phone guests.
 
Nothing is more important to this born and raised Illinoisan working mom of three small children than the future of this great country. Annie may be a millennial, but she's far from the caricature. Proving that young people can harness attributes of self-determination, hard work, and true conservatism, Annie loves discussing the latest news and events with people of all walks of life. Don't agree? Great! Love what she's saying? Perfect! The Annie Frey Show is Younger. Smarter. Better.
 
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News
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Trump takes on the press, the 2020 Democrats compete for attention, and Leftists decide the problem is guns and white people in New Zealand. Date: 3/20/2019
 
State wildlife investigators announced Tuesday that they've wrapped up a two-year investigation targeting what they say is a criminal conspiracy in the spiny lobster fishing industry.By nklingener@wlrnnews.org (Nancy Klingener).
 
One of the questions that a lot of us are asking ourselves after the mosque killings is: who are we now as a nation? On the day this happened Jacinda Ardern what's become a catch-cry "This is not who we are". Our Panelists Fatumata Bah and Peter Fa'afiu tell us who they think we are.
 
At least one person has been fired for watching the video of the Christchurch mosque shootings, while others have been dismissed for sharing it with workmates. Cyber Research is a company which monitors internal computer use for around 50 workplaces and also says many of those companies monitored had three to five employees look up the video at ...…
 
Friday's Christchurch mosque shootings has seen the launch of activisim on several fronts. A petition calling for a ban of semi-automatic weapons is doing the rounds and there's a campaign to put a moratorium on gun shop advertising. Josh Jacobsen who is co-ordinating the information around the petitions. He served nine years in the Defence For ...…
 
Health experts warn the latest outbreak of measles could once again make the virus endemic, if not enough is done to prevent its spread. There are now 30 cases of measles in the Canterbury region and 49 nationwide. In 2017 New Zealand was free of endemic measles, meanig any news cases were brought in from overseas. Michael Baker of the Universi ...…
 
Australian journalist Rashna Farrukh left the mainstream media after having enough of how muslims were portrayed and hearing the inflammatory rhetoric from the likes of the nationalist One Nation Party. She describes what impression Australians are getting of the Christchurch's mosque attacks from their media.…
 
Just what IS The Global UN Migration Compact which has angered the far right across Europe especially, and also the alledged Christchurch mosque gunman. National Party leader Simon Bridges warned last year that his party won't support a UN agreement on immigration. Murdoch Stephens who led a campaign to raise New Zealand's refugee quota explain ...…
 
The first funeral for two victims of the mosque shootings took place this morning in Christchurch. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of father and son Khaled and Hamza Mustafa. Some in the Muslim community have been distressed by the delays in the release of the victims bodies, which breaks with the tradition of burial within 24 hour ...…
 
As our nation faces questions around who we are in light of the atrocity committed at the two mosques in Christchurch, the New Zealand Parliament demonstrated inclusivity in its session yesterday. The Speaker Trevor Mallard invited an interfaith group of religious leaders on to Parliament's floor. What is the broader message from this gesture?…
 
Health experts warn the latest outbreak of measles could once again make the virus endemic, if not enough is done to prevent its spread. There are now 30 cases of measles in the Canterbury region and 49 nationwide. In 2017 New Zealand was free of endemic measles, meanig any news cases were brought in from overseas. Michael Baker of the Universi ...…
 
As our nation faces questions around who we are in light of the atrocity committed at the two mosques in Christchurch, the New Zealand Parliament demonstrated inclusivity in its session yesterday. The Speaker Trevor Mallard invited an interfaith group of religious leaders on to Parliament's floor. What is the broader message from this gesture? ...…
 
Tears flowed at an emotional Dunedin City Council meeting as aroha was expressed for the Muslim Community and a vow was made to tackle racism head on. City councillor Marie Laufiso was at the meeting and tells us about it's purpose.
 
An introduction to our panellist and the topics for the day plus our panellists share their thoughts on something they've been thinking about.
 
Stadia will be available to users on smartphones, PCs, laptops and TVs. Its Google's first foray into gaming, and we hear from technology correspondent Zoe Kleinman what this means for the industry. Indian airline Jet Airways is forced to ground planes as it runs into financial trouble - we get the latest from Mumbai. And Paris is the world's m ...…
 
Judiciary committee: Bannon, Barrack have turned over 6K+ documents for Trump probe, but White House missed deadline to turn over records, Documents related to hush money payments released, but heavily redacted; reveals Trump Organization is ongoing, Mueller's team asks for extension in key court filing because they face a "Press of other work" ...…
 
Last November, concertina wire — or razor wire — was installed to address fears that large crowds of Central American migrants would force their way into the country.Thieves are now stealing that same material at night and using it in their homes or selling the razor wire to Tijuana residents who are using it as an extra layer of home security ...…
 
Nine men rest on cots under a large white tent in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood. They call themselves “The Hunger Nine.” They’re on Day 12 of a hunger strike to draw attention to the gun violence that disproportionately impacts black neighborhoods in Miami-Dade.By ngreen@wlrnnews.org (Nadege Green).
 
Sen. Harris jumps to double-digit support in new CNN poll ; New CNN poll finds record voter enthusiasm for 2020 race; New CNN poll shows more Republicans are enthusiastic about voting in 2020 than Dems ; Sen. Warren calls for ending electoral college; Trump: I was never a fan of McCain and never will be; Trump attacks Kellyanne Conway's husband ...…
 
The world's largest multi-sport event for seniors is coming to Broward County. The National Senior Games announced Tuesday it had chosen Broward to hold the games in 2021. "We are very very thrilled," National Senior Games CEO Marc T. Riker told a small crowd at the Broward County Convention Center. "We're excited that we'll be having over 10,0 ...…
 
Harvard University has been working with eight school districts across the country, one of them Palm Beach County Schools, to reduce the level of absenteeism in classrooms. The university’s Proving Ground Program is part of the Center for Education Policy and Research, is trying to find the best practices to lower absenteeism rates in schools t ...…
 
Māori author Witi Ihimaera says a great pouri - a sadness - has descended on Aotearoa, but the message for the future is clear. Ihimaera is one of the best-known names in New Zealand literature, an academic, a playwright, and the author of The Whale Rider, The Matriarch and many other works. In a charged reading of a short essay for RNZ and the ...…
 
The union representing log truck drivers says tough action by the Transport Agency is long overdue against a big Whangarei trucking company. The Agency's revoking the licence of Stan Semonoff Logging, because of safety concerns.
 
It could be years before Wellington gets its central library back. The 28 year old building that the mayor calls the city's living room closed its doors last night because of the risk to people in a big earthquake.
 
Fish and Game, which represents 150,000 anglers and game bird hunters, is supporting a ban on military assault rifles. The organisation says there is no legitimate recreational hunting use for such rifles. But other types of semi-automatic firearms are a different matter. Martin Taylor is chief executive of Fish and Game New Zealand. He talks t ...…
 
Fonterra's half year results have just been released. Business reporter Kim Savage joins Guyon Espiner with an update.
 
Lake Okeechobee may be a natural feature of the Florida landscape, but politics also come into play when it comes to it. More than $1 billion of federal support has been spent to help restore the Everglades and fix the plumbing around the lake. That money, along with other money for the Army Corps of Engineers, starts flowing from the House App ...…
 
The Sikh community has been helping the families of the Muslim victims of the terrorist attack in Christchurch. The Sikh Sangat Trust says while it's doing whatever it can to help the families of the victims, they urgently need financial support to bring relatives from overseas to New Zealand, and some are struggling to find that support. Harpr ...…
 
A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
 
The gunman thought he'd won by shooting Linda Armstrong "but she's now in heaven, where she belongs". Those are the words of Ashburton man Tayeb, who's spent the past four days anxiously waiting for his sister's body to be released. Ms Armstrong was praying in the Linwood mosque on Friday afternoon. Tayeb spoke to our reporter Anneke Smith as h ...…
 
We heard earlier from the Mayor of Christchurch Lianne Dalziel. Christchurch City Councillor Raf Manji talks to Susie Ferguson about what's happening in Christchurch through the week.
 
The family of a young woman, left a widow with two small children after Friday's terrorist attack, are pleading with the government to let them stay beyond their visitor visas, and support her. Yesterday afternoon Insha Aziz's parents arrived from India, as did her in-laws, the parents of 30-year-old Farhaj Ahsan, who was killed in the attack. ...…
 
Thirty people who were injured in Friday's attack are still in hospital, and nine of them are in a critical condition including a four-year-old girl in Starship Hospital. Her father is in Auckland Hopsital, in a stable condition. The hospital has postponed and will continue to postpone many planned surgeries for some time. David Meates is the c ...…
 
The Crusaders coach Scott Robertson and senior players Sam Whitelock and Kieran Read agree there needs to be a discussion around changing the team's name, but they say now's not the time.
 
The New York Times is reporting An Islamic State leader has called for attacks to avenge the victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings. Rukmini Callimachi wrote the story for the New York Times. She talks to Guyon Espiner.
 
Firefighters are pleading for a law change to put paid to the battle they face getting the state to pay them compensation when they get cancer. They are pushing for a dozen or more cancers to be recognised as linked to their occupation, which would qualify them for ACC.
 
Foreign Minister Winston Peters is on his way to Turkey to talk to the government about incendiary comments made by the President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Mr Erdogan had described the shooting in Christchurch as part of a wider attack on Turkey and threatened he would send home "in caskets" anyone who attempted a similar attack in his country. The ...…
 
Families of those who died in the mosque shootings are deeply upset at the changing deadline to release their bodies. The Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, had earlier said that all those killed should be returned to their families by the end of today. But that's looking unlikely. Post mortems have been done on all 50 who died, but as of last nig ...…
 
A member of Christchurch's muslim community says he does not feel safe returning to his place of worship. Adam Miyalkhel, who is from Afghanistan, lost friends and his cousin Mathullah Afi in the massacre. He is now helping care for his cousin's six children, as well as his own, who have begged him not to return to the Al Noor mosque.…
 
Local iwi Ngai Tahu have been offering the Muslim community support since the attacks last Friday. Ngai Tahu leaders took part in a blessing of the mosques on Monday morning, offering prayers to remove the tapu. And when police allow marae in and around Christchurch to reopen, the iwi has assured families of those who died that they are welcome ...…
 
Auckland lawyer Umar Kuddus has been helping out at the centre where up to 500 family members and friends of the dead have been gathering. They are preparing for simple Muslim funerals of prayers at the gravesites, likely to begin on Thursday. Mr Kuddus has been helping out at the centre since Sunday night. He talks to Susie Ferguson.…
 
The families of the victims of the Christchurch mosque terror attacks are getting angry at the changing deadline to release their bodies. The Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, told them they'd try to have them back by the end of Wednesday but some families doubt that'll happen. Alex Ashton spoke to frustrated friends and relatives.…
 
The Hurricanes will be without hooker Dan Coles for Saturday's Super Rugby clash with the Stormers in Wellington as the home side's tight five face another big challenge.
 
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