Fight for 15 member LaQuania Coleman joins us to discuss her experience working in fast food for the past five years. Tonight the Fight for 15 is hosting a town hall in Kansas City to be streamed on Facebook Live.
Election Day: November 8, 2016
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- When Washington’s Stuck, How We Can Move Ahead
When Washington’s Stuck, How We Can Move Ahead by Hendrick Smith Recently Los Angeles City Council voted to raise LA’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020 – and there is a lesson and a message for all of us in that move. For it not only puts pressure on the rest of California, […]...
On today’s Labor Intensive with Rosemary Trump and Charlie McCollester:
The rise of the gig economy has provided workers with new freedoms, but also some uncertainty and new problems. Can unions give these workers more security?
Prisons are at the center of plenty of labor issues in the US, including inmates producing products for major corporations for pennies an hour. Did you know that the 13th amendment, which ended slavery, includes an exception for “punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted”?
Pittsburgh’s North Side is the home of City of Asylum an organization that provides sanctuary for literary writers who have been exiled for their work. We speak with co-founder/president Henry Reese and Tuhin Das, a writer who fled Bangladesh when, after several violent attacks, his name was published on al-Qaida’s public hit list.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump actually agree on something – they’re skeptical of an $85.4 billion telecom merger between AT&T and Time Warner. No matter who wins the presidency, tech giants may come under more scrutiny.
It’s too early in the week for our Tinfoil Hat Awards, but Sean Hannity is hyping the former Weekly World News EIC.
The Union Edge features Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner’s show Breaking Through every Monday.
On the radio show this week we uncover what’s going on with the race to the Presidency with the top pollster in the nation; discuss voter suppression and what policies are needed so that everyone who wants to vote can vote; bring on a mother and daughter duo to discuss women in leadership; and hear the latest on politics in California.
*Special guests include: Celinda Lake, Lake Research Associates, @celindalake; Barbara Arnwine, Transformative Justice Coalition, @barbs73; Anne & Delilah Moses, , IGNITE, @annebmoses; Mario Koran, Voice of San Diego, @MarioKoran