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by Mohammed Sarker | on Apr 01, 2020

Amazon Fires Worker for Organizing

Let’s clear the ambiguity: America is at war, a total war against an invisible enemy that threatens all of us, regardless of age, ideology, class or creed. This enemy, of course, is COVID-19,...

by Guest Post | on Mar 30, 2020

What Grocery Store Workers Need

The editorial below was written by Stuart Appelbaum, President of RWDSU, and first appeared in the NY Daily News. Chilling stories have appeared putting a grim spotlight on the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 30, 2020

The NYC 7 o'clock Salute

In cities across the world, residents are quarantined in their apartments in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Most people are sitting home, watching...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 27, 2020

Highlighting Trump's Lies

The United States has gone over 1,000 deaths from coronavirus and now has the most positive tests for coronavirus in the world thanks to Trump's inaction. Throughout the process, Trump has failed...

by Brian Young | on Mar 27, 2020

Union Finds 39 Million N95 Masks

The federal government, state governments, and private hospitals all are in a race to find masks to protect healthcare workers and first responders. While many are reporting having difficulty finding...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 27, 2020

Podcast: NFL Players Union President / Who's Essential?

NFL PA President JC Tretter calls into this week's show to talk about taking over the union, their new contract, and what led him to lead the union. With everyone working from home, some...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 25, 2020

Perdue Workers Walk Out

While many workers are working from home to stop the spread of COVID-19 some workers are still forced to go to work. At many businesses that are deemed “essential,” workers are getting...

by Brian Young | on Mar 25, 2020

UFCW: Make Grocers Essential

Grocery stores across the nation have become lifebloods for communities that are forced to quarantine. For many, it is people's only chance to get out of the house and talk to people in person....

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 23, 2020

Why Dems Rejected Bailout Plan

With the economy in a freefall, the coronavirus closing businesses and with no end in sight Congress is considering trillions of dollars in bailouts and economic stimulus. However, on Sunday, the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 20, 2020

Getting Coronavirus with No Paid Sick Leave

This week's show is all about coronavirus. We take a look at changes that unions negotiated including teachers unions shutting down schools across the nation, the UAW convinced the Big Three...

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