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by Kris LaGrange | on May 29, 2020

Podcast: Frontline Minneapolis: An Activist Report

Loretta VanPelt, a teacher in Minneapolis, reports in from the protests in her city over the police killing of George Floyd. She lets us know about the lack of accountability from the Mayor, the...

by Guest Post | on May 22, 2020

Save the News

On Monday, the NewsGuild-CWA launched a new advocacy campaign called Save The News to make the case that local newsrooms must be included in future federal recovery efforts to support essential...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 22, 2020

Podcast: How to Stop a Carpenter Union Raid

On this week's show we have Frank Jacobs, the Business Manager of IBEW Local 1 in St. Louis on a campaign to stop the raids from the Carpenters union. We also have the New Jersey Department of...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 14, 2020

Howard Stern not Happy with Trumpers

Howard Stern has had enough of Trump and his supporters. This week on his satellite radio show, Stern directed his ire at the people who voted for and continue to support Trump.

by Guest Post | on May 13, 2020

Entertainment Unions Outline Industry Reopening

This story was written by the IBEW Media Department. The havoc the coronavirus is wreaking on the entertainment industry was the focus of a national media call last week that included the impact...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 08, 2020

Podcast: How New York Will Save the Nation

Ed Sills of the Texas AFL-CIO calls in to let us know what workers in Texas are doing as the state reopens. A Vice President at Amazon is quitting over the company's union-busting activities,...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 01, 2020

Podcast: Actor Harold Phillips / McConnell not Paying Police

On this week's show we have Harold Phillips, an actor who was on Grimm and Leverage. He is talking to us about SAG-AFTRA, the Labor Radio Network, and May Day job actions. We also have Chris...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 24, 2020

Podcast: Some Good News / A Sleepover at Work

Comedian Vic DiBitetto goes on a rant about people not adhering to social distancing and stay at home orders, IBEW members are having a sleepover at their power plants, unions are coming to the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 17, 2020

Podcast: A Union Boom after COVID-19

Glen Casey calls in to talk about NY Governor Andrew Cuomo's handling of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Steve LeVine of Medium calls in to talk about how America is about to witness a huge growth of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 10, 2020

Podcast: NYC Heroes Transporting Heroes

Long Island Railroad President Phil Eng calls in to praise the workers of the nation's largest commuter rail line as the work to transport healthcare workers into the epicenter of the pandemic...