Chris Garlock joins us from the DC Labor Council to talk about a pre-apprenticeship program for low income DC residents, describing the love that instructor Rosella Scott puts into educating the next generation.
Labor reporter Doug Cunningham discusses why unions are vital to our democratic rights.
Bill Londrigan, President of the Kentucky AFL-CIO, discusses why it’s vitally important that retired workers are able to collect the pensions that they earned while they were working. (Wait – why is this a debate?)
On the radio show this week we talk about the destructive GOP tax plan and what you can do to fight back; gun safety policies and why they are needed; protecting healthcare; and the power of people.
*Special guests include: U.S. Representative Judy Chu, @RepJudyChu; Timothy Johnson, Guns & Public Safety Program Director at Media Matters, @mmfa; Andrew Bates, Deputy Communications Director at American Bridge, @American_Bridge; and Anita Jackson, Director of Digital Communications at MomsRising, @MomsRising
How can we solve the opioid crisis? Sarah Karlin-Smith, health care reporter for POLITICO explains the opioid crisis, and how America can change it’s practices and policies to help bring the crisis to an end.
Trump administration officials use Sunday news shows to lie about GOP tax bills, Katie Sullivan reports for Media Matters.
Trump’s proposed budget for the Social Security Administration was anemic, and the senate wants to cut it even further than that. But all is not lost! Witold Skwierczynski, President of AFGE Council 220, explains the gritty details in layman’s terms and tells us what we can do about it.
Jim Dean, Chair of Democracy for America, talks about recent recent and upcoming political races.
Visual web content continues to be on the rise, this makes sense as people are more likely to remember what they see compared to what they read. Katie Schneider from Appletree Media Works explains what you should do to get noticed online.
Shep Smith stepped out of the Fox News box and debunked his own network’s Uranium One lie, Media Matters’ Craig Harrington reports.