Alyssa Hansen – TN AFL-CIO – 2018 Will Hopefully Bring Some Big Change For Politics

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From the Tennessee AFL-CIO we have Alyssa Hansen on the program to talk about how the state congress in Tennessee is changing over a lot of seats this year and how they are hopeful to be able to be fighting for what they really want to help working families and to have to spend less time fighting against all of the anti-worker legislation.

Alyssa Hansen – TN AFL-CIO – ALEC Is Coming To Nashville, Lets Tell Them What We Think Of Money In Politics

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From the Tennessee AFL-CIO we have Alyssa Hansen on the program to go over what is happening in Tennessee as it pertains to labor. It appears that Bob Corker is keeping his promise to only server two terms in congress, and therefore is not running again in 2018. Also, ALEC plans to hold their annual convention in Nashville this year, so the AFL-CIO is planning an action to protest the Koch bothers bringing their oligarchical conference to their city.

5/14: Ohio Rep. Portman Bad on Trade, and Union Sportsmen Alliance Partners with NFL Players

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President of the Ohio AFL-CIO Tim Burga joins us to talk about Ohio Representative Rob Portman’s positions on foreign trade deals, and Republican presumptive primary nominee Trump on wages.

Union Sportsmen Alliance Representative Jess Levens explains the Sportmen’s Alliance impact report on union members supporting conservation efforts, and their new partnership with the NFL Players’ Association.

Ohio Senate District 33 Representative Joe Schivoni joins us to talk about his proposed E-School Reform Bill, which tackles financial accountability for publicly-funded e-schools, and strengthen attendance requirements for kids attending those schools.

5/1 Hour 1: The Trade Deal “Race to the Bottom,” and Reclaiming the Future of Labor

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Bill Londrigan, President of the Kentucky AFL-CIO, joins to talk about GE’s possible jobs outsourcing out of country, and the role of trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership in creating a race to the bottom.

Former CWA President Larry Cohen and current International Amalgamated Transit Union President reflect back on missteps in the labor movement, the importance of the CWA Verizon strike, stopping the TPP, and how we reclaim the future of working people at the Pittsburgh Labor for Bernie event.

Kaiser psychiatric social worker Clem Papazian and President of NUHW Northern CA chapter joins us to talk about the 5 year contract battle against Kaiser, and the powerful multi-faceted campaign around “No More Kaiser Suicides” that galvanized the public.

POLITICO Political Reporter Nick Gass reports on Virginia Governor’s restoration of voting rights to hundreds of thousands of ex-felons, and the governor’s response to critics: McAuliffe to GOP: ‘Quit complaining’ and earn ex-felons’ vote.