Author Gordon Lafer joins us to talk about his new book The One Percent Solution, How Corporations Are Remaking America One State At A Time, what drove him to write this, and how we need to stand up to corporate interests. Find out more about the book at https://www.gordonlafer.com/
Vice President Mike Williams of the Blue Green Alliance joins us to talk about what we have to do to get good jobs back and protect the environment at the same time. He also wants listeners to be informed of some actions coming up this weekend.
Butch Santicola, the Education Watchdog, joins us to discuss the state of our political system, how teacher’s unions work, and why tenure is a good things despite what people say.
Dr. Patricia DeMarco joins us for her weekly show Just Transitions. This week she brings Grant Ervin who is working with the City of Pittsburgh to promote a sustainable and resilient urban areas.
Esther Whieldon of POLITICO joins us to discuss the complex issue of Trump rolling back some National Monument statuses.
Alex Morash from Media Matters talks about Trump’s tax proposal and raises the question, why should the average person pay more in taxes that EXXON Mobile?
Investigative journalist Hedrick Smith explains that some companies are subcontracting out their work as a sneaky way to hire immigrants and pay them less.
Tom Trotter of the AFL-CIO Legislative Department joins us to talk about all the different departments that would be affected by a government shutdown, and the impact of cutbacks across the spectrum.
AFGE National President J. David Cox joins us to talk about the negative repercussions in the event of another government shutdown, and the possibility of a furlough for government employees if a new budget can not be reached.
Berry Craig of the Kentucky Labor Institute and the Western Kentucky AFL-CIO Area Labor Council joins us to talk about the fierce battle over Right to Work Legislation in the state of Kentucky, and the battle against Right to Work happening around the country on a state and national level.