AFT Vice President Mary Cathryn Ricker discusses how we can use the power of collective bargaining to protect students and the public school system.
In the last year, home childcare workers have won the right to unionize and seen their wages rise 30%, but now the Freedom Foundation is trying to convince them to decertify their union and join a different kind of advocacy group. Community organizer and union advocate Mark McDermott joins us to discuss this strange turn of events.
Alex Morash reports for Media Matters that Pres. Trump’s tax reform agenda will face even more opposition than repealing the ACA.
Resident labor historians Rosemary Trump and Charlie McCollester discuss automation, fair wages, and the future of the workforce.
Labor historian Michael Johnston joins us to discuss the future of American public education.
Chuck Jones, President of Steelworkers Local 1199 and the head of the Indianapolis Carrier plant union, joins us to reflect on his 15 minutes of fame courtesy of the President’s twitter account, and talk about why Medicare for All is the right path forward for unions.
This week on Informed Action we have Tom Balya on the program to talk about healthcare and whether or not Trump will make it through this very serious investigation into Russian collusion.
Christian Weller from the organization American Progress comes on the program to talk about how Trumpcare will cost America 1.5 million jobs within 5 years.
Michell McIntyre, a campaign coordinator for the Coalition For Sensible Safeguards comes on our program to talk about how they are putting together their own budget to combat Trump’s “Starvation Budget.”
This week on out segment Just Transitions, Dr. Patty DeMarco brings John Stolz on the program to talk about a lot of the things that are harming our water. We have river’s that have died and dangerous chemicals entering our water treatment plants when they aren’t supposed to be in those plants.