Executive Director of LCLAA, Hector Sanchez joins us to talk about the reasons we should be appreciating Latino workers and how the current administration has affected the Latino community.
From APALA we have Alvina Yeh on the program to talk about some of the many struggles for people of color in our country and why we need to pass a dream act very soon.
This week on Just Transitions with Dr. Patricia DeMarco, she has Rebecca Flora from the ReMake Group on the program to talk about the former LTV Coke Works and how they are revitalizing it. Additionally we discuss what all goes into making a building self-sufficient.
Adam Cancryn from POLITICO joins us to talk about Alex Azar who was confirmed at head of The Department of Health and Human Services.
Sabeel Rahman joins us to talk about his article in The American Prospect titled “Up Against Big Tech”. He discusses with us how we must be more proactive in curtailing the few monopolies that exist in the tech industry.
Part of “The Wages of Neglect”, a series presented with The American Prospect and The Democratic Strategist, focused on the economic abandonment of middle America and its political consequences. The articles and authors featured are on prospect.org. Live Thursdays.
Michael Fuoco, President of the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh and Enterprise Reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette joins us to talk about the impending byline strike and the working conditions that have lead to it, including making less money than they did in 2006.
Alyssa Hansen joins us from the Tennessee AFL-CIO to discuss the union membership numbers from 2016-2017 that we recently released, as well as their plans for activism in the coming year.
We talk with Bernie Lunzer, President of the Newspaper Guild CWA about the LA Times’ organizing drive. 80% of new digital revenue last year was captured by Google. How do we get the money back to the content creators?
Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers President Nina Esposito-Visgitis joins us to talk about school safety, in light of yesterday’s Kentucky school shooting. Though it may have been the first you heard about, it’s far from the first shooting in an educational setting in 2018. Sadly, we’ve seen about one per week since the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year.
Ted Hesson from POLITICO joins us to talk about his article “The warring tribes that will decide Dreamers’ fate”.