President of the Kentucky AFL-CIO, Bill Londrigan comes on the program to talk about Kentucky’s governor and how he is a mini-Trump that is toting the agenda of the Koch Brothers. This is also related to how public sector workers are fighting to keep their pension program but legislators want to turn it into a 401K.
Alex Kaplan of Media Matters talks with us about some online ad companies that are huge purveyors of fake news and don’t really want to claim responsibility.
From the DC Labor Council, we have Chris Garlock on the program to follow up on negotiations between The Newspaper Guild and The Washington Post. Things don’t seem to be going well. This is thought to be partially due to Jeff Bezos owning the newspaper and his history of keeping wages and benefits low for his workers.
Steve Larchuk of Healthcare Politics with Steve Larchuk joins us to talk about the likelihood of Bernie Sanders’ Single Payer Bill to pass. We also talk about how there are no longer locational shortages of health insurance providers under the ACA.
Buck Geno of Work In Progress Radio has Dr Rob Davidson on to discuss single payer healthcare. They go over the financial benefits as well as the societal benefits. With the growing support we are seeing for singer payer, this topic is becoming a very hot issue.
Deb Kline Of Cleveland Jobs With Justice comes on the program to talk about how DACA recipients should be careful to not get scammed when filing for the final renewal on October 5th and some of the good organizations that will help people in DACA properly.
Mark Simko from Next Gen and the United Steel Workers joins us to talk about what the Next Gen program is all about, and the importance of getting young people involved in the union movement.
From the organization, Concerned Citizens for Democracy, Brian Gordon joins us to talk about their organization’s lawsuit against the state of Pennsylvania for violating gerrymandering laws and some of the ways in which gerrymandering exists in Pennsylvania.
Buck Geno of Work In Progress Radio joins us to talk about university students’ organizing efforts around the nation. A few other topic we talk about are how disabled workers deserve a fair wage and how the city of Detroit is making it’s come back.