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Providence Nurses on Strike !

Airs at: Mon, 06/26/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Nurses and Clinicians at Providence Portland Medical Center, Providence Home Health and Hospice and Providence Seaside Hospital went on strike for five days, beginning Monday. June 19th.  At a kick-off march and rally with over a thousand healthcare workers and their allies... Read more

Barbra Weber Reports on UN's International Plastics Treaty Negotiations in Paris

Airs at: Thu, 06/15/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Lisa is live in the studio with Barbra Weber, a founder of Hazelnut Grove, Trash for Peace, and the Groundscore Association. Barbra just got back from Paris, France where she was part of the UN's International Plastics Treaty Negotiations. Before that, on March 1, she was i... Read more

Oakland Education Association Strikes for Common Good

Airs at: Mon, 06/12/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we talk with Oakland educators Tania Kappner and Mark Airgood about their successful strike to address common good goals for their students and community. Read more

Labor Radio

Airs at: Mon, 06/05/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join host Tina Turner-Morfitt and Deborah Hall for the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists segment of labor radio. Our guest is Rebekah Whittaker, conference coordinator, who reflects the enthusiasm of a passionate educator. She has a 20-year history of labor activism and is... Read more

Morgan Miller of the Class Struggle Action Network

Airs at: Thu, 06/01/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guest is Morgan Miller of the Class Struggle Action Network. They are moving forward with all kinds of projects.  Read more

Secrets of a Successful Organizer

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Lesson One: Organizing is an Attitude; Apathy Isn't Real; Aim for the Bullseye: You're Different, and That's Okay; Don't Be a Hero; There Are No Shortcuts; and It's All About Power Read more

Oregon Teachers Union Has a New Agenda

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Ariana Jacob, newly elected president of the American Federation of Teachers - Oregon and Ted Cooper, newly elected vice president, are ushering in a "Democracy is Power" agenda for their 8,000 member statewide federation.  Read more

PFSP Rallies for a Living Wage and Workplace Safety!

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we talk with PFSP members Kevin Dugan, Heather Maharry and Mica Semrau about their struggle to earn a living wage and improve their working conditions. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 1, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 05/01/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Civilization and its Future, Part 2: Bill Resnick interviews John Bellamy Foster. They discuss the future as the world continuously warms, wreaking havoc with vast destructive storms, ... Read more

The Meaning of May Day

Airs at: Mon, 05/01/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Meaning of May Day: Frann Michel and Hyung Nam discuss the origins of May Day in the Chicago Riot of 1886 and its enduring if transformed significance today. This segment originally aired on 4/27/2015 and can be found at https://kboo.fm/media/17026-meaning-may-day-2015.... Read more