Laurie King speaks of the efforts of Climate Jobs PDX, a 10 year old project with Portland Jobs with Justice, including a recent letter that Climate Jobs initiated to include sixteen Oregon environmental groups supporting living wages for 'green jobs'
Alexis with StarDust Diner Solidarity Diner shares her experience in the organizing effort involved at this famous Manhattan spot
Play List includes Henry Fonda 'I'll Be There' form 'The Grapes of Wrath' Rise Against, Mob Job
Interview with Trevor Smith, Political Director at Laborers 292 discussed the need for a Just Transition for any 'Green New Deal'
Play List includes Billy Bragg, Ralph McTell, Patty Loveless, Steve Earle, The Chieftains, The Pogues and Great Big Sea
Mark Anderlik, Co-Chair of the Western Montana DSA, life-long organizer and host of the radio show 'Voice of the People, by the People & For the 99%. And Don McIntosh, Senior Journalist with NW Labor Press join me in a panel discussion. We discuss the history of the Democratic Party and its relationship with labor, going back to FDR. Why these groups diverged, and what would bring back the DP again advocating politically for workers
Gaelan Ash Communications Chair Labor Slate discusses his organization's work to build an independent democratic party in the Bay Area
Play List includes KnockOff, The Band, Rod Picottt, Drive By Truckers, Anais Mitchell, and Peter Cornouchhia
Interview with Zuleyma, another graduate of the Oregon TradesWomen Pre-Apprenticeship program and now working for the Portland, Oregon Transportation Bureau, keeping the wheels under the people
Play List includes Chelsea Savage, Cody Davis, Heath Sanders, Luke Huch, Billy Bragg and Joe Henry
Mark Anderlik lays out his 10 Elements for a Worker Party
Play List includes: Chelsea Savage 'Pipeliner's Wife' & 'Nothin' Finer Then A Rich Pipeliner' Cody Davis 'Pipeline Trash' Heath Sanders 'Bloodline' Luke Huch covering 'Down In The Valley' Billy Bragg & Joe Henry 'John Henry'
Mark Anderlik discusses his 10 Elements for a Worker Party
Play List' Mob Job 'Rockin' In The Free World' Wide Spread Panic 'None OF Us Are Free' Clyde & Milltailers 'Which Side Are You On' Dylan 'Maggie's Farm' Street Dogs 'Power In The Union'
Opening with Perry Gerber Band covering 'This Is Why We Fight'
Second part of the session with Restaurant Workers Council organizers Diego, Jesus and Eric
Play List Mirell Matheau 'La Marseillaise' Aneris Mitchellcovering Dylan's 'Hard Rain' Rod Picott 'Elbow Grease' Bruce Springsteen 'My Hometown' Heath Sanders 'Bloodline'
Going out with Warren Zevon 'Don't Let Us Get Sick'
Second part of the session with Restaurant Workers Council's organizer's Diego, Jesus and Eric
Play List; lynyrd skynyrd 'None Of Us Are Free' Your Reckless Mind 'Owensboro' Bryan Martin 'Draggin' Up' Henry Fonda 'I'll Be There' Bruce Springsteen, Tom Morello 'Ghost Of Tom Joad'
Opening with The Decemberists 'This Is Why We Fight'
Restaurant Workers Council members Diego, Jesus and Eric give a background to RWC, examine the Tip Wage System, and discuss future plans in organizing NYC restaurant workers sector into a independent and democratic union.
Music includes Ralph McTell 'From Clare To Here' Almost Irish 'Kilkelly' Black Irish Band '8 Irish Workers' DBT 'Bulldozers & Dirt' DropKick Murphys 'Shipping Out To Boston
First hour of this show will be two interviews with graduates from the Portland based Oregon TradesWomen pre-apprentice program. Mary Ann, with the IUOE, apprenticing for a crane operator, and Crystal, with the Ironworkers
Opening as since the show started two years ago with The Decemberists, This Is Why We Fight and fitting in Steve Earle's Gulf Of Mexico
Featuring an interview with Alicia Davila, Steward with IBEW Local 291
Music includes Utah Philips Power In A Union United Mine Workers Which Side Are You On The Chieftains School Days Over & Hard Times
The Seattle Symphony with James Earle Jones performing Copeland's Lincoln Portrait Jackson Browne For Everyman and Bruce Springsteen and The Session Band Oklahoma Home
First show after the insurrection featuring a highly engaging interview with Eric Dirnbach. Eric is a Union Organizer, Labor Researcher and contributor to organizing work and other publications. Eric covers current troubling statistics regarding the US workplace and discusses an alternative to the downward slide of organizing.
2nd segment of a great interview with Eric Dirnbach, Union Organizer and Labor Researcher joined me from NYC, the morning after the failed coup. Eric brings great insight into the story behind the more than troubling labor/ union statistics and talks of current organizing efforts.
Features a replay of an interview with Jessica Koski, Policy Director with Blue/Green Alliance, Washington State, & Part 1 of an interview with Restaurant Workers Council organizers
Music includes Steve Earle. and The Dubliners
Opening with The Decemberists "This Is Why We Fight"
This segment includes the last half of the replay of an interview with Restaurant Workers Council organizers Diego, Jesus and Jason
Music includes Rod Picott, Elvis Costello with Mumford & Sons, The Head and The Heart
Closing with Warren Zevon, Don't Let Us Get Sick
The last portion of a replay of an interview with Marianne Garneau and another replay, Kelly Cupcak, Executive Director with Oregon Tradeswomen
Music includes Townes Van Zandt, The Pogues, and Ralph McTell
And closing with Warren Zevon
An interview with friend and comrade Dominic Shoopmann of the Palouse chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America discussing its new project, Palouse All Workers Alliance, and a replay of an interview with Stephen Lerner, with the organization, Bargaining For the Common Good
Music includes Street Dogs covering 'Power In A Union'; Neil Young 'Rockin' in the New World' and the Drive By Truckers, 'The Day John Henry Died'
And as always opening with The Decemberists, 'This Is Why We FIght'
This segment features a replay of the interview with Dominic Shoopmann. Music includes Woody Guthrie, Drive By Truckers, Rod Picott, Bob Dylan, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and closing with Judy Garland's cover of "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Interview with Dominic Shoopmann, Executive Committee Member of the Palouse chapter of the Democratic Socialist of America discusses All Worker Alliance project
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Part One of an interview with Restaurant Workers Council members Diego, Jesus and Jason, laying out the fundamentals behind their efforts to Sectoral organizing NYC's restaurant workers i a democratic and independent Union
Play List; Opening Song This Is Why We Fight, The Decemberists; Tex Williams, Teamsters Power; Little Feat, Willin'; Molly Tuttle, White Freightliner; DropKick Murphys, Shipping Out To Boston; Steve Earle, Gulf of Mexico and Alan Jackson, Hard Hat and A Hammer
Second part of the interview with Diego, Jason and Jesus with the Restaurant Workers Council
Play List: Michael O'Neal, 7-12s. The Dubliners, Springhill Mine Disaster Great Big Sea, Chemical Workers; The Head and The Heart, Down in the Valley and Alan Lomax, I'll Be So Glad... and closing with Warren Zevon, Don't Let Us Get Sick
Diego, Jason and Jesus continue on various points that come out of the RWC's first General Assembly, and cover the history of food service tipping and reveal the fallacy of workers looking to the bosses
Remaining interview with Mark Anderlik 'Neoliberal Capitalism Austerity'
Music includes CSN, 'Long Time Gone'; Great Big Sea, 'Chemical Workers Song'
Going out with Warren Zevon, 'Don't Let Us Get Sick'
Interview with Jen Estremera, President of Bay Area Labor Slate, discusses her group's effort to elect labor/ worker candidates to Bay Area positions
Second half is the start of an interview with Mark Anderlik, covering Neoliberal Capitalism, and i particular, one of its pillars, Austerity
Music includes Street Dogs
Second segment of a recent session discussing Neoliberal Capitalism's Austerity with Mark Anderlik; very timely with risk of a call for 'belt tightening' and 'everyone must sacrifice' in response to stimulus spending
Opening as always with The Decemberists, 'This Is Why We Fight' and more music; Tyler Childers, Rod Picott, Heath Sanders, Steve Earle...then an interview with Dave Nelson, running for re-election for Idaho Senate District #5; we discuss what faces workers in the Gem State; RTW, Workplace safety
October 6th Laborlines Show is now available on the podcast platforms on this RSS Link; Show includes all three parts of an interview with Restaurant Workers Council organizers out of NYC
Music ranges from Dylan, Billy Bragg, Drive By Truckers, Rod Picot
Aired on KRFP, 90.3 FM, Moscow, Idaho, this segment features an interview with Ellen Spencer, discussing her stands on workers, labor, and this issues that they face in Idaho; Ellen is an independent candidate for Idaho Senate, District #14
Music includes songs from Rod Picott, and Heath Sanders
1st hour of Laborlines, aired 9/29/2020 on KRFP 90.3 FM Moscow, Idaho will feature an interview with Kelly Kupcak, Executive Director of Oregon Tradeswomen. Kelly will discuss her background in construction, and her organization's efforts to foster women into the Trades.
Music will range from Brad Paisley to to Steve Earle to Judy Collins covering Woody Guthrie
Featuring a replay of an interview with Steven Lehrer with Bargaining for the Common Good, based out of Georgetown University' music includes Uncle Lucius, The Chieftains, Rise Against, and from Grapes of Wrath, Henry Fonda, 'Look for me'
1st Hour has an interview with Don McIntosh, ranging from the nuts and bolts of Project labor and Community benefits Agreements to the current President's labor record
Music varies from Pretenders, The Pogues, Rod Picott, Patty Loveless, Tex Williams