#1050 Unions or not, we are still all in this together (Labor Rights)

Air Date: 10-14-2016

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Today we look at the systems at play that put workers and everyday consumers at a constant disadvantage to their business-running overloads - but it has a hopeful ending!

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: @DavidBurkus: Why you should know how much your coworkers get paid - @TEDTalks - Air Date: 9-20-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: You Can't Get What You Want (Till You Know What You Want) - Joe Jackson


Ch. 4: Act 2: The War on Unions Has Lowered All Our Wages! - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 09-01-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: Miffed - Tom Rosenthal


Ch. 6: Act 3: Foreign factories, coal-town media and the tipped wage - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 9-2-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: We Stand As One - Joseph Arthur


Ch. 8: Act 4: Do Labor Unions Still Matter? - Seeker Daily - Air Date: 2-23-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: Le monde de contre jour - David Ari Leon


Ch. 10: Act 5: MILLIONS Of Workers Go On Strike - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 09-07-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: Join Forces - Caribbean Pulse


Ch. 12: Act 6: Uber's revolution was mostly about circumventing labor unions - Economic Update w: @profwolff - Air Date 9-29-16

Ch. 13: Song 6: Same Old Story - Pennywise


Ch. 14: Act 7: #BoycottWendys Until They Join the Fair Food Program via @CIW - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 15: Song 7: Activism - Shihan


Ch. 16: Act 8: On Wealth and Labor - Progressive Faith Sermons w/ @RevDrRay - Air Date 9-4-16


Voicemails

Ch. 17: Possible effects of the TPP on the corruption industry - Brad from Irving, TX

Ch. 18: Shamefully admitting to being a former libertarian - Chris from Colorado Springs

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 19: Final comments on libertarianism and the false dichotomy of the social vs. the individual

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


TAKE ACTION

DON'T EAT AT WENDY'S!

Learn more about the reasons for the boycott at allianceforfairfood.org

Sign the pledge to boycott Wendy's 

Attend a "Behind the Braids: Wendy's Boycott Tour" event near you 

Spread the word on social media via #BoycottWendys

EDUCATE YOURSELF

There is a Nationwide Boycott of Wendy's Underway (via The Nation)

Students Declare Nationwide Boycott of Wendy's Over Farmworker Concerns (via The American Prospect)

Dear Wendy's: I'm boycotting you, but I'm not the one you should be worried about (via Common Dreams)

 

Written by Best of the Left Communications Director, Amanda Hoffman.


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • commented 2016-11-01 21:30:05 -0400
    Koko, it is “All i want is you” by Charles Kreamer
  • commented 2016-10-17 19:00:34 -0400
    Great show. What’s the bumper in between Ch. 16: Act 8: On Wealth and Labor and the voicemails. Nice rockin tune. Keep it going Jay!!