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Ch. 1: The case for unions - The Brian Lehrer Show - Air Date 6-25-18
Jane McAlevey, labor and environmental organizer, argues that progressives need more of the hard work of organizing mass movements to be effective and talks about recent labor actions in Las Vegas and by red-state teachers.
Ch. 2: Thomas Neuburger on how unions show another angle of the political split on the left - Bradcast from @TheBradBlog - Air Date 8-17-18
Speaking with Angie Coiro, Thomas Neuburg analyzes the relationship between unions and liberals, and how the Democrats fit into the picture.
Ch. 3: Roy Houseman Unions Fight Back! (Arbitration) - @TZHRJ - Air Date 05-30-18
Roy Houseman explains the recent ruling on forced arbitration and the effect it will have on workers.
Ch. 4: Labor's last weapon against capital is its own capital - @ThisIsHellRadio - Air Date 5-22-18
Law professor David Webber explains how labor can wield capital against capital. David is author of “The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder: Labor’s Last Best Weapon” from Harvard University Press.
Ch. 5: Shaun Richman on rights and rebellions - Belabored (@DissentMag) - Air Date 2-23-18
Facing a legislative onslaught, the labor movement must rediscover its fighting spirit—and find ways to turn the GOP attack to its own advantage.
Ch. 6: Explaining the power of unions to counterbalance the dangerous excesses of capitalism - @tmbsfm with @_michaelbrooks - Air Date 8-7-18
Michael Brooks breaks down the viral wildcat strike video and what we will need to do build union power in the US.
Ch. 7: Please explain single-payer health care - Jennifer from Columbus, OH
Ch. 8: Final comments explaining how single payer works in broad strokes and bonus clips from a Canadian doctor and many average Canadian citizens explaining the Canadian health care system
Dr. Danielle Martin Defending Single Payer Health Care - Women's College Hospital - Air Date 10-3-17
Real Canadians Talking Real Healthcare
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(For general election battleground spotlights, listen for future segments of "The Midterms Minute.")
SEPT 11th - New Hampshire (Reg. Deadlines: Primary & General: Same day registration & voting (*see details); NO online registration)
NH Voter Info from Rock the Vote
1st district: Mindi Messemer
Governor: Molly Kelly vs. Steve Marchand (Further Reading: NHPR | Concord Monitor)
SEPT 12th - Rhode Island (Reg. Deadlines: Primary: August 13th / General: Oct 9th)
RI Voter Info from Rock the Vote
Governor: Matt Brown
Lt. Governor: Aaron Regunberg
SEPT. 13th - NEW YORK (State Office Primaries)
Governor: Cynthia Nixon
Everything you need to know about New York’s primary election (Curbed NY)
Phone Bank for Brand New Congress
Phone Bank for Justice Democrats
Voter Contact Resources & Tips from Indivisible
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- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Heartland Flyer - The Balloonist (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Long and Low Cloud - The Bulwark (Blue Dot Sessions)
- The Wooden Platform - The Bulwark (Blue Dot Sessions)
- On Our Own Again - The Pine Barrens (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Over the Fence - Delray (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Pickers - Pecan Grove (Blue Dot Sessions)
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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