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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., Sept. 14, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Black Labor Organizers Urge AFL-CIO to Reexamine Its Ties to the Police with Sarah Jaffe, an independent journalist covering labor, social and economic justice, and politics for The Atlantic, The Guardian, In These Times, Truthout and many other publications. She is the cohost of Belabored a labor podcast hosted by Dissent magazine Recently, a letter was...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 027:55 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Que Viva Puerto Rico Libre! with Dylcia Pagan, former Puerto Rican political prisoner, who spent nearly 20 years in prison for her involvement in the Puerto Rican Independence Movement and Jan Susler, attorney, distinguished for her work with the Puerto Rican Independence Movement, having represented Puerto Rican political prisoners for over two decades....
Topics: Puerto Rico Independence, Dylcia Pagan, Jan Susler, UN Decolonization Hearings
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Farmworkers Declare, We Put the Food on Your Table Isnât It Time We Got to Share in the Bounty? featuring . Pablo Cruz and Heriberto Gonzalez NYS farm workers . Rev. Richard Witt, Executive Director Rural & Migrant Ministry . State Senator Adriano Espaillat . NYS Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan . Cardinal Timothy Dolan . Kerry Kennedy, Pres., Robert Kennedy...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* Beyond the Climate March - Flood Wall Street with Anne Petermann, Exec. Dir., The Global Justice Ecology Project, which just released the report "Green Shock Doctrine" and runs the climate-connections.org blog, Petermann said : The Global Climate "march brought together a diverse mix of constituencies from anti-capitalists to Indigenous Peoples to...
Topics: Anne Petermann, Global Justice Ecology Project, Green Shock Doctrine, Global Climate March, flood...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** A Building Bridges Special! Puerto Rico: A Junta By Any Other Name (Part 1) âJust Like a Tree Standing by the Water, We Will Not be Movedâ, Puerto Rico a Nation of Resilience and Resistance! featuring among the hundreds of Puerto Rican activists and their supporters: . Elizabeth Yeampierre, ex. dir. of the Latino community-based group, UPROSE, ....
Topics: Puerto Rico Junta, Puerto Rico Debt, Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Naomi Klein, Puerto...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:54 ****************************** Israelâs Hands Are Stained Red With Gazan Blood: Israeli War Crimes with Richard Falk, UN special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian Territories, Professor Emeritus of International Law, Princeton University & author of more than fifty books on war, human rights and international law, including Israel-Palestine on Record: How the New...
Topics: Israel Invasion, Palestine, Gaza blockade, Richard Falk
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Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., August 5, 2013, 7 - 9 pm EST ******************************** Fifty Years Later, Commemorating and Learning from One of the Great Moments in History - The March on Washington for Jobs, Freedom and Civil Rights with Prof. William P. Jones, civil rights and labor historian and the voices of A. Philip Randolph John Lewis Bayard Rustin Martin Luther King Jr. Listen the voices of the great planners of and participants...
Topics: March on Washington, William P. Jones, A. Philip Randolph, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis
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Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Mayor Bloomberg Provokes School Bus Strike, Hurting Workers, Parents and Children with ATU Local 1181 attorney Richard Gilberg and Jimmy Hedge Executive Board Member/Delegate, Amalgamated Transportation Union (ATU) Local 1181 Union busting is disgusting. NYC's Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181, representing school bus drivers, matrons, and mechanics was forced onto...
Topics: NYC school bus strike, ATU Local 1181, Jimmy Hedge ATU, Richard Gilberg ATU
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** Growing Nuclear Risks in a Changing World: New Thinking and Movement Building with Joseph Gerson who serves as AFSC’s disarmament coordinator, as director of programs in New England, and as director of the Peace and Economic Security Program. Joseph plays a leading role in building collaborations among...
Topics: nuclear disarmament treaty, nuclear war Trump, nuclear arms race, Joe Gerson AFSC
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* SOS, Save Our Planet: The Peoples Climate March and Beyond with Christian Parenti, professor of sustainable development at the School for International Training, Graduate Institute. He is a contributing editor to the Nation and the author of four books, the most recent being Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence and Mary Sweeters, Greenpeace...
Topics: peoples Climate March, Christian Parenti, Mary Sweeters, Greenpeace, climate change, environment,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition = 27:58 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** All Day, All Week â N.Y.C. Occupy Wall Street Actions at Sothebyâs Auction Lockout, Harlem Protest Against Stop and Fisk and Verizon Workers Contract Protest Itâs been a busy week for NYCâs Occupy Wall Street protesters. Building Bridges brings you coverage of three of the multitude of actions the've joined with community and labor...
Topics: Sotheby’s labor, Verizon labor, Communication Workers of America, Teamster Local 814, N.Y.C....
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************************** Mexican Caravanistas Cross Border & Journey Across US, Their Message, Peace, Justice & Dignity, No To The Increasing Militarization In The Fight Against Drug Abuse Mexican activists in the first bi-national caravan of more than 115 mostly victims of the drug war arrived in New York on their month-long journey across the US. They called attention...
Topics: Mexican caravan for peace, Mexican drug wars, Laura Carlsen, Americas Program of the Center for...
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Democracy On The Line: The Prosecution of Defense Counsel Lynne Stewart Charges initiated by then Attorney General John Ashcroft against defense counsel Lynne Stewart, the long trial, her conviction, and now the demand, post sentencing by the government for a still more punitive sentence. What could become a life sentence for the 70 year old attorney is a frightening, effort by the government to chill those, who regardless of the constitutional mandate would step in to represent defendants...
Topics: Lynne Stewart, Ramsey Clarke, Pam Africa
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:09 ************************* The Case of the Freightliner 5, Local 3520, UAW with Robert Whiteside, Bargaining Chair & Shop Chair and Allen Bradley, Skills Trade Chair & Vice Chair of the Bargaining Committee The Freightliner 5 are fired UAW Local 3520 members in Cleveland, North Carolina. Theirs is an issue of multi-racial union organizing in a right to work state and it's also...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Washington Helped Create Puerto Ricoâs Staggering Debt Crisis with Nelson Denis, writer, film director, and former N.Y.S. Assemblyman. His award-winning films premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and screened throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. His editorials for the NY Daily News and El Diario (over 300 of them) won awards from the National Association of...
Topics: Nelson Denis Puerto Rico debt, Nelson Denis Puerto Rico history, Nelson Denis Puerto Rico colony,...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5 FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., July, 3, 7 â 8 pm ***************************** Rally Against Republican Health Care Plans that go Straight for the Jugular and Would Leave Us Hemorrhaging and Fight Like Hell for Medicare for All! Whether the Republicans pass a version of TrumpCare, or work to sabotage Obamacare one thing is perfectly clear that health care should be a universal right, whether called single-payer or Medicare for all, and that...
Topics: Senate Health Care Rally, Senator Sanders health care, Single Payer health care, Medicare for All
Wednesday Edition, produced and hosted by Mimi Rosenberg Wednesday, April 20, 2016 over radio WBAI, 99.5 FM NY ************* In Discussion with renowned author, Robert McChesney about his Newest Blockbuster, People Get Ready: The Fight Against A Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy. The consequences of the technological revolution are about to hit hard: unemployment will spike as new technologies replace labor in the manufacturing, service, and professional sectors of an economy that is...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Virtual May Day Rally (58 minutes) May Day started in the U.S. in 1886 as a nationwide general strike by mostly immigrant workers for the 8 hour day. While celebrated throughout the rest of the world, it has been ignored in the U.S. until recently with the revived protests by immigrant workers. But, every year thereâs more reason got to...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Strange Fruit: Extra-Legal & Legal Lynching on the 62nd Anniversary of the Execution of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg with . Robert Meeropol, son of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg . Soffiyah Elijah, Ex. Dir. of the Correctional Association Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed for crimes neither of them committed 62 years ago and the impact of the...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., June 29, 7 pm â 8 pm EST Listen live on any phone 1-712-832-2645 ***************************** Strange Fruit: Extra-Legal & Legal Lynching on the 62nd Anniversary of the Execution of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg with . Robert Meeropol, son of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg . Soffiyah Elijah, Ex. Dir. of the Correctional Association Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed for crimes neither of them committed 62...
Topics: NYC ‘Ban The Box’ Bill, Criminal Records In Hiring, Vocal NY, Miriam Frank, Out In The...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Labor Day Week Special One Nation Working Together With . Arlene Holt Baker, Executive Vice President, AFL-CIO . George Gresham, President of 1199SEIU This October 2nd, triggered by the AFL-CIO, SEIU Local 1199 and the NAACP, now joined by hundreds of organizations weâre headed, to a mass demonstration in Washington D.C. to demand the jobs to put...
Topics: One Nation Working Together, Arlene Holt Baker, AFL-CIO, George Gresham, 1199SEIU, unemployment,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Farmworker women launch their "Harvest Without Violence" campaign to end sexual violence in Wendyâs fast food supply chain featuring The Coalition of Immokalee Workers Now, amidst the stories that are surfacing about sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape against woman, too often low-wage woman workers have been subjected to sexual...
Topics: Women farmwkorkers Wendy’s, sexual harassment farmworkers, Coalition of Immokalee Workers...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** âImbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buckâ with Adam Cohen, is a former member of the New York Times Editorial Board, author of four books, including his latest, Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics One of Americaâs great miscarriages of justice, the Supreme Courtâs infamous 1927 Buck v. Bell ruling...
Topics: American Eugenics, Adam Cohen, Carrie Buck sterilization, Donald Trump fascism, eugenic...
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, April 30, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** High Court Signals Receptivity To Arizona's Anti-Immigration Legislation Which Could Result In Mass Incarceration Of Latinos With Isabel Garcia, Director of Derechos Humanos, in Tucson, Arizona Foster Maer, Senior Litigation Counsel of Latino Justice, PRLDEF The lawyer arguing against provisions in Arizonaâs...
Topics: Arizona Immigration, Supreme Court, Isabel Garcia, Derechos Humanos, Foster Maer, PRLDEF, The...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:53 ************************************** A Saint On Death Row: The Story of Dominique Green with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, And Thomas Cahill, author A Saint On Death Row: The Story of Dominique Green There have been more than one thousand executions in the U.S. since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976. Leading the nation with 435 executions, 12 of which have been carried out this...
Topics: death penalty, capital punishment, Bishop Tutu, Thomas Cahill, Dominique Green
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27' ************************************** Warehouse Workers Sit-Down in Californiaâs Inland Empire with Isabel Castelan, Warehouse worker (sit-in participant) Esther Portillo, Community Organizer (sit-in participant) Greg Denier, Communications Director, Change to Win A southern California rally calling for improved warehouse jobs turned into a sit-in action that led to the arrest of 13 people. The workers were protesting the...
Topics: sit-in, sit-down, change to win, Greg Denier, warehouse workers, California Inland Empire, Wal-Mart
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:11 ******************************************** âThe Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Workerâ with NY Times Labor reporter and author Steven Greenhouse A discussion with Greenhouse about the decline of the standard of living of workers as a result of a generation long employer offensive; where workers toil harder and longer for lower wages, fewer health and pension benefits,...
Topics: Steven Greenhouse, labor unions, workers, Ronald Reagan, Eric Foner
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:44 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** The State of Working America With Avis Jones-DeWeever, Director of Research & Public Policy, National Council of Negro Women Juan Cartagena, General Counsel & Vice Pres. of Advocacy, Community Service Society, Robert Pollin, Co- Dir., Political Economy Research Institute & economics professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.. The...
Topics: unemployment, economic crisis, Robert Pollin, Avis Jones-DeWeever, Juan Cartagena, Jobs, economic...
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash Monday, December 12, 7 - 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM ****************** OWS, West Coast To Shut Down Ports, While NYC Targets Goldman Sachs. With Maria Cardenas, Occupy Oakland Michael Novick, Occupy LA OWS demonstrators, NY at Goldman Sachs The Occupy movement in West Coast port cities have called for shutdowns of their ports. In solidarity OWS, NY will target Wall Street giant, the owner of...
Topics: Harlem’s Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing Arts, Occupy West Coast Port Shutdown,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28' Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Occupy West Coast Shuts Down Ports, While NYC Targets Goldman Sachs With l Maria Cardenas, Occupy Oakland l Michael Novick, Occupy LA l OWS demonstrators, NY at Goldman Sachs The Occupy movement in West Coast port cities called for shutdowns of their ports. In solidarity OWS, NY targeted Wall Street giant, the owner of half of one of the...
Topics: Maria Cardenas, Occupy Oakland, Michael Novick, Occupy LA, Occupy port shutdowns, Goldman Sachs,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Doomsday and the Apocalyptic Trump Nuclear War Fighting Doctrine with Zia Mian, physicist, activist and co-director of Princeton Universityâs Program on Science and Global Security. His research and teaching focuses on nuclear weapons and nuclear energy policy. He is co-chair of the International Panel on Fissile Materials, a group of independent...
Topics: Zia Mian nuclear war, nuclear arms control treaty, Trump nuclear war, Nuclear proliferation,...
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, August 27, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** How We Can & Why We Must Stave Off The Assaults On Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security & Public Assistance With . Joe Baker, Pres., Medicare Rights Center, serves on the US Dept. of Health and Human Services Medicare/Medicaid Advisory Panel, former NYS Deputy Sec'y for Health and Human...
Topics: Chavis Carter, Timothy Casey, Joe Baker, Jorge Parra, General Motors, Association of Sick and Fired...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., July 25, 6 â 8 pm EST part 2 ***************************** Building Bridges, Not Walls! â A Building Bridges Democratic Convention 2 Hour Special part 2 With her selection of Gov. Tim Kaine as her running mate Hillary Clinton reinforced her determination to run a traditional political campaign in a year noted for mass upsurges from the left and right. Join Building Bridges as we highlight issues in the host...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash *****************************. Greeceâs Syriza Party: The Antidote to Europeâs Austerity Disease with Kostis Karpozilos, Dept. of History, Columbia University And Eric Poulos, Greek-American activist Greece's parliament has failed to elect a president, which means it must hold a new election a little over two years since the last, which will take place January 25, with the prospect of a...
Topics: Syriza, Kostis Karpozilos, Eric Poulos, Greek elections, Alexis Tsipras, greek debt, Greece...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** President Manuel Zelaya In An Exclusive Interview Condemns Sellout of Honduran Democracy Building Bridges speaks with the legitimate President of Honduras in the aftermath of the countryâs recent fraudulent election. President Zelaya urges the U.S. to reject the election, as the Honduran people have in their mass boycott of it,...
Topics: Honduras, President Manuel Zelaya, U.S. imperialism, Andres Conteris, Program on the Americas,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* Hundreds Arrested as Fast Food Workers Strike for Living Wage and Unionization featuring Jeanina Jenkins - a McDonalds Worker in Ferguson, Mo. who joined the NYC protests and was active in protesting the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO Thousands of fast food workers across 150 U.S. cities walked off the job recently and nearly 500 of them willfully...
Topics: Fast food Ferguson, fast food workers strike, Ferguson McDonalds, Jeanina Jenkins, Michael Brown...
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., March 31, 2014, 7 - 8pm EST *****************************. Survivor of â63 White Supremacist Church Bombing Seeks Reparations, Not Congressional Medal featuring Sara Collins Rudolph, the âFifth Little Girlâ of the Bomb Blast Sara Collins Rudolph told the audience of the Peoplesâ Organization for Progress, where she had come to receive a tribute for Womenâs History Month, "my sister Addie Mae Collins was...
Topics: Moral Monday Georgia, Francys Johnson, Georgia NAACP, Hobby Lobby Supreme Court, Sara Collins...
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----- Original Message ----- From: Ken Nash To: Ken Nash Sent: Sunday, April 16, 2017 10:02 AM Subject: Fw: Building Bridges: NYC Bakery Workers threatened by Homeland Security Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Immigrant Food Factory Workers Threatened with Mass Termination Choose Resistance âNot One Step Backâ - 'Ni Uno Paso Atras' Dozens at Tom Cat Bakery in Queens given 10 daysâ notice of...
Topics: Tom cat bakery homeland security, Brandworkers Tom Cat, immigration Tom Cat Bakery, Trump...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27:40) ******************************************** McCainonmics vs. Obamanomics with Dean Baker, Co-Director of the Center for Economic Policy and Research For over a generation, in so called good times and bad, incomes of all but the rich have fallen while poverty has increased in the Bush years, and, that was before the economic crisis that began last year. Barak Obama is addressing...
Topics: Obama, John McCain, economy, Iran, GI Bill
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., April 15, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** Obama Budget Attack On Social Security Hangs Seniors Out To Dry with Bob Borosage, Co-Director, Campaign for Americaâs Future The median income of people over age 65 is less than $20,000 a year. Nearly 70 percent of the elderly rely on Social Security benefits for more than half of their income and nearly 40 percent rely on Social Security for more...
Topics: Bob Borosage, Campaign for America's Future, social security Obama, social security chained cpi,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** ****************** And, Aintâ I A Woman: say female day laborers prepared to stand up to clean up for their rights! with Workerâs Justice Project (WJP) Members Yessinia Bucio Letitia Sanchez Isabel Castillio Nubia Hisaman Casandra Spark A new study by the Brooklyn-based WJP and Cornellâs Worker Institute reveals that Latina day laborersâ wages fall well...
Topics: Women day laborers, domestic workers, workers cooperatives domestic workers, Brooklyn women day...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** A Mavi Marmara Survivor - The Next Steps Toward Victory with Rev. Herbert Daughtry, Pastor House of the Lord Pentecostal Church and Kevin Ovenden, a representative from Viva Palestina When Israeli naval commandos stormed a Turkish ship loaded with humanitarian aid for the people of Gaza. They murdered 9 unarmed passengers. The oldest, Ibrahim...
Topics: Gaza Blockade, Gaza Flotilla, Kevin Ovenden, Palestine, Israel, Herbert Daughtry, Viva Palestina,...
Building Bridges with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, December, 17, 2012, 7 - 8 pm EST over WBAI Radio, 99.5 FM, or streaming live at http://www.wbai.org ******************************** Michael Moore On Americaâs DNA Of Violence And What Is To Be Done Michael Moore, recalling his film Bowling for Columbine, while advocating for the release of Native America leader, and artist Leonard Peltier, now falsely imprisoned for 37 years, and in the wake of the latest horrific gun violence seeks...
Topics: fiscal cliff, Michael Moore Newton Ct., Leonard Peltier, Sandy health and safety, NYCOSH, Michigan...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** The Stunning Size and Scope of Women Across the Country Who Turn Out to Say âWe Wonât Go Backâ "Welcome to your first day, we will not go away!" marchers in Washington chanted. More than 500,000 strong, women, many wearing pink hats, shaped like âpussy earsâ lampooning Trumpâs misogynist assaults on women came to what they proclaimed to be the...
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Building Bridges had a rare opportunity to sit down with one of the most widely read writers in the world, Isabel Allende, on the occasion of the paperback release of her bestseller âIsland Beneath The Seaâ. Allende discusses her novel, which powerfully evokes historical events that rocked the late 18th century. She discusses the enthralling, blood-chilling, & heart-breaking story that connects the links between the American Revolution, the French Revolution, the revolt of the Haitian...
Topics: Isabel Allende, Island Beneath the Sea, Haiti Revolution, Haiti slavery, Toussaint Louverture,...
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., January 27, 2014, 7 - 8 pm EST *****************************. Witness for the Condemned, Sister Helen Prejean: The Case for Death Penalty Abolition with Helen Prejean, author of the bestseller Dead Man Walking, and The Death of innocents In 2013 there were 39 inmates executed in the U.S. and 3,108 await execution. Just last week we were reminded of the 1944 execution of the 14 year old African-American child...
Topics: Helen Prejean, Dead Man Walking, death penalty, Frederick Floss, Cuomo Budget, Fiscal Policy...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** An Israeli In Palestine: Resisting Dispossession with Jeff Halper, Founder, Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions The actions of the brave band of activists from the Freedom flotilla to break Israelâs blockade of gaza has resulted in worldwide condemnation of the blockade and the suffering it has caused. But what of the wider apartheid...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Inside Chicago's Legacy of Police Abuse: Violence 'as routine as traffic lights' with Professor Craig Futterman, professor of law November 24, the Chicago Police Department released the long-awaited dashcam video from the shooting death of Laquan McDonald in Chicago. Craig Futterman, Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Civil Rights and Police...
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Celebrating Sonia Sanchez on her Eightieth Birthday featuring Sonia Sanchez and Jessica Care Moore, internationally renowned poet, publisher, playwright, performance artist, Now, a tribute to the beloved world renowned poet, humanitarian, scholar, and activist Sonia Sanchez on her eightieth birthday with Jessica Care Moore, and a special message to all of us from Sonia Sanchez Poet, playwright, mother, scholar, lecturer and peace activist, Sonia Sanchez is a renowned force of nature respected...
Topics: Sonia Sanchez, Black Arts Movement, African American poets, Jessica Care Moore
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** We Have Met the Enemy of World Peace & it is âUSâ: Whose Weapons of Mass Destruction Have Been Used and Threaten the Safety and Peace of the World? with Prof. Christine Hong, The Korea Policy Institute, an independent research and educational institute that provides timely analysis of U.S. policies toward Korea and developments on the Korean peninsula....
Topics: Korea nuclear Trump, Christine Hong Trump Korea, The Korea Policy Institute Trump, North Korea...
Building Bridgesâ Virtual Rally & Celebration of the Working Class, this Labor Day, Mon., Sept. 1st, While the economy shows some signs of life, workers arenât fairing well, and those looking for work are finding that their search is harder and is taking too darn long. And, finding a job where you can earn a decent living is proving elusive for more and more people. And thereâs some more bad news, union representation that helps workers to collectively advance their interests against the...
Topics: Danny Glover, American Postal workers union, Stanley Aronowitz, minimum wage new york
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** The Fabrication of a Saint: Native Peoples Horrified Over Canonization of Juni­pero Serra, Whom They Say is Responsible for Genocide with Christine Grabowski, author of Serra-gate the Fabrication of a Saint published in Indian Country Today The decision of Pope Francis to canonize 18th century Spanish missionary Juni­pero Serra has provoked the ire of...
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WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, September 3, 2012, Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** The American Dream & Its Reality: Pushing Back Against The Plutocracy! A Building Bridges Labor Day Special No, say it ainât so â can it really be that the Democratic National Convention(DNC) had the chutzpa to convene, of all days, on Labor Day, in a nonunion convention hall, in a right to work state? Well,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* On the Count, Using, Not Doing Time: A Truly Amazing, Authentic African American History Lesson with Marshal "Eddie" Conway Marshal "Eddie" Conway a veteran of The Black Panther Party was held as a political prisoner for four decades in a government frame-up. But whether behind the walls or now back in the community after his recent release, Convey...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 26:58 ******************************************** Free Gaza Rally at Times Square Gaza is under attack by one of the most deadly military machines on the planet â the Israeli military, and, silence in the face of such suffering is unsupportable for anyone devoted to peace and social justice. The U.S.government supplied Israel with the military means to carry out this attack and has...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:46 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Day of Outrage NYC Student Rally at MTA Headquarters Protesting Metrocard Cutbacks With New York City High School Students: Jordan Orvam, Kyle Maer, Francine Prince, Sherana Woods More than a thousand students from across NYC protested against a proposal passed by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board in favor of serious budget...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., November 21, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** How Trump and his key advisors stand to profit from the Dakota Access Pipeline with Antonia Juhasz, an American oil and energy analyst, author, journalist and activist. She has authored three books: The Bush Agenda, The Tyranny of Oil, and Black Tide. Juhasz details what Donald Trumpâs win means for the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, which would run...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 28:24 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Bloomberg Stop The Snow Job On Public Schools Closings! with . Stefanie Siegel, teacher, Paul Robeson High School . Lowena Howard, teacher, Paul Robeson High School . Letitia Ingram-Brown, teacher, Paul Robeson High School . Lizabeth Cooper, student, Paul Robeson High School plus Highlights from the Stop Schools Closing Rally Bloomberg's Department of...
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WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Labor Day 2012 - Part 2 Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** The American Dream & Its Reality: Pushing Back Against The Plutocracy! I want to adopt the title of one of our guestâs books to frame the discussion for our extraordinary panel â So Rich So Poor: Why Itâs So Hard To End Poverty In America. Thatâs the title of Peter Edelmanâs new book. Professor Edelman teaches at...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., December 5, 7 â 8 pm EST ++++++++++++++ This is a Battle for Survival: Standing Rock Demonstrators File Class-Action Lawsuit Over Police Violence with Jeffrey Haas, who has an extensive background in mass defense from his days as a lawyer for Black Panthers and co-founder of the Peopleâs Law Office, a Chicago lawyersâ collective that rose up to meet its historical momentâthe defense of hundreds of Vietnam War...
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Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** What The Lonmin-Marikana Mining Massacre Says About The New South Africa With Mazibuko Jara, editor, âAmandla, South Africaâs new progressive magazine Standing for Social Justiceâ, a leader of the Democratic Left Front in South Africa, bringing together 40 South African social movements into a broad anti-capitalist front, former media officer of the South African...
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Building Bridges National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Waiting for Justice, The Scottsboro Boys Case Then & The Central Park Five Case Now featuring Prof. Kwando Kinshasa, author The Scottsboro Boys in Their Own Words: Selected Letters, 1931-1950, and Omowale Clay, activist with the December 12th Movement The Scottsboro Boys in Their Own Words - the prison letters of nine African American youth facing the death penalty, and what they teach us and today's...
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Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition 27:59 Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Protest Demand NY's MTA Brings Back Laid Off Workers With Transport Workers Local 100 and OWS Labor Outreach Committee TWU Local 100, elected officials, and community supporters called on the MTA to use nearly $500 million dollars in its GASB 45 Fund to restore services cut in 2010, and to rehire over 120 laid-off Station Agents, and settle a fair contract for...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:48 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** The Degradation of Workers in the 21st Century With Tom Juravich, Prof. of Labor Studies, author of At the Alter of the Bottom Line, and accomplished musician From workers at a Verizon call center, to immigrants in the fish- processing industry fired if they donât work fast enough, cheated out of wages, and mistreated by supervisors, to...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Medicare for All, A Better Prescription for a Health Care Solution with Richard Gottfried, Chair NYS Assembly Health Committee Bernie Sanders is at the forefront over a national debate on improving our health care system, with his proposal for a âsingle payerâ structure shorthand for âMedicare for Allâ. Meanwhile, in NYS, Assemblyman Richard Gottfriedâs...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., January 2, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Nursesâ Union Plea to Senate: Reject âButcherâ Price, Poised to Decapitate Health Care Access if Confirmed as Health and Human Services Secretary with Deborah Burger RN, Co-President, National Nurses United ("NNU") National Nurses United the nationâs largest nursesâ union is calling on the Senate to reject the nomination of Representative Tom...
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Recorded Live! City Workers Starved Under Bloomberg Send Message to Mayoral Candidates They Demand Fair Contracts Thousands of N.Y.C. municipal employees, including health care, education, sanitation, transit, communication, and public housing workers â the diverse category workers who make this city run, filled City Hall Park demanding new labor contracts. NYCâs more than 300,000 employees have spent...
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Building Bridges To Occupy Air Waves May Day in NYC May Day began in the U.S. in 1886 as a nationwide general strike, led by immigrant workers, fighting for the 8 hour work day. While celebrated across the globe, it has been largely ignored in the U.S., until recently, when immigrant workers revived it. Now, a new chapter in the history of May Day will be written with the involvement of Occupy Wall Street, the organization making history with its public encampments and protests against the...
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Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Michael Moore On Americaâs DNA Of Violence And What Is To Be Done Michael Moore, recalling his film Bowling for Columbine, while advocating for the release of Native America leader, and artist Leonard Peltier, now falsely imprisoned for 37 years, and in the wake of the latest horrific gun violence seeks to understand what he refers to as the âDNA of violence rooted...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28 minutes ****************************** Domestic Workers Hit Hard By Recession with Ai- Jen Poo, Domestic Workers United DMU represents over 200,000 nannies, housekeepers, and elderly care- givers in NYC. Now, however, their organization is hemorrhaging members as the growing joblessness of their employers trickles down to the number of hires of these caregivers. Aside, from growing...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** On Strike, Six Months & Counting: Spectrum Cable workers headed from the picket line crossing the Brooklyn Bridges to a massive Rally in Foley Square drawing thousands of supporters from the labor and community movements for social change. They built support amongst the public for their fight for a fair contract and to save their union, amidst...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Rally Against Republican Health Care Plans that go Straight for the Jugular and Would Leave Us Hemorrhaging and Fight Like Hell for Medicare for All! Whether the Republicans pass a version of TrumpCare, or work to sabotage Obamacare one thing is perfectly clear that health care should be a universal right, whether called single-payer or Medicare for all, and...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** As Jan. 31st Deadline for Open Enrollment Under ObamaCare Looms, Doctor Finds Better Prescription Medicare for All with Dr. Donald E. Moore, MD, MPH; President, Medical Society of the County of Kings; Board Member, Physicians for a National Health Program, N.Y. Metro Chapter While millions of Americans now scrambling to re-enroll in health insurance programs...
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WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, March 5, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM or streaming live at http://www.wbai.org Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Hundreds Rally Against Prison Industrial Complex And Mass Incarceration â THE NEW JIM CROW! The Occupy Wall Street Prisoner Solidarity Subcommittee along with hundreds of allies heeded Occupy Oakland's call to action and marched in solidarity with Pelican...
Topics: unemployment, the line, TWU Local 100, OWS Labor Outreach Committee, Arthur Cheliotes,...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** âThe Storms have ripped the clothes off colonialism's devastation of Puerto Ricoâ says Luis Rosa Perez! featuring Luis Rosa Perez, is a former U..S. held Puerto Rican political prisoner of war. He served almost 20 years in U.S. prisons for fighting to free Puerto Rico from the colonial relationship itâs had with the U.S. since 1898. In 1999 he...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Port Workers In Bay Area Turn Out To Say An Injury To One Is An Injury To All with Clarence Thomas, Former Secretary Treasurer of Local 10, and rank & file activist Local 10 The Bay Areaâs International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 10 is under attack by the Pacific Maritime Association, after the rank and file dock workersâ voluntary action...
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Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ====================================================== "The Fox in the Henhouse: How Privatization Threatens Democracy" with Si Kahn: Singer/Songwriter, Organizer, Author Some people know Si Kahn as an accomplished musician who incorporates his passion for peopleâs rights into his songwriting and performances.His songs of family, community, work and freedom have been recorded by...
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Walmart & Disney Refuse Responsibility For Worker Compensation In Bangladesh Fire Where Death Toll Soared to More than 121 And Where Labor Organizers Are Tortured and Disappeared With Kalpona Akter, Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity Kalpona Akter, a garment worker since she was 12 years old, faces myriad criminal charges for organizing for labor rights in the garment industry and while she mourns brother labor activists who have been tortured, and others who have been assassinated she...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:59 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** The People versus the Corporations in Americaâs Rust Belt The Coup in Benton Harbor, Michigan with Rev. Edward Pinkney, Community Activist & Leader in the Fight Against The Takeover of Benton Harbor For the residents of Benton Harbor, Michigan the question is will America have prosperity and democracy, or live in poverty under the heel of open...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** National Union of Metal Workers Fighting the Class Struggle in South Africa with Mphumzi Maqungo, Treasurer, National Union of Metal Workers On May Day 2014 Building Bridges Building Bridges spoke with one of South Africaâs foremost leaders of the workers movement as their national election approaches. The National Union of Metal Workers, South Africa is South Africaâs...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Runaway Inequality: An Activistâs Guide To Economic Justice with Les Leopold, award-winning author; cofounded and directs the Labor Institute in NYC; conducts and shares economic educational programs to help fight runaway inequality âThere is nothing in the economic universe that will automatically rescue us from runaway inequality. There is no pendulum, no...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Insurance coverage losses under the proposed American Health Care Act replacement were a matter of life and death and how the defeat of Trumpcare can open the door to HEALTH CARE FOR ALL! with . Deborah Burger, Co-President, National Nurses United and RN . Dr. Donald E. Moore, Physicians for a National Health Program, N.Y. Metro Chapter, and MD, MPH As the...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Rev Barber on Creating a Fusion Movement to Defeat Trump and Move Forward Together with The Rev. Dr. William Barber is Pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church, in Goldsboro, North Carolina and architect of the Forward Together Moral Movement that gained national acclaim with its Moral Monday protests which drew tens of thousands of North Carolinians...
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Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************************** What Chicago Teachers Taught Us With Kimberly Bowsky, Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) rank and file activist, member of CORE, Council of Rank and File Educators and the CTU House of Delegates and Brian Jones, former NYC public elementary school teacher, now pursuing a doctorate in urban education, co-narrator of the film âThe Inconvenient Truth Behind...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** The Supreme Court Doesn't Have to Overturn Roe to Decimate Abortion Rights with Talcott Camp, ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project Now that President Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, it will be up to the Senate to fully vet him so that the American people can determine whether he will...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Union Buster Rite Aid, Wrongs Workers wth Angel Warner, Rite Aid Union Activist, ILWU For more than a year, over 500 Rite Aid warehouse workers in Lancaster, CA have been attempting to negotiate their first union agreement with management. Rite Aid's massive interference in the workers efforts to form a union and its failure to bargain in good faith...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:24 ************************************** Immigrant Guest Workers â Now and Then With Stephanie Black, Filmmaker, âH-2 Workerâ, Winner of the Grand Jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival Bruce Goldstein, Exec. Director, Farmworker Justice A fascinating exposé of Floridaâs sugar cane industry, âH-2 Workerâ reveals the systematic exploitation of Caribbean laborers by the Florida sugar industry from WW II through the...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 26:58 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** NYPD's Crime-Tracking Method, CompStat, Pressures Police To Frivolous Arrests, But Ignores Serious Crime Reports To Doctor Statistics with Graham Rayman, reporter Village Voice Two years ago, police officer, Adrean Schoolcraft in Brooklynâs 81st precinct, in Bedford Stuyvesant became gravely concerned about how the public was being served. To document...
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Building Bridges National Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenbrg South Africa in Crisis: Race and Class Struggle in South Africa with Zwelinzima Vavi, General Secretary, of SAFTU, South African Federation of Trade Unions. Former General Secretary of COSATU, Coalition of South African Trade Unions. The South African Federation of Trade Unions(SAFTU) is the voice of the workers in the struggle for a socialist society. It was formed by the Metalworkers union, the largest union in South Africa and...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5 FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., June 12, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Welcome to New York, Oscar! / ¡Bienvenido a Nueva York, Oscar! Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar López Rivera, recently released from prison after 35 years, much of which was spent in solitary confinement was cheered as the âMandela of Puerto Ricoâ before a packed house at Hostos College, and weâll bring you highlights of the tribute. Rivera,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27'58" ************************* Foreclosed: The State of the Dream with Brenda Cotto-Escalera,Exec. Dir.,United for a Fair Economy Amaad Rivera, Director, UFE's Racial Wealth Divide Program United for a Fair Economy new reports is on the subprime lending crisis which has caused the greatest loss of wealth to people of color in modern US history.For tens of millions of people in the...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., March 27, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Say His Name: TIMOTHY CAUGHMAN! Confronting Terror Attacks Against African-Americans, Resisting White Supremacy, Combating White Nationalism! Timothy Caughman, 66, was a former social worker, who, in his retirement years, had taken to recycling to keep busy and help pay his rent. Caughman was African-American, which made him a target for his professed killer,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:22 ****************************** Chicago Strikers Stood Up for Justice by Sitting In with Ricky Maclin,VP L. 1110, United Electrical Workers(UE) Raul Flores,Steward,Local 1110,UE Mark Meinster, UE Field Organizer Joycleyn Campbell, Domestic Workers United Sara Rodriguez a striking Stella D'Oro Cookie Worker, L. 50, Bakery, Confectioners, Tobacco Workers Union In December, in an...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:30 ************************************** Seventy Five Thousand In Countryâs Largest Protest Say No To Budget Cuts & Demand Tax The Rich speakers Randi Weingarten, AFT; Lillian Roberts, DC 37; George Gresham, 1199; Faye Moore, Local 371, DC 37; Barbara Bowen, PSC; Nancy Wackstein, United Community Houses; Selah Brown, student, NYC Technical College; Harry Nespoli, IBT Local 831, Sanitation Employees; Lynne Muchinsky,...
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oWBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, October 27, 2008, 7 â 8 PM EST, over 99.5 FM 59:52 **************************************** District Court Finally Serves Justice to Saigon Grill Restaurant Delivery Workers with Saigon Grill Workers, Jospheine Lee, Coordinator, Justice Will Be Served Campaign Representative of the Chinese Staff and Workers Assocation A victory for all NYC delivery workers occurred...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., December 21, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Coalition to Protect Chinatown & the Lower East Side Fights de Blasio Displacement Plans with . rally sound in front of Gracie Mansion . Wendy Cheung, Member Coalition to Protect Chinatown & the Lower East Side and Chinese Staff and Workers Association . Jacqueline Herran. Member Coalition to Protect Chinatown & the Lower East Side and National...
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Building Bridges Special with Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash Monday, July 21, 2014, 7 - 9 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM *****************************. Occupation 101: Voices of The Silenced Majority Occupation 101 and Roadmap to Apatheid details life under Israeli military rule, the role of the United States in the conflict, and the major obstacles that stand in the way of a lasting and viable peace. The roots of the conflict are explained through first-hand on-the-ground experiences from leading Middle...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27:31 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: A Quest for Justice, Human Rights and Peace wtih Omar Barghouti, A Founding Member, the Palestinian Civil Society Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions (BDS) Campaign and Nancy Kricorian, NYC Coordinator of CodePink Barghouti analyzes the global growth of the movement for boycotts, divestment initiatives &...
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