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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...
Topics: U.S. employment technological change, joblessness, jobless economy, People Get Ready: The Fight...
Building Bridges : Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** “Ona Move” - we welcome home Janet Africa & Janine Africa, after 41 years, and won’t rest until all our political prisoners are free at last! with .  sheros Janet Africa & Janine Africa, finally returned to the...
Topics: Thr MOVE 7, Janet and Janine Africa, Mumia Abu Jamal
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Reproductive Freedom With Jennifer Dalven, Director of the ACLUâs Reproductive Freedom Project Since the start of this year, 916 measures seeking to regulate reproductive health had been introduced in 49 states. And by the end of March, 15 laws had been enacted in seven states. Is this death by a thousand cuts, has state law and new federal legislation affectively aborted, literally the right of choice ensconced in Roe v. Wade - a discussion by WBAI Radioâ s Mimi Rosenberg with Jennifer...
Topics: ACLU, Roe v. Wade, Jennifer Dalven, ACLU's Reproductive Freedom Project, women's health, abortion,...
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************** Wal-Mart May Be The Face of Twenty-First-Century Capitalism But Now Its Workers at 1,500 Sites Across the US Risk Jobs and Arrest for Regular Hours, Better Pay, Benefits and Respect! with with the Wal-Mart workers and supporters, speaking out, engaging in civil disobedience and their arrests at the Secaucus, NJ store protest Wal-Mart is the nationâs largest retailer, second-largest corporation, and...
Topics: Wal-mart black Friday protest, Wal-mart low wages, Wal-mart unions, Wal-Mart New Jersey
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WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash Monday, December 26, 7 - 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM 59:24 ****************** Justice for Jazz Artists, What No Minimum Wage & No Pension? With l John O'Connor, Vice President AFM's Local 802 l Keisha St. Joan, jazz vocalist New York Cityâs musiciansâ union has been leafleting outside The Blue Note, a major jazz club, in a campaign to gain pension benefits and a minimum wage for jazz...
Topics: Local 802 Musicians, John O'Connor, Keisha St. John, New York City Tour Buses, TWU Local 225,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 28:30 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Israelâs Building Boom Threatens Palestinian State with Richard Falk, prof. of international law emeritus, Princeton University and Special Rapporteur on Occupied Palestinian Territories for the United Nations Human Rights Council. Weâll explore the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967. And, weâll examine the...
Topics: Israel, Palestine, West Bank settlers, occupied Territories, Ricahrd Falk, Adalah-NY, Lev Leviev
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WBAI Radioâs Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Reportâs Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash Special Live Broadcast Of District Council 37's Massive Fightback Rally at City Hall No Layoffs, No Contracting Out and No Service Cutbacks Tuesday, June 14th 4 â 6 pm DC 37 rocked City Hall with its biggest demonstration ever. On June 14, DC 37 union members, joined by allies of the working class stood up for their union rights and economic needs, fight back against the...
Topics: DC 37, AFSCME, Lillian Roberts, New York City Budget layoffs, NYC budget crisis, Mayor Bloomberg...
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Building Bridges, National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** McDonaldâs Abuse Of Student Guest Workers Stirs Protest Latin American and Asian student guest workers participating in the State Departmentâs J-1 program, expected decent work and a meaningful cultural experience in the USA. Instead, they were sent to work at McDonaldâs, who paid them below the minimum wage and when they complained of the exploitation were subjected to retaliation. So, they went on...
Topics: McDonald's guest worker, student guest workers, sweatshops, student guest workers, State...
Trump’s Mexico tariffs were always about white nationalism, and pose an incendiary threat to an imaginary border crisis, but they may also be about gaining leverage against Mexico and the Democrats seeking modifications in the upcoming USMCA  trade agreement with Laura Carlsen, head of the Center for International Policy’s Americas Project in Mexico City and Mark Weisbrot, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) in Washington, D.C.  and President of Just Foreign...
Topics: Trump Mexico Tariffs, Trump Central America, Refugees, Mexico Central america Refugees, Lopez...
Building Bridges with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., December 1, 2014, 7 - 8pm EST *****************************. Police Brutality & Worker Inequality -- Hands Up Donât Shoot, Hands Up Donât Spend: Protesting Ferguson & Walmart! Protests during this holiday season were directed at Grinch Walmart, the countryâs largest employer, who cleared $16 billion in profits last year, while starving its workers, and at the police license to kill Black and Brown -- Michael Brown, Jr., Eric...
Topics: Larry Hamm Ferguson, Bill Fletcher Ferguson, Rev. Dr. Jamal Bryant, Hands Up Don't Spend, Walmart...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** The Bail Out Our Streets, Not Wall Street Protests Thousands and thousands of protesters marched to and rallied on Wall Street on April 3rd and 4th. The actions were sponsored by the Bail Out the People Coalition and United for Peace and Justice, both coalitions fighting to make clear itâs the people, who are suffering in the current...
Topics: economic crisis, wall street bailouts, wall street protests, bail out the people, united for peace...
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, March 18, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** Cops Who Killed Kimani Gray Focus Of 5 Prior Federal Civil Rights Lawsuits Another stolen Black life! Sixteen year old, African-American Kimani Gray was mortally wounded after 7 of the 11 bullets fired entered his body both the front and the back. The murderous shots were fired by Sergeant Mourad and Officer Jovaniel Cordova, who had already racked up...
Topics: Kimani Gray, police brutality New York City, stop and frisk, Sergeant Mourad Mourad, Officer...
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., December 2,, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** Wal-Mart May Be The Face of Twenty-First-Century Capitalism But Now Its Workers at 1,500 Sites Across the US Risk Jobs and Arrest for Regular Hours, Better Pay, Benefits and Respect! with with the Wal-Mart workers and supporters, speaking out, engaging in civil disobedience and their arrests at the Secaucus, NJ store protest Wal-Mart is the nationâs...
Topics: Walmart, Black Friday
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Building Bridges Radio: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -28' Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Georgia Prisoners, In Longest Strike In History Against US Penal System Say Enough Is Enough Is Enough! with Edward O. Dubose, The Georgia State Conference, NAACP On December 9, thousands of men, from Augusta, Baldwin, Hancock, Hays, Macon, Smith and Telfair State Prisons went on strike to press the Georgia Department of Corrections (âDOCâ) to stop...
Topics: georgia prison labor strike, georgia prison lockdown, Edward O. Dubose, The Georgia State...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27 minutes ******************************************** Kucinich on the Fighting the Recession and Winning the Election We talk with Congressman Dennis Kucinich who represents Cleveland, Ohio, a city and a state fighting both high unemploy- ment and home fore-closures. Ohio is a battleground state in the Presidential elections. Kucinich has fought Republicans & Democrats on issues of...
Topics: Dennis Kucinich, economic crisis, Presidential elections, Barack Obama, Cleveland Ohio
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:59 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Constitution On Ice: Immigration Home Raids with Peter Markowitz, Cardozo Immigration Justice Clinic A cowboy mentality and racial profiling prevailed as armed federal immigration agents illegally stormed into homes of Latinos in New York and New Jersey in hundreds of predawn raids and violated their own agency rules as well as the Constitution,...
Topics: immigration, Homeland Security, ICE, Robert Greenwald, Brave New Films, Latino, ethnic profiling
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:08 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** DANGER AHEAD: AFGHANISTAN/PAKISTAN with Tariq Ali, author "The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power," Tariq Ali demonstrates Pakistan's unique influence on the emergence of a secure world or global conflagration. The west's 'good war' in Afghanistan has turned bad. A local solution, rather than a neocolonial one, is...
Topics: Tariq Ali, Pakistan, Afghanistan, "The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ************************ New York Rallies with International Community to Stand with Gaza! Millions of people have decried Israelâs crimes against humanity and marched in solidarity with the people of Gaza. In Europe, activists have turned out in 12 countries, including in France, where thousands defied a government ban. One hundred and fifty thousand were reported to have marched in great...
Topics: Gaza demonstration new york, free Palestine, Israel apartheid, stand with gaza new york
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Immigrants Decry President Obamaâs New Year Resolution to Begin Massive Roundups and Deportations of Central Americans with Oscar Chacon, Ex. Dir. Alianza Americas To stanch the flow of undocumented refugees to the U.S., President Obama, who some now refer to as the Deporter-In-Chiefâs Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been preparing a national...
Topics: Oscar Chacon, Alianza Americas, Central American Deportations, central American refugees
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Puerto Rico's Economic Crisis: Analysis, Alternatives and Solutions with Rafael Bernabe, candidate for Governor of Puerto Rico for the Partido del Pueblo Trabajador (PPT) 2012; professor and director of the Federico de Onís Hispanic Studies Center at the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras; economist; and who has published three books including...
Topics: Rafael Bernabe, Puerto Rico debt crisis, vulture hedge funds, Puerto Rico Workers’ Party,...
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Unprotected Sandy Cleanup Hires Face Health & Safety Threats with Joel Shufro, Exec. Dir. NY Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (âNYCOSHâ) and Luzdary Giraldo, NYCOSH Community Outreach Organizer NYCOSH is demanding employers and government agencies respond to the massive health and safety violations thousands of cleanup workers face in the wake of...
Topics: Occupational safety and health Sandy, NYCOSH, Joel Shufro, Robert Pollin, Teresa Ghirarducci,...
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, August 13, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** How Class Works: The RepublaCrats and Their Servant Economy With Jeff Faux, renowned economist, Founding Pres., Economic Policy Institute, author of The Global Class War and The Servant Economy Faux explains why neither party's leaders have a plan to remedy America's unemployment, inequality, or...
Topics: Chip Berlet, Jeff Faux, Servant Economy, class war, austerity, white supremacist radicalization
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************************** Southern Workers and Occupy Protest at the DNC With . Angaza Laughinghouse, Pres. ,UE Local 150, North Carolina Public Service Workers, . Rev. STEPHEN COPLEY, Dir., Arkansas Interfaith Alliance and Chairman, Ntl. Nonpartisan Let Justice Roll Living Wage Coalition, . Yen Alcala with the Coalition to March on Wall Street South and Occupy Charlotte No, say...
Topics: STEPHEN COPLEY, national nonpartisan Let Justice Roll Living Wage Coalition, Angaza Laughinghouse,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:32 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************* On Breaking the Blockade Against Gaza: Viva Palestina with George Galloway, long-term member of the British Parliament, and outspoken and well-recognized defender of human rights and supporter of Palestine Following the massacre in Gaza that began in December 2008, Galloway called to action the world community to organize convoys to distribute medical aid,...
Topics: Gaza blockade, Israel, Palestine, Viva Palestina, George Galloway, Hamas, Obama and Gaza
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, June 18, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Thousands Say STOP Frisking Our Communities: No To Racial & Ethnic Profiling Under Mayor Bloomberg, in 2011, 685,000 New Yorkers were stopped by the Police. Of those stopped 605,328 were completely innocent of any wrongdoing. African-American youth constituted 350,743, or 53% of those stopped...
Topics: Greece economic crisis, Rahmarley Graham, Leo Panitch, Costas Panayotakis, NYC stop and frisk march
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., November 10, 2014, 7 - 8pm EST *****************************. SOS! Save Our Public Schools! Diane Ravitch, historian of education, educational policy analyst, and research professor at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development assesses Mayor de Blasioâs recently unveiled $150 million plan to revamp schools citywide and discusses her newest book Reign of Error: The Hoax...
Topics: Diane Ravitch, NYC public schools, charter schools, Good jobs nation, minimum wage, Obama Executive...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Day of Outrage Student Rally at MTA Headquarters Protesting Metrocard Cutbacks With New York City High School Students: Jordan Orvam Kyle Maer Francine Prince Sherana Woods Students from across the city protested Monday, Dec 21against a proposal passed by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board 12-0 in favor of serious budget cuts taking place next year....
Topics: nyc metrocard protest, student proctest metrocard, MTA, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Day...
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Restaurant Labor Leader Responds to Paula Deen Controversy: For Restaurant Workers Discrimination Is As American As Apple Pie with Saru Jayaraman, Co-Founder and Co-Director, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, Director of the Food Labor Research Center at U.C. Berkeley, author Behind the Kitchen Door Lisa Jackson who sued Paula Deen, said that her âlawsuit has never been about the "N-word,â...
Topics: Saru Jayaraman, Paula Deen, restaurant discrimination, Restaurant Opportunities Center, Darden...
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Wendy's Shame, Farmworkers Exploitation with Members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and supporters in N.Y.C. The Fair Food Program is a watershed accord signaling the dawn of a "new day" for farmworkers' rights in Florida's tomato fields. For the first time in history, farmworkers and participating buyers and growers are working together to eradicate wage theft, sexual harassment,...
Topics: Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Wendy’s farmworkers, Wendy’s fair food program, Florida...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Uberâs Race to the Bottom with Bhairavi Desai, NYTWA Bhairavi Desai, NYTWA Executive Director A NYS Administrative Law Judge upheld that Uber was the employer of former drivers, all members of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, who won unemployment insurance claims in NYS. This ruling sets the stage for other lawsuits in cases involving Uberâs...
Topics: Bhairavi Desai Uber, NY Taxi Workers Alliance Uber, Uber Seattle Unions, Real News Network Uber,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Peoplesâ Voices on the International Economic Crisis . Jana Silverman, Coordinator of Campaigns of Social Watch, an NGO network monitoring poverty eradication & gender equality (headquartered in Montevideo, Uruguay) . Gemma Adaba, Representative, UN, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), New York . Milena Kadieva, Legal...
Topics: economic crisis, United Nations, Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann, Jana Silverman, Coordinator of...
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Building Bridges with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************************** We Can All Learn When Malcolm X Speaks Myriad manifestations of racism permeate our society and Western plutocrats continue to exploit the resources of and impress their geopolitical interests upon African nations. For many this has led to a resurgence of interest in Malcolm X. And, the more we reflect on the meaning of Malcolm's life and message the more we must realize the greatness of his legacy. Malcolm was...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., April 18, 7 â 8 pm EST streaming @ www.wbai.org/playernew.html smartphone streaming @ http://stream.wbai.org & to listen, or download archived shows www.wbai.org/server-archive.html ***************************** Workers Say Hell No To Verizonâs War On Union Rights & Protections with Bob Master, Asst. to the Vice Pres., CWA , Region 1 Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers have hit the picket lines, in what would...
Topics: pay gender gap, verizon strike, $15 and a union, low wage workers
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** .Liberato Restaurant Tries To Silence Workers With Federal Racketeering, âRICOâ Suit with . Omar Taveras, former Liberato worker . Mahoma Lopez, Laundry Workers Center representative . Ria Julien, workersâ attorney Liberato Restaurant workers joined by community supporters and workersâ rights advocates, such as the grassroots workersâ rights organization...
Topics: Liberato Restaurant Bronx, Laundry Workers Center, Rico suit unions, Sophia Henderson Holmes,...
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Building Bridges, National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Workers Rising, Low-Wage Worker Organizing with . Steven Greenhouse, journalist, N.Y. Times . M. Patricia Smith, Solicitor of the U.S. Dept. of Labor . Dorian Warren, Assoc. Prof., Columbia University . Angelo Falcón, Pres. and Founder, National Institute for Latino Policy . Debra Axt, Co-Ex. Dir., Make the Road, N.Y. The Center for Popular Democracy and United N.Y. organized Workers Rising, a conference...
Topics: Workers Rising, Low-Wage Worker Organizing, Steven Greenhouse, M. Patricia Smith, U.S. Dept. of...
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Building Bridges, National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Workers Rising, Low-Wage Worker Organizing with . Steven Greenhouse, journalist, N.Y. Times . M. Patricia Smith, Solicitor of the U.S. Dept. of Labor . Dorian Warren, Assoc. Prof., Columbia University . Angelo Falcón, Pres. and Founder, National Institute for Latino Policy . Debra Axt, Co-Ex. Dir., Make the Road, N.Y. The Center for Popular Democracy and United N.Y. organized Workers Rising, a conference...
Topics: Workers Rising, Low-Wage Worker Organizing, Steven Greenhouse, M. Patricia Smith, U.S. Dept. of...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Workers Say Hell No To Verizonâs War On Union Rights & Protections with Pete Sikora, Strike Coordinator, CWA Region 1 Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers have hit the picket lines, in what would be one of the largest strikes in the U.S. in recent years. The workers, members of the Communication Workers of America (CWA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical...
Topics: Verizon strike, verizon strike Bernie Sanders, Verizon Communications Workers, Pete Sikora CWA,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* U.S. Government's $1.3 Trillion Purchasing Power Could Lift 8 Million Workers Out of Poverty with Robert Hiltonsmith, Demos Policy Analyst & co-author of new Demos report Underwriting Good Jobs Eight million workers rely on low-wage jobs supported by the federal governmentâs $1.3 trillion in annual spending according to a new report by the public policy organization...
Topics: Good jobs executive order, Rosies demonstration, White House Summit on Working Families, Robert...
A Building Bridges Special with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., Jan. 19, 2015, 7 pm â midnight EST, over 99.5 FM *****************************. MLK UnSanitized: A Prophet King Confronting the Triple Evils of Capitalism, Militarism & Racism! Featuring: . Voices of we the people On the Move, Rising Up! . Dr. Cornel West, on Kingâs legacy for todayâs times . Angela Davis, reclaiming Kingâs revolutionary teachings . Clayborne Carson, founding director the Martin Luther King, Jr.,...
Topics: Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. . Eric Garner, King Memphis, Cornel West
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Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., August 18, 2014, 7 - 8pm EST *****************************. From Ferguson to Staten Island Building Resistance to Police Terror and the Policies and Practices that Lead to Mass Incarceration and its Consequences with Carl Dix, was a 1970s member of the Fort Lewis 6, the largest mass refusal by active duty soldiers for orders to Vietnam, for which he spent two years at Fort Leavenworth Military Penitentiary;...
Topics: Ferguson Missouri, Carl Dix, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Bratton and Broken Windows
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Health Care Reform or Insurance Industry Rip-Off? with Katie Robbins, Assistant National Coordinator, Healthcare-Now and Don McCanne, M.D., Senior Health Policy Fellow , Physicians for a National Health Program Democrats said the the sweeping overhaul of the US health care system passed by the US House of Representatives would extend coverage to 36...
Topics: stock transfer tax, inheritance tax, unemployment, jobs for all, National Jobs for All Coaltion,...
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., July 1, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** How The Supreme Court Gave Go Ahead For Re-segregating and How We Can Fix It? with Damon Hewitt, Dir., Education Practice Group, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (âLDFâ) and Leah Aden, Asst. Counsel, Political Participation Group, LDF The Supreme Court gutted a key voter protection, stepped up scrutiny of race in college entry and made it...
Topics: Supreme court affirmative action, supreme court voting rights, Damon Hewitt, NAACP Legal Defense...
Roll Back Low Wages: Nine Stories of New Labor Organizing in the United States with Sarah Jaffe, labor journalist, author of Roll Back Low Wages Albert Scharenberg, co-Director Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, NY Office The Fight for $15 Campaign comes against a backdrop of the mass incarceration and other forms of state violence against people of color and immigrants, stagnating wages, chronic unemployment, underemployment and starvation pay, and Building Bridges will drill down deeper to examine the...
Topics: Sarah Jaffe workers, Roll Back Low Wages, Albert Scharenberg Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., December 23, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST **************. Scrooge Bloomberg Destroys School Bus Jobs and Leaves 40,000 Kids Out in the Cold with Jimmy Hedge, Executive Board Member/Delegate, Amalgamated Transportation Union, Local 1181 Bloombergâs assault on school bus drivers, students and their parents began last January with the bidding out of contracts without employee protections, which precipitated the school bus...
Topics: edward snowden, Bloomberg School Bus, Connie Razza, Center for Popular Democracy, Brett Max...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** âLike A Tree That Standing By The Water We Will Not Be Movedâ: Fighting on All Fronts Lawyers Declare Victory In Defense of the Camp Sacred Stone Water Protectors as Federal Judge Dissolves Injunction with Jeff Haas, National Lawyers Guild attorney Even before the Dakota Accessâs pipeline security turned violent activists faced harsh responses as Governor...
Topics: Standing Rock Sioux, Dakota Access Pipeline protest, Hugh MacMillan Food and Water Watch. Jeff Haas...
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Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & 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 Services under Gov. David Paterson . Timothy Casey, Senior...
Topics: Aid to Families with Dependent Children, TANF, welfare, medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, social...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Weâll Mourn, Then Weâll Analyze and then Weâll Organize: An Election Post-Mortem with Gerald Horne, Chair of the History and African-American Studies Dept. at the University of Houston and prolific author of over 30 books and 100 scholarly papers on struggles against imperialism, colonialism, fascism and racism, joins us to give us his take away of the...
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Building Bridges, Not Walls! â A Building Bridges Democratic Convention 2 Hour Special Monday, July 25 â 6-8pm EST 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 city's working class communities, and from behind the barricades the protests as activists from around the country converge...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Latinos and the Presidential Election: What Happened, How are Key Issues Likely to be Affected and What is to be Done? with Angelo Falcón, Pres. of the National Institute for Latino Policy (NiLP), and editor of The NiLP Report on Latino Policy & Political Issues Now that the numbers have been crunched and the Latino vote was bigger and more influential in...
Topics: Angelo Falcon Trump, elections Latinos, immigration elections, National Institute for Latino Policy
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report Mational Edition 27:56 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Neither Rain Nor Snow Stop Black, Latino, Asian American Unionists March for Occupy Wall Street Despite the rain and snow of the seasonâs first big storm hundreds in NYC braved the weather to hail Occupy Wall Street and vowed to help protect the protesters from the increasingly inclement weather as winter approaches and the increasing...
Topics: Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU), Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, the NAACP,...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5 FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., June 26, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Republican Health Bill Stirs Up Toxic Brew: A Comprehensive Analysis with U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY13 Congressional District) and Dr. David Himmelstein, MD, FACP, distinguished professor of public health and health policy in the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College and adjunct clinical professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, He is a...
Topics: Republican Senate Health Bill, U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat healthcare, Dr. David Himmelstein single...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., July 13, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Puerto Ricoâs Debt Crisis: Whoâs To Blame And What Can Be Done? with . David Galarza, co-founder of SiemPReste, an organization committed to working in the diaspora around the political/civil/economic crisis of Puerto Rico . Michael Kink, Executive Director,Strong Economy for All Coaltion and Member Hedge Clippers Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of...
Topics: Puerto Rico Debt Crisis, David Galarza, SiemPReste Puerto Rico Debt, Michael Kink Hedge Clippers...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27:32 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Jeff Halper, An Israeli Campaigner For Justice For Palestinians with Jeff Halper, famed author, and Coordinator, Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD). Since 1967, more than 24,000 Palestinian homes have been demolished in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Gaza by the Israeli forces, bringing untold misery to countless Palestinians....
Topics: Jeff Halper, Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD), Israel, Palestine, West Bank...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Insult To Injury, Workers Fight Wells FargoTo Keep Jobs and Suffer Arrests with . Keith Schribner, Pres., Local 1174 United Electrical Workers(UE) . Leah Fried, UE Organizer UE Local 1174 members and supporters from other unions demonstrated at Wells Fargoâs Rock Island Illinois branch. Echoing the slogan of UE members at Republic Windows...
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Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., November 25, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST streaming @ www.wbai.org smartphone streaming @ http://stream.wbai.org & to listen, or download archived shows, http://archive.wbai.org/show1.php?showid=bbridges ******************************** Low Wage Airport Workers Protest Scrooge Employers During Holiday Travel Season with * Shareeka Elliot, a terminal cleaner at JFK's Terminal 8 (American Airlines) for a contractor called...
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************** Bloomberg Hasnât Given Up and Neither Are We: Stopping Stop & Frisk, and Ending the System of Mass Incarceration with * Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, one of the leading hip-hop generation intellectuals in the country, host of nationally syndicated TV show Our World With Black Enterprise, author "The Classroom and The Cell: Conversations on Black Life in America" by Mumia Abu-Jamal & Marc...
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************** Former Mexican Guest Workers Seek $500 Million In Stolen Pensions with Alianza de Ex-Braceros del Norte, a campaign affiliated with the International Migrants Alliance, a coalition of grassroots migrant organizations A caravan of ex-braceros from Mexico in what theyâre calling the Historic March for a Historic Debt came to the United Nations to denounce the human rights abuses of Enrique Pena...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., June 13, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** âShame on Cuomoâ: New Yorkers Protest âMcCarthyiteâ Blacklist of Supporters of Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) Movement with Riham Barghouti, a founding member of Adalah-NY: The New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel and Stefanie Fox, Deputy Director of Jewish Voices for Peace This 49th year of Israelâs military occupation, it's clear...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Trash Talking Trump Dumps it on Planet with Sean Sweeney, director and founder of the Murphy Instituteâs International Program on Labor, Climate, and the Environment Energy is a core issue for the world and Trumpâs response is more fracking, more gas and coal export terminals, and more projects like Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) as he dumps the...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27:38) ******************************************** From Here To Eternity: U.S. Nuclear Policy From Hiroshima & Nagasaki Through Today with Professor Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, Director of Cold War Studies, University of Southern CA. at Berkley Professor Hasegawa discusses why there wasnât any moral or political basis to drop nuclear bombs on Japan, who was already determined to surrender...
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Building Bridges National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Greeceâs Radical Left Coalition SYRIZA Leader Alexis Tsipras in NY Says No to Anti-Austerity Politics with Alexis Tsipras, member, Hellenic parliament, pres. of the Synaspismos political party since 2008, head of the SYRIZA parliamentary group since 2009 and leader of the opposition since June 2012 The Radical Coalition of the Left (Syriza) has become Greece's second-largest party following its...
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We present a special program with speeches and interviews from the Massive Demonstration on Saturday, October 2nd at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC The One Nation Working Together March on Washington sponsored by the AFL-CIO, NAACP, La Raza and 100âs of progressive organizations to demand the jobs to put people to work, and back to work. Jobs, economic security, comprehensive immigration reform, safe and renewable energy policy and a reversal of national priorities from making wars to...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 26:20 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** TAXES, WE DONâT PAY NO STINKIN' TAXES SAYS VERIZON, AS THE 99% CRIES FOUL! With The Tax Dodgers, OWS Occupy the Boardroom, United NY, Make the Road NY, Strong Economy for All, NY Communities for Change, Vocal New York, C.W.A., 99% NY, and other members of the 99% Verizon Communications has been identified as one of the countryâs worst...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:27 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Corporte Power in Elections â The Citizenâs United Supreme Court Decision Judging for Dollars The role of Citizens United in Judicial Selection With Adam Skaggs, Counsel in the Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice, NYU School of Law Citizens United v Federal Election Commission, (2010), was a landmark decision by the United States Supreme...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., June 6, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** 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 Center...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** NO! THESE MURDERS BY POLICE MUST STOP â NOW!! Eric Garner... Michael Brownâ¦Freddie Gray⦠Rekia Boyd⦠Andy Lopezâ¦Tamir Rice One after another â and so many others, precious Black and Brown lives â victims of police murder. We think of their faces, and furiously ache for justice. Over 1000 people a year killed by police â yet since 2005, less than...
Topics: Police brutality, police murders, black lives matter, mass incarceration
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Trump Goes Ballistic: How the Mad Hatter Plays Chicken with Nuclear Warfare featuring Reiner Braun, is Co-President of the International Peace Bureau, and one of the main organizers of the world congress of the IPB for disarmament and for a climate of peace. Braun is a recognized leader of the German and European peace movements and against...
Topics: Nuclear disarmament treaty, Nuclear disarmament Trump, nuclear disarmament Reiner Braun...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., January 29, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Teacher and Utility Unions on the State of the Puerto Rican Labor Movement After Maria and Governor Rossello's Plans to Privatize the Public Power Company and Schools with Fredyson Martinez Estevez, Vice- President of the Irrigation & Electrical Workers Union, Unión de Trabajadores de la Industria Eléctrica y Riego, and Mercedes Martínez Padilla,...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., March 21, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Under the Affluence with Tim Wise, Americaâs foremost anti-racism activist and writer Tim Wise discusses his new book Under the Affluence, where he brilliantly engages the roots and ramifications of radical inequality in our nation and then Wise discusses Donald Trumpâs appeal to and how he stokes the flames of white nationalism and doesnât spare the...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Vanishing Pearls: Generations-Old African American Fishermen Fight for Existence featuring Nailah Jefferson, filmmaker Vanishing Pearls Following the worst environmental disaster in American history, the 2010 Deepwater oil spill, Nailhah Jeffersonâs Vanishing Pearls chronicles the untold story of personal devastation in Pointe a la Hache, a close-knit fishing village on the...
Topics: BP oil spill, Deepwater oil spill, Gulf coast British Petroleum, Nailah Jefferson, Vanishing...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (27:30) ******************************************** Scrooge Disney arrests Mickey, Aladdin & Tinker Bell at Labor Health Care Protest at Disneyland with Ada Briceno, Sec'y-Treasurer, UNITE HERE! Local 11, Mary Ann Hegner, bartender at the Disneyland Hotel & Rosa Garcia, dance instructor, Santa Ana College as Tinker Bell Cinderella, Snow White, Tinkerbell and other fictional...
Topics: Disney, health care cutbacks, UNITE-HERE, Rep.John Conyers, HR 676
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Cracking Open Kleptocrats and Plutocracts Piggy Banks: The Panama Papers with James Henry, who has written extensively about global banking, debt crises, tax havens and economic development. Henry is former chief economist at the international consultancy firm McKinsey & Co. and is now a senior fellow at the Columbia University Center for Sustainable...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 29 minutes ******************************************** "The Toyota You Don't Know" with Charles Kernaghan , National Labor Committee Toyota, may be known for environmentally friendly cars, but that "sensitivity" hardy extends to its treatment of its workers in Japan, U.S., Burma and the Philippines. Building Bridges previews a new expose, "The Toyota You Don't...
Topics: Atlantic City, Casino dealers, Toyota, United Auto Workers, UAW
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., January 8, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Rallying in support of the Palestinian struggle for liberation and mobilizing in defense of all of the Palestinian children currently being detained by the settler Zionist state and demanding their release. with Richard Falk, professor emeritus of international law and practice at Princeton University, the former United Nations Human Rights Rapporteur in the...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 28' Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Wisconsin Blues: Donât Mourn, Organize With Eric Cobb, Exec. Dir. South Central Wisconsin Building Trades Council Peter Rickman, Teaching Asst., LaFollette Law School , Univ. of Wisc. member of Teaching Assistantsâ Assn., AFT Local 3220 LaTaunya Johnson, Pres. Wisconsin Childcare Providers Together, Local 502, AFSCME The Walkerville protest tents and...
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PACIFICA NETWORK SPECIAL: "Fighting for Jobs, Jobs, and Green Jobs! " A production of Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report, WBAI-Pacifica, New York City Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg Building a Movement for Green Jobs to Re-industrialize the U.S. with Leo Gerard, President of the United Steelworkers We feature the voice of a labor leader who is building bridges between workers internationally and sees the ties that bind the labor and environmental movements in...
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please note our new web page is www.buildingbridgesradio.org Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Is the Economy Stupid? with Prof William Spriggs, Chair, Economics Department, Howard University Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Indy Mac, Bear Streans, Lehman Brothers, AIG...We've been treated to the failure of more major financial firms that in any year since the Depression. What's the...
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WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash Monday, January 9, 2012, 7 - 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM ****************** âUn-Settling Occupationâ OWS Stands With Indigenous Americans With l Janice Richards, Oglala Sioux , activist and educator l Firewolf Nelson-Wong, Dine, AIM member and activist l Joseph, indigenous activist l Christopher Hedges, journalist, activist l Raymond Two Hawks, Narragansett Nation, Rhode Island Territory On...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Attend the rally to close the notorious jail marked by violence and corruption and impervious to substantive reform: Close Rikers Island! featuring former inmates and family members of those who are or have been incarcerated on Rikers Island; along with 98 ADVOCACY with speakers including Emily Althaus, actor from Orange Is The New Black; Akeem Browder, Criminal...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************* Laborâs Agenda to Fight Corporate Greed(27:54) with Richard Trumpka, Secretary- Treasurer, AFL-CIO William Scheuerman, President, National Labor College In a discussion on the agenda for the labor movement, Trumpka & Scheureman analyze the challenges workers face in an economy controlled by corporate interests who have rigged the system to their benefit at...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., March 9, 2015, 7 pm â 8 pm *****************************. Nobel Prize Economist Joseph Stiglitz on the Dangers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership "The TPP proposes to freeze into a binding trade agreement many of the worst features of the worst laws in the TPP countries, making needed reforms extremely difficult if not impossible." Stiglitz highlights how this trade agreement threatens our jobs, health,...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., March 7, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Women Donât Intend To Fall In Any More Of Your TRAPs with Andrew Beck, attorney, ACLU Reproductive Rights Project Last week women fought to climb out of another TRAP dug for them on their long road for reproductive health and the control of their bodies. The deepest of TRAPs (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers), laws that are cloaked in the deceptive...
Topics: abortion supreme court, texas abortion case, Andrew Beck, ACLU Reproductive Rights Project, Vinnie...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** The Mine Wars: The Bitter Battle Fought By a People Made of Steel with Randall MacLowry, producer and director Go inside the coal miners' bitter battle for dignity at the dawn of the 20th century with The Mine Wars. The struggle over the material that fueled Ame rica led to the largest armed insurrection since the Civil War and turned parts of West Virginia into...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** New York Says $15 and a Union on 4/15 On April 15th Low-wage workers in NYC and more than 200 cities across the country and more world wide held the biggest-yet day of action in their Fight for $15 campaign . What started with fast food workers in NYC on November 2012 has spread to home care and child care workers, retail, adjunct professors, and more, with...
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Building Bridges, Labor Day Special, for cpr metro part 1 Mon., Sept. 2, 7- 11 pm EST with Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ************************ Whatâs Happening with Working Class America, for Jobs & Freedom! This Labor Day Building Bridges focuses on the state of the working class and putting the movement back into âthe labor movementâ. Which side are you on - because thereâs a war on the workers? Rally with Building Bridges this Labor Day, get excited and stimulated listening to the...
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************** Detroit: Pensions, Racism and Bankruptcy with Ross Eisenbrey, VP, Economic Policy Institute Richard (RJ) Eskow, Senior Fellow, Campaign for America's Future Al Garrett, President AFSCME Council 25 Detroit's economic woes can be tracked to capital flight, governmental policies and the results of institutional racism, not the wages and benefits of its public workers. But, ignoring these bedrock...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27:53 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************* Hundreds of Thousands Continue The March For Immigrant Rights with Amy Sugimori, Executive Director La Fuente and Laura Vasquez, Legislative Analyst, Immigration Policy Project, La Raza There are more than 11 million immigrants in the country, and efforts to fix the current immigration system have failed in recent years. Liberals have sought a path for...
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Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5 FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., April 21, 2014, 7 - 8pm EST *****************************. Vanishing Pearls: Generations-Old African American Fishermen Fight for Existence featuring Nailah Jefferson, filmmaker Vanishing Pearls Following the worst environmental disaster in American history, the 2010 Deepwater oil spill, Nailhah Jeffersonâs Vanishing Pearls chronicles the untold story of personal devastation in Pointe a la Hache, a close-knit...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5 FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., August 21, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** NAFTA Renegotiation: Will Working People Continue to Get Shafted? with Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizenâs Global Trade Watch. and Gisela Perez, lawyer and journalist who works at NGO Derechos Digitales and is a spokesperson of the coalition "Mexico Against NAFTA", composed of more than 30 civil society organizations and trade unions. The...
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----- Original Message ----- From: Ken Nash To: Ken Nash Sent: Sunday, July 10, 2016 9:39 AM Subject: Building Bridges: US Imposing Junta to Rule Puerto Rico Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Building Bridges Not Walls â Protesting the Republican Convention with Car Dix, Stop Mass Incarceration Network and Abbas Hamideh, Cleveland Palestinian Activist, Co-Founder Al-Awda Parallel idiocies in...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28:18 ************************* Taming Wild Edibles with The Industrial Workers of the World In addition to its own seafood restaurants, Wild Edibles' ware- house provides seafood to some of New York's most famous eateries including Tavern on the Green and La Goulue. Yet, Wild Edibles warehouse workers are laboring under illegal and exploitative conditions.They have filed a class action...
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Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************************** The Sparks That Ignite Hate: The Growth of American Extremism With Chip Berlet, investigative reporter, independent scholar and progressive activist specializing in the study of U.S. right-wing movements Berlet describes that what happened at the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin is both a hate crime and an act of domestic terrorism and discusses whatâs feeding...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 25:58 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Justice for Jazz Artists, What No Minimum Wage & No Pension? With John O'Connor, Vice President AFM's Local 802 Keisha St. Joan, jazz vocalist New York Cityâs musiciansâ union has been leafleting outside The Blue Note, a major jazz club, in a campaign to gain pension benefits and a minimum wage for jazz artists. The disagreement...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Restaurant Workers ROC the Nation With Saru Jayaraman, Co-Director, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC) Saru Jayaraman details the prevalence in the restaurant industry of wage theft, sub-minimum wages and widespread discrimination as well as ROCs innovative fightback which involved direct action, lawsuits, legislation, industry research and...
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WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, October 1, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and 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...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Iran â A New Wave of Unionization? With Homayoun Poorzad, Central Council Member, Network of Iranian Labor Unions (NILU) Despite unrelenting state repression, there have been rumblings of renewed labor organizing in Iran. While the most visible activities are those of the Bus union of Tehran, the Sugar âWorkers and teachers unions,...
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Long Term Unemployment A National Crisis with Christine Owens, Ex. Dir., National Employment Law Project Another month and another tepid unemployment report. The nation's unemployment rate just went up to 7.6% with no prospect for a significant decline in sight. The plight of the long term unemployed who represent over 37% of the unemployed is all but forgotten. Facing daunting odds in finding work, they...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************** Knocking on Laborâs Door Union Organizing in the 1970s and the Roots of a New Economic Divide with Lane Windham, author, Knocking on Laborâs Door; Associate Director of Georgetown Universityâs Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor and co-director of WILL Empower (Women Innovating Labor Leadership) The power of unions in workersâ lives and in...
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