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Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Nov 18, 2018 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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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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Topics: Strange Fruit Billie Holiday, Julius & Ethel Rosenberg, Robert Meeropol, Soffiyah Elijah, the...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., August 13, 7 -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 **************************** Under the banner âFight the Rightâ residents mobilized against hate to protest white nationalists and white supremacists âUnite the Rightâ rally in D.C. with Rev. Greylan Hagler, an African-American...
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Topics: puerto rico bankruptcy, Uber New York City, fight the right
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Working for an Economy, By the People, for the People with Professor Stanley Aronowitz Stanley Aronowitz is the director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Technology and Work at the CUNY Graduate Center, a distinguished professor of sociology and urban education, author of 23 books , and ran for governor of New York in 2002. He is one of the great public intellectuals of our times. Author of 23...
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** 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 Airway Cleaners * Rob Hill, Vice President, Local 32BJ, SEIU * Rose Oby, a security guard at LaGuardia airport (Delta Airlines) for a contractor called Aviation Safeguard * Hector Figueroa, President, Local 32BJ SEIU...
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Topics: Airport workers, airport union, airport contracting out, Hector Figueroa, Local 32bj airport...
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, April 16, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** Trayvon Martinâs Murder, A Spark To Reignite The Movement To Fight For Human Rights With Katheryn Russell-Brown, Director, Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations and author of "The Color of Crime" For many Americans, the death of Trayvon Martin was a shocking, out-of-the-...
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Topics: Trayvon Martin, Katheryn Russell-Brown, Immanuel Ness, JOBS Act, William Black
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:53 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Greek Tragedy, Europeâs Achilles Heel? with Leo Panitch, Professor of Political Science at York University, Canada and Editor of the Socialist Register. As the G-20 economic summit met austerity was sweeping Europe, the future of the Eurozone was in doubt and then the Greek government collapsed over its proposed new debt agreement with...
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Topics: Greek debt, G-20, Leo Panitch, Socialist Register, austerity, euro zone, Sotheby union, Teamster...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* Whatâs At Stake: The Supreme Court Ruled on Two of the Most Important Worker-Rights Cases In itâs History with Nicole Berner, SEIU Associate General Counsel and Richard Blum, Employment Law Project The Legal Aid Society Join us and our experts to analyze two of the most significant decisions by the Supreme Court ever regarding workers rights. The U.S. Supreme Court...
Topics: Hobby Lobby, Harris v Quinn, Supreme Court workers rights, public employees fair share fees, public...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Building Bridges, Not Walls! â A Building Bridges Democratic Convention Special With Deborah Burger Co-President, National Nurses United and Larry Hamm, veteran activist, Chairman the Peopleâs Organization for Progress With her selection of Gov. Tim Kaine as her running mate Hillary Clinton reinforced her determination to run a traditional political campaign...
Topics: National Nurses United Bernie Sanders, Nurses Nurses United DNC, Deborah Burger DNC, Larry Hamm...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Oscar Lopez Rivera on U.S. Colonialism After Hurricane Maria Oscar Lopez Rivera has been called the Nelson Mandela of Puerto Rico. Indeed, like the South African legend, Rivera was imprisoned for his anti-colonial activism and spent decades in prison. But in January 2017, after serving 35 years of his 70-year sentence, President Barack Obama, as...
Topics: Oscar Lopez Rivera Puerto Rico colonialism, Oscar Lopez Rivera Puerto Rico independence, Oscar...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Unions to Trump: âPay your hotel workers fair wages and recognize our union!â with Bethany Khan, Director of Communications, Culinary Workers Union Local 226 As far as Nevadaâs unions are concerned, hotel mogul-turned-Republican president elect Donald Trump should put his money where his mouth is, and pay his hotelâs workers in Las Vegas fair and living...
Topics: Driscoll boycott, San Quintin farmworkers, Baja California farmworkers, Ed Rosario LACLA, Al Rojas...
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WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, October 13, 2008, 7 â 8 PM EST, over 99.5 FM (59 minutes) **************************************** Replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day with Dean Hutchinson, Cherokee scholar & poet Indigenous People mark the anniversary of Columbus' voyage, to use the occasion to reveal the historical truth about the invasion & the consequent genocide and environmental destruction and then to organize against its...
Topics: Colombus Day, Native Americans, Indigenous People's Day, Economic Crisis, William Greider, Francis...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Trump Las Vegas Hotel Workers Say Heâs Anti-Worker. Heâd Rather Say âYOUR FIREDâ than Allow Workers to Unionize! with Bethany Khan, Director of Communications, Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and Luis Carlos, Banquet food server, Trump Hotel Las Vergas After a resounding âYESâ vote to unionize with the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226, Trumpâs Hotel Las...
Topics: Trump hotel union, Culinary workers union, Ronald Reagan 1948, Trump union, Trump NLRB, Hotel...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., March 13, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** "A Day Without a Woman" For years, International Womenâs Day has gone largely unnoticed or was depoliticized. Most people no longer know that its roots lie in the struggle of women garment workers in the United States â or that a mobilization of women in Russia to oppose World War I in 1917 was the spark for an uprising that led to the overthrow of...
Topics: Day without a woman, women’s strike, women’s strike, Working Women’s Day NYC.,...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., January 26, 2015, 7 - 8pm EST *****************************. Fired McDonald's Workers File Civil Rights Suit Claiming Racial Discrimination with Catherine Ruckelshaus, National Employment Law Project Several McDonaldâs workers filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the company alleging a âwidespread pattern of racial and sexual discrimination and harassmentâ at some stores. The suit, filed in the U.S....
Topics: Cuomo budget, green party Cuomo budget, Howie Hawkins Cuomo budget, Virginia McDonald’s civil...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Trumpâs Continuing War on Immigrants With Justin Flores , Vice President, Farm Labor Organizing Committee Andrea Cristina Mercado, Campaign Director at the National Domestic Worker Alliance Carlos Jimenez, Executive Director Metro Washington Council, AFL-CIO While a Federal Appeals Panel unanimously rejected President Trumpâs bid to reinstate his ban on travel...
Topics: Trump immigration executive order, Justin Flores farm labor immigration trump, Andrea Cristina...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:57 ******************************************** How To End The Recession with Robert Pollin, Economics Professor, & Co-Director, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Mass. Co-author, "Green Recovery: A Program to Create Good Jobs & Start Building a Low-Carbon Economy The recession is certainly here. The question is how to diminish its length and severity. A...
Topics: Robert Pollin, green economy, economic stimulus, green stimulus, Barack Obama, Allan Ramirez,...
Building Bridges, National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Palestinians Refuse To Be âCleansedâ From Their Land with . Dennis Banks, American Indian Movement (AIM) . Alice Walker, writer . Zwelinzima Vavi, Gen. Sec., Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) AIM leader Dennis Banks, renowned author Alice Walker, and South African labor leader Vavi came together to an international tribunal to grapple with Israelâs occupation of Palestine, and strategize how...
Topics: Dennis Banks, American Indian Movement, Alice Walker, Zwelinzima Vavi, COSATU, Palestine, Zionism,...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** 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,...
Topics: Timothy Caughman white terrorism, Timothy Caughman murder n.y.c., Black lives matter Timothy...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg (26:04) ******************************************** Whose Stuffed & Whoâs Starved: The Global Food Crisis with Raj Patel, Prof., African Studies Center ,UC Berkeley and Katarina Wahlberg, Social & Economic Policy Program Coordinator, Global Policy Forum, The high cost of rice and other staples around the world are provoking food riots. How does global capitalsâ restructuring of...
Topics: food crisis, food prices, inflation, farmers
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Institutional Racism in the U.S. labor market - What is to be done? with William Spriggs, Chief Economist to the AFL-CIO and professor in, and former chair of the Department of Economics at Howard University. Bill is also former assistant secretary for the Office of Policy at the United States Department of Labor The so-called recovery of the US economy has not...
Topics: Bill Spriggs AFL-CO, African American unemployment, African American poverty, Home attendants New...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Teach the Children Well: The Battle for Public Education featuring Diane Ravitch, one of the foremost authorities on education in the U.S., former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, âwhistle-blower extraordinaire,â author of the best-selling The Death and Life of the Great American School System, Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and...
Topics: Diane Ravitch, New York State Budget Education, standardized testing Diane Ravitch, Charter schools...
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, April 23, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** ACT UP N.Y. Commemorates 25th Anniversary By Taking To Wall Street With OWS To End Financial Crimes Against People With Aids & The 99% With Judit Rius Sanjuan, U.S. Manager of the Access Campaign, Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and Eric Sawyer, founding member ACT UP,...
Topics: ACT UP N.Y., financial transactions tax, aids, Bloomberg education, New York Communities, RWDSU...
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Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition 27:43 Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Community Seeks Justice For Michael Lembhard, The Latest African-American Youth To Die By The Hands Of Newburgh Police With Lillie Howard, community activist whose grandson was killed by Newburgh police and Juanita King, cousin of Michael Lembhard, killed by Newburgh police Anger still rages in the latest police killing March 7, in the city of Newburgh, NY of...
Topics: Michael Lembhard, Newburgh police, Lillie Howard, Juanita King, Judy
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Beyond Resistance: A Peopleâs Movement for a Just World with Deborah Burger, Co-President of America's RN Union: National Nurses United, co-convener of the Beyond Resistance Summit and Sen. Bernie Sanders At a time of tremendous turmoil and progressive opportunity, thousands gathered to participate in a historic convening committed to social, racial and...
Topics: Bernie Sanders, Deborah Burger National Nurses United, People’s Summit
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** 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...
Topics: Standing Rock Sioux, Dakota Access Pipeline, Dakota Access Trump, Antonia Juhasz Dakota Access
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Multiple Arrests As NY Protesters Rally Over Deadly Chicago, Minneapolis Police Shootings Millions March NYC and NYC Shut It Down â both of which are part of the Black Lives Matter movement held a rally in Washington Square Park decrying police violence against African-Americans. Protesters rallied and marched over recent deadly police shootings in Chicago of...
Topics: Police shootings, black lives matter, Laquan McDonald Chicago, Jamar Clark Minneapolis, Millions...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., January 9, 7 â 8 pm ***************************** STOP the Appointment of Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General: Arrests end NAACP sit-in at Sessions' office with . Lizzetta McConnell, President Mobil, Alabama NAACP . Devon Crawford, Co-Chair of the, Al-Chemy-in-Color, graduate student at the University of Chicago Divinity School and 2016 NAACP-Humanity in Action Fellow Members of Congress must reject the...
Topics: Sessions nomination naacp, Countering Foreign Propaganda and Disinformation Act Rick Sterling, Free...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27:49 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Nationâs Largest RN Organization Says Healthcare Bill Cedes Too Much to Insurance Industry With Jean Ross, Co-President, National Nurses United National Nurses United, the nationâs largest union of registered nurses, criticized the healthcare bill passed by the U.S. Senate saying âit is tragic to see the promise from Washington this year for...
Topics: health care reform, single payer, National Nurses United, Unite--HERE, John Wilhelm, Richard...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report The National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** New York Has the Financial Muscle to Leverage to Combat Inequality with Connie Razza, Research Dir., Center for Popular Democracy and Arthur Cheliotes, Pres. Local 1180, Communication Workers of America New York is among the most unequal cities in the US. This inequality has become the most pressing issue in New York City and New York State. The good news is New Yorkers...
Topics: Connie Razza, Center for Popular Democracy, Arthur Cheliotes, Local 1180, Communication Workers of...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** New Jerseyâs Powerful Grassroots Peoples Organization for Progress Takes Bernie Sanders to Heart with Larry Hamm, veteran activist, Chairman the Peopleâs Organization for Progress POP has rarely departed from a long-standing policy of not supporting candidates for office and engaged in a rigorous debate and careful consideration before reaching its position on...
Topics: Larry Hamm Bernie Sanders, Peoples Organization for Progress Bernie Sanders, Black Lives Matters...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Que Viva Puerto Rico Libre! with Giovani Roberto, is a Puerto Rican social justice activist and organizer for the Center for Political, Educational and Cultural Development (CDPEC) based in Caguas, Puerto Rico. Roberto is a former student leader of the militant 2010-2011 mobilizations and strikes at the University of Puerto Rico and is an...
Topics: Puerto Rico Maria, Puerto Rico control board Junta, Giovani Roberto the Center for Political,...
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Free John White: A Building Bridges exclusive with the recently convicted John White, attorney Frederick Brewington, Minister Kevin Mohammed, and the Rev. Al Sharpton directly from the mass support rally for John White at the Suffolk County Criminal Court Building(28:17) The right to protect one's home and family is as American as apple pie - or is it when it comes to African-Americas? The recent conviction for manslaughter in Suffolk County of John White, who awoke to find a mob of white...
Topics: civil rights, judicial misconduct, Rev, Al Sharpton, Suffolk County
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 27:59 ************************* Fighting the Recession: The Stimulus and Beyond with Dr. William Spriggs, Chairman, Economics Department, Howard University and Randy Albelda, Author, "Unlevel Playing Fields: Understanding Wage Inequality and Discrimination" Commenting recently on the $150 billion economic stimulus package negotiated between the House of Representatives and Pres....
Topics: recession, safety net, katrina, gulf coast
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* Poverty, Racism & Policing, Mass Incarceration, Resistance and Social Transformation featuring Christopher Hedges, author of twelve books, including the best seller âDays of Destruction, Days of Revolt,â New York Times Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, recipient of Amnesty International âs Global Award for Human Rights Journalism, Truthdig columnist, educator...
Topics: Prisoners rights, mass incarceration, Christopher Hedges, prisons New Jersey
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:17 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** Corporations Say, Why Bargain With Free Labor When Thereâs A Captive Labor At Our Disposal? with Rania Khalek, independent journalist, AlterNet Prison labor is every Corporation's dream - cheap labor, no sick leave, no time off, no holidays and employees that can be easily replaced. Of course, for human rights activists however, it's a...
Topics: Rania Khalek, Margaret Flowers, Medicare, Medicare for All, single payer
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Text Unveiled: Itâs Worse Than We Thought with Melinda St. Louis | International Campaigns Director Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch The long-awaited release of the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) revealed that the pact replicates many of the most controversial terms of past pacts that promote job offshoring...
Topics: TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership, US trade agreements, free trade, Public Citizen's Global Trade...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., December 22, 2014, 7 - 8pm EST *****************************. The Solitary Confinement of Youth in New York - A Civil Rights Violation Featuring Professor Alex Vitale, Member, NY Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Alexandra Korry, Chairperson, NY Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights *****************************. A Xmas Gift to the Wall Street Casino Congress Lets Big...
Topics: solitary confinement new york, NY Advisory Committee to the U.S.Alexandra Korry, Commission on...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Standing Rock Sioux Victory over Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) 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 protesters in the aftermath of...
Topics: Standing Rock Sioux, Dakota Access Pipeline, Dakota Access Pipeline Victory, Jeffrey Haas NDAPL...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Deadly Assault by Mexican Police on Striking Teachers Leaves 10 Dead, Dozens More Injured and 22 Disappeared. with Laura Carlsen, Americas Program, Center for International Policy There is an urgent situation facing teachers and their union, the Coordinadora Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (CNTE/SNTE), in Mexico. On June 19, teachers in the town of...
Topics: Oaxaca teachers union, oaxaca teachers police killing, Mexican unions, Laura Carlsen
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************** A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Woman Who Dared to Speak Out with Malalai Joya Malalai Joya, is an extraordinary young woman who helped establish a free medical clinic and orphanage in her impoverished home province of Farah; and a constitutional assembly in Kabul, Afghanistan. She became the youngest person elected to Afghanistanâs new Parliament, but in 2007 was...
Topics: Malalai Joya, A Woman Among Warlords, Afghanistan War, Afghanistan women
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Following $15/Hour Victories in CA, NY, PA, Underpaid Workers Intensify Call for $15, and Union Rights Nationwide with Record 300-City Strike, and Protests! Fast-food, home care, child care, airport, higher education, hospital and other underpaid workers in the Biggest-ever day of global strikes and protests demanded 15 dollars and hour and union rights for...
Topics: 15 and a union, minimum wage, McDonalds minimum wage, McDonalds union, Trump unions, Trump minimum...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., Sept 26, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** The Real Deal: we the people, wonât allow our voices to be drowned out by âReality TVâ staged debates that exclude our true concerns - weâll be there to tell it like it is! featuring We the People Amidst the mass mediaâs hoopla promoting of and selling the Clinton/Trump debate, as though it were a heavy weight boxing championship weâll bring you the real...
Topics: rikers island, fight for 15 clinton-trump debate hofstra, close rikers
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WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, February 6, 2012, 7- 9 pm EST, over 99.5 FM Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness with Michelle Alexander, human rights activist, litigator, best-selling author Racism is rampant. The Mayorâs, the NYPDâs policing policies and practices, that resulted in the killing of an unarmed Rahmarley Graham, 18 years...
Topics: New Jim Crow, Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., August 22, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** Ainât I A Woman: how twenty-years after Bill Clinton pulled the safety net from under predominantly poor women and children theyâre left to sink to deeper destitution with Felicia Kornbluh is associate professor of history and gender, sexuality and womenâs studies at the University of Vermont and president of the faculty union, United Academics. Sheâs...
Topics: welfare reform, Felicia Kornbluh, poverty and wefare, women poverty, Worker’s Justice Project,...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Building Trades Activists Break Mold in Protest of Trump with Gretchen Newsom, Political Director, IBEW Local 569, San Diego Building Trades activists from Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 569 knew they had to do something. âWe couldnât let him come and speak to us and just sit there,â said William Stedham, an executive board member of the local. âIf we...
Topics: Trump unions, Trump construction unions, Gretchen Newsom IBEW Trump, Spectrum cable strike, Local 3...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Ainât I A Woman: how twenty-years after Bill Clinton pulled the safety net from under predominantly poor women and children theyâre left to sink to deeper destitution with Felicia Kornbluh is associate professor of history and gender, sexuality and womenâs studies at the University of Vermont and president of the faculty union, United Academics. Sheâs author...
Topics: President Clinton Welfare, Welfare Reform, Welfare and poverty, Felicia Kornbluh and welfare,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:06 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Africa: Its Labor News & Views In Focus produced by Radio Workers World Productions, Cape Town, South Africa Building Bridges in collaboration with South African based radio Workers World Productions brings us the issues for and protests of Africaâs laboring class, amidst the global economic crisis. ********** Billionaires For Wealthcare...
Topics: Africa Labor, South Africa Labor Unions, Senator Bernie Sanders, Billionaires for Wealthcare,...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ********************* BP May Be Fined Up to $18 Billion for âWillful Misconductâ for Spill in Gulf featuring Antonia Juhasz, an oil and energy analyst, author, journalist and activist. She has authored several books, including Black Tide: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill, Juhasz is currently writing a feature article for Harper's Magazine on the impacts of the disaster on the deep...
Topics: Antonia Juhasz, BP oil spill, Deepwater Horizon, gulf oil spill
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 28:23 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** From Egypt to Wisconsin, Is NY Next?: Breaking the Silence, NYCâs Protests Against Budget Cuts Buoyed by the new spirit of rebellion flowing from Egypt to Wisconsin, thousands of students, workers & community members from a wide coalition of organizations rallied at City Hall Park, followed by a march on Wall Street to demand higher taxes on the...
Topics: Barbara Bowen, Professional Staff Congress, CUNY, James Parrott, Fiscal Policy Institute
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Building Bridges produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg Carwasheros are Washing Out Industry Wage Theft, Demanding Dignity on the Job and Union Representation Featuring The Carwasheros Mayor Bill de Blasio Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Carwasheros are the thousands of workers who shampoo, wax, dry, and detail cars and who are among some of the most exploited workers in New York. They frequently work in appalling conditions for low or, in many...
Topics: car wash workers union, Eric Schneiderman wage theft, wage theft, rwdsu car wash
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 28 minutes 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 the U.S. Leo Gerard, President of the United Steelworkers with...
Topics: economic crisis, unemployment, Leo Gerard, United Steelworkers, The Green Collar Economy, China...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Beyond the G7: The Dollars & Sense of Globalization & Trade - A View From the Left with Lori Wallach, Director, Public Citizenâs Global Trade Watch; books include: The Rise and Fall of Fast Track Trade Authority; Whose Trade Organization; A Comprehensive Guide to the WTO; recently Wallach was one of three panelists, alongside Chancellor...
Topics: G7 Summit Trump tariffs Lori Wallach, Lori Wallach Nafta, Loria Wallach China trade, Lori Wallach...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:59 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Inspiration From Egypt: A May Day Message with Hossam el-Hamalawy, Historian, Activist Reporter,Blogger, from Cairo The events in Egypt, were a catalyst throughout the Middle East for the yearnings for democracy and working class empowerment. And, as well the aspirations & activism of the Egyptians has given inspiration to us here, in the face of a...
Topics: Egypt labor unions, Egypt free unions, Egypt state unions, Egypt May Day, Hossam el-Hamalawy, Egypt...
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, March 2, 2009, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM 58 minutes **************************************** Economic Aid To Feed Extreme Poverty with Jeffrey Sachs, economist is Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary- General Ban Ki-Moon, is founder and co-President of the Millennium Promise Alliance, an organization...
Topics: poverty, developing countries, Jeffrey Sachs, Bloomberg unions, union busting
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:32 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Economic Recovery Leaves Workers Behind? with . Heidi Shierholz, Economic Policy Institute . Meizhu Lui, Dir., Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative, Insight Center for Community & Economic Development . Avis Jones-DeWeever, Dir., National Council of Negro Womenâs Research, Public Policy & Information Center They say the economy...
Topics: economic crisis, economic recovery, unemployment, poverty, racial wealth gap, Heidi Shierholz,...
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** A Building Bridges Special Report On Hurricane Victims in NYC's Coney Island: After The Storm: Coney Islandâs Beleaguered Residents Remind Us That The Real Devastation Is Continuously Drowning In Poverty Coney Islandâs residents wander about amidst the mounds and mounds of sand, pushed blocks back into their streets and homes by Sandy in this oceanfront community....
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** And the Women Rose-Up: The Voices of Protest on International Working Womenâs Day 2018 The International Womenâs Strike is a global movement launched last year to draw attention to the exploitation and mistreatment of women within capitalist and patriarchal structures and this year its call to strike, in New York brought hundreds of women to the...
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ******************** Analyzing The Landmark Decision Holding Stop & Frisk Unconstitutional with Samuel Walker, criminal justice expert, witness in the historic trial Judge Scheindlin's decision confirms what the communities subject to being stopped and frisked already knew, the NYPD's Stop & Frisk program violates the constitutional rights of Black and Latino New Yorkers every day. Samuel Walker, takes us through...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** First âDreamerâ gets deported, 32BJ responds with Héctor Figueroa, Pres. of 32BJ Service Employees International Union, the largest property services union in the country. Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez, 23, has lived in the United States since he was 9. He said he had a valid permit. He has become the first so-called Dreamer to be deported by...
Topics: Héctor Figueroa Local 32BJ DACA, DACA labor unions, SEIU Local 32BJ, Héctor Figueroa labor...
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Live, In Conversation with Peoplesâ Lawyer and Former U.S. Political Prisoner Lynne Stewart, and Commentaries from Political Prisoners Representatives, her Attorney and Family on Her Release Lynne Stewart, just freed from prison following a worldwide campaign to release her and even as she battles cancer is preparing for the next phase of her life â âI see myself fighting to bring home all of the...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** New Orleans After The Flood: The Anatomy of African-American Displacement with Gary Rivlin, author Katrina After the Flood, journalist Now, there is a commemorative marker at the site where a floodwall protecting the Lower Ninth Ward collapsed, unleashing a wall of water 10 years ago during Hurricane Katrina. The resulting flood wiped out the African-American...
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WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, November 10, 2008, 7 â 8 PM EST, over 99.5 FM 59 minutes **************************************** Obama Wins Presidency as Jobless Rate at 14-Year High with William Spriggs, Chair, Economics Department Howard University President-elect Barack Obama will assume office in January in an American economy which has lost 240,000 jobs in October, and has shed 1.2 million jobs since the beginning of the year. The country and the...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:57 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Joining Honduran President Zelaya In Brazilian Embassy with Andres Conteris, Director, Program on the Americas, Nonviolence International, in the Brazilian Embassy in Honduras where Pres. Zelaya has taken refuge and Tim Russo, Correspondent, Free Speech Radio News, has been reporting live from Tegucigalpa, Honduras since the return of Pres....
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WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 3 - 7 pm EST, over 99.5 FM ******************************** Building Bridges To Occupy Air Waves 3 â 7 PM, with May Day Special! 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...
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----- Original Message ----- From: Ken Nash To: Ken Nash Sent: Friday, October 09, 2015 6:23 PM Subject: Building Bridges: Relaunching OUR Walmart Campaign Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** OUR Walmart Campaign, with New Partners Readies To Turn âBlack Fridayâ into a Red-Letter Day in its Fight for $15 and Full-Time Employment for Employees Walmart workers, fortified with a growing number of...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** The People's Summit: A Way Forward for Peoples Power with RoseAnn DeMoro, Executive Director, National Nurses United and Winnie Wong, Founder, People for Bernie & a Peopleâs Summit Organizer So you couldnât attend the Peoples Summit, well weâll provide a report back on the historic convening of organizations and individuals committed to social, racial and...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** As the saying goes, âsome thing's rotten in Denmarkâ & weâve figured out what it is, why itâs the Trumpian tax plan! featuring Dean Baker, formerly was an assistant professor of economics at Bucknell University. He is currently a co-director of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in Washington, D.C. When Trump said that âthe...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27:46 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Jobs: How Racism, Global Economics, and the New Jim Crow Fuel Black America's Crippling Jobs Crisis with Andy Kroll, Assoc. Editor, TomDispatch and reporter at Mother Jones magazine The Labor Department released the latest figures on unemployment and payrolls - the unemployment rate rose to 9.2 percent, and...
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Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition 27:05 Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** What Is To Be Done? A Conversation about Organizing and Strategies to Win With Stanley Aronowitz, studies labor, and social movements, and is director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Technology and Work at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Heâs authored or edited twenty-five books including: "Left Turn: Forging a New...
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** A Building Bridges Expose - How the U.S. Government Profits from Child Labor, Forced Overtime, Wage Violations, and Other Illegal, Dangerous and Inhumane Conditions with Ian Urbina, N.Y. Times investigatory reporter and Molly McGrath, International Campaigns Coordinator, AFL-CIO Just as major brands and retailers buy from thousands of global suppliers who fail to comply with laws, protect workers and...
Topics: Ian Urbina, Molly McGrath, International Campaigns AFL-CIO, U.S. purchases sweatshops abroad, U.S....
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Getting Serious About the Next Economic System With Gar Alperovitz, author, What Then Must We Do? and The Next American Revolution: Beyond Corporate Capitalism and State Socialism In an era when systemic critique of the economic and political institutions of the United States is poised on the edge of mainstream consciousness: the realities of a changing...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** 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 28 minutes ******************************************** Health Care, Who Cares? With The Coalition against Privatization of GHI and HIP Protesters massed outside the Manhattan offices of GHI after a proposal to convert GHI and HIP to a for-profit status. This would adversely affect 4 million GHI & HIP subscribers state- wide, including 500,000 NYC public employees. It will mean higher...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5 FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., Sept. 11, 7 â 8 pm EST ***************************** First âDreamerâ gets deported, 32BJ responds with Héctor Figueroa, Pres. of 32BJ Service Employees International Union, the largest property services union in the country. Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez, 23, has lived in the United States since he was 9. He said he had a valid permit. He has become the first so-called Dreamer to be deported by the Trump...
Topics: DACA and unions, Local 32bj Hector Figueroa immigration, Sanders Medicare for All, Carol Paris...
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash Monday, April 18, 2011, 7 â 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM or streaming live at http://www.wbai.org ****************** Just A Cutting & A Slicing: Bloomberg Seeks To Eliminate Subsidized Day Care with GL Tyler, Political Action Director, DC 1707 Mayor Bloomberg, is attempting to eliminate nearly 17,000 infants and toddlers from safe, quality and affordable day care. The âEducation Mayorâ is...
Topics: Mayor Bloomberg, day care, child care, DC 1707 AFSCME, G.L. Tyler, NYC budget
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report The National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** Hey Gov. Cuomo Your Budgetâs Wrong, Itâs Tax the Rich and Feed the Poor, Not the Other Way Around! with Frederick Floss, Executive Director, Fiscal Policy Institute and Professor of Economics and Finance at Buffalo State College When it comes to the state budget Cuomo's approach is out of focus and falls far short in making the essential public investments to expand...
Topics: Governor Cuomo budget, New York State Budget, Frederick Floss, Fiscal Policy Institute, New York...
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash and Housing Notebook Produced & Hosted by Scott Sommer ******************** One Nation Working Together March on Washington A Building Bridges and Housing Notebook Special â We will present a special program with speeches and interviews from this massive demonstration on Saturday, October 2nd at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC The One Nation Working Together March...
Topics: Arthur Cheliotos, CWA Local 1180, Harry Belafonte, Luis Gutierrez, Richard Trumpka, Cecil Roberts,...
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., June 10, 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 ******************************** Carry it Forward: Celebrate the Children of Resistance with Robert Meeropol, son of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage and executed in 1953, and founder...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** On Trump and 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...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -28 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************* AFL-CIO To Banks: Pay to Create Jobs You Destroyed in the âGreatâ Recession with Dan Pedrotty, Director, Office of Investments, AFL-CIO The AFL-CIO is mounting a national campaign to put America back to work and ensure that the banks, whose reckless acts created the jobs crisis, pay to create the jobs they destroyed, stop fighting financial reform...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** The Poor Peopleâs Campaign Is Picking Up Steam with Rev. Dr. William J. Barber president of Repairers of the Breach. An author, preacher, and professor, he is chief architect of the Forward Together Moral Movement and The Poor Peoples Campaign and Rev. Graylan Hagler, senior pastor at the Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:57 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** While Capital Says Get Back, The Workers of Guadeloupe-Haiti Said Fight Back! with . Elie Domota, General Secretary, General Union of Workers of Guadeloupe (UGTG) & leader of the general strike there last winter. . Fignolé Saint Cyr, General Secretary,Autonomous Confederation of Haitian Workers (CATH). When the U.S. economy catches a cold...
Topics: Guadeloupe, Haiti, Elie Domota, Fignolé Saint Cyr, unions, health care crisis, Bernie Sanders,...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition 27:58 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Woodlawn Cemetery Alive with Union Protests With Chis Silvera, Secretary Treasurer Local 808, Teamsters And Local 808 Woodlawn Members - the Band of Brothers . Todd Brown . Alex Coss . Enrique Coss Landscapers at the Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, where 6 Mayors and jazz legends like Celia Cruz, Miles Davis and Duke Ellington are buried, protested at the...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition - 27 minutes Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Will Obama Stop The Supreme Courtâs Gallop To The Right with Theodore Shaw, former Director-Counsel and President of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, where he litigated civil rights cases at the US Supreme Court, and former trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division, US Department of Justice On the retirement of Justice John Paul...
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Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ****************** What's Ahead for More than One-Million who Just Lost Unemployed Benefits , the Unraveling of the Safety Net and Planning for Job Creation, to Address Income Stagnation and Wealth Inequality with Richard Eskow, Senior Fellow, Campaign for Americaâs Future The unemployment insurance program provides laid-off workers with a fraction of their old salary for a fixed period of time while the search for a new...
Topics: Unemployment compensation benefits, unemployment, Richard Eskow, food stamps, SNAP, wealth...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Attica, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy! with Heather Ann Thompson, author of Blood In The Water Although much has been written about the take over and ensuing assault on the Attica prison by state police and national guard troops some four days later which resulted in the murder of forty three individuals, including ten...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg **************************** Americaâs not Broke. Not even close. Tax the Rich Overall average individual wealth in the United States has risen 23 percent since the year 2000, to $236,213 per American adult. But, wealth has become incredibly more concentrated. We are taxing the dollars that go to our ever-richer rich at levels far below the tax rates that America levied just a few decades...
Topics: Meizhu Lui, Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative, Insight Center for Community Economic...
WBAIâs Radio Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Monday, April 2, 2012, 7- 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM P roduced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash ******************************** NYPD Surveillance of Muslims Extended To Activist Organizations With Speakers from: Desis Rising Up & Moving (DRUM); Al Awda NY; Mosque of Islamic Brotherhood; Peoplesâ Justice for Community Control & Police Accountability; CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities; Malcolm X Grassroots...
Topics: Strand bookstore union, NYPD surveillance, Taxi Workers Alliance, Desis Rising Up & Moving,...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition -27:13 Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ************************************** Band Aid Approach To Hemorrhaging Health Care System Continues To Prevail with U.S. Congressman John Conyers The economic crisis has increased the urgency for real health care reform now, yet the President and Congress persist in advocating half measures, ignoring the real problem, the health insurance industry. But, the voices for...
Topics: health care for all, health care reform, John Conyers, David Himmelstein, Medicare for All, Health...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash 27 minutes ******************************************* Filipina Immigrant Worker Sues Former UN Ambassador From the Phillipines over Human Trafficking Violations with Ivy O. Suriyopas, Staff Attorney, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) Marichu Suarez Baoanan, a citizen from the Philippines, paid $5,000 to the the Ambassador & his wife's travel agency for...
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The I Am Troy Davis Campaign To Abolish the Death Penalty with * Kimberly Davis, Troy's sister * Jen Marlowe, author I Am Troy Davis * Eve Ensler, playwright, activist * Yusef Salaam, Central Park 5 and death penalty abolitionist * Lawrence Hayes (death row exonoree) * Rebel Diaz, RAP cultural worker, activist Two years ago, the state of Georgia ignored the facts, doubts and pleas of hundreds of thousands of people and killed Troy Davis. Now on the anniversary of his execution we invite you to...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** While Debbie Wasserman Schultz was taken down as Chair of the DNC, will that reverberate and help take her down from her congressional reelection bid, where sheâs being challenged by the upstart radical law professor Tim Canova? with Tim Canova, prof. of law and public finance, an Occupy Wall Street activist, who has written extensively on the need for full...
Topics: Tim Canova election Congress, Debbie Wasserman Schultz election, Debbie Wasserman Schultz emails...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** Indigenous Lumad Leaders from Mindanao, in Their Fight for Food, Land, and Justice Take Aim at US Funding Philipino Militarization with Norma Capuyan Chairperson of Apo Sandawa Lumadnong Panaghiusa sa Cotabato (ASLPC), a provincial organization of indigenous peoples in Cotabato. Chairperson of BAI Mindanao indigenous womenâs network, a provincial organization...
Topics: Indigenous Lumad Mindanao, Philippines indigeneous, repression Philippines indigenous, Josephine...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., June 18, 7 -8 pm EST ================================ The Poor Peopleâs Campaign Is Picking Up Steam with Rev. Dr. William J. Barber president of Repairers of the Breach. An author, preacher, and professor, he is chief architect of the Forward Together Moral Movement and The Poor Peoples Campaign and Rev. Graylan Hagler, senior pastor at the Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C., who...
Topics: The Heritage: Black Athletes Howard Bryant, Poor Peoples's Campaign Rev. Graylan Hagler, Rev....
WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, March 29, 2010, 7-8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM ******************** 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...
Topics: wage theft, Mystic Boutique, Retail Action Project, RWDSU, Triangle Fire, Sophis Henderson Holmes
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg *************************** It Takes Roots to Weather the Storm: the Grassroots Global Justice Alliance Challenges COP21 Climate Conference in Paris with Kali Akuno, is a founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson, an emerging network of worker cooperatives and supporting institutions in Jackson, Mississippi and the South. Kali also served as the Co-Director of the US Human Rights...
Topics: Kali Akuno Cooperation Jackson, climate change conference Kali Akuno, environmental racism Kali...