Kentucky

Economic Update: Employees VS Employers

Economic Update: Employees VS Employers

April 30, 2018

This week: German workers who elect almost half of corporate boards of directors; major US corporations with negative tax rates; Kentucky governor maneuvers against black-lung victims; involuntary part-time employment; epidemic of U.S. evictions; Trump’s tariffs on China

Wildcat Teacher Strikes Spread to Kentucky and Oklahoma

April 2, 2018

Educators are prepared to do “whatever it takes” to defend public education, says Kentucky public school teacher Blossom Brosi

Trump Pushes Coal and Wants the Public to Pay For It

October 3, 2017

Mary Anne Hitt, Director of the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign, says Secretary of Energy Rick Perry’s new proposal would change US energy landscape for the worse

Breathless and Burdened

November 5, 2013
Investigative journalist Chris Hamby on coal miners quest for justice buried by law, medicine, and industry

Reality Asserts Itself - Frank Hammer

October 7, 2013
In this episode Frank Hammer tells Paul Jay about being inspired by the national liberation movements and the struggle against concessions as a response to the outsourcing of jobs In part two of an interview with Paul Jay of the Real News Network, labor activist Frank Hammer discussed the inspiration he took from the liberation…

Sequestration – Fourth Austerity Shoe Drops

March 4, 2013

Bill Black: Both parties have conspired to bring us a disaster; Obama’s sequestration plan gives cuts without blame

Obama and GOP Shared Austerity Vision Will Deepen Recession

March 1, 2013

Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: The massive sequester cuts to government spending are a disaster – what’s needed is a wage led recovery