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Laura Flanders: Workers, Wildcats & New Models for Labor Organizing

Laura Flanders: Workers, Wildcats & New Models for Labor Organizing

April 23, 2018

Laura talks to SEIU International President, Mary Kay Henry (of Service Employees) and labor journalist Sarah Jaffe about worker wins, challenges, and some new models for organizing. Then, a conversation with Palak Shah and Michelle Miller on a new online platform

Public Broadcasters Relying More and More On Corporate Funding

February 26, 2014
Jeff Cohen: PBS show “Pension Peril”, funded by a billionaire with interest in shaping public pension policy, follows a trend of public broadcasters growing increasingly dependent on corporate funds

Violent eviction of Gezi Park gives rise to “standing protesters”

June 20, 2013

Night of “shocking violence” in Turkey’s major cities results in wave of silent demonstrations

Iran’s New President a Regime Insider – Wide Mandate for More Civil Liberties

June 17, 2013

Hamid Dabashi: President-elect Hassan Rohani will not change Iran’s Neo-liberal capitalism but may be inspired by popular support for more political rights and nuclear transparency

Turkish Deputy PM Apologizes as Mass Protests Continue

June 4, 2013

Baris Karaagac: Demands for worker’s rights, secularism and more democracy fueling protest movement across Turkey

Bangladesh

May 1, 2013
Bill Black: In the name of competitiveness, the criminal conditions that led to the deaths and injuries of thousands of workers in Bangladesh, are being created around the world in a race to lower wages and working conditions

Unions in America

April 29, 2013
Josh Eidelson: Workers say Walmart scheduling consigns workers to poverty through insufficient hours and wreaks havoc on their personal lives

Thatcher Gave More Power to Finance

April 8, 2013

Michael Hudson: Thatcher deregulated banking and made London the center of speculation and financialization

The Hunger Games Economy

July 18, 2012
Jeff Faux: Dreams of Wall St. and Military Industrial Complex are not compatible with dreams of American middle class