workers

Is Target Doing Right by its Employees?

July 3, 2018

Employees at a Baltimore County Target lead an action to bring attention to claims of racism, sexism, and ableism by managers

Does Iron Fist Imperialism Benefit US Workers?

May 21, 2018

We speak to economist Gerald Epstein, who did the cost-benefit analysis of the US invasion of Iraq. He found that the US military adventure cost US workers approximately two trillion dollars

May Day Celebrations in Cuba

May Day Celebrations in Cuba

May 2, 2018

Field Report: The average worker’s monthly salary in Cuba is around $25 a month so what are they celebrating?

French Austerity Program Provokes Growing Wave of Worker and Student Strikes

April 7, 2018

University students and railroad and airline workers are escalating protests and strikes in France against President Macron’s austerity plans

DOJ Lends a Hand in Prosecuting Lula

January 25, 2018

The “kangaroo court” upheld former Brazilian President Lula’s conviction without an iota of evidence, says journalist Brian Mier

The War on Wages and the Fight for $15

June 30, 2017
Economic Policy Institute’s Ben Zippered and small business owner Andrew Buerger discuss the overwhelming data that shows minimum wage increases don’t hurt employment, and why uplifting workers also has broader benefits

When It Comes to Job Creation, Renewable Energy Outshines Fossil Fuels

December 19, 2016

Shifting from a brown to a green economy could reduce the unemployment rate and create jobs throughout the country, says PERI’s Heidi Garrett-Peltier

iMixWhatILike

February 17, 2016
Nnamdi Scott of the Ujima People’s Progress Party joined us to discuss independent politics, the 2016 presidential election and Baltimore’s mayoral race.

Does a Higher Minimum Wage Cost Jobs?

May 7, 2014

Bob Pollin and Anthony Davies debate whether a higher minimum wage means less jobs for young people entering the employment market

BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

March 20, 2014
Journalist Cherri Foytlin discusses how Gulf residents are still experiencing health problems and a depletion of wildlife due to the aftermath of the BP oil spill

Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

March 20, 2014
Journalist Cherri Foytlin discusses how Gulf residents are still experiencing health problems and a depletion of wildlife due to the aftermath of the BP oil spill