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We Rise Fighting - Labor Podcast

  • E86: Women & the Labor Movement

    10 JUN 2024 · In this episode we have 3 labor and community activists sharing their experience, insight and perspective on the role of women in the a labor and other social movements: - Joanna Frasch, AFSCME Local 1, Wisconsin State Employees Union (WSEU) - Alejandra Lopez, President of the San Antonio Alliance of Teachers and School Personnel; and - Crystal Mello, an organizer from Appalachia (Southwest Virginia) engaged in building union and community alliances to fight pipelines and to redirect funds from jails to community needs. *This episode was originally recorded on April 28, 2024. 
    42m 49s
  • E85: Solidarity w/ Palestine Report & Labor News

    10 JUN 2024 · - White nationalist, anti-LGBTQ activity on the rise - Judge halts Univ California academic workers’ strike, citing ‘damage to students’ - Matthew Eddy, Man Who Assaulted Black Superintendent at Baraboo, Wisconsin High School Graduation, Only Charged With Disorderly Conduct  - Mali financial workers union extends strike  - Some of AIPAC’s Biggest Donors Are Also Financing Attacks Against Labor Rights - Nigeria loses electricity and major airports close as unions seek higher wages amid record inflation  - UAW Rank-N-File for a Democratic Union Statement - GEO Statement in solidarity with UAW 4811 Strike
    55m 41s
  • E84: Solidarity w/ Palestine Report & Labor News

    3 JUN 2024 · Statements from: - The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine - National Writers Union (with respect to Rafah) - The Bronx Public Defenders Union (with respect to repression against protests in New York Also, updates on the University of California strike in solidarity with encampments, protests, and Palestine. And a potential strike by Samsung workers in South Korea.
    35m 7s
  • E83: Solidarity w/ Palestine Report & Labor News

    27 MAY 2024 · UAW 4811 on strike in solidarity with Palestine, University of Washington student workers on strikes, Starbucks Workers United update, JFK airport fueling workers and mechanics strike (Teamsters) avertted, and update on UNITE HERE Local 11 hotel workers strike in Los Angeles.
    20m 57s
  • E82: Intro to Corporate Research Part 1 / Investor Relations Page, Keywords, Basic Documents

    22 APR 2024 · How to research corporations for social/labor struggles. - Corporate Investor Relations Pages - SEC documents - Keyword searches  - 10K Reports / Annual Reports - Proxy Statements - Quarterly Reports - New Releases
    24m 36s
  • E81: Solidarity w/ Palestine Report & Labor News

    22 APR 2024 · - Earth Day / Pentagon as a global presencen and pollutor - Report on Palestine - United Auto Workers: Volkwagen victory, Mercedes vote, CNH Industrial layoffs - Portland Teachers Union and shitty right-wing lawyers suing them on behalf of four families
    43m 28s
  • E80: Interview w/ David Van Deusen. Topic: his new book titled "Insurgent Labor: The Vermont AFL-CIO 2017–2023"

    8 APR 2024 · Interview with labor activist, former VT AFL-CIO president, and author David Van Deusen.  His new book "Insurgent Labor: The Vermont AFL-CIO 2017–2023" is available at  We talk about his book, antifascism, experimentation as part of the labor struggle, international solidarity, and much more... 
    53m 25s
  • E79: Solidarity w/ Palestine Report & Labor News

    1 APR 2024 · - Updates on Palestine and solidarity struggles with Palestine - City Brewing Company workers (Teamsters) in Wisconsin approve strike authorization vote - Train and airport workers in Germany reach agreements after months of strikes - Salem-Keizer education workers reach tentative agreement, averting a potential strike - South Korean bus drivers go on strike in Seoul - Waffle House workers in Georgia go on strike - Boston University graduate student workers go on strike - Other news briefs - Music: Charles Mingus, Haitian Fight Song
    43m 23s
  • E78: Solidarity w/ Palestine Report & Labor News

    25 MAR 2024 · - Garment workers stand with Palestine, Bryan - Urgent Appeal from the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions, Bryan  - House Resolution 2882 and funding for Israeli militarization, Ric - Molson Coors workers in Fort Worth, strike enters second month, Ric - Members of REI Union March on Their Bosses and Take Other Collective Action, Bryan - Hundreds of Kenyan doctors protest in the streets as national strike enters second week, Ric - Salem-Keizer teachers union votes to approve possible strike, Ric
    52m 44s
  • E77: Solidarity w/ Palestine Report & Labor News

    11 MAR 2024 · - Resolutions in solidarity with Palestine within the Oakland Education Association and AFSCME - Information on an event called “Working Class Democracy and the Question of Palestine” - Madison Sourdough Workers Ratify Contract - Corporate Giants attack the NLRA - SEIU Healthcare in Minnesota and Iowa  - Railway & Airline Strikes in Germany - Possible Hospital Workers Strike in France during the Olympics - Starbucks Workers Update
    46m 37s
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