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Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Jan 18, 2020 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Which Of The 2020 Candidates Is A Friend Of The Workers? with Shaun Richman, Program Dir. of the Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies at SUNY Empire State College. .  Wage growth is weak for a tight labor market—and the pace of wage growth is uneven across race and gender.  .  Wage growth is being held back by political decisions and the Trump administration is on the wrong side of key debates. .  Working people have been thwarted in their efforts to bargain for better wages by...
Topics: Presidential Candidates, labor issues, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg
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Jan 11, 2020 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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When Trump Lies People Die! Dr. Stephen Zunes, is a professor of politics and international studies at the University of San Francisco, where he serves as coordinator of the program in Middle Eastern Studies.  Dr. Zunes is one the country’s leading scholars of U.S. Middle East policy and of strategic nonviolent action. Recently and wrote the piece “There’s No Evidence Iran Is Responsible for the Deaths of Hundreds Americans”, we can be assured that Trump’s wars in the region have...
Topics: Iran war, Trump Iran War, Iraq and Iran
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Jan 5, 2020 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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Mimi on Dred Scott Keyes
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Jan 4, 2020 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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Raed Jarrar is an Iraqi-born human rights activist and writer based in Washington.  He   just tweeted : "Unfortunately, the news of the U.S. assassination of Soleimani ... is not only an escalation, it marks the end to the proxy war between the U.S. and Iran ... now it’s just war."  He further stated that the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps Commander Maj. Gen. Qassim Soleimani, assassinated by the U.S. "had been head of the Quds Force for 2ly are and what they want. ...
Topics: Iraq, Iran, Trump and Iran, Qassim Soleimani
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Dec 21, 2019 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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ReVisioning American History: an intersectional history of the shared struggle for African American and Latinx and Peoples’ civil rights with Paul Ortiz, professor of history and director of the Oral History Program at the University of Florida.  He is the author of Emancipation Betrayed: The Hidden History of Black Organizing and White Violence from Reconstruction to the Bloody Election of 1920 and An African American and Latinx History of the United States               An...
Topics: Paul Ortiz, black lives matter, Latinx
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Dec 14, 2019 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** How Propaganda Manufactures Consent  - A Forum Presented by the Big Apple Coffee Party with Max Blumenthal, award-winning author and journalist and founder of the independent news website, The Greyzone and Margaret Kimberley,...
Topics: propaganda, Max Blumenthal, Aaron Mate. Margaret Kimberley
It’s A Matter of Life & Death: Environmental Racism & Its Assault On The American Mind with Harriet A. Washington, has been a research fellow in medical ethics at Harvard Medical School, a senior research scholar at the National Center for Bioethics at Tuskegee University, and a visiting scholar at DePaul University College of Law.  She has held fellowships at the Harvard T.H.  Chan School of Public Health and Stanford University.  She is the author of Deadly Monopolies, Infectious...
Topics: Harriet Washington, environmental racism
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** Part 2 of It’s A Matter of Life & Death: Environmental Racism & Its Assault On The American Mind with Harriet A. Washington, has been a research fellow in medical ethics at Harvard Medical School, a senior research...
Topics: Harriet Washington, environmental racism
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Nov 22, 2019 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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It’s A Matter of Life & Death: Environmental Racism & Its Assault On The American Mind with Harriet A. Washington, has been a research fellow in medical ethics at Harvard Medical School, a senior research scholar at the National Center for Bioethics at Tuskegee University, and a visiting scholar at DePaul University College of Law.  She has held fellowships at the Harvard T.H.  Chan School of Public Health and Stanford University.  She is the author of Deadly Monopolies, Infectious...
Topics: environmental racism, Harriet Washington
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Nov 16, 2019 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                      ******************************************  "What's Going On"  Marvin Gaye!   On Building Bridges first broadcast day back we took to the streets again and bring you more of the live sounds of people in motion, this time as we covered the Veteran’s Day...
Topics: Veterans Day NYC, Veterans Day NYC Trump, Veterams
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Nov 3, 2019 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** The Making of a Democractic Economy Part 2 with Ted Howard, co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative, and Marjorie Kelly, author of "The Divine Right of Capital", and "Owning our Future" have teamed up to...
Topics: Democracy Collaborative, worker cooperatives, Making of a Democratic Economy, Ted Howard, Marjorie...
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Oct 26, 2019 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                       ******************************************   The Making of a Democratic Economy  with Ted Howard, co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative, and Marjorie Kelly, author of The Divine Right of Capital, and Owning our Future have teamed up to co-author The Making of a...
Topics: Democracy Collaborative, worker cooperatives, cooperatives, workplace democracy
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Oct 19, 2019 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Analyzing Bernie Sanders’ Workplace Democracy Plan with  Shaun Richman is an In These Times   contributing writer and the Program Director of the Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies at SUNY Empire State College. Senator Bernie Sanders has announced his Workplace Democracy Plan to build worker power on the job by protecting unionizing and strikes by workers. In many ways it goes back to the intent of New Deal Legislation which have been seriously weakened over the years by right...
Topics: Bernie Sanders unions, Bernie Sanders Work Place Democracy Plan, Shaun Richman Bernie Sanders
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Oct 12, 2019 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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Our Time Is Now! Que Viva Puerto Rico Libre! with members of El Frente Independentista Boricua, former political prisoners Oscar Lpez Rivera, and Alicia & Lucy Rodriquez In accordance with the Puerto Rico crisis, El Frente and affiliated organizations called for the dismantling of the corrupt government in Puerto Rico and the start of the decolonization process in the island. Chanting, our time is NOW! QUE VIVA PUERTO RICO LIBRE! Hundreds marched to the United Nations to ask the United...
Topics: puerto rico independence, puerto rico United Nations, Oscar Lopez Rivera, puerto rico libre
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Oct 4, 2019 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Striking Auto Workers Need and Deserve to Win Big! with JR Baker, President of Power Train Engine UAW Local 774 in Tonawanda, NY and Mike Elk, Senior Labor Reporter and founder of Payday Report and Nelson Lichtenstein, director of the Center for the Study of Work, Labor and Democracy at the University of California Anyone who understands the need for the United States to reduce its stratospheric levels of economic inequality and to give its workers a boost into the middle class has to be...
Topics: GM strike, UAW GM strike, auto workers strike GM
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Sep 27, 2019 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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The New York Youth Strike for Climate Justice   Four million protesters around the globe, led by youth, declared the time has come for action on climate change. Two hundred and fifty thousand marched and rallied in New York and we’re Building Bridges to those exuberant youth activists who led the way, and we all—young and old and everywhere in between—followed. We’re building bridges and fighting alongside the student leaders of the US Youth Climate Strike, the organizers of the...
Topics: global warming, climate change, Greta Thunberg, climate strike
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Sep 19, 2019 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken nash
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We Don’t Have a Working Democracy. So What Happened and How Do We Fix It:  Hey Whose Really Been Stealing the Votes? with Greg Palast, America’s wittiest (and wickedest) muckraker. An award-winning Guardian investigative journalist, he is causing crooked election officials all over the country to shiver in their shoes as they wait for a knock on their door from the FBI – thanks to his explosive exposes.  Palast, is the author of the New York Times bestsellers, Billionaires & Ballot...
Topics: Greg Palast, vote theft, U.S. elections voter suppression, Stacey Abrams
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Sep 14, 2019 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Update on I mmigrant Workers Terrorized in Mississippi ICE Workplace Raids   with Marely Lopez, daughter of an immigrant worker family victimized by the Mississippi ICE raids who talks about the impact of this assault on herself, her family and her community now and in the future. and Bill Chandler, Executive Director of the Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance, and Luis Espinoza, Central Mississippi Community Organizer Media throughout the country reported that while Trump was forcing...
Topics: mississippi workplace raids, Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance, immigration, ICE raids
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Sep 7, 2019 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** Putting the Movement Back into the Union Movement with Sara Nelson, President of the Association of Flight Attendants who denounced Trump’s government shutdown for endangering airline security and forcing workers to labor...
Topics: Sara Nelson Association of Flight Attendants, Judy Sheridan Gonzalez NYS Nurses Association, Bianca...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** All about ‘Medicare for All’ and Can it Provide Universal Access to Health Care! with Donald E. Moore, MD, is a primary care physician and is on the Board of Directors of the NY Metro Chapter of Physicians for a National...
Topics: Medicare for All, Senator Bernie Sanders, Physicians for a National Health Plan, New York State...
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Aug 24, 2019 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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Reminiscent of Apartheid South Africa Trump and Netanyahu Form Unholy Alliance to Silence Rep. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaibs Support of the Nonviolent Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) Movement in Support of Palestinian People! with Ali Albunimah, Co-founder of The Electronic Intifada and author of The Battle for Justice in Palestine In a moving press conference, Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar stood defiantly against the Israeli governments attempts to repress and silence them. They used...
Topics: Representative Rashida Tlaib, Representative Ilhan Omar, Ali Albunimah The Electronic Intifada,...
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Aug 17, 2019 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** Immigrant Workers Terrorized in Mississippi Raids By Trump’s ICE While He Grandstands in El Paso After “Triggering” White Nationalist Massacre! with Bill Chandler, Executive Director, Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance...
Topics: mississippi ICE raids, Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance, ICE workplace raids Mississippi
Building Bridges : Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** “Ona Move” - we welcome home Janet Africa & Janine Africa, after 41 years, and won’t rest until all our political prisoners are free at last! with .  sheros Janet Africa & Janine Africa, finally returned to the...
Topics: Thr MOVE 7, Janet and Janine Africa, Mumia Abu Jamal
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Aug 3, 2019 Ken Nash and Mijmi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** The Workers'  Advice Center (WAC), A New Unionism Developing in Israel After a Decade of Organizing Palestinian Workers in the West Bank Settlements with Assaf Adiv is National Coordinator of the independent union WAC-Maan . He...
Topics: Workers Advice Center, Assaf Adiv, unions West Bank, Unions Palestine
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** Labor is Raising the Roof in Nashville with Chris Brooks, Staff Writer and Organizer with Labor Notes magazine and Odessa Kelly, Nashville Organized for Action and Hope and Co-Chair of Stand Up Nashville and Anne...
Topics: Nashville unions, Standup Nashville, Chris Brooks Labor Notes, Wayfair workers strike for immigrants
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Jul 23, 2019 ken nash and mimi rosenberg
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move free for joe
Topic: move
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Jul 19, 2019 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** Immigrants Are Welcome Here!  Abolish ICE, Stop Deportations, Shut Detention Centers, Close the Camps, Release the Detainees NOW! with immigrant/migrant families and their supporters – the participants in the “Lights for...
Topics: Lights of Liberty, NYC Immigration Rally, Trump Immigration Policy, Trump Refugees, Ravi Ragbar
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Jul 12, 2019 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                      ******************************************   Saudi Arabia and Jared Kushner: Armaments and Conflict in the Middle East  with Mohamad Bazzi, journalism professor at New York University, a former Middle East bureau chief at Newsday and a former Council on Foreign Relations...
Topics: U.S. and Yemen, Saudi Arabia and Yemen, Mohamad Bazzi Yemen and Iran
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** Finally N.Y. State’s Farmworkers Prevail Over State’s Harvest of Shame  with Jessica Ramos, N . Y . S Senator ,  Chair of Labor Committee and Jose Chapa ,  Justice for Farmworkers Legislative Campaign Coordinator, Rural...
Topics: nys farmworkers unions, Jessica Ramos NYS Senate, Jose Chapa Justice for Farmworkers, Farmworker...
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Jun 28, 2019 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                      ****************************************** The Centerfold of Trump’s Reelection Campaign is About Ginning Up Hate & the Politics of Xenophobia!  with Muzaffar Chishti , Director of the Migration Policy Institute at New York University School of Law, whose work...
Topics: Trump mass deportations, Trump immigration, Muzaffar Chishti, Trump refugees, Tom Saenz
American Airlines Mechanics Are Threatening the “Bloodiest, Ugliest Battle” in Labor History   with John Samuelsen, President, Transport Workers Union   Mechanics at American Airlines are threatening to strike if a new contract isn’t negotiated, and the union president has declared that employees are prepared for the dispute to erupt. TWU president John Samuelsen confronted American Airlines president Robert Isom and told him that the union was prepared to strike. “I stand here to...
Topics: TWU American Airlines, John Samuelson American Airlines, Transport Workers Union American Airlines
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Jun 19, 2019 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Reverend Barber on the Poor People's Campaign and social change
Topic: Reverend William Barber
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Jun 14, 2019 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Trump’s Mexico tariffs were always about white nationalism, and pose an incendiary threat to an imaginary border crisis, but they may also be about gaining leverage against Mexico and the Democrats seeking modifications in the upcoming USMCA  trade agreement with Laura Carlsen, head of the Center for International Policy’s Americas Project in Mexico City and Mark Weisbrot, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) in Washington, D.C.  and President of Just Foreign...
Topics: Trump Mexico Tariffs, Trump Central America, Refugees, Mexico Central america Refugees, Lopez...
Will we allow Sudan's military and their allies, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to crush the peoples movement for democracy?  with Milton Allimadi, Prof. of African History at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and founder of The Black Star News  In scenes redolent of the Arab world's 2011 pro-democracy uprisings, an emboldened grass-roots protest movement had taken root in the heart of Sudan, its center, Khartoum, when the dreaded Janjaweed militia opened fire on the unarmed,...
Topics: Milton Allimdi Sudan, Black Star News, Sudan protests, Sudan military, Omar Hassan al-Bashir Sudan,...
Building Bridges National Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash Grand Theft Pentagon: How It Steals from Our Nations Resources to Feed its Monster Wars! Bill Hartung, Director of the Arms & Security Project at the Center for International Policy, Jan R. Weinberg, Show Up! America, & Divest From The War Machine Coalition/CodePink and Christine Lewis, Domestic Workers United discuss how the war economy drains our resources , and ways we can get active to turn it around, such as...
Topics: Bill Hartung, CodePink, military-industrial complex, Move the Money, War and Peace, military budget
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May 24, 2019 produced by 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                      ****************************************** High Voltage Women: Breaking Barriers at Seattle City Light, with Ellie Belew novelist and community historian gave me been a wonderful read with High Voltage Women: Breaking Barriers at Seattle City Light, telling the story of...
Topics: Radical Women, Freedom Socialists, High Voltage Women, affirmative action Seattle, Ellie Belew,...
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May 17, 2019 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ******************************************   Putting the Movement Back into the Labor Movement with Nelson Lichtenstein is a professor of history at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and director of the Center for the Study of Work, Labor and Democracy. He is a...
Topics: Samantha Winslow, Nelson Lichtenstein, Labor Notes, labor movement, Samantha Winslow, Labor Notes,...
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May 11, 2019 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg This is the right time to talk about why we need a new economic system and how to get there. This is the time to talk about and build socialism here and around the world .   To meld practice and theory on this question are Zwelinzima Vavi, General Secretary, of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (“SAFTU”), founded in 2017, and which is the second largest of the country’s main trade union confederations , with at least 21...
Topics: Zwelinzima Vavi, South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), Gar Alperovitz, Democracy...
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May 4, 2019 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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Building Bridges National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash U.S. Hands Off Venezuela!: Special Report from Venezuela on May Day   with William Camacaro, of the NYC Bolivarian Circle reporting from the barrios of Venezuela, where he has brought a delegation of U.S. people to observe the situation on the ground and deliver to the Venezuelan people the message that ‘we the people’ oppose the U.S. Government’s empire aggression and intervention. While Venezuela’s economic...
Topics: Juan Guaido Venezuela, Venezuela coup, Venezueala may day, Venezuela U.S. imperialism, Nicolás...
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Apr 27, 2019 Produced by 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                      ****************************************** Growing Nuclear Risks in a Changing World: New Thinking and Movement Building with Joseph Gerson who serves as AFSC’s disarmament coordinator, as director of programs in New England, and as director of the Peace and Economic Security Program. Joseph plays a leading role in building collaborations among...
Topics: nuclear disarmament treaty, nuclear war Trump, nuclear arms race, Joe Gerson AFSC
RIP Medical Debt! As medical costs rise to unspeakable levels, so does un-payable medical debt, but we can stop the hemorrhaging and save the patient.  with Co-Founder and Director/Education and Outreach RIP Medical Debt Jerry Aston  and comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host John Oliver  Medical debt has destroyed the financial stability of large segments of Americas most vulnerable communities: the sick, the elderly, the poor, and veterans. It also...
Topics: Medical debt, Jerry Aston medical debt, RIP Medical Debt, healthcare, Medicare for all
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition         Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                      ****************************************** ICE Terrorizes Immigrant Women Workers, Arresting More Than 280 in Largest Workplace Raid in a Decade, Leaving Families and Communities Devastated! with Felix Villalobos, Managing Attorney, RAICES, the largest immigration legal...
Topics: Immigration workplace raid Texas, women immigration raid, Felix Villalobos RAICES, North Texas...
ICE Terrorizes Immigrant Women Workers, Arresting More Than 280 in Largest Workplace Raid in a Decade, Leaving Families and Communities Devastated! with Felix Villalobos, Managing Attorney, RAICES, the largest immigration legal services provider in Texas.   and Maria Yolisma Garcia, President, North Texas Dream Team More than 280, predominantly women, immigrant workers were detained after a workplace raid on an electronics repair company in Texas.  The raid was the largest since Trump took...
Topics: Jeff Halper Israeli elections, ICE workplace raid Texas
Building Bridges National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash Israel's War Against the Palestinians and It's Exportation of Weapons of Global Pacification with Jeff Halper, is the head of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions and a Nobel Peace Prize nominee. He is the author of War Against the People: Israel, The Palestinians and Global Pacification We the people must break the old taboo on US-Israeli relations and Washington's permanent acquiescence in Israel's illegal...
Topics: Jeff Halper Israel and Palestine, Jeff Halper weapons, Jeff Halper policing
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., April 1, 2019, 7 - 8 pm EST             **************************** "Let Them Eat Cake" Says Social Services Giant, CAMBA’s $484,000 A Year CEO, Joanne Oplustil, To Workers Who Have To Go On Food Stamps To Take Parental Leave! with striking Camba Legal Service (“CLS”) Workers   Forced to the picket-line and chanting “no contract, no peace, overworked and over stressed - working at...
Topics: Camba Legal Services Union, DC 1707 pre-school teachers protest, Prof. Milton Allimadi, Cyclone...
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Mar 29, 2019 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Its a Matter of Life and Death: Thousands of New York Nurses Take to the Street In Threat of Major Strike Over Horrendous Working Conditions Which Seriously Impedes Patient Care with Judy Sheridan-Gonzalez, RN , NYSNA President, Montefiore Medical Center and  Karine Raymond, RN NYSNA .Second Vice President, Montefiore Medical Center The 42,000 strong members of the New York State Nurses Association have been fighting for safe staffing, to keep hospitals open for care, to stop the Wall Street...
Topics: New York State Nurses Association, NYSNA, Safe Staffing Nurses, Judy Sheridan-Gonzalez NYSNA
Spectrum Cable Strikers At Two Year Mark Keep On Keeping On & Are Even Looking Into Forming A Workers' Cooperative To Take Over The Cable Franchise with Troy Walcott, Local 3 IBEW Shop Steward and striking  Spectrum Technician and Ray Reyes, striking Spectrum  technician   Some 1,800 workers represented by International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, (“IBEW”),  Local 3 struck Charter Spectrum Communications (“Spectrum”) , the company which bought out Time Warner Cable in May...
Topics: Local 3 IBEW, Charter Spectrum union busting, Cuomo Charter Spectrum, de Blasio Charter Spectrum,...
It’s a Matter of Life and Death: Thousands of New York Nurses Take to the Street In Threat of Major Strike Over Horrendous Working Conditions Which Seriously Impedes Patient Care with Judy Sheridan-Gonzalez, RN , NYSNA President, Montefiore Medical Center and NYSNA members   The 42,000 strong members of the New York State Nurses Association have been  fighting for  safe staffing, to keep hospitals open for care, to stop the Wall Street attack on their patients, and win healthcare for...
Topics: NYS Nurses Association Safe Staffing, Spectrum strike cooperatives
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Daniel Ellsberg responds to the unjust jailing of whistleblower Chelsea Manning   Daniel Ellsberg, the most important whistle-blower of the 20 th century, whose exposure of government lying and whose courage and sacrifice to reveal that truth to the public worked to end the heinous war in Viet Nam talks about one of the greatest whistle-blowers of the 21 st century, Chelsea Manning who paid dearly for her expose of government lies in Afghanistan, Iraq and torture in Guantanamo and served 7...
Topics: Daniel Ellsberg, Chelsea Manning, whistleblowers, freedom of the press
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Mar 8, 2019 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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Gender/Race & Poverty in America:  How the politics of welfare makes us sick and tired of being sick and tired!   Whatever Fannie Lou Hamer was talking about soon became an impassioned plea for a change in the system that exploited the Delta’s African-Americans.  “All my life I’ve been sick and tired,” she shakes her head. “Now I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired.” Fannie Lou Hamer (1917 – 1977) who stood tall against the brutality, indignities,...
Topics: Gender poverty, women poverty, race poverty, Felicia Kornbluh poverty, welfare reform
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Mar 1, 2019 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                      ****************************************** The Criminalization of Poverty in America with Professor Peter Edelman, policy maker, and law professor at Georgetown University Law Center, specializing in the fields of poverty, welfare, juvenile justice, and constitutional law...
Topics: The Criminalization of Poverty in America, Peter Edelman, Poverty U.S., Bail bonds
The Revolutionary Martin Luther King: Confronting the Triple Evils of                                                                   Racism, Wealth Inequality, Militarism! Stone monuments and tributes can’t adequately commemorate the Rev. Martin Luther King. Genuine recognition of the man requires that we resolve to carry on his legacy of resistance to discrimination, the widening wealth divide, and war.  Amidst terrible...
Topics: Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Ruby Sales Rev. King, Dr. Clayborne Carson
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Feb 22, 2019 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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The Politics of Immigration with Jane Guskin and David L. Wilson have been writing since 1990 about immigration, labor, and Latin America and the Caribbean. Their articles have appeared in Truthout, NACLA Report on the Americas, MRZine, The Huffington Post , and other publications. For over twenty years, they co-edited Weekly News Update on the Americas, an English-language bulletin covering grassroots news from Latin America. Guskin also edited a companion publication , Immigration News...
Topics: Politics of Immigration, Jane Guskin and David L. Wilson, Trump immigration, Trump wall,...
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Feb 15, 2019 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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“U.S. HANDS OFF VENEZUELA!” .  Maria Luísa Mendonça, director of the Network for Social Justice and Human Rights in Brazil .  Kevin Zeese, a lawyer and political activist who  currently serves as co-director of Popular Resistance .  Roger Wareham, Secretary General of the International Association Against Torture and member of the December 12 th Movement   " There is a great provocation led by the U.S. empire now in Venezuela. There's no doubt the world that it's  President...
Topics: Venezuela U.S. coup, Maduro coup, Trump Venezuela coup, Venezuela economic sanctions Trump,...
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Feb 9, 2019 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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No to U.S. Orchestrated Coup in Venezuela!  No to Trump Imbuing Himself with the Power to Decide the Leader of a Sovereign Country!  WHERE ARE THE DEMOCRATS? with Marc Weisbrot, is co-director with Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research and is President of Just Foreign Policy, a non-governmental organization dedicated to reforming United States foreign policy. and Kevin Zeese, a lawyer and political activist who has worked on a wide range of issues beginning with ending the...
Topics: Venezuela U.S. coup, Maduro coup, Trump Venezuela coup, Venezuela economic sanctions Trump
We Are The Ones We’ve Been Waiting For: Federal Workers Don’t Have To Be The Sacrificial Lambs for Trump’s Political Hijinks to Fund His Wall! with Hector Figueroa, President, Local 32BJ, SEIU   "Almost a million workers are locked out or being forced to work without pay. Others are going to work when our workspace is increasingly unsafe. What is the Labor Movement waiting for? Go back with Fierce Urgency of NOW to talk with your Locals and International unions about ...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., January 28, 7 - 8 pm EST **************************** No to U.S. Orchestrated Coup in Venezuela! No to Trump Imbuing Himself with the Power to Decide the Leader of a Sovereign Country! WHERE ARE THE DEMOCRATS? with Marc Weisbrot, is co-director with Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research and is President of Just Foreign Policy, a non-governmental organization dedicated to reforming United States...
Topics: Hector Figueroa President Local 32BJ SEIU government shutdown, Venezuela Trump attack Marc...
Divided over leadership, but united in goals, women march and rally and show that itâs not about charismatic leaders, but building charismatic movements that our empowerment comes from. A solid understanding of the real social conditions existing across race, gender and class isnât just important because it fills in important gaps and misreadings, but also because it gives us the knowledge we need if we are to bring people and movements together, and avoid repeating our divide-and-conquer...
Topics: Women’s March NYC, race, class and gender protest, Women protest, Trump shutdown
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Ishmael Reed's The Haunting of Lin-Manuel Miranda With Ishmael Reed, poet, essayist, playwright, whose satirical works challenge America political culture. His book Mumbo Jumbo has been described as one of the 500 most important books in the Western canon and Rome Neal â Artistic theater director of the Nuyorican Café in NYC and And Gerald Horne, Prof. of History and African-American studies at the University of Houston and one of the most prolific radical historians writing today whose...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., January 14, 7 - 8 pm EST ************************************** The Politics of Immigration with Jane Guskin and David L. Wilson have been writing since 1990 about immigration, labor, and Latin America and the Caribbean. Their articles have appeared in Truthout, NACLA Report on the Americas, MRZine, The Huffington Post, and other publications. For over twenty years, they co-edited Weekly News Update on the...
Topics: immigration politics, presidential emergency powers, AMLO Mexican wages
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Jan 11, 2019 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 ****************************************** Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security with Todd Miller, who for the past fifteen years has researched, written about, and worked on immigration and border issues from both sides of the U.S. Mexico divide for organizations such as BorderLinks, Witness for Peace, and NACLA. He did the brunt of this work in...
Topics: Border Patrol Nation, Homeland Security, THE BORDER WALL, Todd Miller, border enforcement
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., January 7, 7 - 8 pm EST **************************** The Criminalization of Poverty in America with Professor Peter Edelman, policy maker, and law professor at Georgetown University Law Center, specializing in the fields of poverty, welfare, juvenile justice, and constitutional law and author of Not a Crime to Be Poor In Brooklynâs Boerum Hill, lines were moving slowly in the packed, drab gray building. Jazmine...
Topics: Peter Edelman Not a Crime to be Poor, Criminalization of poverty, Trump government shutdown, border...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Africa in Focus with Professor Milton Allimadi, publisher Black Star News, New Yorkâs leading Afro-centric perspective investigative newspaper and who also teaches community based journalism seeks to empower community journalists and break the monopoly of corporate media Building Bridges speaks with Milton Allimadi, author of The Hearts of...
Topics: Milton Allimadi, Black Star News, Africa imperialism, Africa and China, AFRICOM
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., December 31, 7 - 8 pm EST **************************** Forward Ever, Backward Never! A Building Bridges New Yearâs Special featuring Rev. William Barber and Human Rights Activist Valerie Kaur, on Building Towards a Third Reconstruction Weâre Building Bridges, for the new year and to do so weâre looking towards the growth of a lot more charismatic movements than merely charismatic leaders. However, perhaps we...
Topics: Rev William Barber, Poor People's Campaign
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Dec 28, 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 ****************************************** Highlights from the No to Hate: Immigrants and Refugees Welcome Here Rally * We demand a radical shift in U.S. immigration policy that recognizes the rights of all people, regardless of where they were born. * We demand permanent protection for all undocumented immigrants. * We demand immediate demilitarization of the US-Mexico border, an end to...
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Dec 21, 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 ****************************************** NYCHA Housing New Yorkâs Flint: While Tests Showed Children Living in NYCHA Apartments Were Being Poisoned by Lead, the de Blasio Administrationâs Response was to Challenge the Tests with special guest, NY Times, investigative journalist, David Goodman Mikaila Bonaparte has spent her entire life under the roof of the New York City Housing...
Topics: David Goodman lead paint NYCHA, New York City Housing Authority Lead poisoning, Mayor De Blasio...
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Dec 14, 2018 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Mexico "will never be the piñata of any foreign government," AMLO has said. What we know of Mexicoâs New President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador "AMLO" positions on the Renegotiated NAFTA Trade Agreement & Immigration with Laura Carlsen, the director of the Americas Policy Programme, Centre for International...
Topics: Obrador NAFTA. Obrador refugees, Obrador Laura Carlsen, Laura Carlsen Nafta
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Dec 7, 2018 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** CNN Shamefully Bows to Right-Wing Mob in Firing of Analyst Marc Lamont Hill, After His UN Speech Calling for Equal Rights for Palestinians with Ali Abunimah, Founder of The Electronic Intifada, whose books include One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse, and The Battle for Justice in Palestine. He has been an active...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., December 3, 7 - 8 pm EST *************** CNN Shamefully Bows to Right-Wing Mob in Firing of Analyst Marc Lamont Hill, After His UN Speech Calling for Equal Rights for Palestinians with Ali Abunimah, Founder of The Electronic Intifada, whose books include One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse, and The Battle for Justice in Palestine. He has been an active part of the movement for...
Topics: Marc Lamont Hill Palestine, Marc Lamont Hill CNN firing Israel Lobby, Andrés Manuel López...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** How Californiaâs Fire Weary Public by Taking Over the Commercial Utility Behemoth PG&E Could Cast a Vote for Climate Justice with Johanna Bozuwa is a Research Associate at the Democracy Collaborative which works to carry out a vision of a new economic system where shared ownership and control creates more equitable and inclusive outcomes,...
Topics: California fires PG&E, Johanna Bozuwa Democracy collaborative, public energy and cooperatives,...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., November 26, 7 - 8 pm EST *************** NYCHA Housing New Yorkâs Flint: While Tests Showed Children Living in NYCHA Apartments Were Being Poisoned by Lead, the de Blasio Administrationâs Response was to Challenge the Tests with special guest, NY Times, investigative journalist, David Goodman Mikaila Bonaparte has spent her entire life under the roof of the New York City Housing Authority, the oldest and...
Topics: NYCHA lead paint, de Blasio lead paint, California fires PG&E, Johanna Bozuwa Democracy...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Queens Residents Are Outraged Over Amazon HQ2 Plan To Turn LIC Into a Company Town with Maritza Silva-Farrell is Executive Director of ALIGN (Alliance for a Greater New York) and Greg LeRoy is executive director for Good Jobs First and is quoted in the New York Times recently as saying âas we documented in a study last April, the Crystal City and...
Topics: Amazon NYC, Jeff Bezos NYC, NYC HQ2 Plan Amazon, Long Island City Amazon
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., November 19, 7 - 8 pm EST **************************** Gender/Race & Poverty in America: How the politics of welfare makes us sick and tired of being sick and tired! Whatever Fannie Lou Hamer was talking about soon became an impassioned plea for a change in the system that exploited the Deltaâs African-Americans. âAll my life Iâve been sick and tired,â she shakes her head. âNow Iâm sick and tired of...
Topics: welfare reform, Patricia Kornbluh, women poverty, Amazon NYC, Jeff Bezos NYC, NYC HQ2 Plan Amazon
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Whose Stealing Our Elections & How the Republicans are Doing it in Georgia! with Greg Palast, veteran election investigator who has continued to uncover the sickening truth of widespread systemic election rigging, robbing African-American, Hispanic and Asian American voters of their right to vote in crucial states. Palast is known for complex...
Topics: Greg Palast voter suppression, Palast Stacey Abrams, Stacey Abrams Georgia, Georgia governor...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., November 12, 7 - 8 pm EST **************************** Whose Stealing Our Elections & How the Republicans are Doing it in Georgia! with Greg Palast, veteran election investigator who has continued to uncover the sickening truth of widespread systemic election rigging, robbing African-American, Hispanic and Asian American voters of their right to vote in crucial states. Palast is known for complex undercover...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: The Struggle for Voting Rights & the Poor Peopleâs Campaign with Rev. William Barber, a passionate preacher, anti-poverty activist, and civil rights leader. Barber has emerged as perhaps the most important figure in progressive U.S. Christianity. Prof. Cornel West, in a blurb for Barber's book The Third...
Topics: Rev. William Barber Poor People’s Campaign, Rev. Barber voter suppression, Rev. Barber midterm...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., November 5, 7 - pm EST **************************** Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: The Struggle for Voting Rights & the Poor Peopleâs Campaign with Rev. William Barber, a passionate preacher, anti-poverty activist, and civil rights leader. Barber has emerged as perhaps the most important figure in progressive U.S. Christianity. Prof. Cornel West, in a blurb for Barber's book The Third Reconstruction,...
Topics: Rev. William Barber voting rights, Rev. Barber poor people's campaign, Immigration rights, refugee...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Which Side Are You On: The Story of Bisbee Arizonaâs Ethnic Cleansing of 1,300 Immigrant Mineworkers! with Katherine Benton-Cohen, Professor of History, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University The border town of Bisbee, Arizona is known for a few things. First, thereâs that massive copper mine that was turned...
Topics: Bisbee Arizona 1917 mineworker strike, Bisbee Arizona ethnic cleansing 1917, Katherine Benton-Cohen...
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Oct 26, 2018 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Ecological Devastation is Immoral with The Rev. William J. Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP, architect of the Moral Monday protest movement, and Repairers of the Breach, his most recent books include âForward Together: A Moral Message for the Nationâ and âThe Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics and the Rise of a...
Topics: William Barber and Al Gore ecology, Barber and Gore Duke Energy North Carolina, Barber and Gore...
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Oct 19, 2018 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Philippine President Duterteâs War on the Workers with Elmer Labog, Chairperson, Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU), labor federation Labog is on a US tour to build support for Philippine workers under attack by the Duterte regime by pressuring the US to cut off military aid for the Philipines. Thirty.labor leaders have been killed since Duterte became...
Topics: Elmer Labog, Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU), Philippine President Duterte and U.S., Philippine President...
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Justice Will Be Served: âViolence to any of us is a threat to every one of us,â Anita Hill said when she came to emphasize that sexual harassment is not normal just because it is prevalent, and that opposing sexual assault should be stronger than any friendship. âAnd if the government that you have elected does not care what you have...
Topics: Kavanaugh Supreme Court, Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas, Christine Blassey-Ford, #MeToo movement,...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** A Building Bridges Special! Puerto Rico: A Junta By Any Other Name (Part 2) âJust Like a Tree Standing by the Water, We Will Not be Movedâ, Puerto Rico a Nation of Resilience and Resistance! featuring among the hundreds of Puerto Rican activists and their supporters: . Elizabeth Yeampierre, ex. dir. of the Latino community-based group, UPROSE, ....
Topics: Puerto Rico Junta, Puerto Rico Debt, Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Naomi Klein, Puerto...
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** A Building Bridges Special! Puerto Rico: A Junta By Any Other Name (Part 1) âJust Like a Tree Standing by the Water, We Will Not be Movedâ, Puerto Rico a Nation of Resilience and Resistance! featuring among the hundreds of Puerto Rican activists and their supporters: . Elizabeth Yeampierre, ex. dir. of the Latino community-based group, UPROSE, ....
Topics: Puerto Rico Junta, Puerto Rico Debt, Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Naomi Klein, Puerto...
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Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., Sept. August 24, 7 -8 pm EST **************************** A Building Bridges Special! Puerto Rico: A Junta By Any Other Name âJust Like a Tree Standing by the Water, We Will Not be Movedâ, Puerto Rico a Nation of Resilience and Resistance! featuring among the hundreds of Puerto Rican activists and their supporters: . Elizabeth Yeampierre, ex. dir. of the Latino community-based group, UPROSE, . Rosa Clemente,...
Topics: Puerto Rico Maria, Puerto Rico Junta, Puerto Rico Independence, Puerto Rico Naomi Klein, Elizabeth...
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Sep 25, 2018 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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Discussion of NAFTA with Laura Carlsen and Lori Wallach
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Sep 25, 2018 Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
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first up Laura Carlsen and Lori Wallach on NAFTA
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"Fight for $15 " Embraces #MeToo Movement in Striking McDonaldâs with Annelise Orleck, Professor of History, Dartmouth College and author of âWE ARE ALL FAST-FOOD WORKERS NOW: The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages" Emboldened by the #MeToo movement, McDonaldâs workers staged a one-day strike at restaurants in 10 cities to pressure management to take stronger steps against sexual harassment in the workplace. Organizers say it was the first multistate strike in the U.S....
Topics: Fight for $15 #Metoo, Fight for $15 McDonald’s, sexual harassment McDonald’s, Annelise...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., Sept. August 17, 7 -8 pm EST **************************** "Fight for $15 " Embraces #MeToo Movement in Striking McDonaldâs with Annelise Orleck, Professor of History, Dartmouth College and author of âWE ARE ALL FAST-FOOD WORKERS NOW: The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages" Emboldened by the #MeToo movement, McDonaldâs workers have voted to stage a one-day strike at restaurants in 10 cities to...
Topics: fight for $15 McDonald's, McDonald's strike, Annelise Orleck, Philipines union, Kilusang Mayo Uno...
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Sep 14, 2018 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Rise for Climate, Jobs, Justice, & Peace! featuring We the People Itâs more urgent now than ever in the face of aggressive federal rollbacks on climate and community protections by the Trump administration to demand that New Yorkâs elected officials take action on climate change. Rising to that imperative New Yorkers came together to act on...
Topics: Climate change protest, Cuomo climate change, climate change and jobs, renewable energy
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., September 10, 7 -8 pm EST **************************** Which Side Are You On: The Story of Bisbee Arizonaâs Ethnic Cleansing of 1,300 Immigrant Mineworkers! with Robert Greene, filmmaker âBisbee â17â and Katherine Benton-Cohen, Professor of History, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University The border town of Bisbee, Arizona is known for a few things. First, thereâs that...
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Sep 7, 2018 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Kavanaugh's Anti-Labor Track Record with Sharon Block, Executive Director of Harvard's Labor and Worklife Program The AFL-CIOâs President, Richard Trumka described Trumpâs nominee Brett Kavanaugh for his second pick to the Supreme Ct. as having a âdangerous track record protecting the privileges of the wealthy and powerful at the expense of...
Topics: Kavanaugh Labor, Kavanaugh unions, Sharon Block, Kavanaugh immigrants
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Aug 30, 2018 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Supporting Immigrant Labor, Fighting For Their Rights with Pablo Alvarado, executive director, National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) and Kent Wong, Director of the UCLA Labor Center and founding president of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance Whether immigrants workers, documented or undocumented seek to hold crooked and...
Topics: Immigrant workers, undocumented workers, Kent Wong, Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, Pablo...
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Aug 25, 2018 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Delegation Builds Legal, Legislative Supports for Central American Migrants and TPS Holders with Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, Executive Director, The Lawyersâ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, who is driving the landmark Centro Presente vs. Trump lawsuit challenging the termination of TPS A high-profile delegation of federal and...
Topics: Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice,...
Building Bridges over WBAI Radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., August 20, 7 -8 pm EST **************************** Delegation Builds Legal, Legislative Supports for Central American Migrants and TPS Holders with Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, Executive Director, The Lawyersâ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, who is driving the landmark Centro Presente vs. Trump lawsuit challenging the termination of TPS A high-profile delegation of federal and local elected...
Topics: Israel apartheid law, Central American Migrants:, Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, Aida Touma-Sliman
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Aug 17, 2018 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** Bankruptcy judge upholds juntaâs power over Island Nation, further legitimizing Puerto Ricoâs colonial status with Prof. Rafael Bernabe, is a researcher and professor at the University of Puerto Rico. He is the author, with César Ayala, of Puerto Rico in the American Century: A History Since 1898. He is a social justice advocate and belongs...
Topics: Rafael Bernabe, Puerto Rico bankruptcy, Puerto Rico Junta, Puerto Rico PROMESA Court
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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Aug 11, 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 ****************************************** The Supreme Court Doesn't Have to Overturn Roe to Decimate Abortion Rights with Talcott Camp, ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project Now that President Donald Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, it will be up to the Senate to fully vet him so that the American people can determine whether he will...
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Aug 3, 2018 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ****************************************** ICE Training Officers in Military-Grade Weapons, Chemical Agents with Ken Klippenstein, renowned American national security reporter âSounds like theyâre getting ready for war,â a retired Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency agent, Rob Uribe Ãlvarez, told national security reporter Ken Klippenstein, on why ICE officers are being...
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Jul 28, 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 ****************************************** "The Heritage: Black Athletes, A Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotismâ featuring Howard Bryant, ESPN Senior Writer and NPR Correspondent, author of âShut Out: A Story of Race and Baseball in Bostonâ and âThe Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaronâ âIt may make people uncomfortable, but Iâm pleased that Howard Bryant has chosen to...
Topics: Howard Bryant, Colin Kaepernick, Hank Aaron, Sports politics, Black Lives Matters and sports,...
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Jul 20, 2018 Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg
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Post Janus: Trump Attacks 1.2 Million Federal Workers Represented by Unions with Joe Davidson who writes the Federal Insider, a Washington Post column on the federal government. He is a founding board member of the National Association of Black Journalists and is in its Hall of Fame. Step two in Trumpâs attack on the public sector union movement has begun with the implementation of his three Executive Orders seriously curtailing Federal workers union rights. These union are already prohibited...
Topics: Joe Davidson unions, federal employee unions Trump, federal employee unions contracts, union...