Executive Director Andrea Kaminski of the Wisconsin League of Women Voters joins us to talk about voting rights victories in the state and debunks myths about voter fraud.
Election Day: November 8, 2016
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- Join Us for the 1st Annual Labor Radio Dinner
First Annual Labor Radio Dinner Friday March 18th, 2016 6:00 PM Open Beer & Wine Bar, 7:00 PM Dinner Hosted by the National Association of Letter Carriers at the NALC Union Hall: 841 California Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Come join us for a night of food, drinks, pinatas, and great company! Click...
- The Union Edge Attends NextUp Summit 2015
NextUp Summit 2015 March 19th-21st Brittany and Angela took The Union Edge, Labor’s Talk Radio on the road to Chicago, Illinois for the AFL-CIO’s NextUp Young Workers Summit. While at the event they met young workers and activists from all over the country and talked about what they hope to take awa...
- Interview and Articles with Moshe Z. Marvit
We recently spoke with Moshe Z. Marvit, an attorney and fellow with The Century Foundation, about the Supreme Court’s decision that Amazon workers don’t need to be paid for required security screening time. You can listen to his interview here. Meanwhile, we have a few of his articles to...
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- When Washington’s Stuck, How We Can Move Ahead
When Washington’s Stuck, How We Can Move Ahead by Hendrick Smith Recently Los Angeles City Council voted to raise LA’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020 – and there is a lesson and a message for all of us in that move. For it not only puts pressure on the rest of California, […]...
Mom’s Rising Executive Director Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner leads her podcast “Breaking Through.” On this radio show she covers what the heck happened at the RNC, including how many balloons were on the ceiling and the response from people in the room to Trump; she discusses a new PAC to build Black power in politics, the Collective PAC; she releases a new accountability campaign, #NotOnOurWatch; and she talks about the power of voting and a Republican perspective on Trump.
*Special guests include: Philip Elliott, Time Magazine corespondent; Quentin James, Collective PAC; Ashley Boyd, MomsRising; and Melanie Campbell, Black Women’s Roundtable and Coalition on Black Civic Participation; Bill Finkbeiner, former Republican Majority Leader of the Washington State Senate.
POLITICO Agenda Reporter Danny Vinik digs out some half-truths in the Democratic Party Platform in his article Four Myths in the Democratic Platform.
Deputy Outreach Director Rachel Tardiff of Media Matters lays out the shocking statistic that 25 Women Have Come Forward To Accuse Former Fox CEO Ailes Of Harassment.
POLITICO Danny Vinik joins us to break down Trump’s Republican National Convention address: What was Fact and What was fiction.