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A. Philip Randolph

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014

Asa Philip Randolph was born April 15, 1889, in Crescent City, Florida. His father was a tailor and minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and his mother was a skilled...

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Podcast

The Labor Advocate – Episode 8

Posted by on Jul 11, 2014

Labor Advocate – Episode 8 – Joe and Ken discuss The Immigration Reform Bill of 2013 *Originally aired on 4/26/13, this podcast is, oddly, still relevant (in explaining...

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Opinion

Hemp For Victory! (Or, Everything Old Is New Again…)

Posted by on May 18, 2014

There is a sneaky side to the cannabis plant that many people seem to know almost nothing about, and that is hemp.  Can labor talk about hemp, for a minute?  I believe labor needs...

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Song of the Week

Song Of The Week: Everything Counts ~ Depeche Mode

Posted by on Sep 28, 2014

  This week’s song sums up capitalism in six minutes…  (Still stuck in the 80’s…)  Everything Counts was the band’s 8th UK single, released in...

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Song Of The Week: Everything Counts ~ Depeche Mode

Song Of The Week: Everything Counts ~ Depeche Mode

Sep 28, 2014

  This week’s song sums up capitalism in six minutes…  (Still stuck in the 80’s…)  Everything Counts was the band’s 8th UK single, released in July, 1983, (released as their 3rd US single, in November of that same year) from the then upcoming album, Construction Time Again. Everything Counts The handshake seals the...

The Labor Exchange @ KGNU

The Labor Exchange @ KGNU

Sep 28, 2014

LABOR EXCHANGE @ KGNU HOST – DENNIS CREESE PRE-RECORD: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 @ 3:00 PM MDT @ KGNU – GREEN STUDIO ACTUAL SHOW: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 @ 6:00 PM MDT @ KGNU – 88.5 FM/1390 AM AND: www.kgnu.org “LIVE STREAM” http://www.kgnu.org/laborexchange INTERVIEW WITH: HILLARY HALL, BOULDER COUNTY CLERK AND RECORDER 303-413-7700...

New York Times Stresses the Importance of Older Voters

According to The New York Times, older voters this year are not favoring Republicans by the overwhelming 21 points that they did in the 2010 midterm elections. Democratic pollster Geoff Garin suggests that even a small shift by older voters will have an outsized impact on election outcomes.  Democratic candidates are reaching out to seniors by focusing on...

Song Of The Week: To Hell With Poverty ~ Gang Of Four

Song Of The Week: To Hell With Poverty ~ Gang Of Four

Sep 21, 2014

This week’s song, by Gang Of Four…  Recorded live, in Edinburgh, Scotland – 2009 Happy Monday! To Hell With Poverty in my arms we shall begin with none of the rocks well there’s no charge in this land right now some are insane a million charge to hell with poverty we’ll get drunk on cheap wine to hell with poverty the check will...

Rally at U.S. Capitol Fires up Seniors

On Thursday, the Alliance for Retired Americans, Americans United for Change and allies held a rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC to say, “Hands off Social Security and Medicare!” Additional event co-sponsors included AFSCME, the AFL-CIO, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT); Communications Workers of America; the National Education...

Song Of The Week: Wish You Were Here ~ David Gilmour

Song Of The Week: Wish You Were Here ~ David Gilmour

Sep 15, 2014

David Gilmour Wish you were here live unplugged… Wish You Were Here So, so you think you can tell Heaven from Hell, blue skies from pain. Can you tell a green field from a cold steel rail? A smile from a veil? Do you think you can tell? Did they get you to trade your heroes for ghosts? Hot ashes for trees? Hot air for a cool breeze? Cold comfort for...

The Labor Exchange @ KGNU

The Labor Exchange @ KGNU

Sep 13, 2014

LABOR EXCHANGE @ KGNU HOST – DENNIS CREESE PRE-RECORD: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 @ 12:00 PM MDT @ KGNU – GREEN STUDIO ACTUAL SHOW: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 @ 6:00 PM MDT @ KGNU – 88.5 FM/1390 AM AND: www.kgnu.org “LIVE STREAM” http://www.kgnu.org/laborexchange INTERVIEW WITH: DR. RAY HOGLER, LABOR LAW PROFESSOR AND PROFESSOR OF MANAGEMENT, COLORADO...

Seniors Increasingly Struggle to Pay Back Educational Loans

Watsonville, California resident Rosemary Anderson testified in Washington on Wednesday before the Senate Aging Committee’s hearing on older Americans and student loan debt. “Some may think of student loan debt as just a young person’s problem,” said Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), chairman of the committee. “Well, as it turns out, that’s...