Labor Radio Podcast Network’s Weekly Wednesday Livestream interviews labor leaders about current labor issues with rotating hosts made up of network members.
Guests for January 13, 2021 of LRPN Livestream included Harold Meyerson (American Prospect), John Russo (Kalmanovitz Initiative at Georgetown University), Kayla Blado (President NPEU), Nicholas Juravich (UMassBoston).
LRPN Hosts: Chris Garlock (Union City Radio) & Patrick Dixon (Labor History Today). Sound engineer, broadcast producer, and editing by Evan Matthew Papp (Empathy Media Lab).
Additional Guests Info:
HAROLD MEYERSON, American Prospect Editor At Large
Trumpism in Action! https://prospect.org/politics/trumpism-in-action-capitol-riot/
Covering Politics, Police Unions...and the Movies https://prospect.org/politics/covering-politics-police-unions-and-the-movies/
JOHN RUSSO, Visiting Scholar at the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor at Georgetown University; Associate editor, Working-Class Perspectives blog
Recent post: Beyond Populism: https://workingclassstudies.wordpress.com/2021/01/04/beyond-economic-populism/
KAYLA BLADO, President NPEU, Highlighting latest news in ACLU nonprofit organizing.
NICHOLAS JURAVICH, Assistant Professor of History and Labor Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston College of Liberal Arts. Associate Director, Labor Resource Center, discusses Marty Walsh, nominee for U.S. Secretary of Labor.
Rick Smith of the Rick Smith Show reads Labor History in 2:00: January 13 - Johnny Cash Plays Folsom Prison https://laborhistoryin2.podbean.com/e/january-13-johnny-cash-plays-folsom-prison-1610533371/
Maryland My Maryland: The Free State Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjSUts6o2uw
About the Labor Radio Podcast Network
The Labor Radio Podcast Network is both a one-stop shop for audiences looking for labor content and a resource for labor broadcasters and podcasters. Resources include a weekly podcast summarizing shows produced by network members, marketing on social media, a website listing network shows and how audiences can find them, a database for contacting expert guests, access to a private listserv for Network members, and a weekly video call to increase solidarity and support amongst members.
Launched in April 2020, the Labor Radio Podcast Network focuses on working class issues that are often overlooked in the corporate-controlled media. The goal of the network is to help raise the voices of working people and strengthen organized labor to demand and achieve better treatment from workplaces and elected officials.
If you are a journalist interested in learning more or if you’re a labor radio or podcast producer and want to join the network, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEEKLY PODCAST NETWORK SUMMARY: https://laborradiopodcastweekly.podbean.com/