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 20, 2021 of LRPN Livestream included Joe McCartin (Kalmanovitz Initiative at Georgetown University), Mark McDermott (Labor Activist), Marc Dann (Former Attorney General Ohio), Kurt Stand (Portside), Danny Schur (Composer/Producer)
LRPN Hosts: Chris Garlock (Union City Radio in Washington, DC); Kris LaGrange, (UCOMM Live); Joe Cadwell, (GRIT podcast); Patrick Dixon, (Labor History Today podcast), Alan Wierdak (Labor History Today podcast), Sound engineer, broadcast producer, and editing by Evan Matthew Papp of Empathy Media Lab.
Additional Guest information:
JOE MCCARTIN, on the firing of Peter Robb from the National Labor Relations Board. Joe is author of Collision Course, Ronald Reagan, the Air Traffic Controllers, and the Strike that Changed America. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_A._McCartin
MARK MCDERMOTT, a longtime economic justice and labor educator; he served as Regional Representative for the Pacific NW and northern plains states under U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis. http://www.markmmcdermott.com/
MARC DANN, served as Attorney General of the State of Ohio and now leads DannLaw, which specializes in protecting consumers from various forms of predatory financing. Recent column in Working-Class Perspectives: Time to Deliver: How Biden Should Respond to the Insurrection. https://workingclassstudies.wordpress.com/2021/01/18/time-to-deliver-how-biden-should-respond-to-the-insurrection/
KURT STAND, contributor to Portside, which is celebrating 20 years: Multiracial Democracy or Fascist-Like Autocracy? https://portside.org/2021-01-18/multiracial-democracy-or-fascist-autocracy
DANNY SCHUR, composer/producer of Stand! (both the 2005 hit musical and the new movie), now available for streaming. https://internationalmusician.org/danny-schur-and-stand/
Credits: Produced by Chris Garlock; Executive Producer and engineer and editor is Evan Matthew Papp from Empathy Media Lab.
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/