“There's a lot of solidarity, a lot of love and in both Philadelphia and Chicago, and it's been a great road trip with the Labor Radio Podcast Network.” Empathy Media Lab partnered with the LRPN to capture the voices of the global trade union movement from the AFL-CIO Convention in Philadelphia to the Labor Notes conference in Chicago. Evan Papp, Chris Garlock, and Patrick Dixon reflected on these conferences on our drive back to Washington, D.C. Follow the Labor Radio Podcas
“If you're thinking about trying to start a podcast or a radio show, don't think about doing it all yourself, This is a collective thing.” Judy Ancel - Heartland Labor Forum The Labor On The Airwaves panel attracted an overflow audience at this year's Labor Notes conference. A show of hands revealed that about a third of those in attendance already had shows while another third was interested in finding out how to start their own shows, many of whom stopped by the Network's b
“When you come to the fight with organized labor, if you are corporate America, and you want to take us on, or you are a crooked corruptible politician, put your helmets on, buckle your chin strap. It's a full contact sport!” Teamster President Sean O’Brien Friday night’s all-star program at the 2022 Labor Notes conference in Chicago featured Chris Smalls from the Amazon Labor Union, Bernie Sanders and Teamsters president Sean O’Brien, who fired up an already-fired-up crowd.
There are over 4,000 folks at the 2022 Labor Notes conference in Chicago and the Labor Radio Podcast Network team talked to almost all of them today…Liz Medina, Will Westlake, Michael Brennan, Robert Ovetz, Jeff Eagan, Noah Strang, John Courtney, Jordan Fisher, Mitchell Jones, Howard Stewart, Sam Sprole, Lynn Fields, Lakeisha Lloyd, Dan Kask and Bobby Lynn Negron. OK, maybe not all 4,000, but a terrific cross-section of the activists and self-proclaimed “troublemakers” gather