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WorkWeek – June 2, 2015

WorkWeek

Covering issues facing working people and the trade union movement from education, healthcare, housing, the environment and public workers. It also examines the role of international labor and the US trade union movement

"My early films look terrible!" says filmmaker John Waters. "I didn't know what I was doing. I learned when I was doing it. I never went to film school." Waters, who is known for films such as the outlandish Pink Flamingos and Hairspray, has written a new book, Carsick.

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John Waters and Christian Hageseth

Letters and Politics

John Waters is an American film director, screenwriter, author, actor, stand-up comedian, journalist, visual artist, and art collector, who rose to fame in the early 1970s for his transgressive cult films including Hairspray and Pink Flamingos. His most recent book Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America, just came out in paperback. And Christian Hageseth, the… Learn More

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Cuba Aims to Preserve Sovereignty & Independence

Democracy Now

WikiLeaks Launches Campaign to Offer $100,000 “Bounty” for Leaked Drafts of Secret TPP Chapters; As U.S. Drops Havana from Terror List, Cuba Aims to Preserve Sovereignty & Independence; Video Postcard from Havana: Cuban Tourism Industry Adapts During These Changing Times; Organic Farming Flourishes in Cuba, But Can It Survive Entry of U.S. Agribusiness?.

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Uprising – June 2, 2015

Uprising

A daily digest of independent news analysis, investigation, education, artistic expression, and activism in the public interest, emphasizing the connection between global issues and those in local communities. Hosted by Sonali Kolhatkar.

Castro and Obama

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Cuba Aims to Preserve Sovereignty & Independence

Democracy Now

WikiLeaks Launches Campaign to Offer $100,000 “Bounty” for Leaked Drafts of Secret TPP Chapters; As U.S. Drops Havana from Terror List, Cuba Aims to Preserve Sovereignty & Independence; Video Postcard from Havana: Cuban Tourism Industry Adapts During These Changing Times; Organic Farming Flourishes in Cuba, But Can It Survive Entry of U.S. Agribusiness?.