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The Morning Mix – Labor, Wisconsin Updates and A Call for General Strike

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The Wisconsin legislature illegally adopts anti-collective bargaining measure today.   Wisconsin native, Les Radke of the American Federation of Teachers of Contra Costa County, talks about what he’s hearing from those surrounding the capital building.  Then, we talk to Lisa Maldonado, Executive Director of the North Bay Labor Council about the assault on labor around the U.S. http://www.ca.aflcio.org/nblc/ Finally, Ken Riley, President of ILA the International Longshoreman’s Union, Local 1422 of Charleston South Carolina, calls for a general strike and tells why it is necessary. http://www.unions.org/unions/international-longshoremen%27s-assocations/local-1422/13740  Hosted by Peter Phillips joined by Steve Zeltzer, labor writer, TV producer and founder of Labornet on-line. http://www.labornet.org/

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