Letters and Politics

The Conviction of Derek Chauvin & The Tactics Used by Amazon to Defeat Union Organizing

Part 1. The Significance of Convicting Derek Chauvin

Guest: Justin Hansford is a Howard University School of Law Professor and Executive Director of the Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center.  Professor Hansford is a leading scholar and activist in the areas of law,  critical race theory, human rights, and social movements. He is a co-author of the forthcoming Seventh Edition of Race, Racism and American Law.

 

Part 2. The Tactics Used by Amazon to Defeat Union Organizing Drives

Guest: Lynn Rhinehart is a senior fellow at the Economic Policy Institute, where she works on labor and employment policy, with a focus on collective bargaining.  She wrote the piece How Amazon Gerrymandered the Union Vote—And Won.  The PRO Act would put voting decisions back in the hands of workers and the National Labor Relations Board.

 

Playlist

ArtistSongAlbumLabel
Herbie HancockFat Mama (Remastered Album Version)Mwandishi: The Complete Warner Bros. RecordingsRhino/Warner Bros.
Miles Davis,John ColtraneAll Blues (Live from Konserthuset, Stockholm)The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6SME - Columbia/Legacy
Herbie HancockFat Mama (Remastered Album Version)Mwandishi: The Complete Warner Bros. RecordingsRhino/Warner Bros.
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