PG&E bankrupt??? L.A. teachers on strike! Dan Morain gives us the lowdown. PLUS a new revealing show from Dan Hoyle. PLUS: a new semester of Awakening Joy class, with a CD launch! James Baraz and Eve Decker join us. With host Kris Welch.
Reports of serious police violence over the weekend at the DAPL N. Dakota site. We get a report. PLUS: thousands of inmates all across the U.S. have been on strike to call attention to deplorable conditions inside the nations prisons. AND; a new CD from the punk band The love Songs. Last Will introduces us. … Continued
What are the origins of modern conservatism? The failed Goldwater campaign? Or the Cold War era discontent of midwestern small capitalists? Historian Kathryn Olmstead argues that it should be located even earlier, in the intense and massive labor unrest that took place in the fields of California in the 1930s. The response by growers and … Continued
We observe Cesar Chavez Day by speaking with FSRN Reporter Shannon Young about the Farm Workers Work Stoppage in Baja California, Mexico. Then Miriam Pawel, author of the book The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography. About the book: Cesar Chavez founded a labor union, launched a movement, and inspired a generation. He rose from … Continued