Today’s show 3-30-12

Today on the show we had Liz Shuler, Secretary-Treasurer of the AFL-CIO, and she talked about engaging young people and the broader public in the Labor movement! Our second guest was Steve Edelstein of the Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute and he talked about the Obama Administration proposed rule to extend home care workers the same federal minimum wage and overtime protection that most workers in the nation enjoy. For more on these interviews, go to our website www.awfradio.com

Today’s show 3-29-12

Today on the show we had Presidential Candidate, Dr. Jill Stein from the Green Party, and she talked about running for President and her platform. Our second guest was Dylan Sullivan from the Natural Resources Defense Council, and he talked about the new light bulbs and how they save electricity as well as creating jobs in Ohio! for more on these interviews, go to the Archive section of our website, www.awfradio.com

Today’s Show 3-28-12

Today on the show we had Mark Naymik, columnist for the Plain Dealer and he talked about Marcy Kaptur winning the election and what the future holds for Dennis Kucinich. Our second guest was Dr. Andrew Semmel and he talked about  the threat of a Nuclear attack on America. For more on these interviews, go to our website, www.awfradio.com!

Today’s show 3-27-12

Today on the show we had Jeff Stoffer of American Legion Magazine and he talked about the April Issue of the magazine featuring the article The American Dilemma: “the Myth of the American Decline”. Our second guest was Judy Opalach from St Patrick Parish and she talked about Human Trafficking in the U.S. and abroad and about it going on here in NE Ohio!

Today’s show 3-26-12

Today on the show we had 3 guests! Our first guest was Steve Bellamy of Union Plus who talked about  the Union Plus Mortgage Program and the benefits to union members! Our second guest was  Collister Johnson, Jr. and he talked about the Saint Lawrence Seaway project and what it means to Ohio! Our Third Guest was Ed Wytkind of the Transportation Trades Department and he talked about  the Transportation Bill!

Today’s show 3-23-12

Today on the show we had Professor John Russo from Youngstown State and he talked about  the Labor Education Conference he is attending…He also talked about Mahoning Valley revitalization and A.C.O.R.N.! Our second guest was Leo Gerard, General President of the Steel Workers Union and he talked  trade policies, the need to rebuild bridges using USA made steel and fighting against China imports! for more on these interviews, go to our website, www.awfradio.com

Today’s Show 3-22-12

Today on the show we had 2 of our regular guests…our first guest was Bill Samuel, legislative Director for the AFL-CIO and he talked about the “Ryan Budget” and Medicare! Our second guest was Lou Dubose of the Washington Spectator and he talked about health legislation in Texas that was brought about by Governor Perry! go to our website, www.awfradio.com for more on these interviews!

Today’s show 3-21-12

Today on the show we had 2 of our regularly scheduled guests…first up was Matt Rothschild of the Progressive and he talked about several things including Romney/Santorum ticket, Wisconsin Update, the War on Contraception, and Obama’s power grab! Our second guest was Congresswoman Betty Sutton and she talked about the BUDGET! Go to our website for more on these interviews. www.awfradio.com

Today’s show 3-20-12

Today on the show we had the Mayor of Parma, Tim DeGeeter, and he talked about the city and plans he has to help local business owners, etc. Our second guest was Pat Gallagher of the North Coast Federation of Labor and he talked about redistricting, changes in the State Democratic party and the Steel Workers Union Celebrating 70 years! For more on these interviews, go to our website, www.awfradio.com

Today’s show 3-19-12

On today’s show we had State Senator Tom Patton and he talked about several things including the state budget, taxes, Mayor Jackson’s school plan and right to work legislation. Our second guest was Economist Tom Mackell Jr. and he talked about China! for more on thes interviews, go to the archive section of our website. www.awfradio.com