Today’s show 4-30-12

Today on the show we had Caitrin Lynch, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Olin College, talking about her book and the company Vita Needle where workers work well in to their 80’s and 90’s…our Second guest was Cuyahoga County Executive Ed Fitzgerald and talked about several things including the county wellness plan, private industry and the casino. http://www.awfradio.com/april12/AWF04-30-12.mp3

Today’s show 4-26-12

Today on the show we had 2 of our regular guests…first up was Bill Samuel, legislative director of the AFL-CIO, and he talked about the Postal service and legislation to keep it going and ha talked about student loans…Our second guest was Lou Dubose, editor of the Washington Spectator, and he talked about Republicans “Eating their own” and he talked about the “Bus Project”. for the complete interviews go here: http://www.awfradio.com/april12/AWF04-26-12.mp3

Today’s show 4-25-12

Today on the show we had Mark Naymik of the Plain Dealer and he talked about several things including Dennis Kucinich, Redistricting, Obama and the Casino! Our second guest was Francesca Grifo, Senior Scientist and Director of the Scientific Integrity Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, and she talked about the FDA and the need to protect Americans from some of the new drugs on the market. The complete interviews are at http://www.awfradio.com/april12/AWF04-25-12.mp3

Today’s show 4-23-12

Today on the program we had John Hamilton from the Sheet Metal Workers International Association and he talked about Energy use, Flex duct and more labor hours… Our second guest was Ed Wytkind form the Transportation Trades Department of the AFL-CIO and he talked about the 90 day extension of the surface transportation bill and what it means for transportation workers! for the entire interviews, got to our website www.awfradio.com

Today’s show 4-20-12

Today was our continuing program called “Alcohol and Drugs, America’s Invisible Thief”. On the show was guest host Jim Joyner along with guests Wayne Campbell, Rita Handschook, and Russ Bennett. for the complete interview, visit the archive section of our website www.awfradio.com!

Today’s show 4-18-12

Today on the show we had 2 of our regular guests! First up we had Matt Rothschild of The Progressive and he talked about several issues including Governor Walker and the Wisconsin primaries, Social Media and Afghanistan/Iran. Our second guest was Congressman Betty Sutton and she talked about taxes and companies not paying their share and she talked about her “Senior Tour”.

Today’s show 4-17-12

Today on the show we covered a lot of current news events for the first half of the show..Our only guest was Pat Gallagher of USW and the North Coast Area Labor Federation and he talked about several issues including the “Workers Voice Campaign”, the new contract with Republic Steel and Redistricting Constitutional Amendment.