Program Director of Harry Van Arsdale Jr. School of Labor Studies, contributing writer to In These Times and the Prospect and author of “Tell the Bosses We’re Coming: A New Action Plan for Workers in the Twenty-First Century,” Shaun Richman spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on June 30 about his new book and the power of unions. Continue reading
Shaun Richman, contributing writer with In These Times Magazine spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 1 about union organizing. Continue reading
The results of the 2018 midterm elections and the Environmental Protection Agency were the hot button issues discussed on the Nov. 7 edition of America’s Work Force Radio.
Contributing writer with In These Times Magazine, Shaun Richman, discussed the midterm elections and what the outcomes mean for both parties. He talked about the U.S. economy and how its current direction will affect the working class. Richman also spoke about worker strikes and U.S. labor law reform.
The President of AFGE Local 704, Mike Mikulka, talked about the steps that he believes need to be taken in order to revive the EPA, including a “back-to-basics” agenda. Mikulka spoke about how the agency has fought budget cuts over the past few years. He said there needs to be a larger focus on the EPA so the agency can keep the environment safe.
AWF host Ed “Flash” Ferenc talked about negative campaigning, which he said caused some people to not vote because they did not know what information portrayed in the commercials was true or false.