Jeet Heer of the Nation Magazine spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on July 16 about his most recent articles. Continue reading
John Nichols, author and correspondent with The Nation spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on June 18 about his new book, “The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party: The Enduring Legacy of Henry Wallace’s Anti-Fascist, Anti-Racist Politics” and fighting to make a difference in a political party. Continue reading
Jeet Heer, national affairs correspondent for The Nation spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on May 21 to discuss how President Trump has been absent during this time of crisis. Continue reading
Ken Klippenstein, reporter for The Nation spoke with America’s Work Force on April 16 to discuss his article “The Military Knew Years Ago That a Coronavirus Was Coming”. Continue reading
Pat Gallagher, with United Steelworkers, joined America’s Work Force on Nov. 21 to discuss endorsing candidates in the next election. Continue reading
Kelly Candaele, writer for the Nation Magazine spoke with America’s Work Force on Oct. 28 to discuss an article he co-wrote called “Moneyball Bites Back”. Continue reading
Micah Sifry, writer for The Nation Magazine spoke with America’s Work Force on July 24 about his article titled “Before Donald Trump, There was Ross Perot.” Continue reading
Aviva Stahl, investigative journalist with the Nation magazine spoke to America’s Work Force on June 20 about the mistreatment of a prisoner in a maximum security prison. Continue reading
President Trump’s broken promises of bringing auto manufacturing jobs to the United States were discussion during the Jan. 17 edition of America’s Work Force.
John Nichols, national affairs correspondent with The Nation, discussed the shutdown of auto manufacturing plants around the United States. He talked about how during President Trump’s campaign, he claimed that not only will he keep auto manufacturing jobs in the U.S., but he will bring in more. Nichols mentioned how not only did he lie about bringing in jobs, but more than 15,000 auto workers are losing their jobs due to plants closing down and moving jobs to Mexico. He also talked about his 2018 Progressive Honor Roll.
Davida Russell, Ohio Association of Public School Employees/American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (OAPSE/AFSCME) discussed the new congress and what to look forward to in 2019. She said that in 2019, she would like to see people holding the elected representatives more accountable and make sure they keep promises that they make. Russell also talked about union strength and organizing.
AWF host Ed “Flash” Ferenc discussed President Trump gaining United Auto Worker support during his campaign by making promises of more jobs but ended up falling incredibly short.
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Author and investigative journalist, Dave Lindorff joined America’s Work Force Radio and discussed auditing the Pentagon.
Lindorff, who works as a contributing writer for The Nation Magazine, talked about his cover story called The Pentagon’s Massive Accounting Fraud Exposed. He said the Pentagon’s budget is increased every year, but no one knows how the money is being spent, the actual amount spent or how much money the Pentagon needs to operate next year. Lindorff called for an auditing agency to audit the Pentagon from scratch, keep track of every transaction and ensure the American public every dollar is properly spent.
Patrick Gallagher, President of the North Coast Area Labor Federation, also appeared on the Dec. 20 edition of America’s Work Force Radio and spoke about the United Steelworkers newly ratified contract. Gallagher then discussed the AFL-CIO’s push for unions to secure more bargaining power and economic security of the working person. He said men and women ages 18-34 have a 65% approval rating for unions.