President Trump exploited the working class, who propelled him to victory in 2016

The rise of President Trump was a culmination of causes, but those in the working class who saw Hillary Clinton as elitist may have been one of the strongest draws for the President.

University of Northern Iowa Professor of Digital Journalism and contributor to Working Class Perspectives Christopher Martin discussed why the working class is so drawn to President Trump and how journalism will recover as a profession on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Winning the union vote will be difficult this go-around for Trump

Co-Editor of Working Class Perspectives John Russo predicted President Trump will lose the state of Ohio and receive less of the union vote in addition to talking about legislation aimed at protecting home healthcare workers on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Labor Movement historian on how to revive the Labor Movement

Working Class Perspectives Executive Director Joseph McCartin discussed election matters regarding the United States Postal Service and how union sentiment has evolved over time on the Sept. 25 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Working Class Perspectives editor feels the DNC could have hit issues harder

John Russo of Working Class Perspectives compared and contrasted the RNC and the DNC, suggested where political improvements can be made and more when he appeared on the Aug. 28 episode of America’s Work Force Radio Podcast. Continue reading

Professor highlights the issues with returning to the classroom

On the July 31 episode of America’s Work Force Radio Podcast, Sherry Linkon with Working Class Perspectives discussed workers and education amidst the pandemic. Continue reading

The Class Culture War Discussed on America’s Work Force

Sherry Linkon, contributing writer for Working Class Perspectives, spoke with America’s Work Force on Feb. 28 to discuss one of her articles published on the Working Class Perspectives website.  Continue reading

Union Member Opinions Discussed on America’s Work Force

Dave McCall, international vice president of the United Steelworkers spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 24, to discuss getting the opinion of union members on different issues and legislation brought up in government. Continue reading