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UC Radio provides DC-area labor news, updates, calendar and labor history; Your Rights at Work is a call-in show about worker rights. Both originate on 89.3 FM WPFW and are produced by the Metro Washington Labor Council AFL-CIO.
Most Recent Episode
Labor History Today: April 22, 2018
1 day ago
Union City's Chris Garlock hosts, with Joe McCartin, Joe Uehlein, Peter Cole and Patrick Dixson.
This week's labor history: Joe Uehlein on the connections between labor and the environmental movement; Patrick Dixon’s interview with Peter Cole on the IWW’s 1923 West Coast strike, Damon Silvers on the arrest of Montgomery Ward Chairman Sewell Avery in 1944, and Saul Schniderman on Ida Mae Stull, the country’s first woman coal miner. Today’s music features Joe Uehlein and the U-Liners singing “You Can't Giddy Up By Sayin' Whoa” and “Power.”
Joe McCartin is professor of history at Georgetown University and Executive Director of the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor.
Joe Uehlein is the founding president of the Labor Network for Sustainability, and Voices for a Sustainable Future. Joe spent over 30 years doing organizing, bargaining, and strategic campaign work in the labor movement, as well as a musician and member of the American Federation of Musicians.
Peter Cole is a Professor of History at Western Illinois University; he's the author of Wobblies on the Waterfront: Interracial Unionism in Progressive Era Philadelphia.
Patrick Dixson is a research analyst at the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor.
Chris Garlock, Union Cities Coordinator for the Metro Washington AFL-CIO, hosts Union City Radio on WPFW 89.3FM.
Questions, comments or suggestions welcome, and to find out how you can be a part of Labor History Today, email us at LaborHistoryToday@gmail.com
Labor History Today is produced by Union City Radio and the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor. Engineered by Chris Garlock.
Labor history sources include Today in Labor History, from Union Communication Services https://unionist.com/
This week's music:
You Can't Giddyup By Saying' Whoa!
Joe Uehlein & The Bones of Contention "Power"