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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.
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Labor History Today: March 18, 2018
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Union City's Chris Garlock hosts, with Joe McCartin, Tula Connell and Chris Bangert-Drowns.
This week's labor history: Trial of anti-war Wobblies; Postal worker’s wildcat strike.
Music this week includes the IWW’s “Should I Ever Be A Soldier” and the Dropkick Murphys’ “Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ya”
Joe McCartin is professor of history at Georgetown University and Executive Director of the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor.
Tula Connell, an historian of the United States focusing on 20th century labor and social movements, is Senior Communications Officer at the Solidarity Center, an international labor rights organization. She’s the author of Conservative Counterrevolution. Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog…52039904.html
Chris Bangert-Drowns is a recent graduate of the University of Maryland who helped organize workers on the College Park campus.
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:
IWW Song Lyrics|Should I Ever Be A Soldier
Dropkick Murphys - Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ya
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