Jon Komorowski, Retired Chief Public Defender of Whatcom County, Part 2, November 24, 2020

Listen to the program: https://exchange.prx.org/p/347788 Interview by Lori Province: Jon explains in more detail why public defenders are so important to the justice system. For more information, go to https://www.opd.wa.gov/  or http://www.defensenet.org/. We Do The Work Comment:  It’s the economy, stupid. #LaborRadioPod ____________________________________________________________________________________ About We Do The Work A weekly local worker radio program that […]

Gordon Zurn, Financial Sec for USW, & Les Leopold, Dir of The Labor Institute & author of Runaway Inequality, Part 2,  November 10, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/345640 Interview by Ken Winkes: Gordon and Les discuss how to fix inequality. For more information on ‘Runaway Inequality,’ go to https://runawayinequality.org/. We Do The Work Comments: >  General James Mattis sounds the alarm about Trump. >  Trump is full of generosity with taxpayers’ money. #LaborRadioPod _____________________________________________________________ About We Do The […]

Gordon Zurn, Financial Sec for USW, & Les Leopold, Dir of The Labor Institute & author of Runaway Inequality, Part 1,  November 3, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/344821 Interview by Ken Winkes: Gordon and Les discuss what inequality is, how it happened, and what to do about it. For more information on ‘Runaway Inequality,’ go to https://runawayinequality.org/ We Do The Work Comment: >  Trump’s trade policies are a disaster for workers. #LaborRadioPod __________________________________________________________________________________ About We Do The Work […]

Larry Hildes, Civil Rights Attorney, and Karen Weill, Legal Assistant, Aug 25, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/336011 Interview by Mike Dumovich: Larry and Karen, who protect the legal rights of protestors, reveal what is happening to protesters. For more information, go to http://www.whatcompjc.org/, http://racialjusticecoalition.org/, or https://www.democracynow.org/2016/5/9/stoptrump_protesters_lock_themselves_to_ladders, or https://casetext.com/case/aj-v-city-of-bellingham-1. We Do The Work Comments: >  Looking at Big Pharma by the numbers reveals much that isn’t right in […]

Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works,  June 30, 2020

Listen to the show:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/327701 Interview by Ken Winkes: Alex explains articulately, factually, and historically why Social Security is in good health as well as disclosing why the financial sector is going after your social security. For more information, go to https://socialsecurityworks.org/. We Do The Work Comment:  Privatizers are running amok. ______________________________________________________________________________________ About We Do […]

Hillary Haden, Executive Director of the WA Fair Trade Coalition, WTO Protests, Dec 3, 2019

Hillary Haden, Executive Director of the WA Fair Trade Coalition, WTO Protests December 3, 2019 Interview by Gary Kanter: Hillary revisits the 20-year anniversary of the 1999 Seattle World Trade Organization protests, sometimes referred to as the Battle in Seattle. For more information, contact at hillary@washingtonfairtrade.org or 206.227.3079 or go to www.Washingtonfairtrade.org or https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wto20-tickets-62520613839, or […]

Hillary Haden, Executive Director of the WA Fair Trade Coalition, Aug 27, 2019

    Hillary Haden, Executive Director of the WA Fair Trade Coalition August 27, 2019 Interview by Ken Winkes:  Hillary gives an update on the current status of the USMCA Agreement (NAFTA Point 2). For more information, go to https://www.washingtonfairtrade.org/ or email to info@washingtonfairtrade.org We Do The Work Comments: Minimum wage has been too low […]

Joe Kendo, Government Affairs Director of the WSLC, AFL-CIO, Aug 6, 2019

Joe Kendo, Government Affairs Director of the WSLC, AFL-CIO, August 6, 2019 Listen to the show:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/286501 Interview by Lori Province:  Joe gives the highlights of the 2019 Washington State legislature labor bills. For more information, go to http://www.thestand.org, www.wslc.org, or jkendo@wslc.org. We Do The Work Comments: >  What does it mean to be a […]