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 […]

Jon Komorowski, Retired Chief Public Defender of Whatcom County, Part 1,  November 17, 2020

Listen to the program: https://exchange.prx.org/p/346533 Interview by Lori Province: Jon explains why public defenders are so important to the justice system. We Do The Work Comment:  Trump is the king of cancellations. #LaborRadioPod _________________________________________________________________________ About We Do The Work A weekly local worker radio program that features news, interviews, music, and comments, We Do The […]

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 […]

Karl de Jong, Activist, Labor and Democratic Leader, and Grassroots Organizer,  October 27, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/344014 Interview by Gary Kanter:  Karl discusses the importance of voting and much more. We Do the Work Comment: Joe Biden’s economic plan works for workers. #LaborRadioPod _____________________________________________________________________ About We Do The Work A weekly local worker radio program that features news, interviews, music, and comments, We Do The Work believes […]

Herb Krohn, State Legislative Dir of the Transportation Div of the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, & Transportation Union,  October 20, 2020

Listen to the program: https://exchange.prx.org/p/343076 Herb Krohn, State Legislative Director of the Transportation Division of the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation Union Interview by Lori Province: Herb discusses the dynamics of railroads, safety, and cargo. For more information, go to www.wslb.us or www.leg.wa.gov or https://www.smw66.org/. We Do The Work Comments: >  Ken illustrates the Republicans […]

Phillip Mattera, Research Director of Good Jobs First & Head of Corporate Research Project, Part 2,  October 13, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://soundcloud.com/ksvrfm/we-do-the-work-edit-program-for-20201013-october-13-2020   Interview by Lori Province: Phillip provides invaluable insights to the Corporate Research Project, which identifies information that can be used to advance corporate accountability campaigns. For more information, go to https://www.goodjobsfirst.org/ or https://www.goodjobsfirst.org/sites/default/files/docs/pdfs/wagetheft_report_revised.pdf or https://www.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker or https://www.corp-research.org/.   We Do The Work Comment:  It’s the economy, stupid. #LaborRadioPod   About […]

Phillip Mattera, Director of the Corporate Research Project for Good Jobs First, Part 1, October 6, 2020

Listen to the program: https://soundcloud.com/ksvrfm/we-do-the-work-edit-program-for-20201006-october-6-2020 Interview by Lori Province: Phillip explains the findings of a new study called “Grand Theft Paycheck” that documents large corporations’ theft of their workers’ wages.  For more information, go to https://www.goodjobsfirst.org/ or https://www.goodjobsfirst.org/sites/default/files/docs/pdfs/wagetheft_report_revised.pdf or https://www.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker. We Do The Work Comments: >  Wage theft is incredibly rampant in large corporations. >  […]

Mark McDermott, Social & Economic Educator and Activist, September 29, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://soundcloud.com/ksvrfm/we-do-the-work-edit-program-for-20200929-september-29-2020 Interview by Ken Winkes: Mark reveals his new presentation about patriotism, Unions, and American workers. For more information, go to http://www.markmmcdermott.com/. We Do The Work Comments: There are many definitions of patriotism. #LaborRadioPod   About We Do The Work A weekly local worker radio program that features news, interviews, music, […]

Conor Casey, Labor Archivist, Ellie Belew, author, and Megan Cornish, retiree from Seattle City Light, Part 2, Sept 22, 2020

Listen to the program: https://exchange.prx.org/p/339338 “Learn Yourself” with Conor Casey, Labor Archivist for the Labor Archives of Washington, Ellie Belew, author, and Megan Cornish, retiree from Seattle City Light, Part 2 Interview by Mike Dumovich:  Conor, Ellie, and Megan continue their conversation about Seattle City Light’s Electrical Trades Program and how the first trade’s women […]