Ellie Belew, author of ‘High Voltage Women’ and Megan Cornish, retiree from Seattle City Light, Part 1, Sept 15, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/338569 “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 1 Interview by Mike Dumovich:  Conor, Ellie, and Megan examine Seattle City Light’s Electrical Trades Program and how the first trade’s women were treated as […]

Phillip Lindquist, Gov Affairs Dir of the Int’l Union of Painters & Allied Trades, District 5, Sept 8, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/337705 Phillip Lindquist, Government Affairs Director of the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades, District 5 Interview by Lori Province: Phillip explains the Painters and Allied Trades apprenticeship program. For more information, go to http://www.lni.wa.gov/ or http://iupatdc5.org/.  We Do The Work Comments:  >  The NLRB did the Chamber of Commerce’s […]

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 […]

Cindy and Nemesio (Jr) Domingo and Garry Owens, LELO, Part 2, Aug 18, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/335129 “Learn Yourself” with Conor Casey, Labor Archivist for the Labor Archives of Washington Interview by Mike Dumovich: Nemesio, Cindy, Garry, and Conor explain what LELO is, its history, and the deaths of two labor activist: Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes. For more information, go to http://www.lelo.org/index.php and to buy Cindy […]

Cindy and Nemesio (Jr) Domingo and Garry Owens, LELO, Part 1, Aug 11, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/334288 “Learn Yourself” with Conor Casey, Labor Archivist for the Labor Archives of Washington Interview by Mike Dumovich: Nemesio, Cindy, Garry, and Conor explain what LELO is, its history, and the deaths of two labor activist: Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes. For more information, go to http://www.lelo.org/index.php. We Do The Work […]

Lisa Ayrault, Director of Fair Vote Washington, Aug 4, 2020

Listen to the show:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/333463 Lisa Ayrault, Director of Fair Vote WashingtonInterview by Gary Kanter:  Lisa explains ‘Ranked Choice Voting.’ For more information, go to https://fairvotewa.org/ or info@FairVoteWA.org or  https://www.fairvote.org/ or https://www.rankedchoicevoting.org/tags/rcv. We Do The Work Comment: Is this the home of the free or the home of the nonessential, inconvenient people? #LaborRadioPod ____________________________________________________________________________________________ About […]

Angelica Guillen, Farm Worker, Educator, Activist, and Poet, Part 2, July 28, 2020

Listen to the show:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/331998 Interview by Mike Dumovich and Gary Kanter:  Angelica talks about her life after growing up in a migrant camp, her father, being an educator, as an activist as well as reading some of her wonderful poetry. We Do The Works Comments: >  Joel Joseph gives 10 economic myths that show […]

Angelica Guillen, Farm Worker, Educator, Activist, and Poet, Part 1, July 21, 2020

Listen to the show:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/330812 Angelica Guillen, Farm Worker, Educator, Activist, and Poet, Part 1 Interview:  Angelica describes her life growing up in a migrant camp as well as reading some of her wonderful poetry. We Do The Works Comment: The new ‘Gig’ economy leaves workers on their ‘Own.’ #LaborRadioPod _______________________________________________________________________________________ About We Do The […]

George Mann, former Union Organizer, turn Folk Singer,  July 14, 2020

Listen to the show:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/330046 Interview by Gary Kanter: George tells us his history, stories, and passions while mixing in his singing. For more information, go to http://georgemann.org/. #LaborRadioPod _____________________________________________________________________________________________ About We Do The Work A weekly local worker radio program that features news, interviews, music, and comments, We Do The Work believes American workers […]