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The Working Life Podcast With Jonathan Tasini – ARIZONA TEACHERS ARE LIT!; PRIVATIZATION IS A BUST; LOWE’S POISONS PEOPLE – 04.26.18

EPISODE 79: ARIZONA TEACHERS ARE LIT!; PRIVATIZATION IS A BUST; LOWE’S POISONS PEOPLE In Audio, Economy, Labor, Podcast by Jonathan TasiniApril 25, 20180 Comments The uprising is hitting Arizona. Tomorrow, thousands of teachers will flood the state capitol to demand—like their brethren in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Kentucky and Colorado—fair wages. I talk with the both the head of the union and a rank-and-file union leader. …

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Economic Update – Winds of System Change – 04.08.18

Updates on big French strikes protect workers’ gains; rising sub-prime loans, students pay more as states do less for public tuition costs; West Virginia teachers strikes inspire same in Oklahoma, Arizona and Kentucky; US poverty worse than other nations, Prof. Perotin finds worker coops superior to capitalist enterprises; and high tariffs on imported trucks created high prices, profits of US …

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Renee Bracey Sherman – What the War on Reproductive Rights Has to do With Poverty and Race

When Justice Harry A. Blackmun authored the decision legalizing abortion in Roe v. Wade, he wrote that “[t]he right of personal privacy includes the abortion decision, but this right is not unqualified and must be considered against important state interests in regulation.” Although this was a win for those seeking to both legalize abortion and prevent harm inflicted on people seeking illegal …