The Marc Steiner Show

Encore Presentation: Labor Day 2013 Special

Walmart Workers ProtestSeptember 5, 2013 – Hours 1 & 2

Happy Labor Day! We celebrate with a 2-hour special of interviews and music. You will hear local activists, union members, and workers talk about what Labor Day means in 2013 and what major challenges workers face across the country, interspersed with songs by Woody Guthrie, Bo Diddley, Tracy Chapman, Joan Baez, and others.

Our guests include: Bill Barry, retired Director of Labor Studies at the Community College of Baltimore County and author of Union Strategies for Hard Times and From First Contact to First Contract: A Union Organizer’s Handbook; Cory McCray, an organizer for his local union and co-founder of B.E.S.T. Democratic Club; Jasmin Jones, server and union leader at Duclaw, operated by Aeroservices Group at BWI Airport; and Mike Hachey, organizer with Unite Here! Local 7.

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Steiner Show Labor Day 2013 Playlist

1. Bo Diddley – Sixteen Tons
2. Harry Belafonte – Banana Boat Song
3. Almanac Singers – Roll The Union On
4. Billy Bragg – There Is Power In The Union
5. Leadbelly – John Henry
6. Phil Ochs – The Ballad Of Joe Hill
7. Utah Phillips – Dump The Bosses
8. Joan Baez – Bread and Roses
9. Leadbelly – The Bourgeois Blues
10. Woody Guthrie – There’s A Better World Coming
11. Tracy Chapman – Talking about a Revolution
12. Ryan Harvey – Can’t Turn Back
13. Nina Simone – Revolution
14. Pete Seeger – Solidarity Forever

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday thru Friday from 10AM to Noon on WEAA 88.9 FM. The show covers the topics that matter, engaging real voices, from Charm City to Cairo and beyond. Call us at 410.319.8888 or email us to participate live in the show, or share your comments on our site! Aren’t in Baltimore but want to listen? Stream the show live.


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