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Get Up, Stand Up! This Week In Social Movements & Protests Across The Country

SyriaSeptember 6, 2013 – Segment 3

It’s time for our weekly segment Get Up, Stand Up! with Rose Aguilar, host of Your Call on KALW in San Francisco, where we learn about the social movements and protests taking place this week across America. We discuss citizens across the country expressing their opposition to a war in Syria, Walmart workers on strike, Labor Day marchers demanding higher pay, and more.

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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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Happy Labor Day! The State Of Labor In 2013 Featuring Our Favorite Labor Songs

Walmart Workers ProtestSeptember 2, 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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