Building Bridges Radio: Your Community & Labor Report

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Our beat is the labor front, broadly defined, both geographically and conceptually. We examine the world of work and workers on the job as well as where they live. We examine the issues that affect their everyday lives, with a particular sensitivity towards human rights abuses, environmental concerns and the U.S. drive for global domination. We record their global struggles and provide analysis of their efforts to empower themselves and transform society to provide greater democratic, human, social, political and economic rights. Each program consists of feature stories, generally interviews, within a historical context, often accompanied by sound from demonstrations, rallies or conferences, and complemented and enhanced by poetry and instrumental or vocal -- people's culture.

Over the years Building Bridges has produced a weekly one hour program, Mondays from 7-8 PM EST, covering local, national and international labor and community issues over radio WBAI-Pacifica 99.5 FM in New York. We also produce half hour version, Building Bridges National, which is distribtued to over 40 broadcast and internet radio stations.


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In Struggle Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash

Showing posts with label Millenium Promise Alliance. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Millenium Promise Alliance. Show all posts

Building Bridges: Extreme Poverty;Bloomberg's Union Busting; What Domino’s Pizza Dishes Out to Workers  

WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
March 2, 2009, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM 58 minutes ****************************************

Economic Aid To Feed Extreme Poverty
with
Jeffrey Sachs, economist is Director of the Earth Institute at
Columbia University, Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-
General Ban Ki-Moon, is founder and co-President of the
Millennium Promise Alliance, an organization dedicated to ending
extreme poverty and hunger, and he’s authored numerous books
including his best seller, recently released in paperback Common
Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet.

Mayor Bloomberg’s Union Busting is Disgusting:

Bloomberg Contracts Out Housing Authority Jobs & Fires Workers
with
Fitz Reid, Pres. Health Services Local 768,
DC 37Faye Moore,Pres. Social Service Employees Union Local 371,DC 37

What Domino’s Pizza Dishes Out
Makes Worker’s Sick To Their Stomachs

with
Mike, a fired Domino’s Pizza Deliveryman
and
Josephine Lee, representative of the Justice Will Be Served Campaign

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Economic Aid To Feed Extreme Poverty
with
Jeffrey Sachs, economist is Director of the Earth Institute at
Columbia University, Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-
General Ban Ki-Moon, is founder and co-President of the
Millennium Promise Alliance, an organization dedicated to ending
extreme poverty and hunger, and he’s authored numerous books
including his best seller, recently released in paperback Common
Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet. Prof. Sachs talks about how to
address the fact that one-sixth of the world remains trapped in extreme
poverty, and now we’re in a global financial meltdown and how to respond
to the challenge.
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Mayor Bloomberg’s Union Busting is Disgusting:
Bloomberg Contracts Out Housing Authority Jobs & Fires Workers
with
Fitz Reid, Pres. Health Services Local 768, DC 37
Faye Moore,Pres. Social Service Employees Union Local 371,DC 37


More than 200 social service and health-care workers employed in Housing
Authority community centers were laid off Feb. 20 despite community and
labor protests, and multiple lawsuits by the unions, The City Council had
agreed to provide $18 million to keep the centers open, then Bloomberg
administration decided to fire the city workers and contract out the
operation of the community centers.
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What Domino’s Pizza Dishes Out
Makes Worker’s Sick To Their Stomachs
with
Mike, a fired Domino’s Pizza Deliveryman
and
Josephine Lee, representative of the Justice Will Be Served Campaign


Domino’s Pizza forces delivery workers to work over 60 hours per week and then
refused to pay them overtime and minimum wage. And, when workers at a New
Jersey Domino’s Pizza stood up for their rights, the boss fired them, but, they’re not taking it lying down.

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