Politics


On the Brain Labor Report for July 24, 2009 we talk with Lynn Howe about Emerge Oregon, a national campaign to train Democratic women for future political office.July 24, 2009 >>> Listen or download now 

On the Brain Labor Report for July 21 we give tribute to the work of Sam Church, former President of United Mine Workers of America. July 21, 2009 >>> listen or Download Here 

On the Brain Labor Report for July 17, 2009 we discuss Rural Organizing Project’s Peoples Economy Campaign.July 17, 2009 >>> Listen or Download Here 

On the Brain Labor Report for July 16, 2009 we talk with State Representative Peter Buckley. Buckley is the co-chair of the Joint Ways and Means Committee and reports back on the latest legislative session. We discuss how they handled the 800 million dollar budget gap. We also discuss healthcare and campaign finance reform. July 16, 2009 >>> listen or download here 

On the Brain Labor Report for July 15, 2009 we talk with Arthur Stamoulis, director of the Oregon Fair Trade Campaign.  We discuss the Panama Free Trade Agreement which was stopped in Congress.  We also discuss the Trade Reform, Accountability, Development and Employment (TRADE) Act which outlines a way forward to a new trade and globalization agenda that could benefit more Americans. The bill is supported by a broad array of labor, consumer, environmental, family farm and faith groups.   www.oregonfairtrade.org

 July 15, 2009 >>> Listen or Download here 

On the Brain Labor Report for June 13, 2009 we talk with Caitlin Baggott and Chris Vazos of PolitiCorp and the Bus Project. Politicorp is a political bootcamp consisting of hands-on skills training, innovative public policy intensives, and real-world applications of leadership skills and campaign savvy.July 13, 2009 >>> listen or download here 

On the Brain Labor Report for July 10, 2009 we talk with Alicia Jrapko, spokesperson for the Cuba Caravan… an annual goodwill convoy of people and supplies heading to Cuba. We discuss recent changes in the U.S. administration towards Cuba.July 10, 2009 >>> listen or download here 

On the Brain Labor Report for July 7, 2009 we talk with Bill Moyer of the Backbone Campaign. They provide creative tools for the progressive movement and alternatives to mouse click activism.July 7, 2009 >>> Listen or download Here 

On the Brain Labor Report for July 6, 2009 we interview Scott Moore, the communications director of Our Oregon. We discuss Oregon’s recent legislative session.July 6, 2009 >>> Listen or Download Here 

On the Brain Labor Report for May 29 we talk with Pat Humphries and Sandy O of Emma’s Revolution.

May 29, 2009 >>> Listen or Download Here

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