Economics


On the Brain Labor Report for April 2 we talk with Liana Foxvog with SweatFree Communities. She is part of a tour of sweatshop workers who are bringing attention to the sweatfree communities campaign.

April 2, 2009 >>> Listen or Download Here

Ashland to be a sweat-free community “Calling on Ashland to Pass a Strong Sweatshop-Free Purchasing Policy and to Help Build an Economy Based on Good Jobs”

The Ashland SweatFree Campaign and Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice present:
ECONOMIC STIMULUS WORKER TOUR
Fighting sweatshops and building an economy based on good jobs

Saturday, April 4, 4:00-5:30 pm
Southern Oregon University
Stevenson Union (student union), Rogue River Room
1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, OR 97520

The tour schedule is at  http://www.sweatfree.org/tour and we’re posting photos online at  http://www.tinyurl.com/tourphotos

On the Brain Labor Report for March 30 we interview Gene Pelham, President and CEO of the Rogue Federal Credit Union, a credit union which focuses on Southern Oregon.March 30, 2009 >>> Listen or Download Here

On the Brain Labor Report for March 25 we talk with Max Scheder, CEO of Barefoot Motors who is working to manufacture an electric ATV.March 25, 2009 >>> Listen or Download Here

On the Brain Labor Report we interview Peter Cervantes-Gautschi with Enlace. Enlace is a strategic alliance of low wage worker organizatons. Enlace is working to encourage the Oregon legislature to tax the TARP bailout subsidies received by corporations.March 17, 2009 >>> Listen or Download Here

On the Brain Labor Report we interview Peter Ferris, executive director of Oregon Manufactured Homeowners United.  Peter is lobbying to get rent control legislation for mobile homes. We discuss HB3196.March 13, 2009 >>> Listen or Download Here

On the Brain Labor Report we interview Alan Benjamin with the Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign. 

March 9, 2009 >>> Listen or Download Here (22 MB MP3)

On the Brain Labor Report for February 10 we italk with radio personality Joe Hudgens about the current economic crisis.

February 10, 2009 >>> Listen Here

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