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On the Brain Labor Report for june 29, 2009 we talk with Dan Leahy, retired professor from Evergreen State University. We discuss the upcoming U.S. Social Forum scheduled for 2010 in Detroit.

June 29, 2009 >>> Listen or download here 

On the Brain Labor Report for June 26, 2009 we talk with Amanda Aguilar Shank of the Rural Organizing Project. We discuss the Peoples Economic Campaign – the work of rural progressives to meet the basic needs of Oregonians while building a new economy. www.rop.org June 26, 2009 >>> listen here 

On the Brain Labor Report for June 25, 2009 we discuss single payer healthcare plans like HR676. Wes declares healthcare the new civil rights movement.June 25, 2009 >>> listen or download here 

On the Brain Labor Report for June 24 we talk with radio host “The Real Joe” for a discussion about the Federal Reserve and The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce.

June 24, 2009 >>> Listen or Download Here 

On the Brain Labor Report for June 23, 2009 we talk with Andrew Hanhardt of the Idaho Association of Government Employees. http://www.nageiage.org We discuss the challenges of organizing and ensuring worker benefits in a “Right to Work” state like Idaho.

June 23, 2009 >>> Listen or download here 

On the Brain Labor Report for June 22 we give tribute to Dave Marston who is diagnosed with Creutzfeld-Jakob disease. We also discuss Anne Feeney’s Sing Out For Single Payer Road Show.  We play “Woody’s Guitar” by Dana Hubbard. We also play Anne Feeney’s “War on the Workers” and “We’re Nursing As Fast As We Can.”

 June 22, 2009 >>> listen or download Here 

On the Brain Labor Report for June 19 we talk with Victor Pierce Sr. who was laid off earlier this year by Freightliner in Portland Oregon. Victor and other laid off workers are struggling to get their severance package. We also discuss the Oregon Fair Trade Campaign. www.oregonfairtrade.org

June 19, 2009 >>> Listen or download here 

On the Brain Labor Report for june 18 we discuss misinformation in the media, Ashland, Oregon’s Sweat Free purchasing ordinance and Medford, Oregon’s efforts to build a Wal-Mart Superstore. We play Deportees by Woody Guthrie and Wal-Mart by David Rovics. Anne Feeney sings War on the Workers.

 June 18, 2009 >>> Listen or download Here 

On the Brain Labor Report for June 17 we talk with former Medford, Oregon city councilor and activist John Statler. We discuss his vision of a subscription based news service.

June 17, 2009 >>> Listen or download here 

On the Brain Labor Report for June 16 we talk with Liana Foxvog, national organizer of Sweatfree Communities. We talk about the plans of defense contractor Eagle Industries to move their factory from New Bedford, Mass. to Puerto Rico. We also discuss Ashland, Oregon’s Sweatfree Resolution.

June 16, 2009 >>> listen or download here 

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