Jobs with Justice


On the Brain Labor Report we interview Anita Rogers, program director of Mackinzie River Gathering Foundation.  The MRG  funds grassroots groups working on a range of issues, including poverty, war, racism, homophobia and environmental destruction.

“I have the best job ever.” ~ Anita Rogers

January 14, 2009 >>> Listen or Download Here

We celebrate Wes Brain’s birthday with a look at the great work of Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice. We also play music from Anne Feeney and George and Julius.

December 6, 2009 >>> Listen or Download Here

We talk with Paul Bigman, labor organizer and union activist who reports back from the 2008 Jobs with Justice conference and also discusses the May Day Longshoreman shutdown of West Coast Ports in protest of the War in Iraq.

May 12, 2008 >>> Listen or download here 

We talk with Serena Harris Perez of Florida Jobs with Justice about reforms and threats to mobile home owners and low income housing.

April 25, 2008 >>> Listen or download here

We are joined in the studio with Jackson County Commissioner Candidate Scott Keith. Keith shares his views on free trade, outsourcing county services and independent media.

April 7, 2008 >>> Listen Here

We talk with Michael Friedl, co-president of Southern Oregon Education Service District Association which represents ESD workers in 5 counties.   Friedl discusses efforts to sign a contract, the SOESD has been without a contract since July 1, 2007.

 February 19, 2007 >>> Listen Here

Scott Blair with Kentucky Jobs with Justice joins a discussion of Workers Rights Boards and efforts to prevent worker exploitation at Toyota.

February 1, 2008 >> Listen Here

Gene Rodriguez joins to discuss the Capital District Workers Center and their work advocating for low wage workers, minorities, work safety and wage issues.

January 31, 2008 >>> Listen Here

We talk with Wanda Ramos who faces challenges, harassment and intimidation for her role in union organizing her workplace.

January 29, 2008 >> Listen Here 

We talk with Marcos Restrepo, communication coordinator for South Florida Jobs with Justice, about housing issues in Florida.

January 25, 2008 >> Listen Here

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