Peoplesworld.org is a daily news website of, for and by the 99% and the direct descendant of the Daily Worker. Published by Long View Publishing Co., People's World reports on the movements for jobs, peace, equality, democracy, civil rights and liberties, labor, immigrant, LGBT and women's rights, protection of the environment, and more.
Flint: Coping with the Crisis27/01/2016 Duração: 20min
People's World made a trip to Michigan where reporters Patrick J. Foote and Earchiel Johnson discovered the different ways Flint residents are moving forward. From demanding Governor Rick Snyder's arrest to bring the community together for relief, the citizens of Flint are nothing if not resilient. Here are other works from our trip to Flint that elaborate on the subjects we touch: First Trinity Baptist becomes an oasis... http://peoplesworld.org/first-trinity-baptist-becomes-an-oasis-during-flint-water-crisis/ Flint water protest at State of the State: http://peoplesworld.org/flint-water-protest-at-state-of-state-brands-snyder-a-criminal/ Video of First Trinity Baptist's water station: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q86C1CdLDaU&feature=youtu.be Be sure to subscribe to the People's World Podcast on iTunes and Stitcher, as well as to follow our Instagram and Twitter for live dispatches from Flint. Instagram: @peoplesworld_action Twitter: @peoplesworld
Terror from Rural Georgia: The Legacy of The School of the Americas09/12/2015 Duração: 38min
In the US, terrorism means one thing post-9/11. In Latin America, it has meant something else. In this episode, we explore the US history of exporting terrorism by way of the School of The Americas which has trained right-wing para-militaries in the art of war for over 50 years. We hear from School of the Americas Watch's national organizer Hendrik Voss as well as two women whose lives have been effected by the terrible catch-22 imposed upon Latin American civilians by their neighbor to the North.
Laboring for the Environment: COP21 and the Global Labor Movement01/12/2015 Duração: 44min
In this episode of People's World Podcast, Head Editor Terrie Albano interviews Sean Sweeney, coordinator for Trade Unions for Energy Democracy as well as Director at the International Program for Labor, Climate, and the Environment at the Murphy Institute at City University of New York. They discuss opportunities and challenges faced by the labor movement in the face of the looming eco-crisis and the political realities surrounding the COP 21 international climate talks unfolding in Paris.
All Politics is Local: Interview with Sarah Saez, Candidate for City Council In San Diego11/10/2015 Duração: 31min
In this week's episode we speak to Sarah Saez, a left-labor candidate for city council in San Diego who is hoping to make some big changes to the status quo during a renaissance of progressive insurgent candidates. She talks about her background, the formation of her values, the work she has done with farm workers as well as taxi drivers, and her vision for a more affordable, democratically inclusive San Diego.
Organizing the South and more: An interview with Tefere Gebre07/10/2015 Duração: 18min
This week, we talk to the Executive Vice President of the AFL-CIO Tefere Gebre. From his roots as a refugee, to his vision of a new South, Gebre has always been a working class fighter. In this interview, we talk about what is needed for an empowered Southern working class movement as well as the US government and capital's role in the various migrant crises sweeping the globe.
Talking Race And Labor With Rasheen Aldridge And Tiffany Loftin30/09/2015 Duração: 26min
This week, I had an opportunity to sit and talk to Rasheen Aldridge of Black Lives Matter/Show Me $15 and Tiffany Loftin of the Civil, Women, and Human Rights department at the AFL-CIO. We talk about the intersections of race and class as well as the historic movements by the AFL-CIO to define for itself a definition and a place within the broader movement for racial justice.