•   Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Walmart & Disney Refuse Responsibility For Worker Compensation In Bangladesh Fire Where Death Toll Soared to More than 121 And Where Labor Organizers Are Tortured and Disappeared With Kalpona Akter, Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity Kalpona Akter, a garment worker since she was 12 years old, [...]

  •         Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** OUR Walmart Black Friday Protesters
    Declare It Red Letter Day For Workers! With .  Elaine Rosier, Walmart worker, Miami Florida .  Gabe Teneyuque, Walmart striker, St. Paul, Minnesota .  Secaucus, New Jersey Walmart worker allies Walmart faced not [...]
  • http://buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2012/09/making-of-global-capitalism-with-leo.html  Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report                                  National Edition                 Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash                            ******************************** The Making of Global Capitalism: The Political Economy of American Empire with .  Leo Panitch, Canada Research Chair in Comparative Political Economy in the Dept. of Political Science at York University .  Sam Gindin, former Research Dir. of the Canadian Autoworkers Union and Prof. at York [...]

  • Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ************************************* Red Seas: Ferdinand Smith & Radical Black Sailors in the United States & Jamaica with Gerald Horne, Prof. of History and African-American studies at the University of Houston During the heyday of the U.S. & international labor movements [...]

  •       Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                   National Edition          Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                   ******************************************** The New Jim Crow: Purging the African American Vote by Felon Disenfranchisement With Jazz Hayden, Riverside Church Prison Ministry Campaign To End The New Jim Crow Today, nearly five million Americans are barred by law from voting at all because of a felony conviction. [...]

  • Building Bridges Radio: Your Community and Labor Report                                 National Edition          Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg  ******************************************** “Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II” with author Douglas Blackmon On land owned by U.S. Steel was an unmarked African American burial ground – and so [...]
  • Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** New York Police Dept. Kills Again – Over 1,000 in the Bronx Protest With Jose, Stop and Frisk Campaign, Occupy Wall Street In 2011, at least 700,000 almost entirely African-American and Latinos in
    New York were subjected to the NYPD’s unwarranted [...]
  • Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** TAXES, WE DON’T PAY NO STINKIN’ TAXES SAYS VERIZON, AS THE 99% CRIES FOUL! With The Tax Dodgers, OWS Occupy the Boardroom, United NY, Make the Road NY, Strong Economy for All, NY Communities for Change, Vocal New York, [...]

  •  to listen or download go to: http://www.buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2012/01/stopping-nypds-stop-and-frisk.html     Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                              National Edition                    Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                           ******************************************** STOPPING THE NYPD’s Stop and Frisk With l  Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration In The Age of Colorblindness l  Jamal Mims, Occupy Wall Street l  Mary Black, [...]

  • Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg ******************************************** America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty and Our Democracy With Gar Alperovitz, Professor of Political Economy, University of Maryland and co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative As discontent with the economic and political status quo mounts in [...]

  • to download or listen go to:  http://buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2012/01/occupy-wall-st-stands-with-indigenous.html         Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                              National Edition                    Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                           ******************************************** “Un-Settling Occupation” OWS Stands With Indigenous Americans With Janice Richards, Oglala  Sioux , activist and educator Firewolf Nelson-Wong, Dine, AIM member and activist Joseph, indigenous activist Christopher Hedges, journalist, activist l Raymond [...]

  • to listen or download go to: http://www.buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2012/01/banking-building-public-option-2722.html           Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                              National Edition                    Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                           ******************************************** 2012 – We’re Overdue for a Public Banking System With Timothy A. Canova Betty Hutton Williams Prof. of International Economic Law Chapman University School of Law   The federal government’s [...]

  •             Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                              National Edition                    Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                           ******************************************** OWS Undaunted By Dozens Of Arrests In Bid To Reclaim Space, Continues Its Work With The 99 Percent   Celebrating its 3rd month of existence OWS came to take back The Commons, a space owned by Trinity Church, to assert freedom of expression [...]

  • to listen to or download this radio program go to our website http://www.buildingbridgesradio.org              Building Bridges Radio: Your Community and Labor Report                                              National Edition                    Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                           ******************************************** Occupy West Coast Shuts Down Ports, While NYC Targeted Goldman Sachs With l    Maria Cardenas, Occupy Oakland l    Michael Novick, Occupy LA l<span style="font-family: Arial;color: [...]

  • to download or listen go to our website http://www.buildingbridgesradio.org Building Bridges Radio: Your Community and Labor Report                                     National Edition          Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                 ******************************************** Newark Unemployment Protest in 6th Month is a Model for the Nation with Larry Hamm, Chairman, People’s Organization for Progress, Newark, N.J. The U.S. economy is struggling, but in many black communities Americans are [...]

  •       Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                     National Edition          Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                 ******************************************** NYC Students Stand Firm After CUNY Police Bully Them During Occupy City Univeristy of NY (CUNY) Protest Over Tuition Hikes With l  Occupy CUNY Student Members Hector Agredano & Emma Francis-Snyder l  Barbara Bowen, President of CUNY Professional Staff [...]

  •       Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                     National Edition          Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                 ******************************************** The Vanishing Safety Net: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program (TANF) at 15 Years with Tim Casey, attorney, Legal Momentum and longtime welfare advocate   In August 1996, President Clinton signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act, replacing Aid to Families with Dependant [...]

  •       Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                     National Edition          Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                 ******************************************** Occupy Wall Street Occupies The Brooklyn Bridge As Tens Of Thousands Say We’re Here To Take Back The Wealth We Created And They Covet And Control! With The 99%   Angry and reeling from the horrific [...]

  • Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report                                     National Edition          Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg                 ******************************************** Greek Tragedy, Europe’s Achilles Heel? with Leo Panitch, Professor of Political Science at York University, Canada and Editor of the Socialist Register.   As the G-20 economic summit met austerity was sweeping Europe, the future of the Eurozone was in doubt and [...]

  • Unraveling the Unemployment Insurance Lifeline with George Wentworth, Staff Attorney, National Employment Law Project At a time when U.S. corporations are stockpiling cash, it’s outrageous that state lawmakers have the audacity to make jobless workers pay for decades of irresponsible business tax breaks that ultimately undermined state unemployment insurance finances.  But, corporate lobbyists have ushered through legislative measures, behind [...]

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