Wade interviews with Professor John Womack and Peter Olney on supply chain chokepoints and their new book and commentaries Labor Power and Strategy.
Wade’s World: Steve Charter
Wade talks to Steve Charter, a rancher and a member of Montana environmental group the Bull Mountain Land Alliance. They talk about the recent New York Times coverage of the Signal Peak coal mine and environmental groups’ campaign to shut it down.
Wade’s World: Silvia Rodriguez Vega
Wade interviews Professor Silvia Rodriguez Vega of University of California at Santa Barbara about recent studies she conducted on the impact on children in immigrant families who live in constant fear about personal or family deportation and their immigrant status. Professor Vega summarizes the results of those studies in her recent book Drawing Deportation: Art and Resistance among Immigrant Children.
Wade’s World: Gene Bruskin
Wade interviews playwright (and labor organizer) Gene Bruskin about his musical based on the Reconstruction and a meeting of the National Labor Union in 1870s. They also discuss the Smithfield union victory and the problems of organizing Amazon, as well as a coming musical about abolitionist John Brown.
Wade’s World: Richard Wise
Wade interviews Richard Wise about his lead story on fighting redlining in the current issue of Social Policy, where he wrote a docufiction short story called “Taking On the Slumlord”, an organizing tale much like his early book, Redlined: A Novel of Boston.
Wade’s World: Ellen Cassedy
Wade interviews Ellen Cassedy, one of the co-founders of 9 to 5, the organization of working women, and subject of the famous movie 9 to 5.