Labor Express Radio
Labor Express Radio
Jerry Mead - Lucero
Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. “News for working people, by working people.” Our program covers issues in the labor movement locally, nationally, and internationally. The program also addresses issues of concern to working people such as housing, education, health care, immigrants rights, the environment and U.S. foreign policy, from a working class viewpoint. Labor Express Radio airs Sunday nights at 8:00 PM on Chicago's Lumpenradio, WLPN, 105.5 FM. The program is streamed live at http://lumpenradio.com/. Archived programs
Show: Labor Express for 10-16-2022 - Alianza Americas sues Republican xenophobes, UAW election candidates
This is the full 10-16-2022 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On the latest episode of Labor Express Radio, Alianza Americas and Lawyers for Civil Rights initiate a lawsuit targeting the Republican politicians responsible for the fraudulent transportation of migrants under false pretenses. Also, audio from the historic UAW Presidential Candidates Forum, the first direct election of UAW leadership in at least 70 years. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. News for working people, by working people. Labor Express Radio airs every Sunday at 8:00 PM on WLPN in Chicago, 105.5 FM. For more information, see our Facebook page...   laborexpress.org and our homepage on Archive.org at: http://www.archive.org/details/LaborExpressRadio Labor Express is a member of the Labor Radio / Podcast Network, Working People's Voices – Broadcasting Worldwide 24 Hours A Day. laborradionetwork.org  #laborradionetwork  #LaborRadioPod  #1u  #UnionStrong
Oct 30
55 min
Show: Labor Express for 10-2-2022 - Illinois Worker’ Rights Amendment plus was a railroad strike averted?
This is the full 10-2-2022 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On the latest episode of Labor Express Radio, I discuss the proposed Workers' Rights Amendment that is on the 2022 general election ballot in Illinois with Robert Bruno, a Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Labor and Employment Relations and as well as the Director of the Project for Middle-Class Renewal and Frank Manzo the Executive Director of the Illinois Economic Policy Institute. Also, Jonah Furman of Labor Notes discusses the recently averted railroad strike. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. News for working people, by working people. Labor Express Radio airs every Sunday at 8:00 PM on WLPN in Chicago, 105.5 FM. For more information, see our Facebook page...   laborexpress.org and our homepage on Archive.org at: http://www.archive.org/details/LaborExpressRadio Labor Express is a member of the Labor Radio / Podcast Network, Working People's Voices – Broadcasting Worldwide 24 Hours A Day. laborradionetwork.org  #laborradionetwork  #LaborRadioPod  #1u  #UnionStrong
Oct 3
58 min
Show: Labor Express for 8-14-2022 - Ukrainian working class’s two-front war
This is the full 9-18-2022 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On the latest episode of Labor Express Radio, the Ukrainian working class faces a fight on two fronts.  While they organize a truly heroic resistance to Russian imperialism, they must also contend with an attack on their labor rights from within - from their own neo-liberal Parliament. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. News for working people, by working people. Labor Express Radio airs every Sunday at 8:00 PM on WLPN in Chicago, 105.5 FM. For more information, see our Facebook page...   laborexpress.org and our homepage on Archive.org at: http://www.archive.org/details/LaborExpressRadio Labor Express is a member of the Labor Radio / Podcast Network, Working People's Voices – Broadcasting Worldwide 24 Hours A Day. laborradionetwork.org  #laborradionetwork  #LaborRadioPod  #1u  #UnionStrong
Sep 28
1 hr 7 min
Show: Labor Express for 9-4-2022 - Labor Day 2022
This is the full 9-4-2022 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On the latest episode of Labor Express Radio, we celebrate Labor Day with a little history, reflections on highlights of the labor movement in Chicago for the past year and a little music. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. News for working people, by working people. Labor Express Radio airs every Sunday at 8:00 PM on WLPN in Chicago, 105.5 FM. For more information, see our Facebook page...   laborexpress.org and our homepage on Archive.org at: http://www.archive.org/details/LaborExpressRadio Labor Express is a member of the Labor Radio / Podcast Network, Working People's Voices – Broadcasting Worldwide 24 Hours A Day. laborradionetwork.org  #laborradionetwork  #LaborRadioPod  #1u  #UnionStrong
Sep 5
56 min
Show: Labor Express for 8-14-2022 - Rank-and-File Revolt in the UAW
This is the full 8-14-2022 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Rank-and-File Revolt in the UAW!  Scott Houldieson, Chairperson of Unite All Workers for Democracy (UAWD) discuss the historic UAW 2022 Convention. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. News for working people, by working people. Labor Express Radio airs every Sunday at 8:00 PM on WLPN in Chicago, 105.5 FM. For more information, see our Facebook page...   laborexpress.org and our homepage on Archive.org at: http://www.archive.org/details/LaborExpressRadio Labor Express is a member of the Labor Radio / Podcast Network, Working People's Voices – Broadcasting Worldwide 24 Hours A Day. laborradionetwork.org  #laborradionetwork  #LaborRadioPod  #1u  #UnionStrong
Sep 5
56 min
Show: Labor Express for 7-31-2022 - Labor’s response to the attack on abortion rights.
This is the full 7-31-2022 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On the next episode of Labor Express Radio, the U.S. Supreme Court last month stripped away bodily autonomy for women and endorsed forced pregnancy - involuntary, unpaid reproductive labor.  What is the labor movement's response? Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. News for working people, by working people. Labor Express Radio airs every Sunday at 8:00 PM on WLPN in Chicago, 105.5 FM. For more information, see our Facebook page...   laborexpress.org and our homepage on Archive.org at: http://www.archive.org/details/LaborExpressRadio Labor Express is a member of the Labor Radio / Podcast Network, Working People's Voices – Broadcasting Worldwide 24 Hours A Day. laborradionetwork.org  #laborradionetwork  #LaborRadioPod  #1u  #UnionStrong
Sep 5
56 min
Show: Labor Express for 7-17-2022 - Part 2 of Labor Notes 2022 Coverage
This is the full 7-17-2022 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On the next episode of Labor Express Radio, part 2 of our excerpts of presentations from Labor Notes 2022, including the voices of powerful leaders in the labor movement like Sara Nelson of the Flight Attendants Union, Marcia Howard of the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers, Nolan Tabb of Unite All Workers for Democracy and Chicago’s very own Stacy Davis Gates, who now takes over as president of the CTU. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. News for working people, by working people. Labor Express Radio airs every Sunday at 8:00 PM on WLPN in Chicago, 105.5 FM. For more information, see our Facebook page...   laborexpress.org and our homepage on Archive.org at: http://www.archive.org/details/LaborExpressRadio Labor Express is a member of the Labor Radio / Podcast Network, Working People's Voices – Broadcasting Worldwide 24 Hours A Day. laborradionetwork.org  #laborradionetwork  #LaborRadioPod  #1u  #UnionStrong
Sep 5
55 min
Show: Labor Express for 6-26-2022 - Part 1 of our coverage of Labor Notes 2022.
This is the full 6-26-2022 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On the latest episode of Labor Express Radio, excerpts of presentations from Labor Notes 2022, including voices from the organizing victories at Amazon and Starbucks and a speech on the state of the class struggle in the U.S. by Sen. Bernie Sanders. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. News for working people, by working people. Labor Express Radio airs every Sunday at 8:00 PM on WLPN in Chicago, 105.5 FM. For more information, see our Facebook page...   laborexpress.org and our homepage on Archive.org at: http://www.archive.org/details/LaborExpressRadio Labor Express is a member of the Labor Radio / Podcast Network, Working People's Voices – Broadcasting Worldwide 24 Hours A Day. laborradionetwork.org  #laborradionetwork  #LaborRadioPod  #1u  #UnionStrong
Jul 18
56 min
Show: Labor Express for 6-12-2022 - Joe Burns - Reviving the Strike, Labor Notes 2022 and Poor People’s Assembly and Moral March.
This is the full 6-12-2022 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On the latest episode of Labor Express Radio, Joe Burn’s has a new book out entitled Class Struggle Unionism.  From the Labor Express Radio archive, we rebroadcast a presentation on his previous book, Reviving The Strike.  Plus Labor Notes 2022 and Poor People’s & Low-Wage Workers' Assembly and Moral March on Washington and to the Polls. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. News for working people, by working people. Labor Express Radio airs every Sunday at 8:00 PM on WLPN in Chicago, 105.5 FM. For more information, see our Facebook page...   laborexpress.org and our homepage on Archive.org at: http://www.archive.org/details/LaborExpressRadio Labor Express is a member of the Labor Radio / Podcast Network, Working People's Voices – Broadcasting Worldwide 24 Hours A Day. laborradionetwork.org  #laborradionetwork  #LaborRadioPod  #1u  #UnionStrong
Jun 14
53 min
Show: Labor Express for 5-22-2022 - WWJ Good Jobs & Clean Air study, Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh murdered, new book by Robin Alexander on the UE, FAT relationship.
This is the full 5-22-2022 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Warehouse Workers for Justice releases a new Good Jobs & Clean Air study which examines the impact of warehouses in Will County and alternatives for the future.  Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh murdered by the IDF in the Occupied Territories.  And new book by Robin Alexander of the UE entitled International Solidarity in Action on the UE, FAT relationship. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. News for working people, by working people. Labor Express Radio airs every Sunday at 8:00 PM on WLPN in Chicago, 105.5 FM. For more information, see our Facebook page...   laborexpress.org and our homepage on Archive.org at: http://www.archive.org/details/LaborExpressRadio Labor Express is a member of the Labor Radio / Podcast Network, Working People's Voices – Broadcasting Worldwide 24 Hours A Day. laborradionetwork.org  #laborradionetwork  #LaborRadioPod  #1u  #UnionStrong
May 30
59 min
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