Pat LaMarche joins me in the studio as we officially begin the 2014 Governors Race. Tom Corbett IS IN. Will he have any hispanic staffers. Susan Spicka on why she opposed common core and high stakes testing. Anne Elizabeth Moore on the conditions of garment workers in Cambodia. Dr. Steve Jonas on the religious right in America. Brian Stirgus, Chicago high school student on the undemocratic school closings that occurred yesterday and why they won’t let corporatist Rahm Emanuel destroy their city. AND BREAKING NEWS FROM WASHINGTON David Goldstein, Stranger news writer on the politics behind the I-5 bridge collapse and David Myers is the Sec Treasurer of WA State Building Trades on WHAT exactly the Washington state Senate is doing while letting bridges collapse.
Today Pat LaMarche, myself, and Jake hit the streets to expose the corporations who refuse to stop killing Bangledeshi workers. We’ll be talking about that, and hey WE MET SOME LATINO TAXPAYERS.Guests included Irwin Aronson on how Tom Corbett is earning the nick name One Term Tom Steven Greenhouse on his award winning reporting on the global efforts to help Bangladeshi workers Todd Lipscomb on how you CAN still buy american made products made, and union made too. Randy Johnson, MRI technologist at the University of California on why he went on strike
As the strike wave spreads, we talk to Melissa Roseboro, low wage worker who went on strike in our nation’s capitol today.Roxanne Pauline, new mayor of Taylor, Pennsylvania.Caylin Crawford on with an update on if Eric Holder arrested Jamie Dimon yet. Gavin McGown on why higher ed students need to support the robin hood tax.
Bill Dando, AFSCME Council 13, on retirement security and how Corbett is STILL trying to steal our lottery. Kyle D Johnson, Millersville Graduate on Tom Corbett’s commencement speech. Anne Haines, homeowner who had her home stolen from her and is occupying the Department of Justice. Hiram Rivera, director of the Philadelphia Student union, on why he was in the streets of CHICAGO today to stand in solidarity and stop school closures
Damon Silvers on Wall Street’s continued attack on retirement security in America and what Pennsylvanians need to know. PA House Rep. Scott Conklin and what we need to preparing for and telling our neighbors for when the House is back in session June 2nd. Vera Johnson, homeowner in Seattle and Jill Reese on today’s “Wasted Wealth” report. John Logan on the continued right wing attack on your rights on the job
Pat LaMarche is back in the studio. Are we marching towards impeachment. Maybe we can at least kick Jack Lew out of the cabinet. THAT doesn’t seem to be on the republican agenda. Also here at home the house and the senate are DONE for the rest of the month.No more work to do. What did they do in the past few days. also Eric Fink on the NLRB, why it may grind to a halt in August,and HOW WE SHOULD REACT. Senator Jim Ferlo on yesterdays BAD DAY for CEOs when it comes to buying up our state assets. Mike Wilder on how the strike wave continues to move across America and today MILWAUKEE rose up. Grant Frazier, cleaner at Kohls in Minnesota on why he may have to go on strike
PA House Rep Eddie Day Pashinski on THE MORE JOBS GOVERNOR and how that’s a lie. Jerry Oleksiak PSEA Vice President on retirement security. Abe Amoros on what will happen to the road that just MELTED in Harrisburg. Tim Carpenter on the momentum behind the Robin Hood Tax