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The Union Edge leads a robust but respectful discussion on issues that affect working and middle class families – education, healthcare, voting, employment rights, community activism and more. Learn what congress is doing and why it matters in your daily life. Join Charles Showalter (Mon-Thurs) and Angela Baughman and Brittany Sheets (Fridays) as we interview economic experts, award winning reporters, union presidents, activist leaders and more. Find a station near you and get involved at www.theunionedge.com (http://www.theunionedge.com/)

The Union Edge leads a robust but respectful discussion on issues that affect working and middle class families – education, healthcare, voting, employment rights, community activism and more. Learn what congress is doing and why it matters in your daily life. Join Charles Showalter (Mon-Thurs) and Angela Baughman and Brittany Sheets (Fridays) as we interview economic experts, award winning reporters, union presidents, activist leaders and more. Find a station near you and get involved at www.theunionedge.com (http://www.theunionedge.com/)
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The Union Edge leads a robust but respectful discussion on issues that affect working and middle class families – education, healthcare, voting, employment rights, community activism and more. Learn what congress is doing and why it matters in your daily life. Join Charles Showalter (Mon-Thurs) and Angela Baughman and Brittany Sheets (Fridays) as we interview economic experts, award winning reporters, union presidents, activist leaders and more. Find a station near you and get involved at www.theunionedge.com (http://www.theunionedge.com/)

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Episodes

Goodbye Broadcast, part 3

2/2/2018
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This is the Union Edge’s last broadcast, and we’re going out with a bang. We thank you all for your support in the past 11 years. This isn’t an end, ... The post Goodbye Broadcast, part 3 appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:59:25

Goodbye Broadcast, part 2

2/2/2018
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This is the Union Edge’s last broadcast, and we’re going out with a bang. We thank you all for your support in the past 11 years. This isn’t an end, ... The post Goodbye Broadcast, part 2 appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:59:25

Goodbye Broadcast, part 1

2/2/2018
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This is the Union Edge’s last broadcast, and we’re going out with a bang. We thank you all for your support in the past 11 years. This isn’t an end, ... The post Goodbye Broadcast, part 1 appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:59:20

Deb Kline – Cleveland JWJ – Many Immigrants Face Harsh Realities Under The Trump Administration

1/26/2018
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Deb Kline from Cleveland Jobs With Justice comes on the program to talk about DACA and to tell us a tragic story of a green card holder that has been ... The post Deb Kline – Cleveland JWJ – Many Immigrants Face Harsh Realities Under The Trump Administration appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:11:43

Buck Geno and Dr. Rob Davidson – What Does Rob Davidson Stand For?

1/26/2018
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Buck Geno has Dr. Rob Davidson on the program to talk about his campaign for congress. The post Buck Geno and Dr. Rob Davidson – What Does Rob Davidson Stand For? appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:24:39

Hunter Blair – EPI – Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Is Highly Underfunded

1/26/2018
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Hunter Blair of EPI comes on the program to talk about infrastructure and how the Trump plan stacks up to the real world needs. The post Hunter Blair – EPI – Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Is Highly Underfunded appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:11:07

Buck Geno – January 26, 2018

1/26/2018
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Buck Geno of Work In Progress Radio joins us to discuss how current union alter has changed over the years. The post Buck Geno – January 26, 2018 appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:24:26

Kyle Cheney – POLITICO – Schumer knocks Johnson as ‘delusional’ over FBI ‘secret society’ flap

1/26/2018
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POLITICO reporter Kyle Cheney joins us to talk about his article “Schumer knocks Johnson as ‘delusional’ over FBI ‘secret society’ flap” The post Kyle Cheney – POLITICO – Schumer knocks Johnson as ‘delusional’ over FBI ‘secret society’ flap appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:06:11

Doug Cunningham – UPS Fights To Protect Jobs From Automation

1/26/2018
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Labor reporter Doug Cunningham joins us to talk about how UPS is renegotiating their contract and trying to add provisions to protect their jobs from being automated. The post Doug Cunningham – UPS Fights To Protect Jobs From Automation appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:10:33

Informed Action – January 26, 2018

1/25/2018
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This week on Informed Action with tom Balya and Allen Kukovich we talk about the solar industry and what the tariffs that trump has imposed on imported solar panels means. The post Informed Action – January 26, 2018 appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:25:01

Hector Sanchez – LCLAA – Lets Start Respecting Latino Labor

1/25/2018
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Executive Director of LCLAA, Hector Sanchez joins us to talk about the reasons we should be appreciating Latino workers and how the current administration has affected the Latino community. The post Hector Sanchez – LCLAA – Lets Start Respecting Latino Labor appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:11:01

Alvina Yeh – APALA – Fighting for a Dream Act

1/25/2018
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From APALA we have Alvina Yeh on the program to talk about some of the many struggles for people of color in our country and why we need to pass ... The post Alvina Yeh – APALA – Fighting for a Dream Act appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:09:35

Just Transitions – Remaking The LTV Coke Works

1/25/2018
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This week on Just Transitions with Dr. Patricia DeMarco, she has Rebecca Flora from the ReMake Group on the program to talk about the former LTV Coke Works and how ... The post Just Transitions – Remaking The LTV Coke Works appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:22:09

Adam Cancryn – POLITICO – Discussing Alex Azar

1/25/2018
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Adam Cancryn from POLITICO joins us to talk about Alex Azar who was confirmed at head of The Department of Health and Human Services. The post Adam Cancryn – POLITICO – Discussing Alex Azar appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:10:42

Sabeel Rahman – The American Prospect – Up Against Big Tech

1/25/2018
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Sabeel Rahman joins us to talk about his article in The American Prospect titled “Up Against Big Tech”. He discusses with us how we must be more proactive in curtailing ... The post Sabeel Rahman – The American Prospect – Up Against Big Tech appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:11:15

Micheal Fuoco – Pgh Newspaper Guild – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Plans a Byline Strike

1/25/2018
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Micheal Fuoco, President of the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh and Enterprise Reporter at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette joins us to talk about the impending byline strike and the working conditions that ... The post Micheal Fuoco – Pgh Newspaper Guild – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Plans a Byline Strike appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:11:21

Alyssa Hansen – TN AFL-CIO – January 24, 2018

1/24/2018
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Alyssa Hansen joins us from the Tennessee AFL-CIO to discuss the union membership numbers from 2016-2017 that we recently released, as well as their plans for activism in the coming ... The post Alyssa Hansen – TN AFL-CIO – January 24, 2018 appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:09:21

Bernie Lunzer – CWA – 80% of Digital Revenue Was Captured By Google Last Year

1/24/2018
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We talk with Bernie Lunzer, President of the Newspaper Guild CWA about the LA Times’ organizing drive. 80% of new digital revenue last year was captured by Google. How do ... The post Bernie Lunzer – CWA – 80% of Digital Revenue Was Captured By Google Last Year appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:11:12

Nina Esposito-Visgitis – PFT 400 – Getting Serious About School Shootings

1/24/2018
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Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers President Nina Esposito-Visgitis joins us to talk about school safety, in light of yesterday’s Kentucky school shooting. Though it may have been the first you heard ... The post Nina Esposito-Visgitis – PFT 400 – Getting Serious About School Shootings appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:23:00

Ted Hesson – POLITICO – The warring tribes that will decide Dreamers’ fate

1/24/2018
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Ted Hesson from POLITICO joins us to talk about his article “The warring tribes that will decide Dreamers’ fate”. The post Ted Hesson – POLITICO – The warring tribes that will decide Dreamers’ fate appeared first on The Union Edge: Labor's Talk Radio.

Duration:00:06:08