articles tagged "labor activism"

Corporate Retaliation on Fast-Food Strikers

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 | buzz
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Back in September, the Monday Buzz talked with organizers and strikers who participated in the Madison fast food walkout, part of a national strike aimed at organizing the fast-food industry. Madison Workers Organizing Committee, who organized the local action, has continued to work with workers who walked off the job this summer. Some workers are facing retaliation from the companies. MadWOC organizer Darien Lamen joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz with host Brian Standing on Monday, November 5, 2013. more »

Man of Fire: Selected Writings

Friday, 11 October 2013 | A Public Affair
Man of Fire: Selected Writings

On Thursday October 10th, our host Allen Ruff was joined by Armando Ibarra, co-author of “Man of Fire: Selected Writings”, the newly released anthology of writings by Ernesto Galarza. Ibarra is an assistant professor in the School of Workers at UW-Madison Extension. more »

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