How can we have an economy that works for us, rather than us working for the economy? Today we’re talking about working co-ops, workers, and unions with guest host Bert Zipperer and guest Anne Reynolds and Alexia Kulwiec. Anne Reynolds is the executive director of the UW Center for Co-Operatives. She develops courses, conferences and […]
In March, the State of Wisconsin’s Department of Administration (DOA) issued a report showing required cost-benefit analyses for public service contracts for fiscal year 2016. The figures show that the state could have saved, by their own estimates, $33 million. The March 2017 report on which the figures are based is here: http://bit.ly/2rAqoDy A spreadsheet using […]
Savage Class War Radio returns with a Madison Workers Got the Blues edition. What with Act 10 and Right to Work and all the little pecks and nips at workers’ take home pay or pension building, it’s a sad time. Here’s a program with some thoughts and questions about where the working class might go […]
MADISON (WORT) — The Willy Street Co-op could soon become one of Madison’s only unionized grocery stores. Workers will vote on whether to be represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers union next week. A rally in support of the union is planned at both store locations this Saturday. Dylan Brogan reports.