WRFG Labor Forum Program on Monday, June 20, 2016

People march with labour union flags and banners at a demonstration to protest the proposed labour law reforms in Nantes, France, May 17, 2016.   REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

The multi-national working class in France is engaged in a mighty battle to protect their nationally guaranteed wages, working conditions and benefits The ruling elite of France is set on dismantling the laws that ensure workers’ rights and dignity.. Strikes and protests have taken place for months in cities and town across the country. On June 14, an estimated 1 million workers and youth rallied in Paris. Journalist Gregory Dunkel will provide details of this struggle and offer some comparisons to the labor movement in the US. This interview will be from 4:15-4:30pm.

Jackson, Ms. is envisioning a new social and economic model, formulated originally by the late Mayor Chokwe Lumumba. Atlanta members of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement who participated in the Cooperation Jackson conference over the week-end will talk about this democratic, non-capitalist plan and how it is an expression of self-determination. Makungu Akenyele, a professor at GSU and national organizer for MXGM will be in the studio and Taliba O Njeri, an MXGM national coordinator, will be calling in from Jackson. This discussion will be held from 4:30-5pm.
The Labor Forum airs every Monday from 4-5pm on WRFG 89.3FM. For additional information, please go to http://www.wrfglaborforum.org

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