Monthly Archives: November 2016
WRFG’s Labor Forum interviews low-wage workers, members of the Atlanta Fight for $15 and a Union campaign about the National strike taking place on Tuesday, Nov. 29 across the country.Since the launch of this struggle for economic justice four years ago, tens of thousands of fast food workers, child care and health care workers and many others in the poverty wage service industry have mobilized for a living wage and union membership. Numerous victories have been won and a new,combative, creative labor movement has been born. This discussion will be from 4:30-4;55 and details of the series of events taking place in Atlanta will be given..
Earlier in the program at 4:15, Ilise Cohen of Jewish Voice for Peace will provide information about the global Boycott, Divest, Sanctions movement in support of Palestine and the Tuesday, Nov. 29 action in Atlanta..
The Labor Forum airs every Monday from 4-5pm on WRFG 89.3FM.
For additional information, the website is http://www.wrfglaborforum.org
On Monday, November 21 from 4 to 5 p.m., The Labor Forum on WRFG 89.3FM will be discussing the issue of homelessness in Atlanta – past and present. Our two guests will be Terry Eaton who is the author of “Raising Our Voices, Breaking the Chain – The Imperial Hotel and Prophetic Politics” and Chuck Steffen, professor of history at Georgia State University. We will discuss the lessons from the 16 day occupation of the Imperial Hotel which began on June 18, 1990 and bring the story forward to the present day struggles around Turner Field, the Task Force for the Homeless, and for affordable housing in the city.
SOLIDARITY WITH STANDING ROCK!
SUNTRUST: DEFUND THE DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE
NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016
11:30 A.M. CNN CENTER
Lakota Sioux and other indigenous leaders at Standing Rock have called for a day of action to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), SunTrust Bank is headquartered in Atlanta and has invested millions of dollars into the pipeline. Join us to demand SunTrust Bank pull out of the pipeline project. If you bank with SunTrust it can start with you – move your money and meet us in the streets.
Join us at CNN Center to build a community altar to send love, light and strength to this struggle but also to raise visibility and spark dialogue. Please bring an offering and if you’ve closed an account and they give you a confirmation slip please bring it with you.
First Nations people are in the fight of their lives, trying to protect the land and sustain life. Lets collectively lift our voices to demand and end to this pipeline the ongoing repression of ALL indigenous communities. We stand with Standing Rock, in support of indigenous sovereignty, in defense of the land and water that give us life.
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#NoDAPL #DivestFromDAPL #WaterisLife
On the Monday, Nov. 7 edition of The Labor Forum on WRFG 89.3FM, 4-5pm, we will go to the frontlines of two struggles in Philadelphia and Atlanta.