Daily Archives: October 8, 2017

WRFG Labor Forum program on Monday, Oct 9

The Labor Forum on WRFG 89.3FM welcomes back Sara Patenaude of Hate Free Decatur to update the progress being made in the struggle to remove the Confederate Monument from Decatur Square as well as defending the rights of immigrants from ICE detainers.. Sara will be on air from 4:15-4:30pm.

At 4:30pm, union organizer, Reese Soulter with the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees, IBT, will take up the issue of universal healthcare by discussing the failure of profit-driven insurance plans versus the merits of a single-payer program like Medicare for all.

Any improvements that were made by the Affordable Care Act are steadily being reversed by Congress and the Trump administration. The resulting health care crisis for millions of poor and working people demands new and different approach to health care. Reese will explain the benefits a single-payer program.

The Labor Forum airs every Monday from 4-5pm on WRFG 89.3FM. For additional information, the website is http://www.wrfglaborforum.org

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