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Kansas City's only radio show about the workplace and the labor movement.

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Latest shows
Feb. 4  The Presidential Frontrunners: Who Is a Friend of Labor?
Jan. 28 An Interview with Visionary Organizer Jane McAlevey
Jan. 21 Harold Gibbons and Ernest Calloway: Fighting for Total Person Unionism and Community Policing
Jan. 14 Vendetta: Bobby Kennedy vs Jimmy Hoffa and Labor Responses to COP21
Jan. 7  Junior Rat-race: the Problem of Over-testing and Hippy Scabs Are Still Scabs
Dec. 31 Uber Economy and Labor News Highlights for 2015


THURSDAYS 6:00-7:00 PM
FRIDAYS 5:00-6:00 AM

live streaming at www.kkfi.org

Download a pdf of our
January-February 2016 schedule

Download our weekly calendar February 4, 2016

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Subscribe to our podcast HLF PODCAST

Listen to archived Shows

 Upcoming shows


Feb. 11 TIFF: Arrested Development and Honeywell Not Well
Underwritten by Teamsters Joint Council 56 and IBEW Local 124

Feb. 18  What’s New from the Chicago Teachers? and Xenophobia: Are We a Nation of Anti-Immigrants?
Underwritten by: United Autoworkers Local 31 and Steelworkers Local 12561

Feb. 25 Father Lefty Empowering Youth and The New Education Reform: Will Children Still Be Left Behind?
Underwritten by: Pipefitters Local 533 and American Federation of Government Employees Local 1336



   Listen to HLF Features:

The News from Our Side

Safety First with Mary Erio

Remembering Our Struggle with Ariana Eakle

Know Your Rights with Angie Williams
Washington Window on Workers with Mark Gruenberg

Labor Day 2013

Labor Day Parade 2013

Listen to WIN - Workers Independent News on KKFI

weekdays 4:57 & 6:57 AM and 3:00 PM

Celebrating 26 years on the air since 1989!
2015, 2013 and 2009 Winner of
ILCA Media Contest!
Listen to our winning entries
Shawn Saving's In Coal Blood: The Kansas Coal Debate
Jan Brill's Don't Be Ladylike: Scab Mugging and The
    Children's Crusade

Tino Scalici's Jerry Tucker: Labor Visionary
Cris Mann's Ferguson: Anytown USA
Michael Savwoir & Cris Mann Labor Marchers for Civil Rights

The Heartland Labor Forum is a weekly one-hour radio show about the workplace and economic issues on community radio KKFI in Kansas City. It has been on the air since 1989.


The Heartland Labor Forum is produced by volunteers from Kansas City unions and sponsored by Worker Education & Labor Studies at UMKC. For information or to volunteer, call (816) 235-1470, fax (816) 235-2834, or email us.


Member of The International Labor Communications Association of the AFL-CIO


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last updated Friday, August 7, 2009
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