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

Winner of International Labor Communications Association 2013 Media Awards

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Latest shows
April 17  Missouri Legislative Update with House Minority Leader Jacob Hummel and Right to Wreck the Economy: the True Story of Open Shop Economics
April 10  Mindless: Why Smarter Machines Are Making Dumber Humans and Schools Update
April 3  Heartland Labor Forum’s 25th Anniversary Show
March 27  Ben Cohen and the 1%’s 1% Who Buy Our Elections and Anti-RTW Rally in Jeff City

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

live streaming at www.kkfi.org

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March-April 2014 schedule

Download our weekly calendar April 17, 2014

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Listen to archived Shows

 Upcoming shows

  April 2014

 April 24  Street Car Smash-Up and Moral Mondays Now on Tuesdays
 Underwritten by Carpenters Local 1127 and Bricklayers Local 15

 May Day  The Labor Notes Conference
 Underwritten by Postal Workers 67 & Boilermakers 83


   Listen to HLF Features:

The News from Our Side

Safety First with Mary Erio

Economics Unmasked with UMKC Economics PhD students

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 25 years on the air!
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

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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