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

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Latest shows
Oct. 30  Half-priced Heroes: A Conversation with 21t Century Ford Workers and Pioneer Woman Aude Negrete: Running a Campaign
Oct. 23  Elections: Hot Races in Kansas and Missouri
Oct. 16  Privatization: What’s the Cost? and Stopping Privatization in KC
Oct. 9  Westport Restaurant Workers: Too Hip to Unite?
Oct. 2  Denied Unemployment? Help Is on the Way and Assessing the Fast Food Campaign, It’s Triumphs and Future


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

live streaming at www.kkfi.org

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November-December 2014 schedule

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November 2014

Nov. 6  Til the Rulers Obey: Rebel Voices from Latin America and Homecare Workers
Underwritten by United Autoworkers Local 31 and Teamsters Joint Council 56

Nov. 13  Block the Boat LA and These Roses Have Thorns: Colombian Flower Workers
Underwritten by: United Steelworkers Local 12561 and Teamsters Local 41

Nov. 20  Ferguson: Anytown USA
Underwritten by: Plumbers Local 8 and Sheet Metal Workers Local 2

Nov. 27  Hands Up Wal-Mart – It’s Black Friday and Lee Camp on the Holidays
Underwritten by Pipefitters Local 533 and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 124

December 2014

Dec. 4  Skilled Trades Job Fair and Is ALEC Coming to a City Near Here?
Underwritten by: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 53 and Boilermakers Local 83

Dec. 11  Nurses Blow the Whistle on Ebola and Pioneer Women
Underwritten by: Heat & Frost Insulators 27 and Blake and Uhlig PA

Dec. 18  Report from the Front in the Continuing War on Teachers
Underwritten by: Kansas American Federation of Teachers and American Postal Workers Local 67

Dec. 25  Would Jesus Be a Capitalist? And Chuy Negrete: Mexican Work Songs
Underwritten by American Federation of Government Employees Local 1336 and Teamsters Local 41


   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 since 1989!
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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