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Kansas City's only radio show about the workplace and the labor movement.
RADIO THAT TALKS BACK TO THE BOSS!

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Latest shows
Aug. 27  Women’s Equality Week - Two Pioneer Working Women Tell Their Stories
Aug. 20  Rev. William Barber: America Lacks Heart and Bad Ass Teachers Unite
Aug. 13  Bullies in the Workplace
Aug. 6  A Socialist for President? Not the First time and When Tenure Goes, What Happens to Academic Freedom?
July 30  Honduras: Laboratory for Privatization
July 23  New Books: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and Continental Crucible

 

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

live streaming at www.kkfi.org

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September-October 2015 schedule

Download our weekly calendar August 27, 2015

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 Upcoming shows

September

Sept. 3   Will There Be a British Labor Party Resurrection with JC? and More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing
Underwritten by American Federation of Teachers - Kansas and Elevator Constructors Local 12

Sept. 10  UAW Auto Negotiations: No More Tiers? and A New Crop of Women Leaders Report Back from the Midwest School for Women Workers
Underwritten by: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 1464 and Missouri AFL-CIO

Sept. 17  Off the Rails: The Prosecution of Tom Harding, Engineer and Fight for $15 Goes to Brazil
Underwritten by: United Autoworkers Local 249 and Teamsters Joint Council 56

Sept. 24  Jessica Neuwirth: Bring Back the ERA and Is Charter Partners Just Sneaky Privatization?
Underwritten by Teamsters Local 41 and United Autoworkers Local 31

October

Oct. 1  No Longer OUR Walmart? Should Police Unions Be in the House of Labor?
Underwritten by Pipefitters Local 533 and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 124

Oct. 8  When Should Unions Endorse?
Underwritten by Plumbers Local 8 and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 53

Oct. 15  Where Do the Candidates Stand on Immigration? and Pioneer Women
Underwritten by: International Association of Firefighters Local 42 and Communications Workers 6360

Oct. 22  Ai-Jen Poo: Age of Dignity and Familias Unidas Take on Driscoll
Underwritten by: Painters District Council 3 and Blake & Uhlig PC

Oct. 29  Daddy What’s the Middle Class? and Sweating in the Amazon Jungle
Underwritten by: Bricklayers Local 15 and American Federation of Government Employees Local 1336

   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.

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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.

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