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

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Latest shows
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
Sept. 25  Reviving the Public Sector Strike and Blowing the Whistle on Unsafe Work
Sept. 18  Teachers Unite against Amendment 3 and Parasitic Finance Capital


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

live streaming at www.kkfi.org

Download a pdf of our
September-October 2014 schedule

Download our weekly calendar October 16, 2014

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Listen to archived Shows

 Upcoming shows

October 2014

Oct. 23  Elections: Hot Races in Kansas and Missouri
Underwritten by Pipefitters Local 533 and Sheet Metal Workers Local 2

Oct. 30  Half-priced Heroes: A Conversation with 21t Century Ford Workers and Pioneer Woman Aude Negrete: Running a Campaign
Underwritten by Teamsters Local 41 and Plumbers Local 8

   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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last updated Friday, August 7, 2009
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