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

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Latest shows
Jan. 22  Obama Immigration Executive Action: a Big Opportunity for Unions
Jan15 Police and the Community from One Struggle KC to Community Policing

Jan. 8  Thomas Geoghegan: Only One Thing Can Save Us – Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement and Fight for 15
Jan. 1
 Would Jesus Be a Capitalist? And Chuy Negrete: Mexican Work Songs
Dec. 25  Mondragon: Humanity at Work


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

live streaming at www.kkfi.org

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January-February 2015 schedule

Download our weekly calendar January 22, 2015

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 Upcoming shows

January 2015

Jan. 29  Nomi Prins: All the Presidents’ Bankers  and Ed Baptist Half the Story: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism
Underwritten by Boilermakers Local 83 and Blake and Uhlig, PA


Feb. 5  Partying Like It’s 1928: the NO KANT Legislatures
Underwritten by: Kansas AFT and American Postal Workers Local 67

Feb. 12  Fast Track to Oblivion: The Trade Debate
Underwritten by: Teamsters Local 41 and Sheet Metal Workers Local 2

Feb. 19  The Battle for Public Education in Kansas and Missouri
Underwritten by: Plumbers Local 8 and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 124

Feb. 26  Why Does the Boss Have All the Rights?
Underwritten by Painters District Council 3 and American Postal Workers Local 67


   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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