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PATCO In 22 Minutes

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On December 19, 2019
I’ve spent some time lately consulting with NPR’s Planet Money for an episode on the 1981 PATCO strike, when Reagan fired the air traffic controllers and changed the history of American labor for the worse. That episode is now out and you should check it out. They did a really great job on it.
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Today in NPR

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On July 27, 2019
NPR is The Worst. I’ve discussed this before, including recently. Here is another reason why. Kim Kelly is one of our most outstanding labor journalists. She’s also a long-time writer on metal. So of course NPR has to NPR. I’ve been contributing to @nprmusic since 2011, but was just told they don’t want me to […]

NPR: Unionbuster

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On November 6, 2014
Our valued commenter Bruce Vail has an important piece at In These Times on the Baltimore NPR station hiring a notorious unionbusting firm to ensure its workers do not have a voice Jonathan Rogers, Chair of the WYPR Board of Directors and an executive of Merrill Lynch, the stock brokerage unit of Bank of America, […]

To Be or Not to Be

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On December 15, 2007

Last night, after I finished my exam and my brain had oozed out of my ears and then been reconstituted, I listened to a recent “This American Life” that KMZ recommended. The hour-long show

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