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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

July 19  A Pension Primer for Young People and ATT no Legacy of Respect for Workers
Tell AT&T about this

July 12  UPS: What will Brown Do to You? And The Harvey Girls
July 5  What Trump Gets Wrong about Trade and What They Didn’t Teach You in School about Black and Latinx History
June 28 Our Disappearing Right to Vote and Is Civil Disobedience Still Relevant?
June 21 Choke Points: Logistics Workers Disrupting the Global Supply Chain and After the Cheering Stops Cyndy Feasel on Sports Concussions

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

for links mentioned on show go to archived shows

live streaming at www.kkfi.org

Download a pdf of our
July-August 2018 schedule

Download our weekly calendar July 19, 2018

News flash!!!  Heartland Labor Forum has won the International Labor Communications Labor Media Contest:
First place in Best Longform Audio to Judy Ancel for July 14, 2016 show: Do Harley’s Dreams of Personal Freedom Extend to Its Workers
Second place in Best Audio Podcast or Radio Broadcast to Cris Mann and KCMO teachers for November 10 show: Defending Public Education in Kansas City

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Upcoming shows

July

July 26  What’s on the August Ballot? Question 1 and Bill Fletcher on Right to Work
Underwritten by International Association of Firefighters Local 42 and International Association of Machinists Local 778

August

Aug. 2  Kicking the Koch Habit Conference Preview
Underwritten by Pipefitters Local 533 and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 124

Aug. 9  Downtown Shakedown and Bringing Football to Its Knees
Underwritten by United Steelworkers 12561 and SMART - Sheetmetal Workers Local 2

Aug. 16  Trump’s Federal Remix: A New Department of Child Labor and a Private Postal Service?
Underwritten by Teamsters Joint Council 56 and Blake & Uhlig P.A.

Aug. 23  Voter Suppression of Women and Bernie’s Our Revolution
Underwritten Teamsters Local 41 and IBEW Local 124

Aug. 30  The Attack on Public Employee Unions and How They’re Resisting
Underwritten by Teamsters Joint Council 56 and United Steelworkers District 11


   Listen to HLF Features:

The News from Our Side
Safety First with Mary Erio
Remembering Our Struggle with Ariana Eakle
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 28 years on the air since 1989!
2017, 2016, 2015, 2013 and 2009 Winner of
ILCA Media Contest!

Listen to our winning entries
Judy Ancel's Harley and Its Unions
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
Cris Mann's Ferguson: Anytown USA
Michael Savwoir & Cris Mann Labor Marchers for Civil Rights

Tino Scalici's Joe Hill: The First 100 Years
Tino Scalici and Cris Mann's
UAW Auto Negotiations: No More Tiers? and A New Crop of Women Leaders Report Back from the Midwest School for Women Workers

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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