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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
June 22 Gordon Lafer: The 1% Solution and Builidng the Kansas City Skyline
June 15 Detroit: Are the Engines Restarting?
June 8 EBSA-Employee Benefits Security Administration and Trumping the Disabled
June 1 New York College for Some and How Anti-hunger Programs Are Constrained by Their Funders

May 25 May Day in Rural Missouri
May 18 Hate Has No Home Here


 

 

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FRIDAYS 5:00-6:00 AM

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July-August 2017 schedule

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Upcoming shows

June

June 29 Peter Moscowitz, How to Kill a City and Jonathan Rosenblum, Beyond$15
Underwritten by: IBEW Local 124 and Teamsters Local 41

July

July 6 The British Elections: What Do They Mean for Labor and Big bucks for the Boot Heel: Good Deal or Not?
Underwritten by Blake and Uhlig, P.A. and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 124

July 13  UMKC Layoffs Hit Labor Studies and Theatre
Underwritten by: Coalition of Black Trade Unionists and Pipefitters Local 533

July 20  Waiting for Lefty by Laid off UMKC Theatre People
Underwritten by: Construction & General Laborers 1290 and Teamsters Joint Council 56

July 27  A Plan to Put the Brakes on Runaway Inequality and Countering Hate without Feeding The Trolls
Underwritten by IAFF Local 42 and Teamsters Local 41

August

Aug. 3  Is Voc Tech Shrinking? and Street Medical Care for All
Underwritten by IBEW Local 124 and United Steelworkers District 11

Aug. 10  The Politics of Immigration and Invisible Hands: Voices from the  Global Economy
Underwritten by Pipefitters Local 533 and United Auto Workers Local 249

Aug. 17  Will Robots Get Your Job? And Blackballed: Race, Politics, and Football
Underwritten by SEIU Local 1 and Blake & Uhlig P.S.

Aug. 24  Women’s Equality Week: Why Can’t Women TV Anchors Reach Retirement on the Job? And Why Planned Parenthood Is A Feminist Issue
Underwritten by Teamsters Local 41 and Teamsters Joint Council 56

Aug. 31  Safe and Welcoming KCK
Underwritten by: IBEW Local 124 and Teamsters Joint Council 56

 

   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!
2016, 2015, 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
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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