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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
April 19 Highlights from Labor Notes and Bill Fletcher Jr. on Right to Work
April 12 Comp Time or Overtime Pay? And Oklahoma Teachers
April 5 Lives on the Line Story Slam
March 29 The Unions Speak Out on the Harley Shutdown and NCAA Players: Workers, Students or Slaves?
March 22 General Gym and Major Math: Teachers with Guns
March 15 Will Missouri Gut Prevailing Wage Laws and Class War USA: Dispatches from Workers’ Struggles in American History

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

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May June 2018 schedule

Download our weekly calendar April 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

April

April 26 Books: Choke Points; Logistics Workers Disrupting the Global Supply Chain and Goddess of Anarchy; The Life and Times of Lucy Parsons, American Radical
Underwritten by Teamsters Joint Council 56 and United Steelworkers District 11

May

May 3 Where Unemployment Isn’t Low and Gerald Horne on the Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy and Capitalism in Our Colonial Past
Underwritten by Teamsters Joint Council 56 and United Autoworkers Local 249

May 10 Workers’ Revival Festival – A Preview
Underwritten by: United Steelworkers District 11 and Teamsters Local 41

May 17 Getting Around Town: Street Cars, Buses, and Street Names
Underwritten by: Steelworkers Local 12561 and SMART-Sheet Metal Workers Local 2

May 24 A Day in the Life of a Right to Work Ballot Activist and Missouri Legislative Post Mortem
Underwritten by Service Employees Local 1 and Pipefitters Local 533

May 31 Lauren Arthur vs. Kevin Corlew and Tiff over TIF in Raytown
Underwritten by International Association of Firefighters Local 42 and Electrical Workers-IBEW Local 124

June 7 Quindaro: A Gateway to Freedom and Meet the HLF Feature Writers
Underwritten by Machinists Local 778 and Communications Workers Local 6360

June 14 Trumpism in Latin America: Stolen Elections and More Guns, Prisons and Immigrants
Underwritten by Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 15 and Teamsters Joint Council 56

June 21 Choke Points: Logistics Workers Disrupting the Global Supply Chain and After the Cheering Stops Cyndy Feasel on Sports Concussions
Underwritten Boyd, Kenter, Thomas & Parrish LLC and Boilermakers Local 83

June 28 Our Disappearing Right to Vote and Is Civil Disobedience Still Relevant?
Underwritten by Blake and Uhlig, P.A. and American Postal Workers Union Local 67

 

   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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