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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

Jan. 17  Mayoral Forum II with Candidates on Economic Justice Issues
Jan. 10  William Kennedy’s Ink Truck and What Do LA Teachers Want?
Jan. 3  Will the new NAFTA stop Oreo–Mexico from sickening its workers?
Dec. 27     Dana Frank: The Long Honduran Night and Barry Eidlin, Labor and the Class Idea in the US and Canada
Dec. 20    Community Schools
Dec. 13    Mayoral Forum I with Candidates on Economic Justice Issues

Dec. 6  Undoing Missouri’s Public Sector and Erik Loomis-A History of America in Ten Strikes

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
January-February 2019 schedule

Download our weekly calendar January 17, 2019

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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where you'll also find links mentioned on show

Upcoming shows

January

Jan. 24  Labor in Cuba  and Trump’s Screw Job on Workers
Underwritten by Boyd, Kenter, Thomas & Parrish LLC and Teamsters Joint Council 56

Jan. 31  New Threats and Promises from Missouri and Kansas Legislatures
Underwritten by United Steelworkers District 11 and International Association of Machinists Local 778

Feb. 7  Mayoral Forum III with Candidates on Economic Justice Issues and Mexico’s Gringo: William Jenkins
Underwritten by Teamsters Joint Council 56 and American Postal Workers Local 67

Feb. 14  Worker Coops and Low Tide for the Pink Tide in Latin America
Underwritten by International Association of Machinists Local 778 and IBEW Local 124

Feb. 21  Medea Benjamin on Iran and Saudi Arabia and Rebuilding Power in Open Shop America
Underwritten by Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 15 and USW Local 12561

Feb. 28  Sorry to Bother You, Boots and Sarah Smarsh: Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard
Underwritten by Firefighters Local 42 and Blake & Uhlig PA

 

   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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