Broadcast on WPFW 89.3FM.
Hosted Chris Garlock and Ed Smith.
DC’s call-in show about worker rights: those you have, those you don’t, how to get them and how to use them.
HOUR 1: BSO lockout and Pride At Work's 25th anniversary
Brian Prechtl on the BSO lockout; he's a percussionist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra since 2003, and co-chair of the Baltimore Symphony Musicians Players’ Committee (AFM Local 40-543).
Mark Gruenberg, Editor, Press Associates Union News Service
• Baltimore Symphony Orchestra bosses cancel summer season, lock out unionized Musicians
• New Poor People’s Campaign demands redirecting military dollars to domestic needs
Jerame Davis, Executive Director, Pride At Work: Celebrating Solidarity to mark 25 years since our founding and 50 years since Stonewall. June 20, 2019 6PM at AFL-CIO in Washington, DC.
HOUR 2: Circus workers of the world, unite!
Murray Horwitz (right), American playwright, lyricist, NPR broadcaster, and arts administrator
Chris Bricker (Ieft), longtime labor organizer, saw-playing member of the American Federation of Musicians, Local 1000 (acoustic travelling musicians union), attending the 40th annual Great Labor Arts Exchange, which starts today and runs through Sunday out at the ATU’s Tommy Douglas Center in Silver Spring. Chris also hosts Morning on the Salish every Tuesday morning from 9:30 to 11am on KPTZ FM, in storied Port Townsend, Washington.
Both were graduates of the Ringling College of Clowns, Class of 1971 and went on to be professional clowns and then union reps at the Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Circus.
Plus: NLRB Can't Shut Down 'Scabby'-Aided Protest
Produced by Chris Garlock, engineered by Chris Bangert-Drowns. photos/collage by Chris Garlock
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