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Working People
Working People
Working People

Working People: A podcast by, for, and about the working class today (now in partnership with In These Times magazine and The... more

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Episodes

Live Show: Organize, Fight, Win (w/ Michelle Valentin Nieves & Harry Marino)

Earlier this month Working People hit a new milestone: We recorded our first live episode in front of an audience!... more

07 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Embodying Degrowth (w/ The Maintainers)

The planet we share, the only home we’ve ever known, has its limits. Its resources, its ability to sustain all... more

14 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 42 minutes
What Could a Worker-Focused Just Transition Look Like? (w/ Megan Milliken Biven, James Hiatt, & Clarke)

As humanity barrels towards climate catastrophe, the need to envision and build more ecologically sustainable societies and economies becomes more... more

12 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Where Do Railroad Workers Go from Here? (w/ Jay, Marilee Taylor, John Tormey, & Matt Parker)

After a 3-year saga of stalled contract negotiations between the country’s freight rail carriers and the 12 unions representing over... more

06 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 37 minutes
Holiday Season on the Picket Line (w/ Marcques Derby)

This time last year, 10,000 workers and UAW members at John Deere waged a massive strike that became a national... more

23 Nov 2022 · 39 minutes
Fabio Bosco

Last month, the world watched with bated breath as Brazilians voted in two rounds of high-stakes elections that pitted far-right... more

16 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
Phones Down, Fists Up (w/ Tiffany Murray)

Call center workers employed by Maximus went on strike at four locations—in Louisiana, Mississippi, Kentucky, and Virginia—this Tuesday, November 1.... more

07 Nov 2022 · 34 minutes
In Key Swing States, Union Members Are the Last Line of Defense (w/ Maggie Acosta, Bryan Villarreal-Vasquez, & Sheila Silver)

The soul of the labor movement is the fight for democracy in and outside of the workplace—and, from the shop... more

07 Nov 2022 · 52 minutes
Vince Quiles

The wave of grassroots worker organizing is spreading to different industries and businesses around the country, including those that have... more

27 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 45 minutes
Alabama Paper Mill Workers Want Their Lives Back (w/ Jacob Morrison)

"On the morning of Oct. 1... almost 500 union members from three United Steel Workers (USW) locals at WestRock’s Mahrt... more

20 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
**In the Name of the Father (w/ Aaron Moritz & Shawn Vulliez)** PATREON EXCLUSIVE

***This is a Patreon Exclusive episode*** Subscribe to our Patreon:  www.patreon.com/workingpeople Thank you to all the Patreon subscribers for their... more

12 Oct 2022 · 32 minutes
Jonnie Lane

“Flight attendants at Delta are currently pushing to form a union at the only major airline in the US where... more

07 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 27 minutes
Leo Lindner

It’s been 12 years since the catastrophic explosion that sank the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, killing 11 workers and causing... more

28 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 55 minutes
For Evan (w/ Ken Seyfried, Eric Seyfried, Amy Chamberlin, Erica Erskine, Jana Murphy, & Austin LiPuma)

(C/W: bullying, harassment, suicide) This time last year, we introduced listeners to the family of Evan Seyfried, a dedicated... more

23 Sep 2022 · 53 minutes
Countdown to Midnight (w/ Jay & Joe)

On Friday, September 16, the United States could see its first major rail strike and/or rail lockout since the early... more

14 Sep 2022 · 2 hours, 5 minutes
Is the US Headed for a National Rail Strike? (w/ Mel Buer, Jeff Kurtz, & Ron Kaminkow)

The rail industry is experiencing a self-induced crisis as a result of decades of cost-cutting, profit-maximizing executive decisions that have... more

08 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 33 minutes
**Gen Z for Change (w/ Elise Joshi & Sean Wiggs)** PATREON EXCLUSIVE

***This is a Patreon Exclusive episode*** Subscribe to our Patreon:  www.patreon.com/workingpeople Thank you to all the Patreon subscribers for their love,... more

05 Sep 2022 · 12 minutes
Amazon Keeps Firing Union Organizers (w/ Matt Littrell)

Matt Littrell has worked as a picker at the Amazon warehouse in Campbellsville, Kentucky, for the past year and a... more

31 Aug 2022 · 51 minutes
"If You Can't Stand the Heat, Keep Working" (w/ Zakk, Gabriela, & Steve)

"As blistering heat waves swept across the United States this summer, breaking temperature records and placing millions under heat advisories... more

24 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
(Unlocked) BONUS EPISODE - Mansa Musa

Mansa Musa is a radical freedom fighter who was imprisoned in the US for nearly 50 years. Now, at 70... more

16 Aug 2022 · 50 minutes
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Matt Littrell has worked as a picker at the Amazon warehouse in Campbellsville, Kentucky, for the past year and a half. He's... more