labor organizing

It’s Hump Day! Sam speaks with Ari Tolany, research consultant for Women for Weapons Trade Transparency, to discuss her recent piece that she co-authored in In These Times entitled “How Israel Got an Endless Supply of U.S.-Made Smart Bombs.” Then, Sam speaks with Andi Dymond, member of the contract bargaining team for the Columbia College Chicago Faculty Union, to discuss […]
It’s Hump Day! Sam speaks with Aaron Kleinman, director of research for the States Project at Future Now, to break down last night’s election results. Then, Sam talks to Brittany Dorris, a 5th grade teacher in Portland, Oregon, to give us an update from the picket line on the teacher’s strike. Check out the States Project here: https://statesproject.org/ Find out […]
Happy Monday! Sam and Emma speak with Brian Merchant, tech columnist at the Los Angeles Times, to discuss his recent book Blood in the Machine:The Origins of the Rebellion Against Big Tech. First, Sam runs through updates on Israeli operations in Gaza as 2 million Palestinians remain stuck in a terrorized blackout, external (and internal) calls for ceasefire, UAW’s […]
It’s News Day Tuesday! Sam and Emma run through updates on the GOP’s Government shutdown, Alabama’s racial gerrymander, Trump’s Co-Defendants, Texas’ crackdown on free will, Ken Paxton’s potential impeachment, and the Georgia DA’s indictment of 61 ‘Cop City’ protestors on RICO charges, before diving into the UAW’s upcoming labor action just nine days ahead of […]
It’s an EmMajority Report Thursday! She speaks with Sara Marcus, assistant professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, about her recent book Political Disappointment: A Cultural History from Reconstruction to the AIDS Crisis. Then, Emma is joined by Zoya Teirstein, climate change and health reporter at Grist, to discuss her recent reporting on […]
It’s Hump Day! Sam and Emma speak with Moe Tkacik, investigations editor at The American Prospect, to discuss her recent suite of pieces in this month’s issue on the U.S. healthcare system. Then, they’re joined by Nicole Cyrille, member of the SAG-AFTRA negotiating committee, to discuss the recent developments in the strike and what to […]
It’s Hump Day! Sam and Emma speak with Luis Feliz Leon, staff writer at Labor Notes, and Alicia Ozier, a warehouse worker at the Amazon delivery station in Pontiac, Michigan, to discuss the recent decision by Pontiac Amazon workers to walk out for hours on Amazon’s “Prime Day”. Then, they’re joined by author and filmmaker Greg Mitchell to discuss the recent Christopher […]
It’s News Day Tuesday! Sam and Emma break down the biggest headlines of the day. First, they run through updates on a potential UPS-Teamsters deal, Israeli protests around the rollback of judicial powers, the DOJ v. Texas, record-breaking employment numbers across the US, Big Pharma’s response to Bernie’s new tact, increasing threats to IRS agents, and […]
It’s Hump Day! Sam speaks to Mila Wade, a Louisville area Starbucks worker, who participated in recent store shutdowns in conjunction with workers at Sunergos Coffee.  Then, they are joined by Guardian environmental reporter Oliver Milman to discuss his recent piece “‘Double Agents: Fossil-Fuel Lobbyists Work for US Groups Trying to Fight Climate Crisis.” First, Sam […]
It’s an EmMajority Report Thursday! She talks to Kerry Howley, feature writer at New York Magazine, to discuss her recent book Bottoms Up and the Devil Laughs: A Journey Through The Deep State. Then, she is joined by Edwin Ackerman, assistant professor of sociology at Syracuse University, to discuss his recent piece on Mexican politics in the New Left Review […]