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The Only True Democracy in Talk Radio

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The Only True Democracy in Talk Radio

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Leslie is joined by Leeann Foster, International Vice President of the United Steelworkers (USW), North America’s largest industrial union. They’re 1.2 million members and retirees strong in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. They proudly represent men and women who work in nearly every industry there is. The two will discuss the USW's holistic approach to workplace health and safety. This includes their work identifying common trends in fatalities and life altering injuries, as...

Duration:00:42:00

Leslie is joined by Scott Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM), a partnership established by some of America’s leading manufacturers and the United Steelworkers union. For over 16 years, Mr. Paul and AAM have worked to make American manufacturing a top-of-mind issue for voters and our national leaders through effective advocacy, innovative research, and a savvy public relations strategy. The two discuss the Biden administration's recent manufacturing...

Duration:00:42:07

Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she gave her take on: 1. THE HILL: "White House to announce student loan cancellation, payment pause extension Wednesday" 2. AXIOS: "White House: Climate law could slash related damages by up to $1.9 trillion" 3. AXIOS: "Ex-Louisville officer pleads guilty to conspiracy in Breonna Taylor killing" 4. AXIOS: "Judge upholds Georgia law prohibiting food, water distribution at polls" 5....

Duration:00:41:43

Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she gave her opinion on: 1. ASSOCIATED PRESS: "FBI’s search of Trump’s Florida estate: Why now?" 2. AXIOS: "Biden signs $280 billion chip funding bill" 3. AXIOS: "Appeals court says House committee can obtain Trump's tax records" 4. AXIOS: "Rudy Giuliani must testify in Atlanta 2020 election probe next week" During the second half of the show, Leslie is joined by Tim Zenk, President...

Duration:00:40:08

Leslie is joined by Scott Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM), a partnership established by some of America’s leading manufacturers and the United Steelworkers union. For over 16 years, Mr. Paul and AAM have worked to make American manufacturing a top-of-mind issue for voters and our national leaders through effective advocacy, innovative research, and a savvy public relations strategy. Leslie and Scott discuss how Democrats are currently at risk of committing...

Duration:00:41:58

Leslie is joined by USW (United Steelworkers) International Vice President (Administration), David McCall. The two reveal what corporations don't want working families to know about inflation. (more background info. here: https://www.epi.org/blog/ignoring-the-role-of-profits-makes-inflation-analyses-a-lot-weaker/) Vice President McCall's career of fighting for fairness and justice for workers began as a member of Local 6787 in Burns Harbor, Indiana, where he worked as a millwright at the...

Duration:00:41:40

Leslie is joined by Scott Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM), a partnership established by some of America’s leading manufacturers and the United Steelworkers union. For roughly 15 years, Mr. Paul and AAM have worked to make American manufacturing a top-of-mind issue for voters and our national leaders through effective advocacy, innovative research, and a savvy public relations strategy. Leslie and Scott discuss the Department of Commerce's investigation into...

Duration:00:42:00

Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she gave her opinion on: 1A. AXIOS: "How the U.S. climate has warmed since the first Earth Day" 1B. AUDIO: President Biden's Earth Day remarks 2. Audio obtained by the New York Times of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy days after the Jan. 6th Insurrection 2A. AUDIO: McCarthy talking with Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney about suggesting that President Trump resign, the 25th...

Duration:00:40:41

Leslie is joined by Roy Houseman, Legislative Director for the United Steelworkers. The two discuss how to get manufacturing competitiveness right. The United States used to be on the cutting edge of manufacturing innovation, but declining investment and decades of bad trade deals left the country at a competitive disadvantage, resulting in: - Plummeting numbers of good, manufacturing jobs. (The BLS calculates that manufacturing employment fell from 19.6 million in 1979 to 12.8 million in...

Duration:00:41:32

Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she covered: 1. AXIOS: "Biden announces pick for ATF and plans to trace "ghost guns"" 2. AXIOS: "Inflation surges to 8.5%, highest in over 40 years" 3. AXIOS: "GOP candidates double down on anti-immigrant rhetoric" 4. AXIOS: "National Urban League issues dire democracy warning" 5. AXIOS: "Trump alums cash in on Saudi ties" 6. AXIOS: "Ex-police officer becomes second Jan. 6 defendant to...

Duration:00:41:14

Leslie is first joined by Jessica Azulay, Executive Director of Alliance for a Green Economy (AGREE), a New York based organization working toward a 100% renewable energy system. The two analyze New York Governor Kathy Hochul's push to decarbonize New York's residential buildings through a proposal in her fiscal year 2023 budget. The provision includes unprecedented investments and regulations in decarbonizing all new residential buildings in the empire state by 2027. These residential...

Duration:00:05:24

Leslie is joined by Scott Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM), a partnership established by some of America’s leading manufacturers and the United Steelworkers union. Scott explains how President Biden’s policies are creating a legitimate manufacturing return, as well as why the President's plan to fight inflation involves bringing factory jobs back to the U.S. Scott also breaks down the President's tougher new rule for federal 'Buy America'...

Duration:00:41:35

Leslie begins today's show by giving her thoughts on the latest news surrounding the Russia-Ukraine conflict. This includes President Biden's executive order banning all imports of Russian oil, natural gas and coal in response to Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine. She also details the Ukrainian refugee crisis, and the latest ceasefire talks between Russia and Ukraine. During the second half of the show, Leslie is joined by Dr. Bob Bollinger. He is the Raj and Kamla Gupta Professor of...

Duration:00:42:29

Leslie begins the show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she give her take on: 1. USA TODAY: "Russia says some troops being pulled back; Ukraine defense site, banks hit by cyberattack" 2. ASSOCIATED PRESS: "US accuses financial website of spreading Russian propaganda" 3. AXIOS: "U.S. faces “significant consequences” from more severe coastal flooding" 4. AXIOS: "Gunmaker Remington to pay $73M to settle lawsuit with Sandy Hook families" 5. AXIOS:...

Duration:00:41:18

Leslie is joined by two different guests that are members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. During the first half of the show, Leslie is joined by Peter Vargas, a 30-year insurance sales agent with AAA in Northern California. They discuss how In June, about 460 AAA insurance sales agents in Northern California organized with Teamsters Local 665 in San Francisco – a unique group of licensed 'white-collar’ workers to have formed a union. They’ve been in contract negotiations since...

Duration:00:43:29

Leslie is joined by Melinda Newhouse of the United Steelworkers. Melinda directs the USW’s Strategic Campaigns department, supporting members during challenging bargaining. During her 23 years as a Steelworker, Newhouse and her department have helped USW members mobilize and build power across a wide range of industries, including steel, oil, paper, health care and more. The two discuss how, over the past year, workers have begun standing together, demanding the kinds of wages, working...

Duration:00:39:13

The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Charlie Cook, Founder and Contributor to 'The Cook Political Report,' and a political analyst for the National Journal and NBC News. The...

Duration:00:40:57

Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she gave her take on: 1. AXIOS: "You can start ordering free COVID tests Wednesday" 2. AXIOS: "Biden deploying military medical staff to help overwhelmed hospitals" 3. AXIOS: "Nurses across the U.S. strike against COVID working conditions" 4. AXIOS: "Biden admin threatens to take back Arizona's COVID aid over anti-mask rules" 5. AUDIO - Notorious disseminater of COVID misinformation, Joe...

Duration:00:39:30

Today's guest hosts are Edwith Theogene and Charlotte Hancock, Organizing Director and Communications Director for Generation Progress. They discuss how voting rights protections are desperately needed to protect the integrity of our democracy. The situation continues to get more and more precarious—according to data from the Brennan Center at least 19 states passed 34 laws restricting access to voting in 2021, and even more bills are waiting in the wings: more than 440 bills with provisions...

Duration:00:41:40

The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Sarah Jones, Editor-in-Chief of PoliticusUSA. The pair analyzes pivotal swing vote Senator Joe Manchin coming out against President...

Duration:00:41:59