#388 : Taking a stand for workers rights

How workers around the world are fighting for a living wage. Can America’s workers find justice under a renegotiated NAFTA? Plus, Bill Press on what Scott Pruitt left behind.

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Author Annelise Orleck takes us inside the global uprising against poverty wages. Dan Mauer of the Communications Workers of America outlines a progressive agenda for renegotiating NAFTA. Plus, Bill Press with Rebecca Leber of Mother Jones on the legacy of Scott Pruitt.

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Annelise Orleck

Annelise Orleck is a longtime historian of labor movements. Her newest book tracks the growing fight across the globe for workers rights and a living wage.

Dan Mauer

A new president in Mexico brings fresh uncertainty to the future of NAFTA. In an encore interview, Communications Workers of America’s Dan Mauer says trade policy under NAFTA benefits multinational corporations at the expense of American workers and calls for a new framework that puts workers’ rights first.

Rebecca Leber

Bill Press talks with Rebecca Leber of Mother Jones about the EPA, post Scott Pruitt … and why we should expect more of the same.

Jim Hightower

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