#464 : Can unions save democracy?

Can unions save democracy?  And will millionaires help?

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Author and organizer Jane McAlevey on her new book,  A Collective Bargain:Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy.  Plus, the millionaires who want to pay more taxes, not less. Bill Press  talks with Erica Payne, Executive Director of Patriotic Millionaires.  


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Jane McAlevey Pt. 1

At a time when workers are under attack at  historic levels, strikes are making a comeback. In that, Jane McAlevey sees an opportunity to reset power and politics in America, and clear a path to progressive change. 

Jane McAlevey Pt. 2

Jane McAlevey about her  powerful new book, A Collective Bargain:Unions, Organizing, and the Fight for Democracy. She makes the case that unions are central to challenging the corporate class and restoring democracy in America. But what about the millions of workers who don’t have a union?  For Jane McAlevey, that translates into even more opportunity to build the power of organized labor.

Erica Payne

The millionaires who are fighting for a living wage for all working citizens, and a fair tax system.  Bill Press talks with Erica Payne, Executive Director of Patriotic Millionaires. If you’d like to hear the entire interview, visit BillPressPods.com.

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