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Refinery workers strike for safety against Big Oil

Listen now: Jeff Bigelow, a long-time labor organizer and member of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, provides information on the strike of thousands of oil workers that began on February 1. He reviews the primary causes for the struggle, including safety concerns, oil company use of non-labor contractual employees, and wages.

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D.C. public housing tenants fight for respect and their rights

Listen now: Schyla Pondexter-Moore, a public housing activist and organizer with Empower DC, explains the reality surrounding some myths about public housing residents and the urgent need for jobs for D.C. residents.

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The failed coup in Venezuela and the heightened need for international solidarity

Listen now: Gloria La Riva, a leader of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, discusses the recent coup attempt in Venezuela and the role of the U.S. government in this and prior coup attempts.

Listen now: Brian Becker of the ANSWER Coalition addresses the recent Crimea vote to break away from Ukraine and the West’s response to its stand against fascism.

Listen now: Attorney Heather Benno reports on recent hunger strikes at immigration detention facilities in Washington and Texas, and the struggle for immigrant justice today.

Listen now: Liberation Radio’s Rene Ruiz covers a Sacramento demonstration against California’s soaring rent costs and renters’ rights. The state has seen some of country’s most costly rents with few affordable housing options.

  • Iraq war veteran and March Forward! co-founder Mike Prysner speaks on the conviction of Bradley Manning for exposing U.S. war crimes – what is next for the movement fighting for Manning’s freedom? 
  • Yajaira Saavedra, sister of the DREAM 9’s Marco Saavedra, speaks about the nine youth who self deported as part of the fight for immigrant rights, and the wave of activism among young Latinos sparked by their case.
  • PSL member and community organizer Shawn Garcia talks about the attacks on public housing in New York City in the wake of budget sequester cuts that are putting poor and working people at risk of losing their homes.