“Fighting Forward” Labor Summit

Monday, 20 May 2013 | A Public Affair

On the second half of the Monday, May 20th show, John Quinlan was joined by Jacque Pokorney and Patrick Barrett. They previewed the “Fighting Forward: A Labor and Working Class Summit” which will be held in Madison June 12th-15th.

As the organizers of the “Fighting Forward” conference write: “Join us at the epicenter of the “Wisconsin Uprising” for a gathering of working people, community and labor activists, students and educators focused on building a revitalized movement in support of labor and the working class. Since the start of the Uprising, we have witnessed an historic response by working people to the decades-long assault on our rights and livelihoods. Now is the time to reflect, strategize, and build connections, as we not only continue to fight back against this assault but also move forward in building a better future for labor and working class people. It is time for Fighting Forward!”

Read more about the Fighting Forward conference here or visit their website.

Learn more and listen to the second half of the show here:

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