On this week’s Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll interview Barbara Garson, whose new book Down the Up Escalator; How the 99% Live in the Great Recession finds that the recession for working people has been going on for decades. Their declining wages are a principal cause of its persistence. She says, “Do your patriotic duty and ask for a raise.” Then, Wichita’s Sunflower Community Action looks at the comprehensive immigration bill in the Senate and tells us about organizing to win a reform. Thursday at 6pm, rebroadcast Friday at 5am.

ON Heartland Labor Forum | May 23, 2013 | 6:00 pm

Down the Up Escalator: How the 99% Live in the Great Recession

On this week’s Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll interview Barbara Garson, whose new book Down the Up Escalator; How the 99% Live in the Great Recession finds that the recession for working people has been going on for decades. Their declining wages are a principal cause of its persistence. She says, “Do your patriotic duty and ask for a raise.” Then, Wichita’s Sunflower Community Action looks at the comprehensive immigration bill in the Senate and tells us about organizing to win a reform. Thursday at 6pm, rebroadcast Friday at 5am.

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