Last September, inmates in prisons across the nation went on strike against exploitative work, saying it’s a lot like slavery. This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll find out what’s next. Also, we’ll talk to labor historian Priscilla Murollo about how the U.S. working class fought back against the rise of fascism in the 1930’s. Are there lessons here for today? Thursday at 6pm, rebroadcast Friday at 5am.

ON Heartland Labor Forum | December 15, 2016 | 6:00 pm

Prisoners on Strike and Stress on the Line

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Last September, inmates in prisons across the nation went on strike against exploitative work, saying it’s a lot like slavery. This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll find out what’s next. Also, we’ll talk to labor historian Priscilla Murollo about how the U.S. working class fought back against the rise of fascism in the 1930’s. Are there lessons here for today? Thursday at 6pm, rebroadcast Friday at 5am.

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