Building Bridges Radio: Your Community & Labor Report

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Our beat is the labor front, broadly defined, both geographically and conceptually. We examine the world of work and workers on the job as well as where they live. We examine the issues that affect their everyday lives, with a particular sensitivity towards human rights abuses, environmental concerns and the U.S. drive for global domination. We record their global struggles and provide analysis of their efforts to empower themselves and transform society to provide greater democratic, human, social, political and economic rights. Each program consists of feature stories, generally interviews, within a historical context, often accompanied by sound from demonstrations, rallies or conferences, and complemented and enhanced by poetry and instrumental or vocal -- people's culture.

Over the years Building Bridges has produced a weekly one hour program, Mondays from 7-8 PM EST, covering local, national and international labor and community issues over radio WBAI-Pacifica 99.5 FM in New York. We also produce half hour version, Building Bridges National, which is distribtued to over 40 broadcast and internet radio stations.

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At the G-20 & the UN with Social Watch – 27:08  

Social Watch Fights To Put Peoples Needs Before Capital
at the G-20 and the UN

. Jana Silverman, Coordinator of Campaigns of Social Watch,
an NGO network monitoring poverty eradication & gender

. Roberto Bissio, Coordinator of Social Watch & Exec. Dir.,
Third World Institute, Uruguay
. Amitabh Behar, Co-Convenor Social Watch, India

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The G-20 countries are the architects of the global economic crisis.
While they held their elite and exclusionary sessions there were
protests and instructional forums by international representatives
of the people suffering the policies and practices of the G-20. One
such organization in protest is Social Watch who unveiled their 2009
Report, People First. Social Watch is also in the United States to
lobby the attendees of the UN General Assembly meeting to
respond to the economic crisis of developing and the poorest

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