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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In Struggle Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash

NYPD Doctors Crime Stats - 27:58  

NYPD's Crime-Tracking Method, CompStat, Pressures Police To Frivolous Arrests, But Ignores Serious Crime Reports To Doctor Statistics
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Graham Rayman, reporter Village Voice

Two years ago, police officer, Adrean Schoolcraft in Brooklyn’s 81st precinct, in Bedford Stuyvesant became gravely concerned about how the public was being served. To document his concerns, be began carrying around a digital sound recorder, secretly recording his colleagues and superiors. Graham Rayman, staff writer for the Village Voice reports on the NYPD officer who was told to distort crime statistics and what the revelations in his series hasled to for the public.

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