Building Bridges Radio: Your Community & Labor Report

Produced and Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash over WBAI,99.5FM in the NYC Metro Area


WORKERS OF THE WORLD TUNE IN! Introducing "Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report"

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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ACT UP/OWS Confront Wall St. on Robin Hood Tax - 26:43  stream download

ACT UP N.Y. Commemorates 25th Anniversary By Taking To Wall Street with OWS To End Financial Crimes Against People With Aids & The 99%
Judit Rius Sanjuan, U.S. Manager of the Access Campaign, Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
Eric Sawyer, founding member ACT UP, Housing Works, Health Gap and senior advisor of UNAIDs

ACT UP (The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) joined by Occupy Wall Street (OWS), the organization making history with its public encampments and protests against the global financial community will discuss plans for a daylong
siege in Lower Manhattan on ACT UP's 25th anniversary, The groups are intent on pumping up the volume on a growing outcry for a "Financial Speculation Tax" (Fi.S.T.) on Wall Street. They’re calling on local, state, & federal legislators to "give Wall Street the FiST," to fill AIDS funding gaps and — once and for all — provide universal healthcare in the US. It’s time for effective healthcare to be made available to everyone — to the 99%, not just the 1%. The AIDS crisis is not over, but it could be! Tax Wall Street to End AIDS

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