July 5, 2020 – The Great Railroad Strike of 1877 and the Long Depression – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 315

Description: Bill, Rachel, and Kelley discuss the legacy of the Great Railroad Strike of 1877 and the stagnant U.S. economic conditions of 1873-1893 during the Second Industrial Revolution.

Links and notes for ep. 315 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/AFD-Ep-315-Links-and-Notes-The-Great-Railroad-Strike-of-1877-and-the-Long-Depression.pdf

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Feb 2, 2020 – French Strikes – AFD 294

Description: Back on the air at WVUD, we discuss recent French strikes over reactionary pension reforms and what lessons it holds for the rising American left. Bill, Rachel, Nate.

Theme music by Stunt Bird.

Links and notes (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Ep.-294-Notes-and-Links-French-Strikes.pdf

Lend Lease 14 – The Communists Help Hawaii’s Democrats – Dec 1, 2019

Description: Hawaii Communists, Hawaii Democrats, and how to build a multi-racial workers’ coalition in the 1940s and 1950s. Bill, Rachel, Nate.

Links and notes for episode 14 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Lend-Lease-Episode-14-Notes-and-Links-Hawaii-Communists-and-the-Hawaii-Democratic-Party.pdf

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Lend Lease 12 – Recent Trade-Unionism Action in the US and Europe – Aug 25, 2019

Description: Final summer episode before our hiatus. Bill and Rachel discuss industrial union action by US flight attendants, European flight crews, European dockworkers and shipyard workers, and Kentucky coal miners, as well as Bernie Sanders’ new proposal for federal union rights legislation.

Links and notes for episode 12 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Lend-Lease-Episode-12-Notes-and-Links-Latter-Day-Syndicalist-Action-in-the-First-World.pdf

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April 30, 2019 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 268

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Topic: The recent Stop and Shop strike. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Recorded: Apr 28, 2019.

Episode 268 (27 min):
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Jan 22, 2019 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 256

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Topics: The LA teachers’ strike and a huge strike in India. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Recorded: Jan 20th 2019.

Episode 256 (27 min):
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Sept 4, 2018 – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 240

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Topic: Texas radicalism from Civil War Germans to railroad strikes to student organizing for education funding equity. People: Bill, Rachel, Nate. Recorded: Sept 2nd, 2018.

Episode 240 (29 min):
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