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The 2023 AFL-CIO Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference Recap 

More than 700 union members joined together with civil rights activists, politicians and community organizations. We recognized the power of workers and strategized about how to defend our democracy, our rights and our communities.

Make a Donation to the UMWA Strike Fund

As you are aware, hundreds of our UMWA Brothers and Sisters are currently engaged in an Unfair Labor Practice Strike against Warrior Met Coal in Alabama.

We have established a Strike Aid Fund to accept donations that will be used to help our Brothers and Sisters in their time of need.

The UMWA International contributed the first $50,000 to the fund. This is to provide additional support  on top of the selective strike benefits they receive.


Progress Kentucky Colonels of Truth: Laborpalooza w/Matt Alley, Blue Collar Writer #ColonelsOfTruth

Aaron, Doug and a returning Nato cover Christmas coming a bit early for WKY tornado survivors, charter school shenanigans in NKY, and we learn more about what the crowded GOP Governor’s primary might look like. Then we discuss the state of union and labor organizing and why sick days are such a big deal with Blue Collar Writer and friend of the show Matt Alley. Finally, we wrap up with an important call to action.