A New Populist Radio Network

June 07, 1996



Pat Choate

economist and chairman of UBN

Jim Hightower

national radio commentator, columnist

Chip Berlet

author, Politcal Research Associates

United Auto Workers begin United Broadcasting Network (UBN) to create a broadcast outlet focusing on unions and the lives of workers. Amy Goodman speaks to UBN founder Pat Choate and on-air personality Jim Hightower.

The network plans to be commercial-free and raise revenue by selling USA Products.

Goodman also speaks to Chip Berlet about controversial radio talk show host Chuck Harder, who Berlet believes makes xenophobic, anti-semantic, and homophobic comments.

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