Friday, June 7, 1996

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  • New Labor Party

    Larry Bensky reports from Cleveland for the founding convention of The Labor Party. Nine endorsing unions and hundreds of independent activists meet at the Cleveland Convention Center. Benski and Goodman speak to Costello and Zero about creating a new political party.

  • A New Populist Radio Network

    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.

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