In this edition of the Folk Labor Desk, JP asks the nerds to raise their hands as he puts a musical twist on our recent story about the Teamsters, talks about being on Workers Independent News, and sings about the repression of teachers in Oaxaca, Mexico, amongst other things. Listen to the audio or watch the video on RailroadMusic.org.
About the Author
Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter, who covered everything from the Brazilian labor movement to major league baseball and spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian. In 2015, he used his NLRB settlement from being fired illegally for union organizing at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh but speaks Portuguese which he learned in journalism school in Rio de Janerio. Email: [email protected]
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