Full Circle 12.15.17: Strike Debt

On tonight’s show we’ll be addressing financial inequality here in the USA.  We’ll discuss …

  • How do we understand the widening wealth gap; what is fueling its runaway increase?
  • Student debt and the cost of higher education as a barrier to building wealth.
  • Also… medical costs, now a leading cause of personal bankruptcy and loss of savings.
  • And finally, blessedly, a review of things being done to address financial inequality, especially in the Bay Area.


STRIKE DEBT WEBSITE   (audio archive in the Media section)



Runaway Inequality, An Activist’s Guide To Economic Justice by Les Leopold  (Labor Institute Press)


STRIKE DEBT by RyanNicole


About First Voice Apprenticeship

First Voice Apprenticeship is an apprenticeship program at KPFA 94.1 FM in Berkeley and is designed to provide comprehensive broadcast, technical, and administrative skills training in radio. First Voice also aims to build and strengthen community and empower our participants to find their voice and tell their stories. The First Voice program is based on community building, a collaborative work environment and passing on our skills and stories. We focus on bringing women and people of color into media and work in partnership with Pacifica community radio station KPFA and other community media outlets, both locally and nationally. The First Voice Apprenticeship Program is currently 18 months. Everyone is required to spend one business day each week working at KPFA, as well as two class nights. The dayshift is a three hour shift and apprentices do administrative and production tasks. The dayshift runs on an intergenerational group learning model, with each phase teaching the next, and integrates service to the station, skills acquired in classes, motivation and leadership.
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