The Rick Smith Show on Free Speech TV

It’s Saturday July 15, 2017 Talking Free Trade

Episode 21 Rick discusses what the Neo-Liberal agenda has done to workers and their communities as jobs are outsourced due to bad Free Trade Deals and the public commons are sold off to the most connected bidders leaving working families left behind and out of luck.  Rick talks Free Trade with AFL-CIO Trade and Globalization Specialist Celeste Drake and the national security need to save American manufacturing with Alliance for American Manufacturing President Scott Paul.

 

 

Fighting for Kids and the Future

Episode 20 Rick attends the American Federation of Teachers-Pennsylvania convention to talk with educators, education activists, and labor leaders about the direction of education in Pennsylvania and across the nation. Rick talks about the importance of reading and about a great program that get books into the hands of poor kids.

 

Fighting for Education

Episode 19 Rick attends the American Federation of Teachers-Pennsylvania convention to talk with educators, education activists, labor leaders, and politicians about the direction of education in Pennsylvania and across the nation. Rick talks with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and US Senator Bob Casey about what the Republican Party health care/tax cut bill will mean to their state and the nation.

 

The No Rights at Work Agenda Finds its Way to Pennsylvania

Episode #18 The No Rights at Work Agenda hits Pennsylvania. Rick travels to the Pennsylvania State capitol to cover the Teamsters protest rally of the proposed “Right to Work” legislation and speaks with union members, labor leaders, and state politicians about their views on the legislation and talks about why they believe “Right is right, but Right to Work laws are Wrong.”

 

Republican Policies are “Means” and so are they

Episode #17 Rick talks “Mean” Republican Healthcare replacement plan, President Trump’s infrastructure scheme, and we got an economy the rewards wealth and punishes work. Edward Wytkind, President of the Transportation Trades Department of the AFL-CIO shares his thoughts on the latest infrastructure plan and what the nation must do to compete in the world economy. Corey Dolgon, author of Kill It to Save It joins Rick to explain how the economy got away from a prosperous working class in favor of the wealthy.