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Rick speaks with workers, labor leaders, activists, and academics about the current state of labor in America and what the future holds for workers. https://youtu.be/BjT5FyzCAIY?t=1read more
We're talking Trump's failure to protest workers and forced arbitration that is privatizing our courts. https://youtu.be/wJYL9QnmMwM?t=1read more
Rick is joined by Ian Millhiser, senior fellow at The Center for American Progress and Cedric de Leon, Associate Professor of Sociology at Tufts University and Author of Origins of Right to Work to discuss the numerous cases in front of the US Supreme Court that can,...read more
Rick discusses his recent health scare in the context of another failed Repeal and Replace effort, Donald Trump's attack on NFL workers silent peaceful protest with law professor Paul Secunda, and the cold heart firing of an adjunct professor guilty of getting sick...read more
Larry Willis, President of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD) joins Rick to discuss the need for massive investment in the nation’s infrastructure and the need to update transportation networks to ensure workers get to work on time and businesses get...read more
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About The Show
In 2005, The Rick Smith Show stepped into a local radio world devoid of progressive talk. Rick took his straight shooting no nonsense Teamster outlook to the air and started mixing it up with conservatives from one of the reddest areas north of the Mason Dixon line. His show grew steadily, attracting listeners starved for a voice that spoke to working stiffs who felt the economic floor crumbling beneath them.