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Program Information
 Labor Express Radio 
 Weekly Program
 Jerry Mead-Lucero - Labor Express Radio  
 Attribution Non-commercial (by-nc) 
This is the full 5-17-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program.

On today’s program we hear voices from a memorial vigil held at the Haymarket monument in Downtown Chicago last Saturday to honor the memory of Farzad Kamangar who was executed by the Iranian government on May 9th. Farzad Kamangar was an Iranian Kurd, a teacher, a human rights activist and a member of the Teachers' Union of Kurdistan. He was sentence to death in 2008 for his opposition to the theocratic regime in Iran. The death sentence was carried out on May 9th.

We will also here about wage theft in Chicago and a new study released last month by UIC’s Center for Urban Economic Development on the prevalence of wage theft in our great city. You will also hear stories of experiences of wage theft from a 3 Chicago workers who have experienced it first hand.

Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. News for working people, by working people. Labor Express Radio airs every Monday morning at 10:00 AM on Chicago's Sound Alliance, WLUW, 88.7 FM. For more information, see our website at:
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