Rick Smith Files

This past Tuesday, Rick Smith talked with Rhonda Brownstein, Executive Director of the Education Law Center of PA, to get a reality check on Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed 2014-15 budget as it relates to funding  public education in PA. While Corbett’s budget provides some additional funds for Special Education and Early Childhood Education, you won’t [...]

Back in September Rick Smith spoke with Union Solidarity International – a Glasgow, Scotland based organization that “aims to build grassroots international union solidarity using the latest technology” (We just came across the interview today). It will not surprise regular readers of Raging Chicken Press that an international labor organization devoted to building global activist networks [...]

Last night, Beth MacDaniel, Chair of the English department and President of the local chapter of APSCUF at Clarion University talked to Rick Smith about plans to cut over 40 jobs and eliminate programs and Clarion University.

Rick Smith talks with Jordan Romanus, Pittsburgh Organizer for the Restaurant Opportunity Center (ROC) United talks about poverty and how raising the wages for restaurant workers is one of the most important issues of our generation. We must put a stop to the race to the bottom happening right here in our neighborhoods. Check out the [...]

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