Last weekend Raging Chicken Press packed up and headed to Harrisburg, PA for the 2014 PA Progressive Summit. It was an AWESOME couple of days and we’ll have more for you on the summit in the coming days. In this episode of the Rick Smith Files, we bring you an excerpt from the panel, “Proactive [...]
In this latest episode of the Rick Smith Files, we bring you an interview Rick did with Raging Chicken Press editor Kevin Mahoney, from October 22, 2013. Rick and Kevin talk about the attacks on public education and the need to fight back. In the intro you’ll get inside info on Raging Chicken at the [...]
In this episode, we bring you an excerpt from Rick’s February 19, 2014 interview with Professor Richard Wolff. Richard Wolff is the co-founder of Democracy at Work and the host of the awesome radio show, Economic Update. He is also the author of the 2012 boo, Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism. We are [...]
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 [...]
Yes, it’s a Twofer Tuesday here at Raging Chicken Press. Earlier today we announced our two new projects – a Raging Chicken Press podcast and more Rick Smith Show files. We don’t like to waste a whole lot of time, so I thought you might like a second Rick Smith Show episode from 2011 – [...]
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, Kevin Mahoney was talking about his recent article, “Wall Street on the Susquehanna: PASSHE Bond Scheme Bleeds Education Budget for Beautiful Buildings,” on the Rick Smith Show. Listen to the interview below or listen to last night’s entire show RIGHT HERE.
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 [...]