The State of Working America Podcast

Raising workers’ voices to ensure they are heard in the economic policy debate.


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Episode 1 • October 15, 2019

 America’s racist economy

  • With Valerie Wilson, director of EPI’s Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy (PREE)
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Episode 2 • October 22, 2019

Reimagining the American dream

  • With Chris Lu, former deputy secretary of labor under President Barack Obama, University of Virginia Miller Center fellow
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Episode 3 • October 29, 2019

Building worker power

Episode 4 • November 5, 2019

Killing U.S. manufacturing is a policy choice

  • With Mickey Ray Williams, Firestone plant worker in Gadsden, Alabama, and Rob Scott, EPI director of trade and manufacturing policy research
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Episode 5 • November 12, 2019

 Uber and the Gig Economy Fallacy

  • With driver and activist Sergio Avedian and EPI Distinguished Fellow Larry Mishel
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Episode 6 • November 19, 2019

‘I Want To See Myself in the Data’

  • With Rhonda Sharpe, director of the Women’s Institute for Science, Equity and Race
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