The State of Working America Podcast

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

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Season 1, 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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Season 1, 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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Season 1, Episode 3 • October 29, 2019

Building worker power

Season 1, 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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Season 1, 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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Season 1, 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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Season 2, Episode 1 • November 26, 2019

Native Americans too often left out of economic debate

  • With Patrice Kunesh, director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis’ Center for Indian Country Development
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Season 2, Episode 2 • December 3, 2019

Racialized women’s unrecognized community work uplifts everyone

  • With Nina Banks, economics professor at Bucknell University and a board member at the Economic Policy Institute
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Season 2, Episode 3 • December 10, 2019

America’s debtor prison system must be stopped • State of Working America Podcast

  • With Damion Shade, criminal justice policy analyst at the Oklahoma Policy Institute
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