Cannabis organizing; 2007 Writers Guild Strike
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(Originally posted 11/4/2018) This week's labor history: Patrick Dixon talks with Clara Mejía Orta about workers in the cannabis industry in California, and Writers Guild of America West president David Goodman remembers the 2007 strike by 12,000 film and television screenwriters. Plus: Bill Fletcher on the 1892 general strike that brought 20,000 black and white workers together in New Orleans; David Fernandez-Barrial on the four million jobs created by the Civil Works Administration in 1933 for Depression-era unemployed; and Dan Duncan pays tribute to the workers lost when the Edmund Fitzgerald sank in 1975.

This week's music: Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard - It's All Going to Pot youtu.be/S-sBlrClJc0

Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald - Gordon Lightfoot youtu.be/Rjhah6Y_1dQ

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