Labor Vision Podcast


Labor Vision is the official podcast of the Michigan AFL-CIO! We record episodes weekly for release every Monday. Check out our list of upcoming episodes, subscribe to be sure you never miss a week, and click here to email the hosts if you have ideas for episodes or guests! A podcast that works for everyone, not just the wealthy and well-connected.

Labor Vision 2021

The Michigan AFL-CIO’s Labor Vision Podcast is the voice of Michigan’s labor movement. We speak on the intersection of unions and community in building a progressive vision of our state’s future. We envision an environment where economic justice, social justice and environmental justice can all intersect.

Episode 0
March 8
Host James Dennis
“Season Preview”

Episode 1
March 15
Ron Bieber, Derek Dobies
“The State of Our Union”

Episode 2
March 22
Sen. Erika Geiss, Alexis Duling Hart
“Women’s History Month”

Episode 3
March 29
Congressman Andy Levin
“How do you fight back against a trillionaire?”

Episode 4
April 12
Workforce Development Institute CEO Cheryl Sanford
“Building trades is a career”

Episode 5
April 19
Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum
“Our sacred right to vote”

Episode 6
April 26
AFL-CIO National Field Director Maggie Koebbe
“Pass the PRO Act!”

Episode 7
May 3
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka
“A lifetime leader on labor rights & equity”

Episode 8
May 10
Jane McAlevey
“Are Unions really that important?

Episode 9
May 17
Ron Bieber & Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
“Workers Memorial Day”

Episode 10
May 24
Edward Woods
“Redistricting in Michigan 101”