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This Week’s Buzz: Labor Backs Democratic-Socialism!

November 16, 2017

By Joe Maniscalco

New York, NY – On this week’s episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, Virginia Delegate-Elect Lee Carter talks about November

Va. Delegate-Elect Lee Carter (l) with family.

7’s “blue wave” and how he defied the Democratic Party leadership to  win his seat as a Democratic-Socialist. We also hear from Union Members Radio Hosts James Dennis and Dr. Marick Masters about the need to quit preaching to the choir and speak directly to those hostile to the labor movement. Labor law expert and columnist Alexander Schmidt also explores the forced arbitration case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court and its impact on American workers. Finally, IBT Local 210 member Jessica Yance gives her first-hand account of relief efforts in Hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

LaborPress’ “Blue Collar Buzz” airs every Sunday night from 9 to 10 p.m. on AM970 The Answer. Listen online at, or check out the library of past episodes at

November 16, 2017

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