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UCOMM Live is a fast and funny show about today's union news, politics, sports, and entertainment.

UCOMM Live is a fast and funny show about today's union news, politics, sports, and entertainment.
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UCOMM Live is a fast and funny show about today's union news, politics, sports, and entertainment.

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English

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Episodes

Amazon Pulls Out...On Valentine's Day

2/14/2019
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On this week's show, we talked about Beto O'Rourke out mobilizing Trump in El Paso Texas, we talk to Nate Lerner from Draft Beto about it. How calls are making a difference on the For the People Act Denver Teachers reach a deal, we talk to Flash Fernec about it and on St. Valentine's Day Amazon pulls out... of building its HQ in NYC and guess who is afraid of BBC's- Drunken Trump Guys.

Duration:01:19:39

Ross Schultz for President and Owing Taxes Because of Trump

2/7/2019
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GM gets it balls kicked in by UNIFOR on Canadian TV during the Super Bowl. Schultz says unions aren't the answer as he tries to run for President. Trump's long con tax return backfires on his base. Amazon not playing nice in NYC and good news construction deaths are down.

Duration:01:18:42

Superbowl and 2020 Predictions

1/31/2019
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Denver is high on drugs-deporting striking teachers and Understanding New York's red flag bill. We get audience interaction on both. Plus Trump busts another federal union, remember you voted for him, our predictions for Sunday's Super Bowl, and we talk about the 2020 Democratic hopefuls.

Duration:01:20:25

Trump's MAGA Kids, Guns and Scabby the Rat

1/24/2019
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This week's topics include: The Covington Catholic MAGA Kids and their shitty racist parents. Trump's labor board is trying to make the inflatable rat illegal. Gun sales are down, and we will get the reason why. Mitch now owns this shutdown. Call his office and tell him to re-open the government. Senate Switchboard: (202) 224-3121

Duration:01:09:48

Should the TSA go on Strike?

1/17/2019
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Teachers make a stand in Los Angeles and we ask should TSA agents walk out. Dems want to raise the federal minimum wage to $15, should Congress not get paid during the shutdown? Plus audio from Snoop Dog calling Trump a motherf$%ker and my lobbyist friend calls in to talk me out of blowing up Gillibrand's spot. If you like the podcast make sure to hit the SUBSCRIBE button and leave us a comment.

Duration:01:11:56

Beto, The Border Wall and People Hurt by the Shutdown

1/10/2019
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What states are raising their minimum wage this year? We got the list! We speak to real people who are affected by Trump's unnecessary lockout. UCOMM Poll results on this stupid border wall idea and on boycotting Trump's silly national address. Some union organizing victories and Beto O'Rourke 2020 -should he be the new leader this nation so desperately needs. Make sure to hit the subscribe button to stay up-to-date with future shows.

Duration:01:41:22

Christmas Show 2018: Trump Kills an Immigrant

12/20/2018
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Trump had the Russians target black voters who told them to stay home in the 2016 election, 7 year old dies of dehydration in Trump's concentration camp in New Mexico. People are knocking on doors urging teachers to leave their union and Governor Cuomo sends a stern warning to Spectrum Cable Corporation in NYC. Plus, a strike is looming at Slate, Walmart and Target are selling poisonous toys and we figure out who is a millennial, Gen Xers, and Traditionalists. Make sure to hit the SUBSCRIBE...

Duration:01:22:19

Cohen Does Trump's Dirty Work and Gifts Teachers Hate

12/13/2018
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The long-term effects of Trump are being felt with an upcoming case that SCOTUS could hear that challenges a union's right to collective bargaining. Thanks to the Russians running ads on Facebook for Trump, Facebook stopped UCOMM from advertising, find out why and what can be done to stop tech monopolies. We also give a list of what not to give your teachers for Christmas and handpick the worst prisons in the nation that Cohen should visit. Make sure to hit SUBSCRIBE if you like the show to...

Duration:01:09:19

Spectrum NYC & Chicago Charter Strike

12/6/2018
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This week, we have a special guest host Local 3 IBEW's Lenny Copicotto. We are talking about the big rally in NYC for striking Spectrum workers as well as the first ever Charter Network teacher strike in Chicago. We also look into why the hell Congress wants to privatize the US Post Office and Lenny explains media literacy. Make sure to hit the subscribe button to hear future episodes of the show. Don't know how to subscribe? Click here to find out.

Duration:01:17:05

How to Talk Trump During the Holidays

11/29/2018
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We are back from our Thanksgiving break and Kentucky Governor Matt Bevins is not in the holiday spirit. Instead, he wants to break the backs of the Kentucky Teachers Union. We also found out this week that GM is closing a bunch of plants partially due to the steel tariffs, but is this part of a larger picture of jobs leaving Trump country? Plus, with the holidays here, we take a look at how to talk to your family about Trump and kitchen table economic issues during your family get together....

Duration:01:16:47

Walmart Buys Democratic Party, Firefighters Hose Trump, 1 Million in Raise in Missouri and Arkansas

11/15/2018
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This week we are talking about a huge donation from Alice Walton to the Nassau Democratic Party, we take a look at what other Democrats they have donated to. Voters in Missouri and Arkansas vote to give raises to 1 million low wage workers. In California, wildfires are raging, but Trump is attacking the union firefighters who are putting their lives on the line to save people. We have a repsonse from some union leaders of the IAFF.

Duration:01:04:17

Election Takeaways, Florida Felons Can Vote, Why is Jimmy Working? and Republican Yelling Racist Rants

11/9/2018
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This week was the Midterm elections and we take a look at some of the takeaways from a huge Blue wave and we hear from some crazy Trump supporters. We also talk about what the heck amendment 4 is and how it could change the political landscape in Florida. Plus, Jimmy went back to work so we give him a call to find out why.

Duration:01:00:55

The Marriage of Union Messaging, Montana Lockout Means Something, Gov. O'Malley and People's House Project

11/1/2018
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Election Day is just a few days away and we are talking about messaging that candidates use to get union members back into the Democratic ranks. We have the People's House Project on to talk about how they focused their attention on working men and women running for office, plus we have a clip of former Governor of Maryland and Presidential Candidate Martin O'Malley talking about the election and a clip of Will Ferrell getting ready to door knock for Stacey Abrams in Georgia. Speaking of the...

Duration:01:03:49

Exclusive Interview: MAGA Bomber, Dodgers Cross Picket Line and Secondary Picketing

10/25/2018
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This week we have an exclusive interview with the MAGA Bomber, FBI are you on the case? Plus the LA Dodgers cross the picket line in Boston, they are going to lose the World Series because of it and we have a lawyer on to explain secondary picketing and the NLRB's move to put more restrictions on it.

Duration:00:59:17

Trump to Ban Union Pickets / IBEW Union gets Mayor & Gov to Boycott NY1

10/18/2018
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Power is being restored in Florida after Hurricane Michael as tens of thousands of IBEW members rushed in just hours after the storm. NY1 might have a problem getting guests after the Governor and Mayor announced that they will be boycotting the station in support of striking Local 3 IBEW members. Plus we get answers on the new trade deal and find out why Trump wants to make union pickets illegal. All this and feedback from our listeners on this weeks show.

Duration:01:18:42

Ray Apologizes for Donald Trump

10/11/2018
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Ray Lopez is on this weeks show to talk about how he trained Cambridge Analytica to steal the Presidential election. Do you know what the #1 sin for a union member is? The Yankees sure don't they crossed a picket line in Boston to stay at the Four Seasons. Plus Teamsters reject a contract at UPS, but the union says it passed, we explain and Governor O'Malley gives us some audio on a workers Bill of Rights.

Duration:01:18:07

Talking Jobs and Wages with Great Scott Dworkin

10/4/2018
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Amazon raised all of their employees minimum wage to $15 an hour to keep their warehouse workers and Whole Foods employees from organizing. Union hotel workers in Boston and Chicago are on strike because they only want to work one job. (Can you blame them?) Plus we talk to Scott Dworkin about Kavanaugh, Trump, and the upcoming Blue Wave and we've got the exclusive audio of Samuel Jackson questioning sex addict Brett Kavanaugh.

Duration:01:08:51

UCOMM Live Ep. 4: The Daily Caller Called Kris a Commie

9/26/2018
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UCOMM Live is coming to you a day early, but we still have all the working news you need. Patty Guidice calls in to talk about the importance of voting and uses Jaws as an example of what happens when you don’t vote. The Communications Workers of America and the ACLU have teamed up to sue Facebook for allowing advertises to target job ads only to men, that’s illegal! Did you see the penalty called on Clay Matthews this week? We look at what the line is between player safety and just going to...

Duration:01:26:53

Episode 3: Getting Spoused with Ashley Kavanaugh

9/20/2018
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On this week's show we ask Why are Judges so Horny? Ashley Kavanaugh, the wife of Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh calls in to let us know some inside information about Brett's weird sexual past. We learn what spousing is and talk about some organizing victories from around the country. Plus, Snoop calls out Yeezy for his support of Trump. All of this and more on this week's UCOMM Live.

Duration:01:19:48

Fingering FOX and Spanking the Dem's

9/14/2018
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On this week's UCOMM Live with Kris LaGrange, we talk to CWA's Jimmy Ryan from Delaware about lighting a fire under the Democrats ass and getting back to their roots with audio supporting this from activist Bobby Holst in NYC. We also have audio from outside of Fox News, where average folks on the street let us know their opinions on the Fake News giant. We read the text of the anonymous op-ed from a "Senior Trump Official" on Donald being unfit and try to figure out who wrote it and we...

Duration:01:53:08