Pensions in peril; May Day 2010; Canadian miners are the world's worst

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Alert! Radio #155 - ALERT’S Last Show of the Season!!!

Pensions sufficient to keep retirees from growing old in poverty are under frontal attack. Joel Harden of the Canadian Labour Congress Research Department summarizes the over-all picture and talks about the labour movement’s proposals to protect union members’ pension and to drastically hike the Canada Pension Plan.  CD collective member Andrea Levy talks about a universal pension plan that would serve the needs of seniors who  work at precarious employments and are without a workplace pension.

On this MAYDAY week, Veteran CUPE staff member Jane Stinson talks about the kind of year Canadian working people have experienced coming out of the Great Recession and the challenges they face in the year ahead.

Canadian mining companies are amongst the most reviled in the global south. Sekura Saunders of tells why.

On this, our last show of the season, Mitch Podoluk plays some of his all-time favourite songs on Music is the Weapon. 

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