The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow

Karen Nussbaum, the founding director of Working America, has been fighting for the rights of working people for more than four decades. She was a founder and director of 9to5, the National Association of Working Women and president of District 925, SEIU. Karen served as the director of the U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau during the first Clinton Administration, the highest seat in the federal government devoted to women’s issues. Prior to taking on the leadership of Working America, Karen served as a special assistant to AFL-CIO President John Sweeney. She is the author, with Sweeney, of the book Solutions for the New Workforce, and with Ellen Cassedy, of the book 9to5.


Author, curator, photographer, and urban spelunker Lorissa Rinehart is currently wandering the streets of Los Angeles. Her writing has recently appeared in Hyperallergic, Perfect Strangers, and Narratively, among other publications. As an independent curator, Rinehart has organized exhibitions at institutions including the Queens Museum, Flux Factory, and the Armory Show. In her free time, Rinehart photographs, researches, and writes the ethnobotanical histories of urban flora through her ongoing City Plants project.

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Harvey J Kaye is an American historian, sociologist & author.

Harvey J Kaye is currently the Director of the Center for History and Social Change at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. His latest book is “Take Hold of Our History: Make America Radical Again”

Originally Aired: 11-02-2019

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Anat Shenker-Osorio is the author of the acclaimed book Don’t Buy It: The Trouble with Talking Nonsense About the Economy. She founded her own firm, ASO Communications, to provide guidance and insights on what to say and how to say it to get effective policy solutions made into life changing laws. As a strategic communications consultant to a host of progressive causes, she has conducted studies on how people reason about policy issues like clean energy, education, economic justice, immigrants and women’s rights. Using both qualitative and quantitative approaches, Anat partners with leading pollsters such as Lake Research Partners, Anzalone Liszt Grove Research, and GQRR to test responses to different policy prescriptions and narratives.


Originally Aired: 9-21-19

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