Labor Beat

Selected Vintage Labor Beat Videos

From our video cellar -- we’ve dusted off these 9 shows from recent Chicago labor history. What were fighting for 4-7 years ago? Has anything changed? Have we learned anything?

These mp4 files were uploaded before our HD era, and then disappeared when Google videos recycled old uploads. We’ve now stored them on our own web site so you can see them again. Note: it’s best to watch them on the smaller screen.



Illinois Budget Crunch: Tax the Rich!

2010 - Scenes and speeches, plus interviews with union activists as the budget crisis in the state of Illinois continued its meltdown, and a large demonstration takes place in Springfield.