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Program Information
Labor Express Radio
 Jerry Mead-Lucero - Labor Express Radio  Contact Contributor
This is the full 2-14-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program.

On today’s program we focus on Chicago municipal elections which are just over a week away. These elections could have a huge impact on working people’s lives in this city, so we are devoting today’s and next week's program to this topic.

We have focused our election coverage up till now on the statements made by Mayoral candidates at a number of candidates forums held around the city. Because Rahm Emmanuel has refused to attend these forums, we have heard little about his position on these issues. So today, we hear some analysis of Emanuel’s politics from journalist Micah Utreicht.

Most of our coverage has focused on the Mayor’s race, but there are many important contested aldermanic seats in the upcoming election as well. Will hear from Jorge Ramirez president of the Chicago Federation of Labor how they are involved in supporting key aldermanic candidates and how they decide who to support.

We will also air more audio from the CTU Mayoral candidate’s forum and the New Chicago 2011 Mayoral candidate’s forum.

Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. News for working people, by working people. Labor Express Radio airs every Monday morning at 10:00 AM on Chicago's Sound Alliance, WLUW, 88.7 FM. For more information, see our website at:
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