Essential Work: Exploring the Past, Present and Future of Jobs

We Just Come to Work Here (We Don't Come to Die)

September 05, 2020 The Battle of Homestead Foundation Season 1 Episode 2
Essential Work: Exploring the Past, Present and Future of Jobs
We Just Come to Work Here (We Don't Come to Die)
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Essential Work: Exploring the Past, Present and Future of Jobs
We Just Come to Work Here (We Don't Come to Die)
Sep 05, 2020 Season 1 Episode 2
The Battle of Homestead Foundation

This is Episode 2 of Essential Work: Exploring the Past, Present, and Future of Jobs, brought to you by the Battle of Homestead Foundation.

Episode 2 includes:

The start of a new monthly feature called Working Over Time, with regular expert commentators Rosemary Trump and Charlie McCollester.  Host Nathan Ruggles engages with them on the issue of worker health and safety in the time of a pandemic, with a historic perspective and attention to the role of unions.

Following that is a discussion with Larry McCullough covering free online programs and upcoming eventsl hosted by the Battle of Homestead Foundation.  The show ends as always with an appropriate music selection from Larry.  This time: “We Just Come to Work Here, We Don’t Come to Die” composed by Oregon longshoreman Harry Stamper and recorded for Smithsonian Folkways by Pittsburgh singer-songwriter and labor activist Anne Feeney.

“We Just Come to Work Here, We Don’t Come to Die” — Anne Feeney, Classic Labor Songs (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings), 2006. On Spotify.

Please give us five stars on Apple Podcasts!

Podcast website: esssentialworkpodcast.org

Comment line: (412) 326-9435

Email: bhfpodcast.nathan@gmail.com

Please support this podcast and the organization: https://battleofhomestead.org

Logo by Brittany Sheets: bsheetscreative.com

Original Music by Jason Kendall: Jasonkendallproductions.com

Show Notes

This is Episode 2 of Essential Work: Exploring the Past, Present, and Future of Jobs, brought to you by the Battle of Homestead Foundation.

Episode 2 includes:

The start of a new monthly feature called Working Over Time, with regular expert commentators Rosemary Trump and Charlie McCollester.  Host Nathan Ruggles engages with them on the issue of worker health and safety in the time of a pandemic, with a historic perspective and attention to the role of unions.

Following that is a discussion with Larry McCullough covering free online programs and upcoming eventsl hosted by the Battle of Homestead Foundation.  The show ends as always with an appropriate music selection from Larry.  This time: “We Just Come to Work Here, We Don’t Come to Die” composed by Oregon longshoreman Harry Stamper and recorded for Smithsonian Folkways by Pittsburgh singer-songwriter and labor activist Anne Feeney.

“We Just Come to Work Here, We Don’t Come to Die” — Anne Feeney, Classic Labor Songs (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings), 2006. On Spotify.

Please give us five stars on Apple Podcasts!

Podcast website: esssentialworkpodcast.org

Comment line: (412) 326-9435

Email: bhfpodcast.nathan@gmail.com

Please support this podcast and the organization: https://battleofhomestead.org

Logo by Brittany Sheets: bsheetscreative.com

Original Music by Jason Kendall: Jasonkendallproductions.com