In May 2022, the Heartland Labor Forum reported on censorship in public schools. We’ll follow up with KCMO school librarian, Rebecca Parker about the escalation of book bans and the chilling effects its having on our local libraries. Than, the Economic Policy Center just did a checkup on the post-COVID economic health of the Midwest and found it to be sickly, especially in regard to minority unemployment, unionization rates and lack of employer policies like sick leave. Get the report. Also, Remember Our Struggle with Ariana.
Banned but not Forgotten; The State of KCMO School Libraries – and – Challenges and Opportunities in the Midwest Since COVID – EPIJudy Ancel