Block the Boat LA and These Roses Have Thorns: Colombian Flower Workers

On August 16, thousands of Palestinian solidarity activists convened at the Port of Oakland and blocked workers from the Longshore union – ILWU from unloading an Israeli cargo ship. The movement to “Block the boat for Gaza” is growing. Find out about it this week on the Heartland Labor Forum. Also last month 2 speakers from Colombia were in Kansas City to explain where our cut flowers come from and the sweatshops that produce them. Thursday at 6 PM, rebroadcast Friday at 5 AM.

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