As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
Guest Host: Rebecca Roberts
Some say America’s labor movement has been dying a slow death for years. And, the General Motors bankruptcy is just another nail in the coffin of union power. But labor leaders say they’re NOT down for the count. We talk with one of the nation’s leading union voices about jobs, wages, and the future of work in this country.
- Anna Burger Secretary/Treasurer, Service Employees International Union; Chair, Change to Win labor federation; Member of the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board
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