#1728: "Standing Up" and Saving Up | 51%

September 02, 2022 00:32:17
#1728: "Standing Up" and Saving Up | 51%
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#1728: "Standing Up" and Saving Up | 51%
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Show Notes

On this week’s 51%, we speak with lifelong activist and former 9to5 Director Ellen Bravo and her husband, Larry Miller, about their new book Standing Up: Tales of Struggle, based on their personal experiences fighting for unionization and worker’s rights. We’re also saving up: our Dr. Sharon Ufberg speaks with finance guru Anne Lester about how young women can better take advantage of the tools around them to save for their futures. 

Guests: Ellen Bravo, Larry Miller, authors of Standing Up: Tales of Struggle; Dr. Sharon Ufberg and Anne Lester, retirement expert

51% is a national production of WAMC Northeast Public Radio. It's produced by Jesse King. Our executive producer is Dr. Alan Chartock, and our theme is "Lolita" by the Albany-based artist Girl Blue.

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