Seg. 1: Grad Worker Unions | Seg. 2: Poet Eric Borden
Segment 1: Unionization of Graduate Workers
At universities across the country, graduate workers are calling for better wages and benefits. In this conversation, we find out how this movement has permeated through Missouri.
- Meredith Kelling, doctoral candidate, Washington University in St. Louis
- Vimal Patel, reporter, The Chronicle of Higher Education
Segment 2, beginning at 25:21: Poet Eric Borden
A Kansas City construction worker is getting a lot of attention for his poetry performances — but he doesn't even write them down! Poet Eric Borden discusses the dignity of blue-collar work and shares how he juggles all those words in his head.
- Eric Borden, oral poet & construction worker