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Our city’s economy – what is it for? New York’s has been very good at piling up profits and building tall buildings. But all that private profit has come at a cost to public services and public trust. Could it be different? On this week’s show, we talk about the new conversations that are happening between labor unions and community members. Between residents, workers, and employers about how everyone’s economy can move forward.

Featured Guests:

J. Phillip Thomson
Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives, City of New York

Roger Green
Executive Director, DuBois Bunche Center for Public Policy

Gladys Drew
Worker-owner, Cooperative Home Care Associates

Adria Powell
President and CEO, Cooperative Home Care Associates

Shaywaal Amin
Vice President, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

Lynn Benander
President, Co-op Power

Rebecca Lurie
Coordinator, Community and Worker Ownership Project

Shilpa Nandwani & Cole Carothers
Co-founders, Khao’na Kitchen

Sheila R. Foster
Professor of Law and Public Policy, Georgetown Law