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Podcast: Angela Hanks on the Power and Importance of Unions

Maine Beacon

"Unions are what sent my cousins to college, they're what helped us go on vacation, they're what made sure that when there were hard times my family still had jobs."

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Angela Hanks, Chief of Programs at Dēmos and former Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of Labor, joined Maine People's Alliance's Ben Chin to discuss her life and career, the role of government, and the power of organizing.

In this clip from her appearance, she shares the importance of unions to her own family's economic stability.

Visit the Beacon's site to listen to Angela's full interview