Mark McDermott, Social & Economic Educator and Activist
April 9, 2019

Interview by Ken Winkes: Mark reveals his new presentation about patriotism, Unions, and American workers.

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We Do The Work Comments: There are many definitions of patriotism.


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We Do The Work believes American Workers are at the heart of our Economy and Culture and deserve dignity, respect, and a decent family wage. Our mission is to Educate! Agitate! Mobilize! Entertain!

The show is hosted by Ken Winkes, retired school administrator and teacher and Lori Province, retired Washington State Labor Council Field Mobilization Director. Also, hosting are Gary Kanter and Mike Dumovich. Gary is a gifted song writer, singer, humorist, and an irritant to the establishment. Mike is a retired CEO, blues player, singer, and labor historian. Also, we have Mark Lowry, retired president of the Northwest Washington Central Labor Council. The program is produced by Janet McKinney, a retired member of Operating Engineers Local 302.

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