Episode: Talking NCAA Football Unions w/ Kain Colter


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Talking NCAA Football Unions w/ Kain Colter

This week we speak to Kain Colter, former quarterback at Northwestern and current organizer with the American Federation of Teachers. We talked about his experiences at Northwestern, challenges that college athletes face, and the labor movement today. 

Also we got ‘Choice Words’ about the picket line developing at the Super Bowl halftime show by artists,’Just Stand Up’ and ‘Just Sit Down’ awards to Donovan Mitchell and a recent recipient. All that and more on this week’s show.

Kain Colter

https://www.si.com/college-football/2016/02/24/northwestern-union-case-book-indentured

Zirin, The Artistic Picket Line Surrounding the Super Bowl Halftime Show

https://www.thenation.com/article/travis-scott-colin-kaepernick-super-bowl-halftime-show/

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