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Paying More, Getting Less

"Paying More, Getting Less," produced by Labor at The Crossroads, also known as Labor X, explores the 1995 CUNY budget cuts from both historical and activist perspectives. Janine Jackson, program director and host at Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR), is in conversation with Sandi E. Cooper, CUNY Faculty Senator and Blanche Wiesen Cook, professor of history at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. They discuss the past, present and future of CUNY as it faced a 25% budget cut. They argued that the budget cuts would result in the defunding of programs and tuition hikes for students.

From 1989 to 1995, Labor X was a cable TV program which was committed to placing the voices, faces and issues of working people on television. It screened on both CUNY TV Channel 75 and Manhattan Neighborhood Network Channel 34.
Source | American Social History Project (ASHP) is based at the Center for Media and Learning, Graduate Center (CUNY). Since 1981, ASHP has produced a wide range of accessible media which provide the public with information and teachers with educational tools that help students and working adults understand the importance of studying the past.
Creator | Labor at the Crossroads - CUNY TV Channel 75 and Manhattan Neighborhood Network Channel 34.
Date Created | 1995 (Circa)
Director | Simin Farkhondeh
Rights | Obtain From American Social History Project (ASHP)
Item Type | Moving Image (VHS)
Cite This document | Labor at the Crossroads - CUNY TV Channel 75 and Manhattan Neighborhood Network Channel 34. , “Paying More, Getting Less,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed November 21, 2017, http://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/5402.

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