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  • The Blaze on Mike Testifying in DC April 30, 2014   The Blaze just published an article on Mike’s testimony before the House Committee on Natural Resources meeting to discuss “American Energy Jobs: Opportunities for Skilled Trade Workers.” The Blaze goes over what Mike addressed in his testimony, and offers a good summary of the proceedings. Click here to read the article on The Blaze’s site. Click here to learn more about Mike’s testimony. read more...
  • Mike on Armstrong and Getty April 24, 2014 Listen to Mike talk to Armstrong and Getty about the mikeroweWORKS Foundation and the Walmart controversy on their podcast. Listen above, or click here to listen on the Armstrong and Getty website. read more...
  • Mike Talks Skills and Stem on “Let’s Talk Live” April 24, 2014 Mike appeared live on D.C. area talk show “Let’s Talk Live” to talk about his involvement in the USA Science and Engineering Festival, and his interest in promoting the skilled trades. Watch below. Find out more about Mike at USASEF here. read more...
  • Mike visits Varney & Co. to discuss Employment and Education March 28, 2014 Mike talks about the “I Am a Woodshop” video that was made in support of the Ottowa Township High School who closed its Vo-Tech program. Over 150 kids stood up in protest over the loss. Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.comVarney & Co. read more...
  • Bloomberg TV: Mike talks about the Wal-Mart controversy February 27, 2014 The controversial manufacturing commercial for Wal-Mart is discussed on Bloomberg TV “Street Smart” with Trish Regan. Bloomberg TV read more...
  • Equipment World: Mike opens up about opera, skilled trades and Dirty Jobs February 27, 2014 Mike sits down with Equipment World at ConExpo 2014 to talk about his views on the skilled trades and explains “no job is a bad job.” By Wayne Grayson All of the new machines are obviously the star of a show like ConExpo. But one of the highlights for the Equipment World team last week at the show was getting to sit ... read more...
  • Mike interviewed by Dennis Miller about Walmart and more February 26, 2014 Mike spent an hour with Dennis Miller discussing everything from the controversial Wal-mart commercial to his new Profoundly Disconnected book. The Dennis Miller Show (To listen to complete interview you need to be a member of DMZ) read more...
  • Mike talks to Adam Carolla about the Wal-mart Controversy February 26, 2014 During the second half of the February 26, 2014 show Mike joins the podcast to discuss the recent Wal-mart controversy and how their relationship with taking risks has changed over the years. Listen to the podcast – here. read more...
  • TMZ Talks to Mike about being attacked over a Wal-mart ad February 25, 2014 Mike chatted it up with the guys on TMZ Live about the controversy over the recent Wal-mart ad. (Mike’s interview begins 18:43 minutes into the show.) TMZ Live Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. read more...
  • MSNBC Morning Joe gets Mike’s take on Walmart backlash February 24, 2014 Mike visits with the crew on Morning Joe to discuss the controversial Walmart ad and his new book Profoundly Disconnected. We also learn a new term “cognitive dissonance” – when someone you’re trained to hate does something you actually agree with and how it takes a minute to get your head around it…for some it has taken longer than a ... read more...
  • Fox News Radio John Gibson – Mike talks about the “terrible arithmetic of the economy” February 20, 2014 Mike gives his thoughts on the Walmart ad controversy and if raising the minimum wage is really the answer. Work is a beautiful thing. Mike Rowe on critics attacking him for narrating a new ad for Walmart says he can’t imagine what would happen in the economy if others followed Walmarts example. On the CBO report that raising the minimum wage ... read more...
  • Fox News Radio Tom Sullivan – There are ‘Help Wanted’ signs everywhere February 20, 2014 Mike discusses jobs that go unfilled, the mikeroweWORKS Foundation scholarships and urges people to really consider a job in the skilled trades. Despite the country’s high unemployment rate,“Dirty Jobs” Host Mike Rowe says he sees “Help Wanted” signs everywhere he travels in this country! The problem, Rowe says, is that many Americans lack the necessary skills to fill those jobs or aren’t ... read more...
  • Fox News Radio Kilmeade & Friends – Mike talks about his new book and QVC February 20, 2014 From past to present Mike discusses everything from his new book Profoundly Disconnected to selling lava lamps and Katsaks on QVC. Kilmeade & Friends Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com read more...
  • CNN Piers Morgan – Mike sings Opera and talks about being unemployed February 20, 2014 Mike covers a lot of ground during his time with Piers Morgan. He sings, he announces, and he talks about the end of the Dirty Jobs and Ford era. For the first time in his adult life, the man that preaches a good day’s work, is unemployed. “You know, it’s odd,” said Mike Rowe, joining “Piers Morgan Live” Thursday evening. “But I ... read more...
  • Varney & Co. – Mike responds to critics of the Walmart ad February 20, 2014 The big question is why is Mike being attacked for promoting work? He gives his thought on jobs and cognitive dissonance; saying “employees and employers shouldn’t be enemies.” Fox Business- Varney & Co. Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com read more...