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We Do the Work

Series produced by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio

Caption: We Do The Work
We Do The Work 

A radio program for workers!

A local worker radio program

Weekly features include News, Interviews, Music, and Comments.
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.


205 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Mark McDermott
Interview by Ken Winkes: Mark gives many examples of why the truth matters in our lives and tells us about his new workshop called Fighting for ou...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2017
  • Length: 28:09
Caption: Petra, Cordelia, Faviola
* Interview by Ken Winkes: Petra, Cordelia, and Faviola talk about their successful bargaining agreement with Draper Valley.

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Liz Shuler, AFL-CIO
* Interview by Lori Province: Liz describes the AFL-CIO young worker programs that engages and empowers younger workers.

  • Added: Nov 24, 2017
  • Length: 28:07
Caption: Paul Hope, Educator
* Interview by Ken Winkes: Paul explains more about the Washington State’s Education Budget-it’s pretty bad.

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 28:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paul Hope, Educator
Paul Hope, President of the Washington Education Association Fourth Corner, Part 1. * Interview by Ken Winkes: Paul explains the Washington State’s...

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  • Added: Nov 10, 2017
  • Length: 27:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: WA Fair Trade Coalition
*Stan Sorscher, President of the Washington Fair Trade Coalition. *Interview by Gary Kanter: Stan gives an account of the effects of NAFTA, what Tr...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:26
Caption: Public Defender
Jon Komorowski, Chief Public Defender of Whatcom County, Part 2. Interview by Lori Province: Jon explains in more detail why public defenders are...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2017
  • Length: 28:06
Caption: Jon Komorowski
Jon Komorowski, Chief Public Defender of Whatcom County, Part 1. Interview by Lori Province: Jon explains why public defenders are so important to...

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: 27:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Conor Casey
Conor Casey, Labor Archivist at the Labor Archives of Washington, Part 3. Interview by Mike Dumovich: Conor reports on the lifelong labor activist ...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2017
  • Length: 28:13
Caption: Conor Casey
Interview by Mike Dumovich: Conor describes Anna Louise Strong, a 20th-century American journalist, activist, and supporter of the labor movement. ...

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  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 28:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Conor and Crystal
Interview by Mike Dumovich: Crystal and Conor report on a women in labor history project. Rebel Girl: written by Joe Hill, arranged and sung by H...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 27:35
Caption: Cordelia, Petra, Kristina
Kristina Storm, UFCW Local 21 Organizer, Cordelia Miramontes & Petra Cavazos, Draper Valley Workers. Interview by Ken Winkes: Cordelia, Petra, and...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 28:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: WA Fair Trade Coalition
Gillian Locascio, Executive Director of the Washington Fair Trade Coalition & Alma Vargas, Fellowship from UCLA Labor Center, Part 2. Interview b...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 28:22
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Gillian Locascio, Executive Director of the Washington Fair Trade Coalition, Part 1. Interview by Ken Winkes: Gillian explains NAFTA’s re-negotia...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 28:03
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Mike and Gary host this year’s Labor Day program by playing music from artists that are important to them and the labor movement.

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  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 28:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bob Burnett
Interview by Ken Winkes: Bob, who is a writer, technologist, environmentalist, and much more, chats about his concerns, where the country is going...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2017
  • Length: 27:51
Caption: Aneelah Afzali
Interview by Gary Kanter: Aneelah talks about Islam and the local Muslim community.

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and WRIR


  • Added: Aug 18, 2017
  • Length: 28:26
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Robert McCloud
Interview by Lori Province: Robert discusses the safety and fairness issues in the construction industry.

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Aug 11, 2017
  • Length: 27:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: April Sims
Interview by Lori Province: April describes the new WSLC training program on how union members and leaders can have a conversation about racism in ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WRIR, and WXDU


  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 27:33
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Karl de Jong
Interview by Mark Lowry: Karl describes his experience in Georgia door belling for Jon Ossoff’s campaign and how people can help change what is go...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: 28:07
  • Purchases: 1