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HOUR ONE: "Locked Up" - Most of us will never know what really happens behind bars. Prisons are generally off limits to the public and press. This ...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:58
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Host Bob Kustra interviews Alden about his book about how America got left behind in the global economy.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2017
  • Length: 30:30
Caption: john a. powell
Conspicuous climate disruption is here now. At the same time, a global super-elite of fossil fuel mega-billionaires has cinched a political strangl...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Clean Up Man at Bergie’s Seafood from the New Bedford Whaling Museum’s exhibition, “Working Waterfront: Photographic Portraits”. 2009. New Bedford. Photo by Phil Mello.
Phil Mello has been photographing New Bedford’s working waterfront for over 40 years. He started as an amateur, documenting the inner world of the ...

  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 04:53
Caption: Timely, in-depth, progressive analysis since 1991
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: French Election Highlights the Failure to Address Unemployment and Inequal...

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  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Food stamps, Social Security, and Medicaid are not the only, or even the largest, social welfare programs in America. Professor Suzanne Mettler rev...

  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 23:45
Caption: Lee Singer (1971)
In the 1970's, Studs Terkel interviewed Duke and Lee Singer at their auto repair shop in Geneva, Illinois. He was looking for a story about fixing ...

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  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 06:27
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Caption: Studs Terkel
In 1974, author and oral historian Studs Terkel published his seminal book "Working," a portrait of America based on 130 interviews. The raw record...

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  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 05:05
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Caption: Gary Bryner, Credit: Detroit Free Press
Gary Bryner tells Studs Terkel about being a union member and working in an auto factory for General Motors. Four decades later, he reflects on how...

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  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 04:17
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Sharon Griggins was 17 years old and working for Illinois Bell as a telephone operator when she was interviewed by Studs Terkel. For a job that req...

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  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 04:32
  • Purchases: 2
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When he was first interviewed by Studs Terkel in 1971, jockey Eddie Arroyo had been racing for 6 years. He said it was the hardest and most dangero...

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  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Studs Terkel interviews a gravedigger in 1972 for his book "Working."

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  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 03:20
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Studs Terkel interviews Al Pommier, aka 'One Swing Al', a parking lot attendant in Chicago, Illinois. This story aired as part of a week long serie...

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  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:27
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Caption: Studs Terkel
Studs Terkel interviews a female advertising executive in the 1970's for his book "Working."

  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 03:19
Caption: Timely, in-depth, progressive analysis since 1991
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Women Activists Call on Trump to Initiate Regional Peace Talks with North ...

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  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
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Yesterday evening in Bloomington about 70 people attended a march and rally in solidarity with an international migrant strike. The event was held ...

  • Added: May 02, 2017
  • Length: 07:27
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Michael Yandell tells his wife, Amy, about being exposed to sarin gas while serving in the U.S. Army as a bomb disposal technician in Iraq.

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  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Despite strict rules that you can't illicitly sell things outside of Jazz Fest, there is a whole economy that exists just beyond the festival gates...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2017
  • Length: 04:40
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This week's edition asks Bloomington residents whether employers should ask job applicants about their criminal histories.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:51
Caption: IBEW 191 & NJATC
Interview by Lori Province: Rob explains how the Electrician’s apprenticeship program works.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 27:46
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Tune in next time to "Sounds Jewish" for a global playlist of Jewish music about the pride and perils of work, and the joys of organizing.

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Dale Bright
Interview by Gary Kanter: Dale explains what is going on with the Martin L King County Labor Council and some of their new organizing methods.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2017
  • Length: 27:43
Caption: Professor Gordon Lafer
Americans may vote for polar opposite candidates … liberal or conservative. Their vote may express ideological differences. But, on principles and ...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Walmart has long been a target for critics of corporate expansion. They say that the big-box retailer pushes out locally-owned businesses and mistr...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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Three women detail their experiences in the paid labor force and how invaluable women are as workers and providers.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 08:41