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Caption: Conor Casey and Gigi Peterson
Interview by Mike Dumovich: Mike continues his special segment of We Do The Work called ‘Learn Yourself” that explores an historical labor event h...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 27:43
Caption: Thomas M. Shapiro
Income and wealth inequality is now a regular topic of conversation. The standard of living for most Americans’ since the Great Recession is either...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Conor Casey and Gigi Peterson
Interview by Mike Dumovich: Mike continues his special segment of We Do The Work called ‘Learn Yourself” that explores an historical labor event h...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2017
  • Length: 28:16
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This week's edition asks Bloomington residents what they think the minimum wage should be.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 04:50
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In our show today with Sara Farris we’ll ask, what’s behind the right-wing demand for women’s rights in the context of immigration (hint, it’s the ...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Farm Worker History to Success
Interview by Gary Kanter: Ramon, Jason, and Edgar tell the story of how a group of farm workers ended up negotiating a great union contract.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 27:39
Caption: Edward D. Hess
If we were on a ship at sea, and learned of the impending tsunami, we’d do everything we could to prepare for the collision.

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tony Bees shows off his bee-themed tattoos. The scroll reads in Latin: “Go to the honeybee, thy poet, consider her ways and be wise.”
When bee season in New York City begins in early spring, that means retired police detective (and unofficial NYPD beekeeper) Anthony “Tony Bees” Pl...

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:56
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on The Score, with Edmund Stone, the subject is people on the lam.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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In The Problem with Work, Kathi Weeks challenges the presupposition that work, or waged labor, is inherently a social and political good. Or in oth...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Danny Glover
How can we manifest the world we want, and who we want to be? Actor-activist Danny Glover and Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, former CEO of Green For All, s...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2017
  • Length: 28:31
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Co-Hosts Gregg & Gabriela quiz people on the street about their jobs and about the meaning of Labor Day. Topical tunes and fan requests from Pete ...

Bought by KSRQ and KFAI


  • Added: Jun 26, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:54
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries you'll meet some of the guys from Graphite Design and Build! GDB create custom sculptures, models, and signs f...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2017
  • Length: 06:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Are for-profit colleges and universities worth the money? Lilia Fuquen reports that according to a new study, for-profit colleges are not only cost...

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: WA ST Labor Education & Research Center
Interview by Gary Kanter: Darby explains the mission of the Labor Center and its current projects.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 28:20
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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
  • Purchases: 1
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...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 05:05
  • Purchases: 2
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
  • Purchases: 1
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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