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Caption: The Voice for Working People
Updates on locked-out nurses, NYU grad students, and restaurant guides!

  • Added: Dec 13, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
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DENVER - The 2012 National Farmworker Health Conference begins today in Denver, marking the 50th anniversary of the Migrant Health Act.

  • Added: May 09, 2012
  • Length: 01:37
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DENVER - The national unemployment rate is slightly more than 8 percent, but finding a job in tough economic times can be even more difficult for p...

  • Added: May 03, 2012
  • Length: 01:43
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It’s not even the crime that counts sometimes. It’s that little box on an application that asks you to reveal if you have a criminal history. Chec...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
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Dr. William Hanson, author of Smart Medicine: How the Changing Role of Doctors Will Revolutionize Health Care.

Bought by KWIS 88.3 FM


  • Added: Aug 17, 2011
  • Length: 25:03
  • Purchases: 1
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This documentary examines the volatile issues that are tearing at social fabric of the state of Wisconsin. Its Republican governor is determined...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Apr 20, 2011
  • Length: 31:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Reporter Rina Palta takes a hard look at how the toughest job market in decades will shape this recession generation.

Bought by WXVU 89.1 FM Villanova


  • Added: Nov 16, 2010
  • Length: 12:48
  • Purchases: 1
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A stand-alone segment of the Planet Warning Series. Reports on the jobless "recovery" that the US has been moved into from the Great Recession.

  • Added: Oct 13, 2010
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Scientists at the Janelia Farm Research Campus in Ashburn, Virginia perform cutting edge neuroscience research. A Janelia Farm exec says Northern Virginia's congested highways makes hiring and retaining employees difficult., Credit: Matt Staley/Janelia Farm
Business execs in Northern Virginia, typically a core Republican constituency, are beginning to lose patience with the GOP over its refusal to rais...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2010
  • Length: 04:41
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We go to Postville, Iowa and Laurel, Mississippi--two communities where the largest workplace immigration raids happened in 2008.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jan 20, 2010
  • Length: 14:53
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hidden Histories
From 1908 to 1917, Hine took thousands of pictures for the National Child Labor Committee, exposing the dangerous conditions that children endured ...

  • Added: May 17, 2009
  • Length: 02:01
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BuildingGreen.com founder Alex Wilson discusses the history, current state, and future of the green building movement. Erin Gorman, CEO of Divine ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A look at how an indigenous Mexican migrants adapt to city life.

  • Added: Dec 24, 2008
  • Length: 08:58
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A look at the economic forces that push the Purepecha from home and pull them toward Seattle.

  • Added: Dec 24, 2008
  • Length: 09:02
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A look at the tensions in a new immigrant community.

  • Added: Dec 24, 2008
  • Length: 08:52