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The Fair Food Program is recognized as one of the great human rights success stories of our day. This unique farmworker- and consumer-driven initia...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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When you get into a taxi, you usually know where you are coming from, where you are going. But what about your taxi driver? This week we travel wit...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 29:02
Caption: Detroit Garment Group Founder Karen Buscemi, Credit: Boswell
The Bonfires of Social Enterprise episode with Detroit fashion writer turned job maker and social enterprise entrepreneuer. Karen Buscemi is trying...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:08
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The unemployment rate in Indiana reached five percent this month, but the statistics don’t tell the whole story. Correspondent Jerrod Dill brings u...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 09:41
Caption: Panelists, Credit: New America NYC
On this edition of Making Contact we’ll hear from a panel of labor reporters, professors, and policy analysts as they discuss post-recession labor ...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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Remember how much real estate Serial took up in your brain? Now imagine having 75 crime stories in your mind all the time, and the cases are active...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2015
  • Length: 26:44
Caption: Wilson Matthews (L) and Jeanne Yeatman (R)
Flight nurses Wilson Matthews and Jeanne Yeatman talk about their work aboard emergency response helicopters and their attempts to save a child who...

Bought by WTJU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kim Marks, Jen Wallis
Interview: Jen and Kim summarize the successful Railroad Safety Conferences, which included workers, community & environmentalists, as well as exp...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 28:12
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Conor Casey, Archivist
Interview: Conor explains that the Labor Archives were founded to preserve history and make it accessible, and one of his jobs is bringing zeal to...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2015
  • Length: 27:58
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In this three-part episode of "Crosscurrents" KALW's Liza Veale looks into the Bay Area’s sex industry: it's advantages, it's complications, and it...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 22:46
Caption: Master mason Victor Ayala, Credit: CharlesMcGuigan
When he was just a boy, Victor Iyella whose family was struggling in Guadalajara crossed the Rio Bravo on his own, only to be taken back to Mexico....

  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:06
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For teens in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park, Facebook’s presence goes beyond their digital lives. The teenagers in these towns are in the unique pos...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 07:42
Caption: Facebook's sign greets visitors at the original Menlo Park campus, Credit: Chris Hambrick
East Palo Alto is a small, new city -- it was only incorporated in 1983. Its residents are primarily low-income, and the population is mostly Afric...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 08:35
Caption: Sarah Rogers poses with her NUMMI-made car, a Toyota Tacoma named Goldie, Credit: Angela Johnston
When the NUMMI auto factory in Fremont closed five years ago, close to 5,000 people lost their jobs. An estimated 20,000 others were also out of w...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:37
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Can you relate to penny wise and pound foolish? Of course not. You use dollars, not pounds. And there’s the reason for the really low minimum wage ...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: The Jollimores raise mussels., Credit: Charles McGuigan
We return to Prince Edward Island where we’ll spend the next half hour with a father and daughter who produce what PEI has come to be known for the...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 27:06
Caption: Professor Victor Tan Chen
Victor Tan Chen, sociology professor at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, has studied the plight of the American worker … from successf...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Jul 09, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Garrett Brown, Retired OSHA
Interview: Garrett not only tells us that there are more resources in protecting the environment than there are workers but also that OSHA is unde...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jul 03, 2015
  • Length: 28:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Oakland High School
It’s 8:08am, the Friday before spring break, and under other circumstances Kathleen Byrnes would already be at work. “We would be in our classroom...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 08:26
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In the sharing economy no one can hear you work. This is because companies like Uber, Lyft, Postmates and others only employ “partners” or indepen...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 32:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Joshua Gubitz (L) and Len Berk (R)
Len Berk talks to his friend, Joshua Gubitz, about becoming a salmon slicer after retiring from a 40 year career in accounting.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:46
Caption: Jimmy Kelly
Interview: Jimmy gives us real and fun insights about the festival’s history, which includes artists, activists, organizers, educators, hell raise...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: 28:13
Caption: Nina Fendel and Avotjca
Interview: Nina Fendel—singer and founder of the Labor Heritage Festival—gives more information about the festival, and Avotjca—singer, poet/playw...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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Journalist and author Beth Macy recounts the Shakespearean rise and fall of Bassett Furniture during a time of rapid globalization, and how John Ba...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 30:30