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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...

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  • 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
Caption: Sandor Moss on MIW, Credit: Oddua Productions
With Akeisha Johnson, your host, on this episode of Making it Work, Sandor will share his experiences of being a working musician within The Bay.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2015
  • Length: 20:11
Caption: Rich Austin, ILWU
Rich Austin, Retired ILWU and Member of ILWU 2014-15 Negotiating Team, Part 6 Interview: The final of a 6-part series called “War on the Workers” ...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 27:59
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Life in the Age of Leisure

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 12:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rich Austin, ILWU
Interview: Part 5 of a 6 part series called “War on the Workers” starts off with Rich explaining how US laws favor multinational corporations over...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:40
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Just a stone’s throw from Orlando’s Disneyworld, Florida’s Lake Apopka used to be a premier recreational lake, until agricultural chemical runoff p...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Judith Haggard is one of two nurse practitioners at the Otto Bean Medical Center in Kennett, Mo. The clinic has no full-time doctor so Haggard works with a collaborating physician outside of the SEMO Health Network, which runs Otto Bean., Credit: Bram Sable-Smith
The Missouri Bootheel is a region emblematic of the social and medical problems facing rural Missouri, and really, all of rural America. Life expec...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:13
  • Purchases: 2
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LA GUARDIA AND ORGANIZED LABOR: LA GUARDIA RADIO PROGRAMS: THE DREAMER AND THE DOER - THE LIFE AND WORK OF FIORELLO H. LA GUARDIA: Organized labor...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 28:13
Caption: Rich Austin, ILWU
Rich Austin, Retired ILWU and Member of ILWU 2014-15 Negotiating Team, Part 4 Interview: Part 4 of a 6 part series called “War on the Workers” sta...

  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 28:21
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When Frances Mayes moved to Tuscany, Italy she left behind her family and roots in Fitzgerald, Georgia. In her new memoir Under Magnolia, the renow...

Bought by WKCC, WABE, KVSC, KENW, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Shoppers in Falmouth, Massachusetts discuss what they might say to any of the vast numbers of young people leaving Cape Cod for better opportunitie...

  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 01:30
Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
This most talked about agreement, its secrecy, what is it? Who is for it? Why don't we know more about it? Hear it all here!~ Evergreen for Spring ...

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  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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After months on strike, FairPoint Communications workers reflect on going back to work.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:19
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Janice Sage is hosting an essay contest with her Center Lovell Inn as the award.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 07:22
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While advocates and politicians seek an alternative, more integrative model to the AbilityOne program, Gladys, a disabled worker wonders if the Abi...

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:55
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Finding the right number to raise Portland’s minimum wage is proving to be hard.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: Mark McDermott
Mark McDermott, a Union Activist, Community Organizer, and Historian, Part 2 Interview: Mark explains why Labor and Community are the same side of...

  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 28:09
Caption: Solidarity is POWER
Steve Garey, Recently Retired President of the USW Local 12-591 Interview: Steve Garey, a veteran of the 2015 refinery workers’ strike, talks abou...

  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
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Joyce BenderJoyce Bender is the Chair of the Board of the American Association of People with Disabilities and the CEO of Bender Consulting Service...

  • Added: May 13, 2015
  • Length: 15:58
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A warm, personal story about the lives and challenges of energy workers "behind the light switch."

  • Added: May 13, 2015
  • Length: 16:49