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In the 1930’s, many African-American artists and intellectuals traveled to the Soviet Union, seeking a society free of class and racism. Joseph Roa...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2015
  • Length: 03:24
Caption: Paul Hope, Teacher & President of Fourth Corner WEA
Interview: Paul Hope, friend of students and teachers, explains what is happening to Washington legislature’s education budget and why educators a...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2015
  • Length: 27:59
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Income and wealth disparities in the U.S. are the most pronounced they’ve been in decades. Perhaps nowhere is the gap between luxury and poverty mo...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 05:01
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Low-Wage Workers Organize Largest Nationwide Protest to Push for $15 Minim...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WRIR


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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If you want to hire a worker in Oakland, you’re going to have to pay a little bit more these days. At the beginning of the month, Measure FF, overw...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 06:30
Caption: Rich Austin, ILWU
Interview: Part 3 of a 6 part series called ‘War on the Workers’ starts off with Rich being interviewed about how working class Americans are getti...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:21
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Students and faculty rally for better pay in Greensboro NC

  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:01
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This is the first in a series of podcasts in collaboration with EthicalSystems.org to explore behavioral science in the workplace. In this installm...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 25:59
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Over one million North Carolinians make the minimum wage at their job: Seven-twenty-five an hour. While many states and cities have recently raised...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: Rich Austin, ILWU
Rich Austin, Retired ILWU and Member of ILWU Negotiating Team, Part 2 Interview: Part 2 of a 6 part series called ‘War on the Workers’ with Rich t...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:08
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Teri Hockett talks about the definition of “What’s for Work?” and how it came about. She also talks about “Employed for Life” and what that means ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2015
  • Length: 24:58
Caption: Lucas Benitez
Would you believe, here at the beginning of the 21st century, that every order of fast-food served with a slice of tomato is part of a system of sl...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Majora Carter
Just how dumb do they think we are? Who would believe that destroying the ecosystems on which all life depends, while dis-employing more and more p...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
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I attempt to sell Avon to men in a bowling league

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 07:02
Caption: Rich Austin, ILWU
Rich Austin, Retired ILWU and Member of ILWU Negotiating Team Interview: Part 1 of a 6 part series called ‘War on the Workers’ starts off with Rich...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2015
  • Length: 27:41
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Special guest host Dr. Kimberly Crowley speaks with President Thomas about craftsmanship and the movement of personal craft during his time and ours.

Bought by KREV-LP and WRIR


  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: WA Fair Trade Coalition
Interview: Gillian explains the current trade agreements and that the debate over “Fast Track” legislation for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 27:37
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Jeff Wilson sits down with his former high school classmate Tammie Baird to talk about when he accidentally hit her with his car in 1984.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Mining in Minnesota has been going on for decades, but today, economic and environmental issues are raising important questions about the industry....

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Historian Lara Vapnek talks about her biography of the great labor organizer and champion of civil liberties, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 29:27
Caption: Dr. Scott Myers-Lipton
Today, 47-million Americans live in poverty. That places this country at the bottom among industrial nations for the divide between the haves and h...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The way we make a living is changing. For about a third of Americans, regular hours and benefits are giving way to a patchwork of contracting, temp...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:45
  • Purchases: 1
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The Pillsbury A Mill is a National Historic Landmark, and in the midst of a $150 million redevelopment project. But back in the 1800s, it was the b...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 04:31
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Despite growing newfound interest in food, diets and nutrition, how many question where their food comes from and the conditions under which it was...

Bought by WRGY


  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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It’s the second most-traded commodity in the world after oil but how much do you think about your cup of coffee? From coffee farmers in Colombia to...

Bought by WRIR and KVSC


  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2