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Gene Kendzior tells his daughter, Jennifer, about his father, who died working in a coal mine in 1967.

Bought by WEZU, WVBI-LP, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Michele Stelovich
Interview by Lori Province: Michele describes right to right, which is not about work but instead about taking freedoms away from workers.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 27:58
Caption: Veronica Volk/WXXI News, Credit: Akin Johnson holds his credential during the East High School commencement in June 2017.
In recent years, there has been a push to get people with disabilities into the general workforce. But despite these initiatives, some students who...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:20
Caption: Steve Garey
Interview by Mark Lowry: Steve talks passionately about carbon, carbon pricing, and how to deal with climate change.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 27:54
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We visit the National Museum of African American History & Culture, the newest Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. Co-Hosts Gregg & Gabriela interview...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:54
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The work is hard. There's an assembly line. There's a line of people, like, from here to the end of the block, to keep up with the chicken.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 08:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Painting, landscaping, demo work, dish washer... I'm available.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 04:19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Timely, In-Depth Progressive Analysis
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Oxfam Reports the World's Top 1% Captured 82% of Global Wealth Created in ...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WRIR


  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Ben Abrams explores the emergence of Cuba's growing private sector, and how a financial crisis forced the Cuban government to think differently abo...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2018
  • Length: 18:29
Caption: Michele Stelovich
Interview by Lori Province: Michele discusses the work of state public service workers and how much we depend on them in our everyday lives.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2018
  • Length: 27:59
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The stories we tell ourselves about hunger shape our approach to solutions. Is it time to challenge the long-standing narratives surrounding food i...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Original Walton's Five and Dime, now the Wal-Mart Visitor's Center, Bentonville, Arkansas., Credit: Photo taken by Bobak Ha'Eri. (CC BY-SA 2.5)
Elizabeth Anderson joins us to talk about her book Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk about It). In many workp...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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This special edition of "On Being" features three different sets of materials for fundraising that stations may use. First is an episode which mirr...

Bought by WVTF and WNYC


  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 44:50
  • Purchases: 2
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We visit the National Museum of African American History & Culture, the newest Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. Co-Hosts Gregg & Gabriela interview...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 59:58
Caption: Chuck Collins, Credit: Author
President Donald Trump’s tax plan may exacerbate wealth inequity in the US. Chuck Collins, Director of the Program on Inequality at the Institute f...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jonathan Rosenblum
Interview by Ken Winkes: Jonathan describes the historic Fight for $15 minimum wage in Sea Tac, WA.

  • Added: Jan 12, 2018
  • Length: 28:19
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Is retirement just an evil scheme invented by capitalists to get rid of higher-paid workers?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KFCF FM, KRZA, RadioFreePalmer, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Alex Ramel & Steve Garey
Interview by Gary Kanter: Alex and Steve discuss how Labor and Environmentalists working together can make a positive impact on the environment an...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 28:01
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We take a closer look at the contested status of Jerusalem. And against the backdrop of anti-Jewish and anti-Israeli street protests in Berlin. we ...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
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Is the midlife crisis nostalgia for lost youth, or the fear of old age (or both)?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSKQ, KRZA, KMRE-LP, and KTSW 89.9


  • Added: Dec 04, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Petra, Cordelia, Faviola
* Interview by Ken Winkes: Petra, Cordelia, and Faviola talk about their successful bargaining agreement with Draper Valley.

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Dec 01, 2017
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nick Twemlow, poet
Nick Twemlow navigates the often bizarre and alienating world of the modern office.

Bought by KVNO, KHSU, WOUB, KALW, KENW and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Kristin Glasgow (left) and Karen Offutt (right)
In the late 1960s, Karen Offutt was a patriotic teenager who got chills whenever she heard the “Star-Spangled Banner.” At 18, she dropped out of nu...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1
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From the Ukrainian Pale to Bridgeport, Connecticut. “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” Radicalized by d...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:12