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Everyday working people tell their stories.

Bought by WHQR, WRPI, Spokane Public Radio, KKRN, KMUN and more


  • Added: Sep 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Joe White & Lane Anliker
Interview by Mark Lowry: Lane and Joe talk about their current contract negotiations at Island Hospital and the state of our healthcare workers. Fo...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2016
  • Length: 27:59
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As an adult, Eileen was diagnosed with a learning disability. At StoryCorps, she remembers how she overcame the challenges she faced at work.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:38
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September marks the 5 year anniversary of Occupy. We go to Zuccotti Park, and Oakland to talk to individuals that were part of Occupy Wall Street a...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Sep 18, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Arminio Órtiz Pérez, Credit: Eilís O’Neill
Working on a dairy--especially a small dairy--is one of the most dangerous jobs in the country, more dangerous even than construction. Over the pas...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 20:18
Caption: William Chambers and Ceceley Chambers
William’s mother is a chaplain providing spiritual support to seniors and hospice patients. At StoryCorps they discuss how her work affects them both.

  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 03:23
Caption: J.B. Gaskill, Credit: Charles McGuigan
On the Scotch Bonnet Republic islanders have called this place home since before the American Revolution. They are independent and had always made...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 24:37
Caption: Nick Twemlow, poet
Nick Twemlow navigates the often bizarre and alienating world of the modern office.

Bought by KALW, KENW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On Labor Day, let’s consider the Rodney Dangerfield theory of labor. Coined after the now-deceased comedian, this theory along with a winner-take-a...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2016
  • Length: 06:20
Caption: Ocracoke Island Lighthouse, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Ocracoke Island, the Key West of the mid-Atlantic, is shaped like a harpoon with the village at its southern extremity, the barbed tip, Ocracoke is...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 28:02
Caption: Gary Kanter & Mike Dumovich
Mike and Gary host this year’s Labor Day program by playing music from artists that are important to them and the labor movement.

  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 27:36
Caption: Reunion
This is a story for my son, whose birth was supposed to be completely normal. It was anything but. And then they separated us. (Produced for the KC...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 04:04
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Co-Hosts Gregg & Gabriela quiz people on the street about their jobs and about the meaning of Labor Day. Topical tunes and fan requests from Pete ...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:54
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Co-Hosts Gregg & Gabriela quiz people on the street about their jobs and about the meaning of Labor Day. Topical tunes and fan requests from Pete ...

Bought by KSRQ and KFAI


  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 01:59:54
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Frank Mutz (left) and Phil Mutz (right)
A father and son talk about working together in an air conditioner repair business that has been in their family for more than half a century.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 04:18
  • Purchases: 1
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“Death, taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them,”?Margaret Mitchell wrote in Gone With the Wind. That may be true, ...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Lee Newgent, Building Trades
Interview by Mark Lowry: Lee explains the complex Sound Transit 3 and why we should vote for the ballot measure.

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 27:52
Caption: Coal miner Ronnie Johnson, with his lunchbox.
For decades, Ronnie Johnson woke up in the late afternoon, and fixed a lunch to bring with him 2,000 feet underground, as he worked all night in a ...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 31:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Conor Casey & Eva Urcia
Interview by Mike Dumovich: Mike continues his special segment of We Do The Work called ‘Learn Yourself” that explores an historical labor event o...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 28:22
Caption: Dan Barry
In the winter of 2009, a social worker with the Iowa Department of Human Services, received an anonymous tip: A couple dozen disabled men were liv...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jim Cullen, Progressive Populist
Interview by Ken Winkes: Jim brings us good information about what the government has done for the people.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 27:58
Caption: Jim Cullen, Progressive Populist
Interview by Ken Winkes: Jim provides a survey of positive progressive progress. For more information, go to http://www.populist.com/.

  • Added: Aug 05, 2016
  • Length: 27:52
Caption: Ye Must Be Born Again, Credit: Roger May
Is this post-industrial town dying, or being born again? Drawing from 300 years of labor and women’s history, the writing of novelist Mary Lee Sett...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Mark Lowry, President NWWCLC
Interview by Gary Kanter: Mark gives his views on what is happening with Labor and much more.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 27:45
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Two lives, two philosophies, and a History Channel special collide as a relationship is forged with Iron Age techniques.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 09:24