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Caption: Familias Unidas por la Justicia
Rosalinda Guillen, Ex Dir of Community to Community Development, Update for Farm Worker Union, Interview: Rosalinda, who was raised in a local far...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2014
  • Length: 27:55
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Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide has been linked to a mysterious fatal kidney disease among farmers in Central America, Sri Lanka and India. Join Food...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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The Tygart Valley Homestead was built in the 1930s as part of a New Deal project to re-locate and re-settle impoverished families to new cooperativ...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 06:01
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Author Larry Haeg joins us to talk about his book "Harriman V Hill: Wall Street's Great Railroad War" from the University of Minnesota Press. The ...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2014
  • Length: 10:34
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Texting may help stop "summer melt," which is when students who graduate from high school intending to go to college in the fall never show up. And...

Bought by KWMR, WTJU, and KKRN


  • Added: Sep 12, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 3
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Storm Reyes tells her son, Jeremy Hagquist, about growing up in migrant farm worker camps during the early 1960s.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Sekou Siby, a former kitchen worker at Windows on the World restaurant in the World...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:08
Caption: Skagit Regional Hospital Workers, UFCW Local 21
Kerry Van Winkle and Dave Myrick, UFCW Local 21 Skagit Regional Hospital Workers Interview: Kerry and Dave who are part of a new bargaining unit d...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2014
  • Length: 28:21
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Kris Kalberer and her teenage daughter, Erika, talk about being homeless.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and WTJU


  • Added: Sep 02, 2014
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Rosalinda Guillen, Ex Dir Community to Community
Labor celebrates with an introduction by Ken Winkes. Interview: Rosalinda, who was raised in a local farm worker family and has worked long hours ...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Charlie Millican and Ronnie Tims are ready to retire, but won't slow down.
Charlie Millican and Ronnie Tims have seen plenty in their 40+ years driving for UPS. When Millican started with UPS, the company was so new that ...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:38
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Audio essay bringing the current summer-long Market Basket situation back to the basics.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 04:34
Caption: Ken Winkes, Host of We Do The Work
Comments: > Spaniards have just said NO to privatizing healthcare. > The big squeeze is on and the middle class is feeling it. > Conservatives s...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2014
  • Length: 28:15
Caption: Olivia Fite (left) and her mother Barbara Moore.
Barbara Moore (R) tells her daughter, Olivia Fite (L), about becoming a bricklayer in the...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:14
  • Purchases: 1
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How safe your children are might depend on where you live. Today we hear about how one pesticide has been banned for household use, but affects the...

Bought by KMUN


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Organizing the Maine Lobstering Union

Bought by WMPG and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Even though the whole “green” theme fad is becoming obnoxious, we’re happy to say that it certainly seems like the “sustainability” trend is here t...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Aug 07, 2014
  • Length: 22:51
  • Purchases: 1
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San Franciscans love to garden, but a backyard is hard to come by if you live in an apartment. And the 36 city-operated community gardens have wait...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 07:25
Caption: Stan Sorscher, SPEEA Representative
Stan Sorscher, Labor Representative for SPEEA Local 2001, Part 2 Interview: Stan, Labor Representative for the Society of Professional Engineerin...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 28:13
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Doctors and dietitians recommend that we eat more fruits and vegetables for better health. But do you know who harvests our produce, and under what...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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Tragic incidents in Bangladesh brought the issue of labor rights to the global stage once again. What are some new approaches to keeping factory wo...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2014
  • Length: 21:14
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Behind drawn shades in a brightly lit room downtown, dispatchers for the Los Angeles Police Department answer 9-1-1 calls and send officers to thei...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:46
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Eva fled to the U.S. from El Salvador’s civil war more than 20 years ago. Since then, she’s cared for 11 kids – and mastered emotional calculus of ...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
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At USA Recycling in East LA, a two-story yellow crane smashes cars, refrigerators and stoves into neat piles of wreckage all day. The mistress of t...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:17
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In car-choked LA, riding the bus is a sign that you can’t afford your own wheels. But Joshua Salazar's overnight routes are often full of people be...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:58