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Caption: Farm Workers: Boycott Driscolls
Interview by Gary Kanter: Chelsea and Stephanie report on the successful Farm Worker West Coast Tour. For more information, go to https://boycott...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2016
  • Length: 28:05
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Enrolling in college at 40 to study art, Sharon Long had no idea an anthropology class would put her on a path to a career as a forensic artist.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2016
  • Length: 02:20
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Hear old-timey prospectors, bathroom romance, and sanctified stroking in this week’s Final Edition Radio Hour.

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 49:39
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Civil rights lawyer Vito de la Cruz grew up in a family of migrant farmworkers. He describes his childhood and the loving aunt who raised him.

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 02:58
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Barb Abelhauser explains how she quit an office job she hated and became a bridgetender, beginning a career she quickly fell in love with.

Bought by Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 1
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What is the future of work? Today, all of our careers are being transformed by big data, from how we find it, to how we collaborate with others, to...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 22:15
Caption: Mom and Uncle Harodl, Credit: Stephanie Guyer-Stevens
Most often family members are the ones that step up and provide care when a parent or loved one needs it. According to the Family Caregiver Allianc...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 12:39
Caption: Ingrid Tischer, director of development, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF) and Making Contact Community Storytelling Fellow, Alice Wong, Credit: Alice Wong
Community Storytelling Fellow, Alice Wong asks, how do people with disabilities who rely on personal assistance negotiate their relationships with ...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 11:33
Caption: Alana Theriault, disability benefits counselor in Berkeley, California and Alice Wong, Making Contact Community Storytelling Fellow, Credit: Alice Wong
Whether you’re a paid home care provider, or rely on personal assistance to meet your daily needs, or a family member caring for a loved one, the n...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week we take you to Nashville for BLOOD, SWEAT, AND TEARS: stories about the blues, jazz, songwriting and a cabin in the woods.

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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5-05-15 WMMT Mountain News & World Report Feature April 4th was the 6th anniversary of the Upper Big Branch disaster, when 29 coal miners were kil...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 15:54
Caption: Tia Koonse, UCLA Labor Center
Interview by Ken Winkes: Tia discusses wage thief and how it affects local economies. For more information, go to http://www.labor.ucla.edu/ or ht...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 28:16
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Universities are paternalistic and infantilizing and municipalities enable them. This translates loosely into "If you're father says it's okay..." ...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 57:25
Caption: Tia Koonse, UCLA Labor Center
Tia Koonse, Legal and Policy Research Manager for UCLA Labor Center Interview by Ken Winkes: Tia explains the reports on low-wages, the people who...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 28:06
Caption: Santee Alley , Credit: Ana Gremard / Used Under CC/ flickr
On this edition of Making Contact we’ll take you on a trip through LA’s garment district, notorious for sweatshop conditions, abuse, and the outrig...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Working from home might sound like an ideal arrangement, but teleworking also affects those still at the office, too. A researcher says there are s...

Bought by WABE and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 2
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-How to control malicious colleagues at work. And: Teleworking can have negative effects on people who have to stay at the office. Plus: How to con...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, WAMC, WTJU, and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 5
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-Telecommuting is growing, but research shows that having too many people work off-site can have negative effects on the folks who do come into the...

Bought by WYAP, WNMU-FM, KVSC, KHNS, Peconic Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
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At the launch party of CUNY's 2011 Health in America calendar, Professor Richard K. Lieberman, director of the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives, descr...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 06:49
Caption: Cocoa Farmers
Philip Armand ruins a cup of hot cocoa and realizes his mad, sweaty, sloppy rushing is no longer working.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 06:02
Caption: Jerry Mead-Lucero, Labor Express Radio
Interview by Rich Austin: Jerry talks about how working class issues are not covered by our main stream media. For more information, go to https:...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 27:51
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Willie Harris and Alex Brown remember the prejudice they faced as African American stuntmen while breaking into the film industry in the 1960s.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:30
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In 1979, Tanya James went to work in the West Virginia coal mines. She came to StoryCorps to share her experiences from those early days.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 2
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Episode topics: Physician assistants and nurse practitioners and fall vegetables.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Challenging Elite Bipartisan Consensus: Primary Election Results Reflect G...

Bought by WRIR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2