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In this short piece, students decide to talk about their neighborhood and interview folks at a nearby flea market, where they run into other studen...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:14
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
It might not come as a big surprise that those among us who are gifted with physical attractiveness also benefit in many other ways, from being per...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 29:58
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Gay Talese interviews Bob Walsh, one of the ironworkers who built the the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge,...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: WA YELL
Interview: Members of WA YELL tell us what about their organization as well as that their focus is to be inclusive, labor issues are people issues,...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2014
  • Length: 27:55
Caption: Mike Notter of the Seattle bands Motopony and Hannalee cleans windows for a living, Credit: Joshua McNichols / Day Job
Mike Notter (currently with the bands Motopony and Hannalee) used to be in a band with a bunch of other window washers (Shim). Back then, cleaning ...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 16:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Thunderbolt Kid
As a rude waiter, how should you know when you’ve gone too far?

  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: 11:19
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British naturalist and jungle survivor of Borneo, Amazonia and the Congo, O’Hanlon sets off this time on a commercial fishing ship in the harsh wat...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jackie taking a break from building her house.
Dreams can be as simple as a home and a flower garden. Jackie walked by the Habitat for Humanity application for 2 years.

  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
Caption: Sanjay Rawal, San Francisco, CA 11/25/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Sanjay Rawal talks corporate responsibility, the power of protest, and the difference a penny can make.

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 32:51
Caption: Rosa Robinson turns out cupcakes and other confections for Sweet Dreams Bake Shop, Credit: Sukey Lewis
Sky-high rents, Google buses and gentrification are all buzzwords around the Bay Area. But that is not the case in the city of Richmond. With unemp...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: Organized Workers for Labor Solidarity
Interview: Linda, ATU 587 member, Labor & political activist, and founding member of OWLS, describes why OWLS was formed and makes the case for why...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 27:57
Caption: Stand Up for Walmart Workers
Interview: Kristen and Mark let the public know about work conditions and wages at Walmart and then ask the public to join the Walmart Workers in ...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:14
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WTIP's Ann Possis & Dick Swanson chatted with Bill Hansen, owner of Sawbill Outfitters in Tofte with his wife Cindy, about their unique work credit...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 22:41
Caption: Gillian Locascio, WA Fair Trade Coalition
Interview: Gillian explains the current trade agreements being secretly negotiated and how they are hurting Americans and democracy. The effects o...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2014
  • Length: 28:04
Caption: Studs Terkel
In the early 1970s, radio host and oral historian Studs Terkel went around the country interviewing people about their jobs. Studs recorded more th...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 12:21
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Nonsense is a serious business
Here’s a sick question. What is the quickest way to legally spread an epidemic, like the one whose name may not be mentioned?

  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Car mechanics Aurore and Melina at the Only Girls garage, Credit: onlygirls-auto.fr
Car mechanics tend to be male. A Paris-area garage is trying to change that by hiring women to appeal to women.

  • Added: Nov 16, 2014
  • Length: 04:10
Caption: Kshama Sawant, Seattle City Councilor
Kshama Sawant, Seattle City Councilor Interview: Kshama talks about her campaign, the $15 minimum wage, and why the fight has to be against the c...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 28:14
Caption: Chris Reykdal, 22nd LD Rep
Chris Reykdal, Boeing Extortion with 22nd LD Representative from WA State Interview: Chris explains why Washington State was extorted by the Boei...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 27:58
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A single lie could cost a job – or a life – as it turned out for Eric Duncan, the Ebola “Patient Zero” in Texas. What if there was a way to accurat...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 02:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Phil and Philip Mortillaro, a father-and-son locksmith team, talk about the family business.

Bought by WTJU and WEZU


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:16
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Fourth of five broadcasts on what's at stake for women in the upcoming elections. Today's topic: equal pay as a priority.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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WFHB Correspondent David Murphy attended Bloomingfood’s annual meeting last week and an accompanying rally by those who support a recent effort by ...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 08:21
Caption: Mark Dudzic, Labor for Single Payer
Interview: Mark Dudzic passionately makes the case (the US now spends $8000 for every man, woman, and child on healthcare) that, if we had a singl...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 27:59
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Tina Vasquez tells her mother, Sonia Vasquez, about what it was like to grow up...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1