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Caption: Mark McDermott
Mark McDermott, a Union Activist, Community Organizer, and Historian, Part 2 Interview: Mark explains why Labor and Community are the same side of...

  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 28:09
Caption: Solidarity is POWER
Steve Garey, Recently Retired President of the USW Local 12-591 Interview: Steve Garey, a veteran of the 2015 refinery workers’ strike, talks abou...

  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
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Joyce BenderJoyce Bender is the Chair of the Board of the American Association of People with Disabilities and the CEO of Bender Consulting Service...

  • Added: May 13, 2015
  • Length: 15:58
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A warm, personal story about the lives and challenges of energy workers "behind the light switch."

  • Added: May 13, 2015
  • Length: 16:49
Caption: Activists' tent outside City Hall, Credit: George Lavender
In downtown Los Angeles, activists have gone without food for two weeks. The women are campaigning for a raise in the minimum wage. Today L-A Mayor...

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 04:56
Caption: Mark McDermott
Mark McDermott, a Union Activist, Community Organizer, and Historian Interview: Mark tells us how we can and must work together to protect victori...

  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 27:39
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A journey from Avenue B to Bushwick: Kathy Kirkpatrick tells us about the final days of her Life Cafe in the East Village and essayist Tim Kreider ...

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  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 27:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
The lobby, the companies and the machines- How much do they consume- how many do they kill. Evergreen for Spring and Summer of 2015.

  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
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Alyssa Arian has worked in San Francisco restaurants for a decade and, like most servers, she got into it for the tips. “Some nights you leave wit...

  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:06
Caption: Oregon Working Families Party
Alejandro Juarez, Communication Director of the Oregon Working Families Party Interview: Alejandro explains the Oregon Working Families Party and ...

  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 28:22
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In the 1930’s, many African-American artists and intellectuals traveled to the Soviet Union, seeking a society free of class and racism. Joseph Roa...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2015
  • Length: 03:24
Caption: Paul Hope, Teacher & President of Fourth Corner WEA
Interview: Paul Hope, friend of students and teachers, explains what is happening to Washington legislature’s education budget and why educators a...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2015
  • Length: 27:59
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Income and wealth disparities in the U.S. are the most pronounced they’ve been in decades. Perhaps nowhere is the gap between luxury and poverty mo...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 05:01
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Low-Wage Workers Organize Largest Nationwide Protest to Push for $15 Minim...

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The proposed site for the new development
If you want to hire a worker in Oakland, you’re going to have to pay a little bit more these days. At the beginning of the month, Measure FF, overw...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 06:30
Caption: Rich Austin, ILWU
Interview: Part 3 of a 6 part series called ‘War on the Workers’ starts off with Rich being interviewed about how working class Americans are getti...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:21
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Students and faculty rally for better pay in Greensboro NC

  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:01
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This is the first in a series of podcasts in collaboration with EthicalSystems.org to explore behavioral science in the workplace. In this installm...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 25:59
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Over one million North Carolinians make the minimum wage at their job: Seven-twenty-five an hour. While many states and cities have recently raised...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: Rich Austin, ILWU
Rich Austin, Retired ILWU and Member of ILWU Negotiating Team, Part 2 Interview: Part 2 of a 6 part series called ‘War on the Workers’ with Rich t...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:08
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Teri Hockett talks about the definition of “What’s for Work?” and how it came about. She also talks about “Employed for Life” and what that means ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2015
  • Length: 24:58
Caption: Lucas Benitez
Would you believe, here at the beginning of the 21st century, that every order of fast-food served with a slice of tomato is part of a system of sl...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Majora Carter
Just how dumb do they think we are? Who would believe that destroying the ecosystems on which all life depends, while dis-employing more and more p...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
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I attempt to sell Avon to men in a bowling league

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 07:02
Caption: Rich Austin, ILWU
Rich Austin, Retired ILWU and Member of ILWU Negotiating Team Interview: Part 1 of a 6 part series called ‘War on the Workers’ starts off with Rich...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2015
  • Length: 27:41