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Caption: WA Fair Trade Coalition
Interview: Gillian explains the current trade agreements and that the debate over “Fast Track” legislation for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 27:37
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Jeff Wilson sits down with his former high school classmate Tammie Baird to talk about when he accidentally hit her with his car in 1984.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 02:29
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Mining in Minnesota has been going on for decades, but today, economic and environmental issues are raising important questions about the industry....

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 06:16
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Historian Lara Vapnek talks about her biography of the great labor organizer and champion of civil liberties, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 29:27
Caption: Dr. Scott Myers-Lipton
Today, 47-million Americans live in poverty. That places this country at the bottom among industrial nations for the divide between the haves and h...

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The way we make a living is changing. For about a third of Americans, regular hours and benefits are giving way to a patchwork of contracting, temp...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:45
  • Purchases: 1
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The Pillsbury A Mill is a National Historic Landmark, and in the midst of a $150 million redevelopment project. But back in the 1800s, it was the b...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 04:31
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Despite growing newfound interest in food, diets and nutrition, how many question where their food comes from and the conditions under which it was...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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It’s the second most-traded commodity in the world after oil but how much do you think about your cup of coffee? From coffee farmers in Colombia to...

Bought by WRIR and KVSC


  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Railroad Workers United
Interview: Jen explains how technology is trying to run the trains rather than people but safety needs to come first. Comments: > The TPP is a hoa...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 27:53
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Rick Abath tells his wife, Diana, about being the night security guard at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum during the biggest art heist in ...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 03:04
Caption: John, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Every day of the week John stands near the corner of Laburnum Avenue and Brook Road in Richmond, Virginia’s Northside. He holds a sign that reads: ...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 27:05
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At a full-service restaurant you know the drill. You eat your food, you get your bill, and then you calculate the tip. But not at Sous Beurre Kitch...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 09:06
Caption: Eric Kingson
Americans’ pensions are gone. Housing is down and 401k are unreliable. But our Social Security system is totally funded for more than two decades.

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  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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If someone is known as “the jerk” at work, it’ll show up on their performance review, right? Not likely, say two management researchers. Lilia Fuq...

Bought by KPVL and KKRN


  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 2
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There’s a small town in Idaho where prostitution was practiced openly—in effect, decriminalized. The practice was tolerated, even embraced, until 1...

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting and KENW


  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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There’s a small town in Idaho where prostitution was practiced openly—in effect, decriminalized. The practice was tolerated, even embraced, until 1...

Bought by WTJU, KUNV, KKRN, and KPVL


  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Jen Wallis, Railroad Workers United
Interview: Jen talks about how she became an activist and what the Railroad Workers United is all about. Comment: Common Cause’s agenda focuses o...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:09
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Ilan Stavans is a Mexican-American essayist, lexicographer, cultural commentator, translator, short-story author, TV personality, and teacher known...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 23:33
Caption: Edgar Franks, C2C
Edgar Franks, Coordinator for Civic Engagement Project of Community to Community Development Interview: Edgar gives an update on Familias Unidas p...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 27:57
Caption: Dubi tending to his water buffalo.
Dubi Ayalon, a retired IDF lieutenant-colonel, traded a life as a school principal in Israel for a life of raising and miking water buffalo in rura...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 17:03
Caption: David Groves
Interview: David continues to tell us about the Washington State Labor Council newsletter, The Stand, as well as some good news concerning our wor...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 28:23
Caption: WA Fair Trade Coalition
Interview: Gillian explains the current trade agreements and that the debate over “Fast Track” legislation for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 28:10
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What can government legitimately prohibit its citizens from doing to their own bodies?

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: David Groves
Interview: David tells us what the Washington State Labor Council newsletter, The Stand, is all about. Are you tired of seeing corporate news tha...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2015
  • Length: 28:31