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Caption: Western Workers Labor Heritage Festival
Shelley Kessler, Labor Council, Charlie King, Musical Political Satirist, and Hali Hammer, Singer-Songwriter Interview by Gary Kanter: Shelley, Cha...

  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 27:58
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When should a judge step aside? As more and more money floods into judicial elections across the nation, states are grappling with this question. P...

  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 30:36
Caption: Sunjeev Sahota
The book “The year of the Runaways” was shortlisted for a Man Booker. But Sunjeev Sahota is an unlikely storyteller, he’d never read a novel until ...

  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Sharon Abreu & Mike Hurwicz
Sharon and Mike, two passionate and harmonious voices for being, feeling, speaking and singing for peace and environmental sustainability, talk and...

  • Added: May 06, 2016
  • Length: 28:11
Caption: Labor Archives of Washington
Interview by Mike Dumovich: Conor examines the Chateau St. Michelle Grape Boycott in conjunction with the Labor Archives of Washington’s second an...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: May 06, 2016
  • Length: 27:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Sam Roberts of the New York Times speaks on labor history at the unveiling of the 2016 Working People calendar, outlining important labor milestone...

  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 07:07
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.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 02:58
  • Purchases: 1
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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