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Caption: Peter Olney, ILWU
Interview: Peter talks about his co-authoring a series titled ‘Just a Whisper Now—A Look Back at the AFL-CIO’s New Voice After 20 Years’—an assess...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2015
  • Length: 28:40
Caption: Susan Alan, NFWM
Interview: Susan testifies that the almost 2 million farmworkers work hard, are skilled, and their work has dignity—it is work we all depend on. ...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2015
  • Length: 27:53
Caption: Adam (L) and Jacqueline (R) Graff
Adam Graff, a member of New Orleans' all-volunteer, mental health crisis unit, speaks with his wife, Jacqueline, about the surge in patients after ...

Bought by Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Rendered follows up with Etsy about some of the concerns sellers brought up about the company on our April episode and get an update on how the com...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2015
  • Length: 18:09
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Do service-sector workers represent the future of the U.S. labor movement? Mid-twentieth-century union activism transformed manufacturing jobs fro...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 01:01:11
Caption: Andrea Cleveland (L) and Monica Harwell (R)
Monica Harwell, talks to her daughter, Andrea Cleveland, about being the first woman to climb electric utility poles for ConEd in New York.

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Youth Radio's Billy Cruz grew up dreaming of the day he would join the family business... but when the time finally came, his dream job wasn't all ...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:03
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Professor Richard K. Lieberman, director of the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives, describes the rich history of the Steinway & Sons piano company from...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 10:10
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Earlier this year, a majority of hourly employees at Bloomingfoods Cooperative Grocery signed up as members of Local 700 of the United Food and Com...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2015
  • Length: 07:55
Caption: Immigrants and supporters march down Poydras Street in New Orleans on July 10., Credit: Jasmin Mara Lopez
On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina ripped through the Southern Gulf Coast. Reconstruction after Katrina drew thousands of people from India, Bra...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Aug 07, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
  • Purchases: 1
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All of us are on this planet because we were born. Still, for most of us, giving birth is so mysterious. Many people don’t really learn about what ...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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Who was your favorite teacher in high school? We all have that unforgettable teacher that sets us on our life’s trajectory. But most of the time we...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
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My brother Thomas recounts a diving accident he lived through early in his career as a commercial diver.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 08:51
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The Fair Food Program is recognized as one of the great human rights success stories of our day. This unique farmworker- and consumer-driven initia...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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When you get into a taxi, you usually know where you are coming from, where you are going. But what about your taxi driver? This week we travel wit...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 29:02
Caption: Detroit Garment Group Founder Karen Buscemi, Credit: Boswell
The Bonfires of Social Enterprise episode with Detroit fashion writer turned job maker and social enterprise entrepreneuer. Karen Buscemi is trying...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:08
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The unemployment rate in Indiana reached five percent this month, but the statistics don’t tell the whole story. Correspondent Jerrod Dill brings u...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 09:41
Caption: Panelists, Credit: New America NYC
On this edition of Making Contact we’ll hear from a panel of labor reporters, professors, and policy analysts as they discuss post-recession labor ...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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Remember how much real estate Serial took up in your brain? Now imagine having 75 crime stories in your mind all the time, and the cases are active...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2015
  • Length: 26:44
Caption: Wilson Matthews (L) and Jeanne Yeatman (R)
Flight nurses Wilson Matthews and Jeanne Yeatman talk about their work aboard emergency response helicopters and their attempts to save a child who...

Bought by WTJU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kim Marks, Jen Wallis
Interview: Jen and Kim summarize the successful Railroad Safety Conferences, which included workers, community & environmentalists, as well as exp...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 28:12
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Conor Casey, Archivist
Interview: Conor explains that the Labor Archives were founded to preserve history and make it accessible, and one of his jobs is bringing zeal to...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2015
  • Length: 27:58
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In this three-part episode of "Crosscurrents" KALW's Liza Veale looks into the Bay Area’s sex industry: it's advantages, it's complications, and it...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 22:46
Caption: Master mason Victor Ayala, Credit: CharlesMcGuigan
When he was just a boy, Victor Iyella whose family was struggling in Guadalajara crossed the Rio Bravo on his own, only to be taken back to Mexico....

  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:06
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For teens in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park, Facebook’s presence goes beyond their digital lives. The teenagers in these towns are in the unique pos...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 07:42