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Stephanie and James worked together at the University of Illinois at Chicago before they both found out that they were going to be fired.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Sep 30, 2012
  • Length: 07:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Commentary: The great health hazards facing tobacco harvesters are being largely ignored.

  • Added: Sep 27, 2012
  • Length: 03:36
Caption: Matt Hall is a brewer at Yards Brewery in Philadelphia., Credit: Alex Lewis
Many people love beer, but few really know what goes into making the stuff. Matt Hall - a brewer at Yards Brewery in Philadelphia, PA - dispels a ...

Bought by KLCC, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 25, 2012
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Laphonza Butler
Host Phalana Tiller talks with Princeton economist Henry Farber and Laphonza Butler, the president of the SEIU's United Long Term Care Workers' Union.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
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John Thornberg is a poet living in Chisago City, Minnesota. He is a member of the Jackpine Writer's Group of Park Rapids, and the Mulberry Street P...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2012
  • Length: 01:52
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Right now, there are about 1.3 million unemployed 16- to 19-year olds who are looking for work. But what does that mean? John Challenger is CEO of ...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 11:27
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What sort of summer job did you have this year? The WTIP Youth Radio Project took to the halls of Cook County High School in Grand Marais, Minnesot...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 01:28
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One Chicago factory became a flashpoint back in 2008, when workers occupied the floor for days in protest. Now, those same employees are trying to...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2012
  • Length: 07:48
Caption: Ariizmendi Fourth Street, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
In some parts of the United States, there are virtually no co-ops. So many of those co-ops that do exist feel a special responsibility to support ...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2012
  • Length: 08:02
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The Mondragón Corporation includes everything from banking to bike factories, nano-technology to rabbit farming. Its a corporate dream—but this cor...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2012
  • Length: 09:43
Caption: Ariizmendi Fourth Street, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
The global economic situation is causing more people to consider worker owned businesses. We go from Chicago, where workers are trying to take over...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Sep 05, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Consulting firms have long helped corporations make their operations more efficient and profitable, but now moral leadership is being added to the ...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Sep 04, 2012
  • Length: 14:32
  • Purchases: 1
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Consulting firms have long helped corporations make their operations more efficient and profitable, but now moral leadership is being added to the ...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Sep 04, 2012
  • Length: 20:40
  • Purchases: 1
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According to the 2010 census, Marin City is now a median-income community. But a stigma and challenges remain. Marin City still has higher crime an...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2012
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: Entrance to the shop, with volunteer-painted sign. Inside: Kathleen Mills, Steven Hobdy and Morgan Kanninen, Credit: Jen Chien
Bike culture in the Bay Area runs the gamut, from high performance racing to hipster fixies. Keeping a bike can be an expensive hobby, and as with ...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WSLR, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 31, 2012
  • Length: 07:22
  • Purchases: 3
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Series host Martha Burk interviews United States Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis. Solis addresses the state of the recovery and what to expect for...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2012
  • Length: 28:37
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Mark Edens tells his daughter, Jessie, about his career with the Michigan State Police.

Bought by WEZU and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 31, 2012
  • Length: 01:50
  • Purchases: 2
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One Bay Area organization has created an economy based on trading services and skills. KALW's Jen Chien reports.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2012
  • Length: 08:11
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For 65 million people with an arrest or a conviction, the increased use of background checks in hiring make it that much more difficult for this po...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Aug 29, 2012
  • Length: 07:50
  • Purchases: 1
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When the Oakland Police Department put out a call for new recruits earlier this year, more than 2,000 people applied – mostly from outside of Oakla...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2012
  • Length: 07:45
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First, AARP’s President, Rob Romasco, explains how AARP’s innovative Work Re-imagined Program will help experienced workers. Then, Jeanne Cooper lo...

Bought by WCNY and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 59:55
  • Purchases: 2
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We owe much to organized labor.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 27, 2012
  • Length: 06:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Daniel Ross talks about being a volunteer firefighter while serving time in a minimum security prison.

Bought by WEZU and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 27, 2012
  • Length: 01:47
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
We begin this show playing recent bluegrass. The Gem of Bluegrass takes a look at bluegrass music and social class, and the Gem sets the tone for t...

Bought by WOUB, Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920, KRZA, KUCB, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 27, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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Urgently needed "green retrofitting" of the nation's infrastructure can benefit everyone

  • Added: Aug 23, 2012
  • Length: 04:18