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The Infernal Noise Brigade debuted at the Seattle WTO protests in 1999. Jill Friedberg from KBCS in Seattle has their story.

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Sep 08, 2010
  • Length: 08:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Infernal Noise Brigade in downtown Seattle., Credit: http://www.andrewstern.net/
We look at how political marching bands are stirring up public spaces; from the streets, to supermarkets to your facebook feed.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Sep 08, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mi...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2010
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Sketch of the design for the park, Credit: West Seattle Blog
A tour around a newly undergrounded reservoir with Mark Brands, the landscape architect who designed the park to be built above it.

Bought by KLCC


  • Added: Sep 06, 2010
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Until September 11, 2001, The Triangle Shirtwaste Fire on March 25, 1911 was the deadliest workplace disaster in the history of New York City. Davi...

Bought by WFHB and KVSC


  • Added: Sep 03, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Sep 03, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Retired New York City sanitation worker Angelo Bruno (L) speaks with his friend and former partner, Eddie Nieves (R), about working together on the...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Sep 03, 2010
  • Length: 01:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Labor Day is a good time to honor the invaluable but much maligned public employees.

  • Added: Sep 03, 2010
  • Length: 03:44
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This week on The Score – The Labor of Movies – Music from films about working men and women.

Bought by KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Aug 31, 2010
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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From "Discouraged Workers" 8/27/2010: War News Radio reports on young Iraqis’ struggle to find work.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2010
  • Length: 07:07
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Enjoy a “concert in the park” wherever you are this Labor Day. This hour-long celebratory concert features U.S. Marine, Navy, Army, Air Force and C...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KSQM 91.5 FM, KMSU, and KVSC


  • Added: Aug 23, 2010
  • Length: 55:15
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Northwest Detention Center, Credit: Alex Stonehill
April 16, 2009 - On any given day, 30,000 people are being held in detention centers across the country. With plans to expand the Northwest Detenti...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2010
  • Length: 08:36
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Republican leaders in Congress want to cut Social Security payments in order to reduce the deficit that's been caused in part by tax breaks for the...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2010
  • Length: 03:21
Caption: OPhil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
The old bluegrass comes from people who did hard, manual labor such as mining coal and farming. In bluegrass songs you hear about the danger of the...

Bought by WAMU and Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920


  • Added: Aug 19, 2010
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 2
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Labor and Democratic Party leaders worry that labor's rank and file may not provide Democratic candidates the support they'll need in November's el...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2010
  • Length: 03:05
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As a new federal report shows,unionized workers not only earn more than non-union workers, but also have much better benefits.

  • Added: Aug 06, 2010
  • Length: 04:19
Caption: Lekh Ram weighing newspapers at his shop in Ambala, India. , Credit: Photo by Michael Beebe
Throughout the world it’s sometimes surprising to find people still doing jobs that disappeared in wealthy countries centuries ago. One example: ra...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2010
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: The finest hats are woven of straw that is so thin and fine it looks like linen. , Credit: Photo by Andi McDaniel
Some of the finest straw hats in the world come from Ecuador. The best sell for hundreds, even thousands of dollars. Most of that money goes to hat...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2010
  • Length: 05:51
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Arizona’s new immigration law has focused attention on immigration once again. Since debate on the controversial law began, there have been report...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2010
  • Length: 05:31
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From "State of Privilege" 7/30/2010: War News Radio investigates the 2006 kidnapping of Ammar Al-Saffar, an Iraqi deputy minister of Health.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2010
  • Length: 08:06
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Farm worker advocates have lost a major battle to grant the highly exploited workers the legal right to overtime pay that most other workers have.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2010
  • Length: 04:50
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The number of serious on-the-job accidents this year have made very clear the need for expanded and tightened government safety regulations.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2010
  • Length: 05:09
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Union organizers Tom Mooney and Warren K. Billings were the victims of one of the most outrageous frameups in U.S. history.

  • Added: Jul 16, 2010
  • Length: 06:05
Caption: CCC Tree Planting Crew, Credit: Cook County Historical Society
In this first installment of "The Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps," WTIP North Shore Community Radio explores the beginnings of the CCC.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2010
  • Length: 11:06
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Congress is only adding to our economic problems by refusing extra aid to the unemployed and to states faced with having to lay off many vital publ...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2010
  • Length: 04:10