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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
Caption: Joe Carlson, Credit: Carah Thomas
"Behind the Work" is dedicated to exploring people’s lives, what they do to get by, and the contributions people make to the community. It is not o...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KFAI, mnartists.org, and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Jul 09, 2010
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 4
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The wealth gap between African-American and white workers has been growing steadily even as the wage gap has been shrinking.

  • Added: Jul 02, 2010
  • Length: 03:12
Caption: Baghdad's traffic, Credit: Photo courtesy of AFP
News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
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A Catholic scholars group says opposing unions is a mortal sin.

  • Added: Jun 21, 2010
  • Length: 03:28
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THE INITIATIVE OF A PRIEST TO HELP MIGRANT WORKERS FIND A WAY TO SUCCEEED IN THEIR NEW SOCIETY.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2010
  • Length: 27:59
Caption: GEO Guard at the Northwest Detention Center, Tacoma., Credit: Alex Stonehill
In 2004 a new detention center opened on the tideflats below downtown Tacoma. Owned and operated by a private corporation, it houses up to a thousa...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 16, 2010
  • Length: 08:19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gabriela Cubillos prepares tamales in her home. , Credit: Eroyn Franklin
In our final segment, producer Jessica Partnow follows the story of one family living in immigration limbo in Auburn, Washington.

Bought by KISU, WAMC, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 16, 2010
  • Length: 08:32
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Ali Jaffri, Credit: Alex Stonehill
Jessica Partnow takes us through a night in the life of Ali Jaffri, a professional telemarketer in Lahore, Pakistan.

Bought by KCRW and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 16, 2010
  • Length: 05:23
  • Purchases: 2
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Yes, this is the 21st Century, but America's agricultural industry still relies heavily on child labor.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2010
  • Length: 03:24
Caption: Clockmaker Ray Pavkov works in his shop, Credit: Patrick Skahill
One craftsman is disposing of our throwaway culture - one clock at a time.

Bought by WAMC and WILL


  • Added: Jun 10, 2010
  • Length: 03:10
  • Purchases: 2
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It’s been decades since the U.S. has had a powerful labor movement and recent efforts to revive it have mostly fallen flat. But there is hope for a...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Jun 08, 2010
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Blacksmith Bill Scheer holds several crafted harpoon points, Credit: Patrick Skahill
Technology and a lack of demand changed blacksmithing into a specialized trade.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2010
  • Length: 03:05
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There are people in your life that you depend on every day. They know who you are. Do you know them? From Portland, Maine, this is the story of the...

Bought by WMPG


  • Added: Jun 07, 2010
  • Length: 05:58
  • Purchases: 1
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The nation's last sardine cannery in Gouldsboro, Maine closed its doors in April 2010. Lela Anderson worked at the cannery for fifty-four years.

  • Added: Jun 03, 2010
  • Length: 07:46
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A new survey disputes the claim that small business owners are as anti-union as their big business counterparts.

  • Added: May 28, 2010
  • Length: 03:51
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Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO of the US Chamber of Commerce, delivers “The State of World Trade” at a National Press Club luncheon on Friday...

  • Added: May 27, 2010
  • Length: 54:00
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It was 40 years ago this month that Walter Reuther died, yet the auto workers' leader remains an important inspirational figure.

  • Added: May 20, 2010
  • Length: 04:33
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We're paying too little attention to he workers who were seriously injured or killed in the explosion that spilled tons of oil into the Gulf of Mex...

  • Added: May 14, 2010
  • Length: 03:48
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Last march, Armas Yuhala trapped tons of the “rough fish” in the Mississippi near Cohasset. He sold them to fish markets in New York City.

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 10:43
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We'll also travel back in time and hear the story of a song. John Berquist of Eveleth has been telling stories and performing traditional music of ...

Bought by mnartists.org


  • Added: May 03, 2010
  • Length: 04:49
  • Purchases: 1
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A wooden bowl is also the tree, the saw and the sanding...everything we make is a story.

  • Added: May 03, 2010
  • Length: 02:48
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Is HOMEMADE always better? Our audience is filled with people who make their own beer, wine, bread, soap, kombucha, jam, pickles, clothing and ever...

  • Added: May 03, 2010
  • Length: 01:57:37