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Michael Ellis, from the sustainability consulting firm GreenOrder, discusses how companies can work with employees to make sure they're onboard wit...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2011
  • Length: 29:18
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Two hospice workers invite us into the world of death and dying.

Bought by WMPG, KUOW, and KFAI


  • Added: May 31, 2011
  • Length: 11:36
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jonathan Cooper
Jonathan Cooper - Violinmaker and fiddle player (Portland, ME)

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 30, 2011
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Mount Pleasant Cemetery has two of the last true gravediggers in the state of Maine.

Bought by SALTcast Podcast and WORLDcompass.org


  • Added: May 26, 2011
  • Length: 06:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Although the minimum wage law was originally designed to guarantee workers decent pay, it now promises them no more than poverty-level wages.

  • Added: May 20, 2011
  • Length: 03:16
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Retired longshoremen in Portland, Oregon talk about their working life together: working conditions on the waterfront, friendships, changes wrought...

  • Added: May 17, 2011
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Activists gathered in Sacramento Monday as part of a weeklong demonstration against budget cuts to schools. Sixty-five protesters were arrested for...

  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 06:53
Caption: Photo courtesy of the National Farm Work Ministry. http://www.flickr.com/photos/nfwm/5535843066/
In California, many of the farm workers who harvest the state’s crops are undocumented. Their lack of legal status often means they don’t have heal...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 1
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The child labor laws that protect young workers from severe exploitation are under serious attack.

  • Added: May 13, 2011
  • Length: 04:55
Caption: Author Jean Kwok - Girl in Translation
Kwok's debut novel 'Girl in Translation' became a New York Times bestseller. It has been published in 15 countries and chosen as the winner of an A...

  • Added: May 12, 2011
  • Length: 21:28
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Today on The Union Edge Talk Radio Show, "Buy American" with Barbara Toncheff and Lawson Nichols, owner of The All American Clothing Company based ...

  • Added: May 11, 2011
  • Length: 50:00
Caption: Yolanda, tamale vendor
There are ten thousand street vendors in New York City, that magnet for the world's poor and America's hopeful; some licensed and some not. Vendors...

  • Added: May 11, 2011
  • Length: 48:34
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Today on The Union Edge, Michael J Wilson and Will Rice of Americans for Democratic Action, (ADAction.org) on the "Top 10 Reasons to Reject Ryan", ...

  • Added: May 10, 2011
  • Length: 50:00
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Today,on The Union Edge, Pres Michael Goodwin and Deana Fox of OPEIU 212 in Buffalo NY to talk about employees being locked out, and later a wrap u...

  • Added: May 10, 2011
  • Length: 50:00
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Today on the Union Edge, we have Ted Chandler, the Chief Operating Officer for the AFL CIO housing income trust. Then, a segment from What Vets Nee...

  • Added: May 06, 2011
  • Length: 50:00
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Today on The Union Edge, Tom Campbell with WNYLaborToday.com and later Deb Kline with the Cleveland Jobs with Justice, clevelandjwj.org To learn mo...

  • Added: May 06, 2011
  • Length: 46:00
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Sports gear maker Nike owes us money for acting billboards and wearing the Nike swoosh that's prominently displayed on Nike gear.

  • Added: Apr 28, 2011
  • Length: 03:25
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Today on The Union Edge, Paula E. Peinovich, PhD President of the National Labor College discusses classes, concentrations, campus life and even th...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2011
  • Length: 50:01
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Today on The Union Edge, Charlie McCollester and Rosemary Trump are on for our labor history & current events program. Terry Miale tells her story ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 50:02
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Rich Fitzgerald discusses air toxicity and other topics previously brought up by GASP and Clean Water. Then, International President Ray Hair of Th...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 50:03

  • Added: Apr 25, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Today on The Union Edge, Maria Allison returns with Jack Wade to discuss the Governor appointed Emergency Financial Manager's takeover of Benton Ha...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2011
  • Length: 50:00
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Today on The Union Edge Talk Radio Show, CHRISTIAN DORSEY Director of External and Government Affairs for the Economic Policy Institute (EPI.org), ...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2011
  • Length: 51:00
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The AFL-CIO is promising the launch a campaign to shrink the ever-widening pay gap between working people and major company CEOs, who averaged $11....

  • Added: Apr 21, 2011
  • Length: 05:36