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Labor in Indiana: The Vectren lock-out and the so called "Right to Work" bill.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 59:53
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Labor leader Art Carter was an important but now largely forgotten hero of the anti-Vietnam War movement.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 04:56
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Touching on ethics, justice, democracy, and global citizenship, Rabble Rousers explores the notion of protest as a spontaneous installation of impr...

Bought by KUT and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 01, 2012
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Deepa Vanra at Occupy Wall Street West, Credit: Lisa Rudman
Occupy Wall Street has changed the conversation about the distribution of wealth. So what now? What policy changes and initiatives should the mov...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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Although President Obama said nothing about organized labor in his State of the Union address, he won labor plaudits for the pro-worker programs he...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2012
  • Length: 04:43
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Last Thursday, January 19th, the activist group Occupy IU organized a teach in, titled “Why the Occupy Movement is Happening Now.” The group invite...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2012
  • Length: 01:01:30
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San Francisco labor leader Walter Johnson was a key supporter of gay rights.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2012
  • Length: 04:13
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Oakland has the 5th busiest port in the country. According to the Port of Oakland they support between 50,000 and 73,000 jobs in Northern Californi...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2012
  • Length: 12:33
Caption: Teresa Amabile
Host Phalana Tiller talks with author George Anders about his new book, The Rare Find. She also interviews Teresa Amabile, professor and co-author ...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
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The industrial Midwest might not be the industrial Midwest if it weren’t for the iron-rich regions of northern Minnesota and Michigan. These “iron ...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2012
  • Length: 03:47
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The United Auto Workers is in danger of losing its standing as one of the country's most important institutions.

  • Added: Jan 12, 2012
  • Length: 04:26
Caption: Building 92, Credit: Shannon Geis
Ever wondered what goes on behind the gates of the Brooklyn Navy Yard? We found out!

  • Added: Jan 11, 2012
  • Length: 08:52
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So-called student athletes should be paid for their work in bringing billions of dollars to the nation's colleges and universities.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2012
  • Length: 03:49
Caption: dollarsandsense.org
Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty and Our Democracy is the subtitle of professor Gar Alperovitz's updated work centering the most recent developme...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2012
  • Length: 28:52
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Neurosurgeon Lee Buono and his eighth grade science teacher, Al Siedlecki, remember reconnecting after more than 15 years.

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2011
  • Length: 01:52
  • Purchases: 1
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The Labor Department will poll workers to find out how much voice they feel they have.

  • Added: Dec 24, 2011
  • Length: 16:45
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The minimum wage is increasing in eight states.

  • Added: Dec 22, 2011
  • Length: 06:25
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A round-the-world tour of protests in Canada, England, France, Spain, Ukraine, the United States, and beyond.

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2011
  • Length: 05:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Two worker necessities--downtime and pay raises.

  • Added: Dec 21, 2011
  • Length: 15:08
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A look back at some of the most important issues of 2011: Attacks on organized labor, the Egyptian revolution, and the struggle to address climate ...

Bought by KHNS, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KMUN


  • Added: Dec 19, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Queen Jackson tells her case manager, Debra MacKillop, how she became homeless.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KUOW


  • Added: Dec 19, 2011
  • Length: 02:16
  • Purchases: 2
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The need to combat sexual harassment on the job is drawing lots of attention.

  • Added: Dec 15, 2011
  • Length: 02:53
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Radio Curious visits the West Coast Port Shutdown, so tune in as we occupy your radio

  • Added: Dec 14, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Public employees, many of them African-Americans, are being hit particularly hard by today's high levels of unemployment.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2011
  • Length: 04:03
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The two most important leadership attributes are empathy and humility, says Ken Kraft. He works with Bank of New York Mellon employees in 36 countr...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2011
  • Length: 26:31