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The unemployment rate is 8.1 percent, but the underemployment rate — that's people who work part time but want full-time work — is much higher. For...

Bought by PRX Remix and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 12, 2012
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 2
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Oakland is known for its food trucks, which serve everything from tacos and tamales to West African cuisine. But few know that this latest culinar...

Bought by WUIS and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 10, 2012
  • Length: 07:25
  • Purchases: 2
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California’s budget crisis has meant huge cuts in cities across the Bay Area. Pinole, a city of 18,000 in Contra Costa County, is no exception. Sin...

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2012
  • Length: 06:21
  • Purchases: 1
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Labor showed important political strength in its failed bid to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2012
  • Length: 03:04
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Alamo, TX – Para marcar el inicio de la temporada de huracanes (1o de junio), líderes de la comunidad del Valle del Rio Grande y organizaciones def...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2012
  • Length: 02:09
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Organized labor is facing major election challenges this month in Wisconsin and Arizona.

  • Added: May 31, 2012
  • Length: 04:49
Caption: Peter Warren, Credit: Eleanor Davis, www.doing-fine.com
The Malpai Borderlands Group is a coalition of ranchers and environmentalists who manage over 75,000 acres of grassland in Southeastern Arizona. Do...

  • Added: May 25, 2012
  • Length: 35:38
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Graduation time is here, but graduates can't be sure of good jobs despite their education.

  • Added: May 24, 2012
  • Length: 03:27
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New refugees have to juggle a lot. There's finding housing, getting kids enrolled in school; often there's learning English. And there's finding a ...

  • Added: May 23, 2012
  • Length: 08:10
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A Ph.D. used to be a ticket to a comfortable career in academia. But, in recent years, increasing numbers of Ph.D.'s have had trouble finding jobs ...

  • Added: May 23, 2012
  • Length: 02:01
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Jackson Browne, David Crosby and Ani DiFranco and others discuss how Occupy and other movements inspire their socially conscious music. Hosted by ...

Bought by KPVL, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, KSUT, WNIJ and more


  • Added: May 23, 2012
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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One final day of contract negotiations remains between Mitchel, Indiana factory C&M Conveyor and the newly formed United Steel Workers Union at the...

  • Added: May 22, 2012
  • Length: 09:15
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It's time for President Obama to honor his pledge to ban anti-gay discrimination by federal contractors.

  • Added: May 17, 2012
  • Length: 04:03
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An introduction to some of my illustrious colleagues from my days as a bellhop/valet/part-time restaurant host at the Hilton.

  • Added: May 15, 2012
  • Length: 15:12
Caption: Tony Hsieh, Credit: Jake Chessum
Host Phalana Tiller talks with hotelier Chip Conley and Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh about the notion that work and happiness should be inextricably linke...

  • Added: May 13, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
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The right to unionization, a basic civil right, is under serious attack.

  • Added: May 10, 2012
  • Length: 04:04
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DENVER - The 2012 National Farmworker Health Conference begins today in Denver, marking the 50th anniversary of the Migrant Health Act.

  • Added: May 09, 2012
  • Length: 01:37
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Radio Curious discusses “Brothers on the Line” a film about the Reuther brothers who unionized the auto industry and galvanized the middle class. T...

  • Added: May 07, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
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Tomorrow’s primary recall election will determine the candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and which candidates will face each other in th...

  • Added: May 07, 2012
  • Length: 01:46
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DENVER - The national unemployment rate is slightly more than 8 percent, but finding a job in tough economic times can be even more difficult for p...

  • Added: May 03, 2012
  • Length: 01:43
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I interviewed John Caparella, President of the award winning Venetian and Palazzo Resorts and the Sands Expo and Convention center in Las Vegas. Jo...

  • Added: May 03, 2012
  • Length: 56:41
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Boulder lawyer Beth Klein talks about human trafficking in Colorado. She defines 'human trafficking' and describes the magnitude of the problem in...

  • Added: May 02, 2012
  • Length: 24:03
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On May 2, 1982, Exxon unexpectedly closed its oil-shale exploration and development project in Parachute, leaving 2,200 people out of work, causing...

  • Added: May 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:49
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Washington's labor, immigrant and faith communities are promising a large and vocal turnout on Tuesday (May 1) for annual May Day marches and ralli...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2012
  • Length: 04:48
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It's up to us to curtail the widespread use of child labor.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2012
  • Length: 03:49