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Advocates of teaching labor in public schools have scored an important victory.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2009
  • Length: 03:19
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Ageism can strike anyone once they reach a certain age, and it can be as harmful to its victims and society as racism or sexism.

  • Added: Dec 10, 2009
  • Length: 03:43
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A family business named Sarah's Hat Boxes is surviving the Great Recession, despite selling a product more befitting an era defined by the Great De...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2009
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 2
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There may be a nationwide demand for nurses, but that doesn't mean that hospitals are hiring (the newbies, anyway).

  • Added: Nov 29, 2009
  • Length: 03:47
Caption: Beaver telling stories, Credit: Whitney Teska
A young lumberjack in northern Wisconsin gets run over by a team of horses.

  • Added: Nov 28, 2009
  • Length: 03:13
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The AFL-CIO and a coalition of its allies have launched a major campaign aimed at creating many thousands of new jobs.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2009
  • Length: 03:27
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Charlotte-area small business Tyler 2 Construction is putting laid-off workers on "attached unemployment" and still paying their health insurance b...

Bought by Michigan Radio Economy Special and KUOW


  • Added: Nov 23, 2009
  • Length: 03:24
  • Purchases: 2
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A creative job search on the streets of Manhattan

  • Added: Nov 23, 2009
  • Length: 03:44
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A short portrait of Billy Latta, a North Carolina dairy farmer.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2009
  • Length: 10:57
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Trabajo realizado por investigador del Centro Universitario de Ciencias Económico Administrativas de la Universidad de Guadalajara, dan como result...

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  • Added: Nov 09, 2009
  • Length: 08:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Airline and railroad workers voting on whether to unionize are greatly hampered by peculiar rules that count eligible voters who don't vote as voti...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2009
  • Length: 02:59
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The irony of food poverty in California’s agriculturally rich Central Valley and a look at community gardens popping up in food deserts. We also ex...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
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Low income immigrant women own their own green, eco-friendly cleaning businesses.

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2009
  • Length: 07:32
  • Purchases: 1
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The mainstream media are in effect censoring labor news that's important to all of us.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2009
  • Length: 06:24
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Tales of a taxi driver in the after hours of the night

  • Added: Oct 22, 2009
  • Length: 15:05
Caption: Margaret Danesi on her organic farm in Canastota, NY, Credit: Ryan Morden
More women are owning and running farms according to USDA census data released earlier this year. The number of women who run farms is up 19 percen...

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  • Added: Oct 22, 2009
  • Length: 04:12
  • Purchases: 1
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New studies show that the young Americans who will shape our future have been hit painfully hard by today's economic downturn.

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2009
  • Length: 04:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lyal Corliss pulls a horse shoe off a horse's hoof., Credit: Yuli Weeks
In Northern California's Humboldt County, one octogenarian just won't quit working.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2009
  • Length: 04:20
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An oral history account of the successful workers' sit-in at the Republic Windows and Doors factory in Chicago in December of 2008, the first Ameri...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2009
  • Length: 21:57
  • Purchases: 2
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President Obama appears to have finally ended the decades-long struggle of air traffic controllers for decent treatment.

  • Added: Oct 01, 2009
  • Length: 06:22
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Despite the recession, women workers are close to outnumbering male workers.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2009
  • Length: 02:36
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President Obama is becoming the most pro-labor president since FDR.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2009
  • Length: 03:45
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Should government supplement markets to increase the public good? Should it regulate markets to protect the public good? How much is too much regul...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
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How should we reward experts and how much? When the experts fail, should populist outrage be directed at those individuals or the system?

  • Added: Sep 11, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
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A Colombian immigrant was recently denied her investor's visa, forcing her to shut down her U.S. company and fire her six employees. Does immigrati...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2009
  • Length: 01:30