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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
Caption: The Emotion Roadmap to Inspired Performance
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
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A civilian oversight board is now responsible for hearing a wide range of alleged BART police misconduct at their meetings every month. With the he...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2012
  • Length: 08:08
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The Colombian Free Trade Agreement aligns the US with a notorious abuser of workers and their unions.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2012
  • Length: 03:54
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It's essential that we raise Social Security benefits.

  • Added: Apr 12, 2012
  • Length: 03:19
Caption: Domestic workers in Texas., Credit: Flickr user: Nuevo Anden
With the passage of New York’s Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in 2010, workers are now organizing in California and other states to win basic righ...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
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When Matt O'Meilia was 10 years old, a rock star moved into his neighborhood. And not just any rock star. A hometown boy made good. The rock star...

Bought by KOSU and PRX Remix

  • Added: Apr 02, 2012
  • Length: 04:14
  • Purchases: 2