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Sen. Mark Miller addresses a crowd on the capitol square upon his return to Madison, WI

  • Added: Mar 12, 2011
  • Length: 03:40
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Susan Sarandon speaks to a crowd of 100,000 in Madison, WI

  • Added: Mar 12, 2011
  • Length: 05:56
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This Wednesday, the state of Wisconsin passed a controversial bill limiting the collective bargaining rights of public employees. Here, labor activ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2011
  • Length: 12:13
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For the sake of the country's future, teachers are one group of public employees we must all support.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2011
  • Length: 03:11
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Dee Dickson remembers trying to get a job as a shipyard electrician in the 1970s.

Bought by KISU and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 28, 2011
  • Length: 01:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Could the slow job growth rate of the Great Recession be attributed to new technologies replacing human labor and intelligence? Is artificial intel...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2011
  • Length: 02:00
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The attempt by Wisconsin's governor to all but eliminate union rights of state employees is one of the most important labor developments in decades.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2011
  • Length: 05:02
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Governor Walker held a press conference at the state capitol in Madison, WI this afternoon - he answered a handful of questions before Rep. Brett H...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2011
  • Length: 26:57
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very short audio - drumming and yelling in the state capitol, Tuesday 2/22/11

  • Added: Feb 22, 2011
  • Length: :20
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Santa Fe’s Earth Care International’s Youth Allies teams up with Youth Media Project to produce a compelling and emotional show about consumerism, ...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC and KBRP Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 22, 2011
  • Length: 56:12
  • Purchases: 2
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The Great Recession officially ended in Jun 2009 but the American workforce is still suffering from its traumatic effects.

  • Added: Feb 16, 2011
  • Length: 02:00
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Politicians and others who caused our economic troubles are attempting to shift the blame to public employees, whose vital work benefits us all.

  • Added: Feb 11, 2011
  • Length: 05:45
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A humorous reading of a looking-for-work ad posted by a copywriter on Craigslist in Atlanta.

Bought by WABE and Vocalo.org


  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 03:28
  • Purchases: 2
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The pioneering Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, a leader in the fight for racial equality, should be high on the list of those we honor during ...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2011
  • Length: 04:02
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A comedic piece giving advice on how to follow up after your first interview.

  • Added: Jan 21, 2011
  • Length: 07:59
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There's a whole host of 'Good News/Bad News' jokes floating around on your finer after diner speech preparation websites...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
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Geoffrey is a guy with his feet in a couple places. He attends school full time, works two jobs, takes care of six siblings and a daughter, and ha...

Bought by WMPG and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 11, 2011
  • Length: 05:50
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: CCC camps were segregated by race. Within a year, the black company stationed in Cook County was driven out of town., Credit: Cook County Historical Society
From 1933 to 1942, the Civilian Conservation Corps provided millions of young men with forestry work as the United States struggled to pull itself ...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Jan 11, 2011
  • Length: 08:04
  • Purchases: 1
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An interview with the director and founder of the D.C. Central Kitchen Robert Egger

  • Added: Dec 30, 2010
  • Length: 13:46
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U.S. employers are in effect stealing millions of dollars from their employees by underpaying them.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2010
  • Length: 03:19
Caption: Jeff Post (front) and a fellow co-worker pour epoxy for a faceted glass window, Credit: Terese Tenseth
Today on Art Beat we feature an artist who works with what some may consider a difficult medium. Jeff Post works for Willet Hauser Architectural Gl...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2010
  • Length: 10:38
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Raising the minimum wage provides essential help to the poorest Americans while boosting the entire sagging economy.

  • Added: Dec 02, 2010
  • Length: 04:34
Caption: Little girl in Nuevo Milenio
In Colombia, where evidence is marred by politics, emotion and time, conclusions are hard to come by.

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2010
  • Length: 10:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Republican members of Congress are trying to block President Obama's plan to modernize the country's crumbling infrastructure.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2010
  • Length: 03:14