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Caption: Entrance to the shop, with volunteer-painted sign. Inside: Kathleen Mills, Steven Hobdy and Morgan Kanninen, Credit: Jen Chien
Bike culture in the Bay Area runs the gamut, from high performance racing to hipster fixies. Keeping a bike can be an expensive hobby, and as with ...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WSLR, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 31, 2012
  • Length: 07:22
  • Purchases: 3
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Series host Martha Burk interviews United States Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis. Solis addresses the state of the recovery and what to expect for...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2012
  • Length: 28:37
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Mark Edens tells his daughter, Jessie, about his career with the Michigan State Police.

Bought by WEZU and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 31, 2012
  • Length: 01:50
  • Purchases: 2
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One Bay Area organization has created an economy based on trading services and skills. KALW's Jen Chien reports.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2012
  • Length: 08:11
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For 65 million people with an arrest or a conviction, the increased use of background checks in hiring make it that much more difficult for this po...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Aug 29, 2012
  • Length: 07:50
  • Purchases: 1
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When the Oakland Police Department put out a call for new recruits earlier this year, more than 2,000 people applied – mostly from outside of Oakla...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2012
  • Length: 07:45
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First, AARP’s President, Rob Romasco, explains how AARP’s innovative Work Re-imagined Program will help experienced workers. Then, Jeanne Cooper lo...

Bought by WCNY and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 59:55
  • Purchases: 2
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We owe much to organized labor.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 27, 2012
  • Length: 06:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Daniel Ross talks about being a volunteer firefighter while serving time in a minimum security prison.

Bought by WEZU and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 27, 2012
  • Length: 01:47
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
We begin this show playing recent bluegrass. The Gem of Bluegrass takes a look at bluegrass music and social class, and the Gem sets the tone for t...

Bought by WOUB, Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920, KRZA, KUCB, KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 27, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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Urgently needed "green retrofitting" of the nation's infrastructure can benefit everyone

  • Added: Aug 23, 2012
  • Length: 04:18
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Anti-labor forces have launched a major drive to stifle the political voice of workers and unions.

  • Added: Aug 16, 2012
  • Length: 05:51
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Both left and right agree that the U.S. income gap is widening. It's harder to agree on how to solve it. Fred Setterberg yearns for the solidarity ...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Aug 16, 2012
  • Length: 12:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Both left and right agree that the U.S. income gap is widening. It's harder to agree on how to solve it. Fred Setterberg yearns for the solidarity ...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Aug 16, 2012
  • Length: 14:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Labor is planning an extensive campaign for President Obama's re-election.

  • Added: Aug 09, 2012
  • Length: 03:23
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With an unemployment rate three times higher than that of adults, there are 75 million youth worldwide looking for work. International Labour Organ...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Aug 08, 2012
  • Length: 12:11
  • Purchases: 1
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With an unemployment rate three times higher than that of adults, there are 75 million youth worldwide looking for work. International Labour Organ...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Aug 08, 2012
  • Length: 12:33
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van norman
American ethos is that we’re all equal. We’re all middle class. But we know that there’s them’s that’s got. And them’s that not. In the old folk mu...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2012
  • Length: 07:33
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Similar to prison guards, police unions advocacy for their members has helped perpetuate cycles of criminalization and incarceration that plague Am...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 09:17
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Support, or opposition from a prison guard union can make or break a campaign for office. The most powerful of them all is the California Correcti...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 11:30
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Police officers and prison guards hold tremendous political sway. Their advocacy for better pay, more power, and more jobs has been a major factor ...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: jacket Cover, Credit: design by Kirk DouPonce
Hugh Sinclair traveled to several continents while working for numerous banks, agencies and institutions, and saw microfinance from the ground up. ...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
Caption: Dennis Marker
America’s middle class is in dramatic decline. But, what caused the downfall?

  • Added: Jul 23, 2012
  • Length: 28:54
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It's way past time to raise the minimum wage.

  • Added: Jul 19, 2012
  • Length: 03:07
Caption: Peter Drucker
Host Phalana Tiller talks with Business Talent Group's Jody Greenstone Miller and then we hear a rare audio recording of Peter Drucker on the mobil...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2012
  • Length: 58:59