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In his essay, "Winter Projects," Aaron Brown lightheartedly looks back at his past tasks for winter. He also discusses the preparations, obstacles,...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:41
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Poet Danny Klecko provides a vivid glimpse into the world of baking with a look at the camaraderie amongst bakers preparing a new batch of pastries...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 01:55
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The Federal Writers Project in West Virginia, and the battle to tell the TRUE story of the state's history.

  • Added: Jan 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:12
Caption: Robert Pollin
Achieving full employment has been at the center of the progressive project for more than a century. If work is available at decent wages for ever...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 30, 2012
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Commentary: More than 850,000 minimum wage workers in 10 states will be getting raises in the new year.

  • Added: Dec 27, 2012
  • Length: 04:03
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Big-rig driver Boyd Applegate tells his sister, Rhonda Dixon, about being a real-beard Santa Claus.

Bought by WOUB, KALW, WEZU, and WKSU


  • Added: Dec 21, 2012
  • Length: 02:17
  • Purchases: 4
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It's time for President Obama to help the country's home care workers.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2012
  • Length: 02:21
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As 2013 approaches, we look at some of the important issues we've covered in 2012: from domestic workers struggling for respect, to the consequence...

Bought by KMUN


  • Added: Dec 19, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Aaron J. Brown is an author and community college instructor from the Iron Range. He writes MinnesotaBrown.com and hosts Northern Community Radio's...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Dec 19, 2012
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2012
  • Length: 03:36
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Conversations and live musical performance based on international themes.

  • Added: Dec 14, 2012
  • Length: 01:52:57
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On Wednesday night, December 5th, Indiana University students met to discuss the logistics of potential strikes and protests next spring. The event...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2012
  • Length: 08:21
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This is a profile piece on Pacific T. Giordano who is the manager of an odd family business: selling gravestones. This is about the journey that go...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2012
  • Length: 05:59
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Commentary: Student athletes get very little of the millions generated by college football's bowl games.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2012
  • Length: 04:01
Caption: Gold from a days work by an artisanal miner in Kaniola in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Credit: By Sasha Lezhnev - Enough Project
This is the first episode in a mini-series covering the impacts corporate supply chains have on labor standards and human rights. We explore how re...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2012
  • Length: 16:00
Caption: Inmate Johnny Ames demonstrates his welding skills., Credit: Kyung-Jin Lee
After decades of neglect, prison rehabilitation programs are seeing a resurgence, despite some hiccups. For California, this emphasis on rehabilita...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Dec 02, 2012
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Commentary: It's time to enact a proposed law that would give workers the absolute right to unionization.

  • Added: Nov 29, 2012
  • Length: 04:13
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Ask the Center for Economic and Policy Research's Nicole Woo

  • Added: Nov 29, 2012
  • Length: 04:47
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Can and should the government guarantee economic security?

Bought by WRIR, Spokane Public Radio, WBEZ, KREV-LP, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 6
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Joe Varga, professor of labor studies at Indiana University, hosted an open informational session about the mysterious Trans Pacific Partnership. T...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2012
  • Length: 56:57
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LouAnn Shepard Muhm is a widely published poet and teacher living in northern Minnesota. She has been featured in the mnartists.org series "What Li...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2012
  • Length: 02:02
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Labor was a big election winner.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 02:45
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Plans for a new, seven-story Hyatt Place hotel in downtown Bloomington have drawn questions and criticism since they were announced this summer and...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2012
  • Length: 09:32
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Big-rig driver Boyd Applegate tells his sister, Rhonda Dixon, about volunteering at the polls nearly every Election Day for 20 years.

Bought by WEZU, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WEZU


  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:03
  • Purchases: 3
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Raising the minimum wage should be a key post-election priority.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2012
  • Length: 04:33