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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...

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  • 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
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The Internet has had a profound impact on media labor coverage.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2012
  • Length: 07:03
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The field of competitive intelligence illustrates the distinction we draw in our professional lives between ethics and law. Attorney Richard Horowi...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2012
  • Length: 14:46
  • Purchases: 1
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The field of competitive intelligence illustrates the distinction we draw in our professional lives between ethics and law. Attorney Richard Horowi...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jul 10, 2012
  • Length: 17:09
  • Purchases: 1
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In the past six weeks, five people have died on Caltrain tracks, hit by trains that could not stop in time to avoid them. Every year, an average of...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2012
  • Length: 06:17
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The most popular buses in Oakland are the 1 and the 1R. The 1, which is the local route, makes 105 stops in three different East Bay cities. It’s a...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2012
  • Length: 08:20
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It’s summer in California, which means fire season is in full force – and it could be the worst one in years. The California Department of Forestry...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2012
  • Length: 07:17
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The city of Oakland considers a risky wager to cover pension debt.

  • Added: Jul 09, 2012
  • Length: 05:54
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It's been a hundred years since women textile workers waged one of the most important strikes in US labor history.

  • Added: Jul 05, 2012
  • Length: 05:16
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Although unemployment in the private sector is declining, it's growing in the public sector.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2012
  • Length: 03:50
Caption: Roxanne Brown, Credit: Jennifer Esperanza (c)
The emerging green economy promises to provide large-scale job creation while healing the Earth and building the middle class.

Bought by Panhandle Community Radio, KKRN, KFCF FM, and KUMD


  • Added: Jun 26, 2012
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 4
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A new study shows that union members are healthier than non-union workers.

  • Added: Jun 21, 2012
  • Length: 02:55
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Eric and Jessica Czubaj face the challenges of providing health insurance for themselves and their children while running a family business.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 06:14
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President Obama has rightly honored activist Dolores Huerta.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2012
  • Length: 05:58
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The unemployment rate is 8.1 percent, but the underemployment rate — that's people who work part time but want full-time work — is much higher. For...

Bought by PRX Remix and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 12, 2012
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 2
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Oakland is known for its food trucks, which serve everything from tacos and tamales to West African cuisine. But few know that this latest culinar...

Bought by WUIS and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 10, 2012
  • Length: 07:25
  • Purchases: 2