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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.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • 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
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Vietnam veterans Gary Redlinski (L) and Glen Fruendt (R) remember working in Graves Registration at an Army mortuary near Saigon.

  • Added: Nov 17, 2010
  • Length: 01:42
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Jerald Collman, who served in Vietnam, remembers receiving the bodies of fallen soldiers as an Army Graves Registration collection point officer.

  • Added: Nov 17, 2010
  • Length: :54
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Reporter Rina Palta takes a hard look at how the toughest job market in decades will shape this recession generation.

Bought by WXVU 89.1 FM Villanova

  • Added: Nov 16, 2010
  • Length: 12:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Those seeking ways to revitalize the declining US labor movement need look no further than the drive launched 75 years ago this month by the fledgl...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2010
  • Length: 03:53
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Democrats and their allies, particularly organized labor, who lost big in the midterm elections, are facing major contests with Republicans in the ...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2010
  • Length: 05:31
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New census figures show that women workers, despite lagging behind men in earnings generally, are doing much better than men among higher paid work...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2010
  • Length: 03:07
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Freelancing has its benefits, but what happens when the phone doesn’t ring? These are a handful of interviews with New York City freelancers talkin...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WORLDcompass.org, WAMC, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Bakers and their Bread, Credit: Cook County Historical Society
In the second installment of The Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps, former CCC enrollees and construction foreman recall their experiences ...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

  • Added: Oct 25, 2010
  • Length: 07:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Organized labor is facing a major election challenge in California that's certain to have a major impact on unions and anti-union forces everywhere.

  • Added: Oct 21, 2010
  • Length: 03:51
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It's a perfect match: unions need new members if they are to grow, and young workers need to join unions if they are to improve what's been their s...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2010
  • Length: 03:03
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A stand-alone segment of the Planet Warning Series. Reports on the jobless "recovery" that the US has been moved into from the Great Recession.

  • Added: Oct 13, 2010
  • Length: 02:00
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Judge John Kane talks with his daughter Sally about how his interest in law began.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2010
  • Length: 01:16
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It's Hispanic Heritage Month, an excellent time to honor three of the most important Hispanic labor leaders in US history - Cesar Chavez, Dolores H...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2010
  • Length: 08:04
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It's way past time that we updated the law that supposedly guarantees women workers pay equal to that of men.

  • Added: Sep 23, 2010
  • Length: 03:16
Caption: The railroad to nowhere near the border crossing on Gunflint Lake, Credit: Cook County MN Historical Society
A historical documentary that uncovers a long-lost story full of intrigue, mystery and wonder in far Northeastern Minnesota. Crooked businessmen, a...

Bought by KSRQ and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

  • Added: Sep 20, 2010
  • Length: 26:41
  • Purchases: 2
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An AFL-CIO report shows that many of those who rescued victims of the 9/11 attacks are still suffering from serious injuries and illnesses.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2010
  • Length: 04:13
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The AFL-CIO has begun a drive to recruit young workers to grow and strengthen the labor movement.

  • Added: Sep 09, 2010
  • Length: 03:10
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The Infernal Noise Brigade debuted at the Seattle WTO protests in 1999. Jill Friedberg from KBCS in Seattle has their story.

Bought by WXDU

  • Added: Sep 08, 2010
  • Length: 08:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Infernal Noise Brigade in downtown Seattle., Credit: http://www.andrewstern.net/
We look at how political marching bands are stirring up public spaces; from the streets, to supermarkets to your facebook feed.

Bought by KVSC

  • Added: Sep 08, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mi...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2010
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Sketch of the design for the park, Credit: West Seattle Blog
A tour around a newly undergrounded reservoir with Mark Brands, the landscape architect who designed the park to be built above it.

Bought by KLCC

  • Added: Sep 06, 2010
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Until September 11, 2001, The Triangle Shirtwaste Fire on March 25, 1911 was the deadliest workplace disaster in the history of New York City. Davi...

Bought by WFHB and KVSC

  • Added: Sep 03, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2