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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
Caption: Locals are promised jobs in the redevelopment of Hunters View, which is easier said than done. , Credit: Mabel Jímenez.
We’ve been looking at the massive redevelopment project in San Francisco’s BayviewHunters Point. Yesterday, we took you behind-the-scenes in the se...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2011
  • Length: 14:40
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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.

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