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Caption: Marilyn Lombardo in her backyard., Credit: Brian Bull, WCPN.
For many senior citizens, the "Golden Years" are meant to be lived comfortably. One retires, takes things easy, maybe catches up with kids and gra...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM

  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: David K. Shipler, Credit: From David K. Shipler's blog
The former New York Times reporter talks about his research and experience with America's struggling working class.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM

  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 03:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kristen Barker, CUCI
Kristen Barker, Founding Member & Board President of the Cincinnati Union Co-op Initiative Interview: Kristen talks about how the Co-op is creatin...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 28:36
Caption: Dan Ford, Columbia Legal Services
Dan Ford, Columbia Legal Services, Attorney for Farmworkers Interview: Dan gives a firsthand account of the largest farm worker wage and hour set...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 27:51
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A report from the National Employment Law Project found that the increasing number of jobs in Indiana offer wages under the federal median annual s...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 07:22
Caption: Cotter senior Liam Michener, left, talks with Winona police officer Eric Mueller during a mock crash Wednesday, April 15, 2012, behind Winona Senior High School. Michener was acting as the driver. , Credit: Andrew Link/Winona Daily News
On this episode of Culture Clique, we visit with one of Winona's finest who went from a career in public relations to an occupation in Law Enforcem...

Bought by KSRQ

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 32:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Singer/musician and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte's plenary speech (39:38) at the Left Forum 2014.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 39:38
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In Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and a new generation of business leaders have launched a cultural shift, with many trying to increase female co...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 21:25
Caption: OURWalmart Members & Community Organizer
OURWalmart members, Betty Shove and Patty Mannion with OURWalmart Community Organizer, Jeremy Blomberg Interview: Betty and Patty tell personal ...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 28:12
Caption: Emotionally Leaning in to Life
This is the first of the series of shows for Women with Women. Lauri Rich was my first guest and she addressed the question "Can a woman have it al...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 46:22
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Using oral histories of early East Texas oil workers, recorded in the 1950s, we hear about the chaos and excess that accompanied the discovery of oil.

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jun 02, 2014
  • Length: 05:12
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Angelica Guillen
Angelica, a local artist, talks about her life after growing up in a migrant camp, her father, being an educator, as an activist as well as reading...

  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 28:12
Caption: Brian signing his work, Credit: Jakob Lewis
Brian Weir is following his passion as a woodworker. He might still be working at a job he hated if it wasn't for his wife. This piece was produced...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and PRX Remix

  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 04:20
  • Purchases: 2
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A Vietnamese proverb says: “when eating a fruit, think of who planted the tree.” Taking that sentiment a step further, how often do we consider the...

  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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From patrolling the streets of Sunset Boulevard to infiltrating prostitution rings, this female police officer has seen it all. Patty Corso’s persp...

  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:41
Caption: A trapeze student, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Kari Kirkland stands on a narrow platform high above the ground. As a trapeze instructor, her job is to convince students to jump off that platform...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio and KUOW

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 16:18
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Chris Cunningham of Ravenna Woods has a day job as a paralegal, Credit: Joshua McNichols
Chris Cunningham fronts the Seattle band Ravenna Woods. He looks the part, too, with a lip ring, skinny jeans and facial hair. What he doesn't look...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 10:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Peter Van Buren on Tom Joad Economy
Author of "We Meant Well" - Iraq 'Reconstruction') now Tackles the Tom Joad Economy and the sad fate of the 99#

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 38:03
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San Francisco currently has the third lowest unemployment rate of all California's counties. But while that’s good news, it doesn't mean that much ...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 06:47
Caption: Apartments in San Francisco, Credit:  (wallyg/flickr)
Rent control has been a way for cities to regulate their housing prices and evictions since World War One, in the wake of a big housing shortage in...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:13
Caption: Peter Olney
Interview: Peter reflects on the lousy trade agreements and what we need to do to fight back.

  • Added: May 16, 2014
  • Length: 28:01
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April means two things: spring and tax time! The US tax system is really, really complicated. Every time you do your taxes, you’re answering to mul...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix

  • Added: May 13, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Peter Olney
Peter Olney, Former Organizing Director of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, Part 1 Interview: Peter explains that the Trade Adjus...

  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 27:54
Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
Switzerland will vote on $25.00/ hour minimum wage. Is it crazy or valid? It would be the highest on the planet if passed. Hear it all hear !

  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 03:00
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Capital is a giant, data-packed tome on income inequality covering three hundred years of history by the French economist Thomas Piketty. Is there ...

  • Added: May 02, 2014
  • Length: 58:35