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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
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Protect and Serve ABQ is a campaign to allow the community to voice their thoughts on the recent issues with the Albuquerque Police Department. Coo...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2014
  • Length: 07:45
Caption: Lynne Dodson, Washington State Labor Council
Lynne Dodson, Secretary-Treasurer of the Washington State Labor Council Interview: Lynne is passionate about shared prosperity, workers deserving ...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 28:27
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Two and one half minute commentary on paying for restoring unemployment benefits to the long-term unemployed by cutting corporate welfare.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Anne Feeney, Singer-Song Writer
Anne talks about her life as an activist, agitator, mom, and much more and the show will highlight three of Anne’s favorite songs.

Bought by KVNF


  • Added: Apr 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paul Hope, President of the Washington Education Association Fourth Corner
Paul Hope, President of the Washington Education Association Fourth Corner, Part 2 Interview: Paul explains what happened to education during the...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 27:58
Caption: FUTUREWORK: How Technology Will Redefine the Culture of Work
IEEE Spectrum Radio explores what the workplace will look like and what the meaning of work will be 30 years into the future.

Bought by KFCF FM, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KQED, WFAE, KVMR and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 33
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This month we sit down with three unique guests to talk about the gravity and gravitas of the world’s largest piece of exposed granite, Stone Mount...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 21:50
Caption: Paul Hope, President of the Washington Education Association Fourth Corner
Paul reviews America’s history by noting the resurgence of the wealthy to take control of public money and government while also stating that the m...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 27:43
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Peacetalks radio takes us down ‘The Non-Violent path of Cesar Chavez’, through conversations with Chavez’ colleague and friend Delores Huerta, and ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Host Brian Balogh talks with legal historian Risa Goluboff about the legal background to the federal minimum wage, established by the Fair Labor St...

Bought by WFPL News, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and Radio Newark


  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 08:48
  • Purchases: 3
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Historian Gregg Kimball tells host Ed Ayers about the phenomenon of “hiring out” enslaved persons prior to the Civil War, and how this introduced s...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 08:09
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Ed Ayers talks with historian Karin Shapiro about the convict leasing arrangements of the 1890s that led to labor disputes with free workers, ...

Bought by KFAI and Radio Newark


  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 09:31
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Strikers from the Ladies Tailors Union, 1910 , Credit: Library of Congress
In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama called on Congress to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10. And last month, he signe...

Bought by WCPN, WCAI / WNAN, WEZU, WRPI, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Strikers from the Ladies Tailors Union, 1910, Credit: Library of Congress
In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama called on Congress to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10. And last month, he signe...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Mark Lowry, President of the NWWCLC
Interview: Mark lets us know that Labor feels protective of the middle class because Labor help create it and as we keep exporting our manufacturi...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 28:32
Caption: The Dixon Ticonderoga Pencil, Credit: Bryan Ward
Author, producer and teacher Bryan Ward loves the Dixon Ticonderoga pencil, but his relationship with the writing utensil has soured since he disc...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 03:42
Caption: Cesar Chavez, Credit: Recuerda a Cesar Chavez Committee
Generation Justice is joined by Jasiel Escarcega, a student activist with Feed the Hood, Travis Mckenzie, Executive Director of Grow the Future. Th...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 18:05
Caption: Founders of We Do The Work
Interview: Rich, Ken, and Janet have a conversation about their guests, what are the major challenges facing workers today, and why they asked Gar...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 27:44