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Do you know how we got Labor Day? Winston Smith's torture has begun, and Kim Davis' arrest is ordered by the Supreme Court

  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 03:34:32
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Union-Backed 'Fight For $15' Campaign Marginalizes Larger Struggle for Wor...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 09, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Uptalk is that rising, questioning tone some people use when ending a statement. And women aren't the only ones who do it—so finds a study of conte...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KPVL, WKCC, Radio Phoenix, KHNS and more


  • Added: Sep 04, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Pete Seeger entertaining Eleanor Roosevelt, honored guest at a racially integrated Valentine's Day party marking the opening of a new chapter of United Federal Labor in then-segregated Washington, D.C., Credit: Joseph A. Horne via Library of Congress, 1944
A conversation with Andrew Revkin, who's best known as a longtime New York Times environmental journalist but is also a songwriter and was for 20 y...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Sep 04, 2015
  • Length: 15:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Peter Olney, ILWU
Interview: Peter continues his discussion about his co-authoring a series titled ‘Just a Whisper Now—A Look Back at the AFL-CIO’s New Voice After ...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2015
  • Length: 28:23
Caption: A pirate and his bird, Credit: Lu Olkowski
In this installment of CARGOLAND, Lu Olkowski meets one man who embodies the spirit of the fast-fading waterfront. Morning sunlight streams through...

Bought by WRPI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 30:26
  • Purchases: 2
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The men and women who load and unload the ships in the harbor belong to one of the last truly strong American unions: the International Longshore a...

Bought by KALW, WRPI, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 11:57
  • Purchases: 3
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During the great recession, we all started to buy a lot less stuff. And the thing is, there’s whole industry built around bringing you the stuff yo...

Bought by KALW, WRPI, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 21:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: M.S.C. Valeria, the largest ship to call in any American port, cruising into Long Beach harbor on a foggy night. , Credit: Lu Olkowski
A profile the pilots who guide container ships... cruise ships and oil tankers... into Long Beach harbor.

Bought by WRPI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 11:31
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Peter Olney, ILWU
Interview: Peter talks about his co-authoring a series titled ‘Just a Whisper Now—A Look Back at the AFL-CIO’s New Voice After 20 Years’—an assess...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2015
  • Length: 28:40
Caption: Susan Alan, NFWM
Interview: Susan testifies that the almost 2 million farmworkers work hard, are skilled, and their work has dignity—it is work we all depend on. ...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Aug 29, 2015
  • Length: 27:53
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Adam (L) and Jacqueline (R) Graff
Adam Graff, a member of New Orleans' all-volunteer, mental health crisis unit, speaks with his wife, Jacqueline, about the surge in patients after ...

Bought by WTJU and Blue Mountain Radio


  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:53
  • Purchases: 2
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Rendered follows up with Etsy about some of the concerns sellers brought up about the company on our April episode and get an update on how the com...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2015
  • Length: 18:09
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Do service-sector workers represent the future of the U.S. labor movement? Mid-twentieth-century union activism transformed manufacturing jobs fro...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 01:01:11
Caption: Andrea Cleveland (L) and Monica Harwell (R)
Monica Harwell, talks to her daughter, Andrea Cleveland, about being the first woman to climb electric utility poles for ConEd in New York.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and WTJU


  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Youth Radio's Billy Cruz grew up dreaming of the day he would join the family business... but when the time finally came, his dream job wasn't all ...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:03
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Professor Richard K. Lieberman, director of the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives, describes the rich history of the Steinway & Sons piano company from...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 10:10
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Earlier this year, a majority of hourly employees at Bloomingfoods Cooperative Grocery signed up as members of Local 700 of the United Food and Com...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2015
  • Length: 07:55
Caption: Immigrants and supporters march down Poydras Street in New Orleans on July 10., Credit: Jasmin Mara Lopez
On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina ripped through the Southern Gulf Coast. Reconstruction after Katrina drew thousands of people from India, Bra...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Aug 07, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
  • Purchases: 1
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All of us are on this planet because we were born. Still, for most of us, giving birth is so mysterious. Many people don’t really learn about what ...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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Who was your favorite teacher in high school? We all have that unforgettable teacher that sets us on our life’s trajectory. But most of the time we...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
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My brother Thomas recounts a diving accident he lived through early in his career as a commercial diver.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 08:51
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The Fair Food Program is recognized as one of the great human rights success stories of our day. This unique farmworker- and consumer-driven initia...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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When you get into a taxi, you usually know where you are coming from, where you are going. But what about your taxi driver? This week we travel wit...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 29:02
Caption: Detroit Garment Group Founder Karen Buscemi, Credit: Boswell
The Bonfires of Social Enterprise episode with Detroit fashion writer turned job maker and social enterprise entrepreneuer. Karen Buscemi is trying...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:08