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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Former Israeli & Palestinian Combatants Tour U.S. Promoting Peaceful Settl...

Bought by WRIR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Oct 22, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Border crossing , Credit: Thalia Beaty and Maggy Donaldson
Moroccan markets sell goods imported from Spain at a discount for buyers. But that discount comes at a price -- for the Moroccan women who bring th...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Oct 17, 2015
  • Length: 09:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Woman waiting to cross the border into Morocco carrying imported goods from Spain , Credit: Thalia Beaty and Maggy Donaldson
Millions of people around the world work in jobs that aren’t formally recognized or afforded legal protections typical of wage earning jobs. On thi...

Bought by WCPN, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and WRIR


  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Senteara Orwig, Archivist
Interview: Senteara reports on her research of Joe Hill, his song The Rebel Girl, and Katie Phar. For more information, go to www.lib.washington....

  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 27:32
Caption: Dorothy Day, 1934, Credit: New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection
Do you know who Dorothy Day is? This week in speaking to the U.S. Congress, Pope Francis heralded Dorothy Day alongside other better known American...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2015
  • Length: 14:16
Caption: Bloody Sunday, Everett Massacre
“Learn Yourself” and Conor Casey, Labor Archivist for the Labor Archives of Washington Interview: Mike starts a special segment of We Do The Work c...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2015
  • Length: 28:01
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This classic poem, by Romantic poet John Keats, celebrates the beauty of the season.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2015
  • Length: 02:16
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We continue a three-part series on work in America. This is Part Two: what we do all day, and how we feel about it.

Bought by KZYX, KMXT, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Sep 23, 2015
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Nikil Saval, author and editor of n+1 magazine, talks about how the American office has (and hasn't) changed since its origin in the late 19th cent...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 05:46
Caption: Water trough at Frog Hollow Farm in Brentwood, California, near the California Delta., Credit: Audrey Dilling
In the summer of 1901, San Francisco’s mayor, James D. Phelan, hiked up to an oak tree near the north bank of the Tuolumne River in Yosemite’s Hetc...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2015
  • Length: 14:02
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On this episode of Culture Clique, we explore multi-level marketing. Is it a pyramid scheme? Is it good for the seller? What are people’s impressio...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2015
  • Length: 01:07:58
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Housing in Jackson is a problem for seasonal and low-income workers. But, increasingly, it’s also a problem for middle-income earners. Among them, ...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2015
  • Length: 05:09
Caption: Erika Escalante stands in front of her home at Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, Credit: Angela Johnston
Buena Vista is a diverse community, made up of seniors, families, people with disabilities. The majority of residents are low income, and Latino. P...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:08
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The rigors and joys of work are celebrated in this special anthology program entitled WORKING CLASS POETS. B.H. Fairchild, Susan Gubernat, Robert S...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Sep 14, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Throughout the 20th century, organized labor was a central feature of American life. Our guide, the historian Steve Fraser, asks what happened—betw...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KMXT, KZYX, KPIP-LP, and WRPI


  • Added: Sep 14, 2015
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Cecelia Tichi
Jack London is known for his wolf-dog tales and sagas of the frozen North. But, that’s overlooking the real story. London was a reporter who made n...

Bought by KVSC, KPVL, and KCBX


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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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