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Federally, marijuana production is still a major crime, one that can land you in prison for decades. Yet, in northern California, there’s a whole e...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2013
  • Length: 11:26
Caption: Host Martha Burk
The recent budget deal had plenty for war contractors, but jobless Americans were left in the cold. For them, it's going to be a very Unhappy New ...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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This week on Interchange, host Trish Kerle speaks with Carrol Krause, author of Showers Brothers Furniture Co: The Shared Fortunes of a Family, a C...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2013
  • Length: 57:34
Caption: The Voice for Working People
Updates on locked-out nurses, NYU grad students, and restaurant guides!

  • Added: Dec 13, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
Caption: A truck in Harlan, Ky., proclaims its support for coal and coal miners., Credit: Erica Peterson/WFPL
Coal is embedded into the culture and image of Eastern Kentucky, but the industry is declining in the region. And it's declining permanently. The c...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2013
  • Length: 18:17
Caption: The Voice for Working People
Reactions to the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
Caption: Toby and Jackie, Credit: Molly Haley
Thirteen year old Toby Choyt of Maine meets a retired lobsterman on Portland's historic Widgery Wharf and tells his story.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:18
Caption: The Voice for Working People
International Human Rights Day, Chicago Teachers, and More!

  • Added: Dec 10, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
Caption: Dolores Huerta and Jason Fuller, Credit: Generation Justice
Generation Justice's Jason Fuller interviewed the legendary Dolores Huerta about the struggle for women's rights.

  • Added: Dec 10, 2013
  • Length: 10:43
Caption: Migrant Mother, Credit: Dorothea Lange
Author Elizabeth Partridge provides an authoritative biographical essay for a new book on the work of the twentieth century’s most important photog...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2013
  • Length: 17:29
Caption: The Voice for Working People
News from Detroit, Connecticut, and DC.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
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Details the use of drones in No. Ca for birdwatching and pizza delivery. Evergreen for 2013.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
Caption: Recruiters for the U.S. Marines canvass shopping plazas, high schools and job fairs for potential soldiers., Credit: Alexandra Kanik/PublicSource
In robust economic times, America’s armed services have had to hustle to recruit qualified soldiers. But when civilian unemployment is high and th...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Voice for Working People
News for December 2-6th.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
Caption: Your new favorite podcast.
On December 5, 2013, fast food workers across the country walked out on a one-day strike, demanding fairer wages. But what's really at stake? The G...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 06:08
Caption: The Voice for Working People
Fast Food Workers Strike in Over 100 Cities

  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
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McDonald’s workers nationwide are asking for an increased minimum wage, to fifteen dollars an hour.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2013
  • Length: 09:05
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Two police officers in New Bedford, MA, one a rookie and the other a twenty-seven-year veteran, talk about the way their work affects them.

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2013
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Bestselling business writer Jim Collins on what makes a successful nonprofit.

  • Added: Dec 02, 2013
  • Length: 28:59

  • Added: Nov 25, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
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Michael Goldberg contributes "The Last Word," his weekly topical essay to Northern Community Radio's Between You and Me program on Saturdays.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 03:08
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This is a rare insider story about a man who immigrated to this country at the age of 12, went to the grocery store and had an incident that would ...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2013
  • Length: 16:29
Caption: Tyler Forks, just down the road from the proposed mine site in the Penokee Hills., Credit: Tegan Wendland
Mining company Gogebic Taconite, a subsidiary of the Cline Group, introduced a proposal to construct an open-pit iron ore mine in the Penokee Range...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2013
  • Length: 30:00
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WRNC caught up with Bob Kincaid about his work to end mountaintop removal mining in West Virginia. Kincaid is president of the Coal River Mountain ...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2013
  • Length: 32:14
Caption: Chantal Norrgard
WRNC talks with Chantal Norrgard. Norrgard is assistant professor of Native American Studies at Northland College. She discusses her research about...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2013
  • Length: 24:41