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Did you know that Benjamin Franklin was a “whistleblower?” Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her inter...

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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TARGET WEEK: March 28, 2016. The story of one man's battle to save hundreds of jobs by taking on China and demonstrating the greatness of American ...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2016
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: Man with a rake and drying shrimp, Credit: THE HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION
This episode of TriPod tells the story of one man’s family business, part of the Chinese immigrant community, that helped build New Orleans.

  • Added: Feb 29, 2016
  • Length: 09:30
Caption: Conor Casey, Archivist
Interview by Mike Dumovich: Mike continues his special segment of We Do The Work called ‘Learn Yourself” that explores an historical labor event h...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:11
Caption: Felted Sheep, Credit: Patty Lovegreen
It's Fiber Arts Week on Area Voices! Producer Alauna Yust took a felting class with fiber artist Patty Lovegreen, and a table full of budding artis...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 06:19
Caption: PSARA
Interview by Ken Winkes: Robby and Steve, members of the Puget Sound Alliance for Retirement Action, disclose what they have in mind regarding ret...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 28:28
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Did you know that a truly sustainable food system, includes standards for working conditions, fair wages and pricing, gender equity, and environmen...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
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Last week, two large manufacturing plants in Huntington and Indianapolis announced plans to move operations to Mexico. The announcement was a major...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 08:43
Caption: Boots RIley, Credit: http://nycsocialist.org/
Boots Riley—activist, author, and “The Coup” front man is interviewed by Edge of Sports blogger Dave Zirin

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Scene from Sweat, Credit: C. Stanley Photography
In her new play, Sweat, Lynn Nottage gives voice to the human cost of workers without work.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Peter Saltzman
Interview by Rich Austin: Peter explains how and why our pension plans are in jeopardy. For more information on pensions, go to http://www.pensi...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Professor Susan Eaton
Immigration. That’s a major hot button issue. In recent years, a handful of states have passed laws designed to make it easier to deport unauthor...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This is the story of Springdale, Arkansas, and how chicken transformed a once-sleepy rural town into the most ethnically diverse city in the state—...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 21:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Robert Forrant
Dr. Robert Forrant, University of Massachusetts-Lowell History Professor, Bread and Roses Strike Interview by Rich Austin: Robert gives us the rea...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 27:45
Caption: Runaway Inequity , Credit: Labor Institute Press
It’s become a critical fact of life in America: Runaway inequality.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Human rights abuse in the global diamond trade -- The many facets of India's diamond industry -- Modern designers discover Uganda's traditional bar...

Bought by KZYX, Peconic Public Broadcasting, Troy Public Radio, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Lynne Dodson, WSLC
Lynne Dodson, Secretary-Treasurer of the Washington State Labor Council Interview by Gary Kanter: Lynn gives a report on what has been going on in...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 28:13
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Benefits can be hard to come by in the music business. So where do people turn in emergencies? In 1989 the Recording Academy created the MusiCares ...

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  • Length: 53:45
Caption: Kristine Jones, New England Flagger Services
Kristine Jones started a business on a whim in an obscure, cutthroat industry. Then she got serious about building a strong company.

  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 13:45
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Tom Breiding on acousticSongs LIVE! from WNJR

  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:13
Caption: Sharon Abreu & Mike Hurwicz
Sharon Abreu and Michael Hurwicz, singers, songwriters, and activists Interview by Gary Kanter: Sharon and Mike, two passionate and harmonious voi...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:14
Caption: Frozen tuna in the hold of a fishing ship. , Credit: Alex Hofford | Greenpeace | MarinePhotobank.org
World fisheries are in crisis, with many species pushed to the edge of extinction. The current system is a recipe for disaster: demand is up; exter...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 05:25
Caption: ILWU/Powell's Books
Interview by Rich Austin: Bryan, Ryan, Chris, and Amy answer questions about organizing, collective bargaining, young workers, keeping part-time a...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2016
  • Length: 27:56
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Case Before U.S. Supreme Court Could Cripple Public Sector Labor Unions; N...

Bought by WRIR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Conor Casey, Archivist
Interview by Mike Dumovich: Mike continues his special segment of We Do The Work called ‘Learn Yourself” that explores an historical labor event h...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 27:50