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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
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In this episode of Wish We Were Here, we tell the remarkable story of Bishop Castle--an incredible piece of folk architecture that is likely one of...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 59:08
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In 2002, retired FBI and CIA investigator Charlie Hess began writing letters Robert Charles Browne, a convicted murderer who claimed to have killed...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 58:18
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On April 20th, 1914, just north of Trinidad, Colorado, one of the bloodiest, most overlooked events in the history of the American labor movement s...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 58:45
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The musician and human rights activist MJ Matsolo has taken up the cause of ill miners and helped file a lawsuit against the mining industry on beh...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 03:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Susan Alan, NFWM
Susan Alan, Associate Director of the National Farm Worker Ministry Interview by Rich Austin: Susan gives the history, mission, and actions of the...

Bought by WJFF


  • Added: Dec 24, 2015
  • Length: 28:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Tom Kochen
Over the past 35-years, the economy has been reasonably productive. It’s worked well for investors and high-level executives, but not for ordinary ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Waiting in line for nylon stockings at Stansfield Knitting Mills and ration stamps.
On this episode of Culture Clique, we bring you part seven of Voices of the Past Cemetery Discovery Walk 2014, sponsored by the Winona County Histo...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 12:45
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On this episode of Culture Clique, we bring you part six of Voices of the Past Cemetery Discovery Walk 2014, sponsored by the Winona County Histori...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 16:06
Caption: Dean Shelton, WSCFF
Dean Shelton, 10th District Representative of the Washington State Council of Firefighters Interviewed by Rich Austin: Dean explains what is going...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
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Filmmaking isn't necessarily what Minnesota's Iron Range is known for, but Ironbound Studios hopes to change that. The studios opened their doors e...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: 15:27
Caption: Carol Miller (L) and Marge Klindera (R)
Marjorie Klindera and Carol Miller have spent the past 30 Thanksgivings answering phone calls about turkey troubles from panicked home cooks.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm


  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: La Montanita Food Coop, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Credit: La Montanita
A look at some businesses that promote social justice, fair trade and labor practices, and thereby peace.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 57:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Joe Uehlein, Ex Dir
Interviewed by Rich Austin: Joe describes how trade agreements are detrimental to our environment and increases unemployment as well as explaining...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:41
Caption: Keila McCracken at the Hattersley Loom
Keila McCracken says that clothing can tell people who we are, what we like, and even where we're from. And she should know. She's a sustainable fa...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2015
  • Length: 13:55
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“Labor and Civil Rights” was the theme of a discussion on November 4, 2015, with the Rev. William Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP and...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:54:26
Caption: Joe Uehlein
Interview: Joe tells us the mission of the Labor Network for Sustainability, explains the concept of Just Transition, and much more. For more inf...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 28:04
  • Purchases: 1
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The official unemployment rate is a single number--but it doesn’t tell the full story, including how long individual workers have been unemployed. ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 1
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Full Text of Trans-Pacific Partnership Reveals Free Trade Agreement That P...

Bought by WRIR, WMUU-LP, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Nov 11, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3