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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
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Michael Honey discusses non-violent theorist and organizer James Lawson, and John Handcox, the Great Depression-era tenant farmer and union advocate.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 11, 2015
  • Length: 25:20
  • Purchases: 1
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The following is Veterans Day interview with John Savona, Director of Manufacturing, Ford Motor Company, and a U.S. Army Veteran. Mr. Savona discu...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2015
  • Length: 13:35
Caption: Joe Hill, IWW, Linda Allen
Interview: Members of the Whatcom-Skagit IWW and Linda Allen talk about the legendary organizer and Labor song writer Joe Hill, sing his songs, an...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2015
  • Length: 27:49
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California’s Family Leave Act is a step ahead of the U.S. as a whole, in giving all parents the right to some time off, but it’s complicated. What ...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Nov 02, 2015
  • Length: 11:05
  • Purchases: 1
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The third in our podcast series about work, presented in partnership with The Nation. Big proposals and spiritual realignments for working-class pe...

Bought by KZYX, KPIP-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 02, 2015
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: American Wobbly Heart by Mike Dumovich (the old cro)
CD: Mike’s CD features one man's journey thru the turmoil of the Labor Movements beginnings, caustic comments by a crow, and a surprise ending call...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2015
  • Length: 28:20
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Our program today is "The Shell Game of Digital Liberation." Segment One: The Amazonization of Everything. We’ll take a look at what Jeff Bezos ha...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:44
Caption: Seattle Labor Chorus
Interview: Janet and Bob talk about the how the Seattle Labor Chorus started, their music, and how to join as well as playing three of the choir’s...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2015
  • Length: 28:54
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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