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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
Caption: The Voice for Working People
Reactions to the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Labor Day was created in the 19th century by the unions, to celebrate the economic achievements of American workers. But if we look at the 21st ce...

Bought by KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Aug 28, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bill Fletcher Jr.
Unions are getting weaker, and even more threatening, says labor leader and author Bill Fletcher Jr., the general public no longer understands or s...

Bought by WMMT and WCSU-FM


  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on who won, who lost on Tax Day.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Commentary: More than 850,000 minimum wage workers in 10 states will be getting raises in the new year.

  • Added: Dec 27, 2012
  • Length: 04:03
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Commentary: It's time to enact a proposed law that would give workers the absolute right to unionization.

  • Added: Nov 29, 2012
  • Length: 04:13
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Labor was a big election winner.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 02:45
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Raising the minimum wage should be a key post-election priority.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2012
  • Length: 04:33
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Commentary: Labor faces its greatest election challenge in California.

  • Added: Oct 25, 2012
  • Length: 02:41
Caption: Gary Bentley with his daughter Lily
Since January, thousands of coal miners have been laid off in Central Appalachia. We’ve heard a lot of opinions about the causes of this decline a...

Bought by WRNC-LP


  • Added: Oct 18, 2012
  • Length: 11:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Commentary: John Steinbeck was a great champion of farm labor.

  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:56
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Commentary: Although we're recovering from the Great Recession, most of the new jobs are low-paying, non-union jobs.

  • Added: Oct 05, 2012
  • Length: 03:01
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One Chicago factory became a flashpoint back in 2008, when workers occupied the floor for days in protest. Now, those same employees are trying to...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2012
  • Length: 07:48
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Series host Martha Burk interviews United States Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis. Solis addresses the state of the recovery and what to expect for...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2012
  • Length: 28:37
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Urgently needed "green retrofitting" of the nation's infrastructure can benefit everyone

  • Added: Aug 23, 2012
  • Length: 04:18
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Anti-labor forces have launched a major drive to stifle the political voice of workers and unions.

  • Added: Aug 16, 2012
  • Length: 05:51
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Labor is planning an extensive campaign for President Obama's re-election.

  • Added: Aug 09, 2012
  • Length: 03:23
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Similar to prison guards, police unions advocacy for their members has helped perpetuate cycles of criminalization and incarceration that plague Am...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 09:17
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Support, or opposition from a prison guard union can make or break a campaign for office. The most powerful of them all is the California Correcti...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 11:30
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Police officers and prison guards hold tremendous political sway. Their advocacy for better pay, more power, and more jobs has been a major factor ...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
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It's way past time to raise the minimum wage.

  • Added: Jul 19, 2012
  • Length: 03:07
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Although unemployment in the private sector is declining, it's growing in the public sector.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2012
  • Length: 03:50
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Eric and Jessica Czubaj face the challenges of providing health insurance for themselves and their children while running a family business.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 06:14
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Labor showed important political strength in its failed bid to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2012
  • Length: 03:04