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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
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Organized labor is facing major election challenges this month in Wisconsin and Arizona.

  • Added: May 31, 2012
  • Length: 04:49
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The right to unionization, a basic civil right, is under serious attack.

  • Added: May 10, 2012
  • Length: 04:04
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Boulder lawyer Beth Klein talks about human trafficking in Colorado. She defines 'human trafficking' and describes the magnitude of the problem in...

  • Added: May 02, 2012
  • Length: 24:03
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Cesar Chavez Day is coming soon, a time to celebrate the extraordinary life of a true American hero.

  • Added: Mar 29, 2012
  • Length: 07:28
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Unions are preparing massive election campaigns in support of President Obama and other labor-friendly Democrats.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2012
  • Length: 05:38
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It's time to honor Filipino labor leader Larry Itliong, who played a key role in formation of the United Farm Workers union.

  • Added: Feb 16, 2012
  • Length: 05:53
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Labor in Indiana: The Vectren lock-out and the so called "Right to Work" bill.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 59:53
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Touching on ethics, justice, democracy, and global citizenship, Rabble Rousers explores the notion of protest as a spontaneous installation of impr...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2012
  • Length: 28:00
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Caption: Deepa Vanra at Occupy Wall Street West, Credit: Lisa Rudman
Occupy Wall Street has changed the conversation about the distribution of wealth. So what now? What policy changes and initiatives should the mov...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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Although President Obama said nothing about organized labor in his State of the Union address, he won labor plaudits for the pro-worker programs he...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2012
  • Length: 04:43
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Last Thursday, January 19th, the activist group Occupy IU organized a teach in, titled “Why the Occupy Movement is Happening Now.” The group invite...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2012
  • Length: 01:01:30
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The United Auto Workers is in danger of losing its standing as one of the country's most important institutions.

  • Added: Jan 12, 2012
  • Length: 04:26
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The minimum wage is increasing in eight states.

  • Added: Dec 22, 2011
  • Length: 06:25