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Caption: Andrew Yang
According to a 2016 report by Business Insider magazine, three of the world’s largest employers are now replacing their workers with robots.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Laura talks to SEIU International President, Mary Kay Henry (of the Service Employees) and labor journalist Sarah Jaffe about worker wins, challeng...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:35
Caption: Mike and Gary
Mike and Gary continue their Songs of Progress featuring music that has impacted the lives of working people with songs and history of Utah Phillips.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:29
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Celebrate National Poetry month with Robert Stewart, the St. Louis born writer and editor of NEW LETTERS magazine. He talks about his creative proc...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Kent Stanford
Interview by Lori Province: Kent discusses what public employee do, their qualifications, dedication, and the quality of their work.

  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 27:57
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Over 30million Americans are uninsured, and even more are sickened by the sky-high costs. While Congress seems sunk in a partisan fight over the Af...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This week you'll meet Brittany Ford, a co-lead for The Welcome Toledo Lucas County Initiative (TLC). They work to build a more welcoming and inclus...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 06:44
Caption: Conor Casey, Archivist
Conor enlightens us on the life and accomplishments of Tyree Scott in his quest to improve wages and working conditions of minority workers in the ...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 27:57
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Historian and author Gary Kaunonen has written a new, award-winning history of a 1916 miner's strike on the Iron Range, "Flames of Discontent." WTI...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 26:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gary and Mike
Mike and Gary introduce their new segment called Songs of Progress featuring music that has impacted the lives of working people. They begin with t...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:02
Caption: Timely, In-
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Humanitarian Crisis Continues in Syria's Eastern Ghouta Region; Devastatin...

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


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Phillip Lindquist
Interview by Lori Province: Phillip explains the Painters and Allied Trades apprenticeship program.

  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 28:16
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-A new book "Sucking Up: A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy" investigates how we lose sight on how destructive that behavior can be.

Bought by Harford Community Radio and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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-A new book "Sucking Up: A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy" investigates how we lose sight on how destructive that behavior can be. -Managers who...

Bought by KMUN, KMRE-LP, WCMU, WRGY, KRZA and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
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Most of the lawsuits filed in Utah are debt collection suits, usually in the realm of a couple hundred dollars. And nearly all the debtors being s...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 15:14
Caption: Meet Your Robot Barista, Credit: Seth Shostak
We sip lattes in a robot café and contemplate the future of work. Our mechanical barista is just a start as robots and A.I. train to do a variety o...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: North Central WA Central Labor Council
Interview by Gary Kanter: Paul describes how Unions are coping in rural areas.

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Timely, In-Depth Progressive Analysis
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: After Latest School Massacre, Students Organize to Challenge NRA's Power; ...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WRIR


  • Added: Feb 21, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Gene Kendzior tells his daughter, Jennifer, about his father, who died working in a coal mine in 1967.

Bought by WEZU, WVBI-LP, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Michele Stelovich
Interview by Lori Province: Michele describes right to right, which is not about work but instead about taking freedoms away from workers.

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 27:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Veronica Volk/WXXI News, Credit: Akin Johnson holds his credential during the East High School commencement in June 2017.
In recent years, there has been a push to get people with disabilities into the general workforce. But despite these initiatives, some students who...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:20
Caption: Steve Garey
Interview by Mark Lowry: Steve talks passionately about carbon, carbon pricing, and how to deal with climate change.

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 27:54
  • Purchases: 1
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We visit the National Museum of African American History & Culture, the newest Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. Co-Hosts Gregg & Gabriela interview...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:54
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The work is hard. There's an assembly line. There's a line of people, like, from here to the end of the block, to keep up with the chicken.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 08:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Painting, landscaping, demo work, dish washer... I'm available.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 04:19
  • Purchases: 1