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This barbershop built my character. I started off sweeping floors. I own the shop now.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 04:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Roughly 40 million people live in poverty in the USA. Can you imagine living under $24,000 a year for a family of four? If you can’t, why not? Sure...

Bought by KDNK and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Sep 25, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Our city's economy – what is it for? New York's has been very good at piling up profits and building tall buildings. But all that private profit ha...

Bought by KDNK and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Before the news broke of Amazon's HQ2 pulling out of NYC's L.I.C., we looked at the resistance the plan provoked and why, and considered how develo...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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It's hard to come here as an immigrant. You leave everything behind.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 04:14
  • Purchases: 1
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I smile, even when it hurts.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 04:05
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week's program, coproduced with the Democracy Collaborative, Laura reports on a transatlantic experiment in cooperative community wealth bu...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Jun 20, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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It’s no secret that rent around Salt Lake City is really high. And if you drive around downtown, you’ll see tons of new apartment complexes under c...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: May 21, 2018
  • Length: 17:26
  • Purchases: 1
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When you think about Las Vegas, you might picture casinos, opulent hotels and neon signs. Like the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign, Circus Cir...

  • Added: May 09, 2018
  • Length: 12:37

  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 04:14
  • Purchases: 1
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In the early 1970’s, author Studs Terkel went around the country with a reel-to-reel tape recorder interviewing people about their jobs. The result...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WHCP-LP, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KGNU, Boise State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2017
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 53
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Frank Kostrencich has been working the night shift as a crane operator at the Port of Los Angeles for the past 26 years. Using his precision and ex...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: The railworker's motel-on-wheels Camp Car is on the siding
From mining to manufacturing, housework to ranching, hear the factual history and realities of American labor, wages, employment, progress, quitti...

Bought by KMSU, WNMU-FM, WRFA-LP, KUHF, KPIK-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 59:08
  • Purchases: 57
Caption: Luis & Luisa Quintero of Luis' Tacqueria in Woodburn, OR, Credit:  Photo by Richard Jensen
Throughout the West, historic discriminatory laws have excluded people of color from settling and owning property. Because of that, many Western st...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 06:18
  • Purchases: 2
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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...

Bought by KUT and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 01, 2012
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Inside Technology
15 and 30 second promos for "Dream Jobs 2011: Outside the Cubicle"

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM, KMXT, WEKU, WNIN, WCPN and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2011
  • Length: :45
  • Purchases: 9
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A humorous reading of a looking-for-work ad posted by a copywriter on Craigslist in Atlanta.

Bought by WABE and Vocalo.org


  • Added: Feb 09, 2011
  • Length: 03:28
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: GEO Guard at the Northwest Detention Center, Tacoma., Credit: Alex Stonehill
In 2004 a new detention center opened on the tideflats below downtown Tacoma. Owned and operated by a private corporation, it houses up to a thousa...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 16, 2010
  • Length: 08:19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gabriela Cubillos prepares tamales in her home. , Credit: Eroyn Franklin
In our final segment, producer Jessica Partnow follows the story of one family living in immigration limbo in Auburn, Washington.

Bought by XRAY.fm, KISU, WAMC, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 16, 2010
  • Length: 08:32
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Lovejoy Brook Farm, Credit: Jenny Attiyeh
Lydia Ratcliff is a survivor. She's farmed her 90 acre plot of land in Andover Vermont for 43 years, and though she's now come down with chronic ob...

Bought by WAMC and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 01, 2009
  • Length: 09:09
  • Purchases: 2
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A look at how an indigenous Mexican migrants adapt to city life.

  • Added: Dec 24, 2008
  • Length: 08:58
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Accounts of immigration laws designed specifically to restrict Asian Americans. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THERE ARE SEVERAL VERSIONS O...

Bought by WCPN, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WCPN, KQED, KUT-HD and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 21
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How the dangerous skill of high steel became a rite of passage for a Mohawk tribe.

Bought by KVSC, KHNS, WRIR, XRAY.fm, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: May 24, 2005
  • Length: 29:20
  • Purchases: 19
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A chronicle of rural life in Georgia unfolds between the lines of a farmers' newspaper.

Bought by Audible


  • Added: May 24, 2005
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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A look into the labor history of one of the world's oldest paper mills.

Bought by KVSC, WMPG, PRX Remix, Prairie Public, KTNA and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2004
  • Length: 28:41
  • Purchases: 8