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Caption: Sarah Rogers poses with her NUMMI-made car, a Toyota Tacoma named Goldie, Credit: Angela Johnston
When the NUMMI auto factory in Fremont closed five years ago, close to 5,000 people lost their jobs. An estimated 20,000 others were also out of w...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:37
Caption: Rosa Robinson turns out cupcakes and other confections for Sweet Dreams Bake Shop, Credit: Sukey Lewis
Sky-high rents, Google buses and gentrification are all buzzwords around the Bay Area. But that is not the case in the city of Richmond. With unemp...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 05:59
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San Francisco currently has the third lowest unemployment rate of all California's counties. But while that’s good news, it doesn't mean that much ...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 06:47
Caption: Paola Gueli is one of a dwindling number of tailors in Italy, a country renowned for its tailoring tradition. , Credit: Luigi Fraboni
Skilled tailoring is a dying art. Many of the best tailors hail from Italy where the tradition is unraveling due to a lack of training opportuniti...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WAMC

  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 08:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Italian Negar Azhar Azari makes a ring by hand in the centuries-old Florentine tradition.  , Credit: Maurizio Rufino
Italian artisans craft exquisite objects with their hands, particularly in Florence. Yet aging artisans crippled by Italy’s bureaucracy aren’t abl...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Feb 25, 2013
  • Length: 07:37
  • Purchases: 1
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A generational discussion comparing unemployment then and now.

  • Added: Jun 06, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
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The economic crisis has made it difficult for everyone to find employment, but ex-convicts have been hit harder than the rest.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2009
  • Length: 05:48