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Can we still lead productive, meaningful lives if the demand for human labor disappears?

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KZYX, KSKQ, WGBH Radio Boston, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 9
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Walmart has long been a target for critics of corporate expansion. They say that the big-box retailer pushes out locally-owned businesses and mistr...

Bought by NPR Illinois, NPR Illinois, Troy Public Radio, KCPW, and Northeast Indiana Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Cedric de Leon
The “right to work.” The phrase sounds fair and equitable. After all, who shouldn’t have a right to work if they wish to? Twenty-six states now hav...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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“Death, taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them,”?Margaret Mitchell wrote in Gone With the Wind. That may be true, ...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Dan Barry
In the winter of 2009, a social worker with the Iowa Department of Human Services, received an anonymous tip: A couple dozen disabled men were liv...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ingrid Tischer, director of development, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF) and Making Contact Community Storytelling Fellow, Alice Wong, Credit: Alice Wong
Community Storytelling Fellow, Alice Wong asks, how do people with disabilities who rely on personal assistance negotiate their relationships with ...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 11:33
Caption: Professor Susan Eaton
Immigration. That’s a major hot button issue. In recent years, a handful of states have passed laws designed to make it easier to deport unauthor...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cecelia Tichi
Jack London is known for his wolf-dog tales and sagas of the frozen North. But, that’s overlooking the real story. London was a reporter who made n...

Bought by KVSC, KPVL, and KCBX


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Professor Victor Tan Chen
Victor Tan Chen, sociology professor at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, has studied the plight of the American worker … from successf...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Jul 09, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Michael Goldberg contributes "The Last Word," his weekly topical essay to Northern Community Radio's Between You and Me program on Saturdays.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2013
  • Length: 03:08
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Professor Chomsky recently invited Free Speech Radio News to his office in Cambridge for an extended interview, conducted by our producer, Catherin...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2013
  • Length: 25:33
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An Interview with Robert Reich

  • Added: Mar 12, 2009
  • Length: 55:00
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Filmmakers Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar talk with P.O.V. about the making of their documentary film "Made in L.A."

  • Added: Sep 13, 2007
  • Length: 11:30
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The musicians Union will organize a march on Aug. 26 to address many of the issues facing working musicians in New Orleans

  • Added: Aug 27, 2007
  • Length: 08:20
Caption: Natasha Watts interviewing community members., Credit: Rebecca O'Doherty, Youth Radio
Growing up in a coal community, mining is a part of your everyday life. In light of the recent SAGO mine disaster Natasha Watts reflects on what i...

Bought by WGXC, WGBH Radio Boston, WXLV-FM, The Nature Podcast, and PRX


  • Added: Jan 19, 2006
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Josh Fleming grew up in a family of miners. In this piece he talks with his father about what being a coal miner has meant to his family and why h...

Bought by WGXC, WEKU, The Nature Podcast, WBEZ, WXLV-FM and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2006
  • Length: 02:56
  • Purchases: 6