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Caption: john a. powell
Conspicuous climate disruption is here now. At the same time, a global super-elite of fossil fuel mega-billionaires has cinched a political strangl...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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The docks of San Francisco and Durban, South Africa – two essential locations where a commitment to black internationalism and leftist politics spa...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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In Red Meat Republic author Joshua Specht brings to life a turbulent era marked by Indian wars, Cowboy myths, Chicago labor unrest, and food riots ...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:26
Caption: “While there is a lower class, I am in it, while there is a criminal element, I am of it, and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free.”
Our program features an in-studio interview with Paul Buhle; Debs’ words brought to life by four local writers; and ends with Buhle talking to an a...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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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...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Food stamps, Social Security, and Medicaid are not the only, or even the largest, social welfare programs in America. Professor Suzanne Mettler rev...

  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 23:45
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Development efforts in American cities often push out long-term residents and communities of color. Zeroing in on Baltimore, Professor Brandi Bless...

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 22:05
  • Purchases: 1
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When should a judge step aside? As more and more money floods into judicial elections across the nation, states are grappling with this question. P...

  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 30:36
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While advocates and politicians seek an alternative, more integrative model to the AbilityOne program, Gladys, a disabled worker wonders if the Abi...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:55
  • Purchases: 1
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Tragic incidents in Bangladesh brought the issue of labor rights to the global stage once again. What are some new approaches to keeping factory wo...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2014
  • Length: 21:14
Caption: Stan Sorscher, SPEEA Representative
Interview: Stan talks about what trade agreements are really about—the power to divide the profits—and then explains the changes in the power relat...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 27:50
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A Vietnamese proverb says: “when eating a fruit, think of who planted the tree.” Taking that sentiment a step further, how often do we consider the...

  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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Capital is a giant, data-packed tome on income inequality covering three hundred years of history by the French economist Thomas Piketty. Is there ...

  • Added: May 02, 2014
  • Length: 58:35
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Bobby Righi, Tom Lux, and Kristen Biefus of Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action (PSARA), Just Transition, Part 3

  • Added: Jan 17, 2014
  • Length: 28:10
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Did you know that Wal-Mart is the largest private employer in the United States, and that the average Wal-Mart worker earns just $8.81 per hour, fo...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
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What’s the difference between free trade and fair trade? If you want to learn more about “food sovereignty,” and how global trade policies affect l...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
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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
Caption: Artwork by Richard Creps
On the job in the steel mills, the Ministers-in-Industry participants continue to shield their identities as seminarians to keep the situation real...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 15:41
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Can and should the government guarantee economic security?

Bought by WRIR, Spokane Public Radio, WBEZ, KREV-LP, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Domestic workers in Texas., Credit: Flickr user: Nuevo Anden
With the passage of New York’s Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in 2010, workers are now organizing in California and other states to win basic righ...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
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BuildingGreen.com founder Alex Wilson discusses the history, current state, and future of the green building movement. Erin Gorman, CEO of Divine ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A Day in the Life of a Latino Public Interest Lawyer

  • Added: Nov 01, 2007
  • Length: 02:15

  • Added: Mar 06, 2007
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 15
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Hour 2 of two-hour lecture "If Women Mattered" by Gloria Steinem

Bought by WCPN


  • Added: May 17, 2006
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1926, 16,000 Wool Workers Strike for nearly a year in New Jersey

Bought by WVTF, KBRP Community Radio, Iowa Public Radio, KLCC, KZYX and more


  • Added: Apr 25, 2006
  • Length: 54:55
  • Purchases: 10