PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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The media layoffs are here. It's new media’s sky-is-falling moment. Instead of the promised golden age, we're seeing rolling cutbacks and massive l...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Washington Post staff writer Amy Goldstein talks with To the Best of Our Knowledge radio producer Shannon Henry Kleiber about Amy's book "Janesville."

Bought by WKAR and WDET Detroit Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 10, 2018
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 2
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For Labor Day weekend, listen to Robert Stewart, the St. Louis born writer and editor of NEW LETTERS magazine, as he talks about his creative proce...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Coal miner Ronnie Johnson, with his lunchbox.
For decades, Ronnie Johnson woke up in the late afternoon, and fixed a lunch to bring with him 2,000 feet underground, as he worked all night in a ...

Bought by WMMT, KVLU, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 31:48
  • Purchases: 4
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Do service-sector workers represent the future of the U.S. labor movement? Mid-twentieth-century union activism transformed manufacturing jobs fro...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 01:01:11
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On today's show hosts Caitlin and Farhan are hitting up Seattle's current job scene as they hear advice from KUOW journalists, childhood career dre...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 11:19
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How much do you know about the living conditions and wages of the people who pick, process and prepare your food? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and ...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Migrant Mother, Credit: Dorothea Lange
Author Elizabeth Partridge provides an authoritative biographical essay for a new book on the work of the twentieth century’s most important photog...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2013
  • Length: 17:29
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You're listening to Culture Clique, and our series on the Winona State University Winona Works Project. With interviews conducted by students from ...

Bought by KSRQ and KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 06, 2013
  • Length: 25:55
  • Purchases: 2
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You're listening to Culture Clique, and our series on the Winona State University Winona Works Project. With interviews conducted by students from ...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Sep 06, 2013
  • Length: 41:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Today we visit with a well traveled individual that brings back products from the other side of world to South Eastern Minnesota, and in doing so i...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 13, 2013
  • Length: 31:01
  • Purchases: 1
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
Caption: Artwork by Richard Creps
In the summer of 1950, Richard goes to work in the steel mills of Pittsburgh. The job was both part of his theological education and necessary to h...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 22:16
Caption: Artwork by Richard Creps
Richard and his friends sign up to work on the newly organized Carrot River Co-op Farm in the sparsely settled, harsh northern terrain of Saskatche...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 19:30
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What's next for Millinocket, Maine

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 27, 2012
  • Length: 09:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gloria Edwards with granddaughter Eryn
Gloria Edwards tells how her child fell into their dairy farm manure pit while playing.

  • Added: Sep 28, 2011
  • Length: 02:17
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An oral history account of the successful workers' sit-in at the Republic Windows and Doors factory in Chicago in December of 2008, the first Ameri...

Bought by PRX Remix and KFAI


  • Added: Oct 07, 2009
  • Length: 21:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: the Arcelor Mittal Steel Mill, East Chicago, IN.  Formerly Inland Steel, Credit: Ayana Contreras
Recorded by fellow retired steelworker Joe Gutierrez, and produced by Ayana Contreras, this piece was created for Vocalo.org in conjunction with Th...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2009
  • Length: 10:00
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Day Job is a look at how (Seattle) musicians pay the rent.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2008
  • Length: 04:10
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As a maintenance man at The Waynflete School and a working writer, Michael Macklin?s world is filled with sawdust, kids, and poetry.

Bought by HowSound


  • Added: May 23, 2007
  • Length: 06:50
  • Purchases: 1
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A rhythmic essay describing the producer's first job cleaning up a drive-in theater.

Bought by WDBM, KFAI, and KUT


  • Added: Jan 08, 2006
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Latinos in the States and the many struggles they face and overcome.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2005
  • Length: 06:28
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In the wake of NAFTA, a family of woolen mill workers in Maine salvages their livelihoods by returning the industry of yarn-making to the home.

Bought by WAMC, KUOW, PRX, KFAI, WBST and more


  • Added: Feb 14, 2004
  • Length: 07:03
  • Purchases: 13