PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: Yolanda, tamale vendor
There are ten thousand street vendors in New York City, that magnet for the world's poor and America's hopeful; some licensed and some not. Vendors...

  • Added: May 11, 2011
  • Length: 48:34
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George Lengel remembers growing up in the company town of Roebling, NJ.

Bought by KZYX, WEZU, Delta College Public Radio, and KUOW

  • Added: Apr 18, 2011
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 4
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Jack Wade (, Doug Cunningham ( and I will talk about national labor issues, then Barb Toncheff will talk about Buy ...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2011
  • Length: 50:02
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Reporter Rina Palta takes a hard look at how the toughest job market in decades will shape this recession generation.

Bought by WXVU 89.1 FM Villanova

  • Added: Nov 16, 2010
  • Length: 12:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Northwest Detention Center, Credit: Alex Stonehill
April 16, 2009 - On any given day, 30,000 people are being held in detention centers across the country. With plans to expand the Northwest Detenti...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2010
  • Length: 08:36
Caption: OPhil at work, Credit: Sejan Yun
The old bluegrass comes from people who did hard, manual labor such as mining coal and farming. In bluegrass songs you hear about the danger of the...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WAMU, and Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920

  • Added: Aug 19, 2010
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 4
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
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Last march, Armas Yuhala trapped tons of the “rough fish” in the Mississippi near Cohasset. He sold them to fish markets in New York City.

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 10:43
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We'll also travel back in time and hear the story of a song. John Berquist of Eveleth has been telling stories and performing traditional music of ...

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  • Added: May 03, 2010
  • Length: 04:49
  • Purchases: 1
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A wooden bowl is also the tree, the saw and the sanding...everything we make is a story.

  • Added: May 03, 2010
  • Length: 02:48
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Is HOMEMADE always better? Our audience is filled with people who make their own beer, wine, bread, soap, kombucha, jam, pickles, clothing and ever...

  • Added: May 03, 2010
  • Length: 01:57:37
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John Berquist of Eveleth has been telling stories and performing traditional music of Scandanavian-Americans for almost 40 years. Here’s a story fr...

Bought by KFAI and WTIP

  • Added: Apr 29, 2010
  • Length: 04:50
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Linn Roath at work, Credit: Michael Lee
This is an audio portrait of piano tuner Linn Roath.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2010
  • Length: 03:59
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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
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The travels of the last milkman in Portland, Maine.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 06:05
Caption: DimeStories 3-minute stories read by the author
A job interview of nothing but lies.

Bought by PRX Remix, KUT, and Remix Radio

  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Robo de Salarios en Amecia (Wage Theft in America)

  • Added: May 20, 2009
  • Length: 27:49
Caption: Truck Drivers Are Listening A Lot to ATC and ME!, Credit: SLG
State Truck Driver Winners Listen To Public Radio

  • Added: May 19, 2009
  • Length: 03:46
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Longtime shareowner activist Steve Viederman discusses the notion of community governance, where communities reclaim democratic power of self-deter...

  • Added: May 06, 2009
  • Length: 29:26
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An Interview with Robert Reich

  • Added: Mar 12, 2009
  • Length: 55:00
Piece image 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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Entering her 19th year as a truck driver, Debbie Seelow is no burly man, but rather a self-described "grandma who loves to knit and crochet".

Bought by WABE, KZYX, WNIJ, WAMC, KRUA and more

  • Added: Mar 05, 2009
  • Length: 05:47
  • Purchases: 7
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 in conjunction with Th...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2009
  • Length: 10:00
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If you take a bus ride this holiday season, it's probably just to get where you need to go. But when Kath Weston travels on buses, it's usually pa...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2008
  • Length: 03:45
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Visually impaired guides lead sighted visitors through the dark

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting

  • Added: Nov 11, 2008
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 1