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Caption: Professor Ed Hess
America is set to lose tens of millions of job in the next 15 years. Some of the best research today estimates that one half of all U.S. jobs will ...

Bought by KZYX and KCBX


  • Added: Apr 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jonathan D. Karmel
America’s workers are experiencing another setback in workplace safety. The Trump Administration is blocking a rule that requires most employers to...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Aug 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Is retirement just an evil scheme invented by capitalists to get rid of higher-paid workers?

Bought by KICI, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSKQ, GCR (Global Community Radio), and Capital Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
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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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Is work the curse of the working class, or a person's best opportunity for happiness and meaning?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KUAF Public Radio, WKMS, KSKQ, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Perry White III and Terry Wright
Percy White III tells his friend Terry Wright about his family’s time as sharecroppers on a Virginia farm.

Bought by WVBI-LP


  • Added: Aug 06, 2018
  • Length: 02:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Has Globalization Undermined the American Working Class?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
In the U.S., jobs are disappearing. From construction zones to clerical offices to coal mines, the American working class is losing ground. Is glob...

Bought by WGCU, Prairie Public, KCPW, Interlochen Public Radio, and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Aug 03, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Should our repugnance at the sale of certain goods or services limit those markets?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KTSW 89.9, KSKQ, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 04, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Andrew Yang
According to a 2016 report by Business Insider magazine, three of the world’s largest employers are now replacing their workers with robots.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Thomas M. Shapiro
Income and wealth inequality is now a regular topic of conversation. The standard of living for most Americans’ since the Great Recession is either...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Edward D. Hess
If we were on a ship at sea, and learned of the impending tsunami, we’d do everything we could to prepare for the collision.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Be part of the Emotion Revolutiion
Andrew Faas has a new book and a new alliance. The book is "From Bully to Bull's-Eye: Move Your Organization Out of the Line of Fire" and the allia...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2017
  • Length: 49:16
Caption: George Lakey at Occupy Philly
The Scandinavian countries … Sweden, Norway and Denmark … boasts the world’s happiest, most productive people. They have equality, low unemployment...

Bought by KGNU and KCBX


  • Added: Nov 29, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ocracoke Island Lighthouse, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Ocracoke Island, the Key West of the mid-Atlantic, is shaped like a harpoon with the village at its southern extremity, the barbed tip, Ocracoke is...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 28:02
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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Fire engines roar through the city with their sirens warning cars to move out of the way. For most of us, these sirens are nothing more than that, ...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:01
Caption: Boots RIley, Credit: http://nycsocialist.org/
Boots Riley—activist, author, and “The Coup” front man is interviewed by Edge of Sports blogger Dave Zirin

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Scene from Sweat, Credit: C. Stanley Photography
In her new play, Sweat, Lynn Nottage gives voice to the human cost of workers without work.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, and WNJR


  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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
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On April 20th, 1914, just north of Trinidad, Colorado, one of the bloodiest, most overlooked events in the history of the American labor movement s...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 58:45
Caption: Professor Tom Kochen
Over the past 35-years, the economy has been reasonably productive. It’s worked well for investors and high-level executives, but not for ordinary ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: La Montanita Food Coop, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Credit: La Montanita
A look at some businesses that promote social justice, fair trade and labor practices, and thereby peace.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 57:36
  • 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
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The Fair Food Program is recognized as one of the great human rights success stories of our day. This unique farmworker- and consumer-driven initia...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 28:00