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Caption: Burawoy holds his class outside - lecturing on social theory to his students who wanted to show their support for protest against increasing tuition and fees in 2011.
The public University as we know it is in crisis, as business prerogatives overtake its values and executive-style leadership eats away at its budg...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:01
Caption: Benjamin Lay painted by William Williams in 1790
Today, the curious case of Benjamin Lay: Englishman, Quaker, cobbler, sailor, cultural shock firebrand, cave dweller, autodidact, animal liberation...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 58:10
Caption: Congressman Nixon & Robert Stripling examine Pumpkin Papers microfilm
The conviction of Alger Hiss for perjury in 1950, continues to define the terms of what it means to American. But the definition seems always profe...

Bought by WJFF, WXAV 88.3FM, and WRGY


  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Today’s show is about for-profit colleges and universities–or the Predatory Education Business. If you’re surprised to hear predatory and for-profi...

  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 58:13
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Today, we’ll take a look at the development and destruction of Black Populism in the post-bellum South, discovering the strategies, institutions, a...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Today our guest, Thea Riofrancos, suggests populism is the not the problem, as so many in the “center” (left and right) fear, but the answer to the...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
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What is the legacy of this history? We are witnessing this dismissive denigration and abuse of people right now, it’s not 1616 or 1816 but 2016…and...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 58:15
  • Purchases: 1
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WFHB’s longest-running public affairs program, Interchange, wants to talk about everything, any topic, in a desire to make connections across the c...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 57:11
Caption: Cartoon Paul Buhle, Credit: Steve Chappell
Our guest is Paul Buhle, one of the foremost historians of American Radicalism and the American Left having authored or edited over 30 books, inclu...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:36
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What may seem surprising as you listen is the way in which Thoreau’s understanding of death and life can inform our own considerations of what it m...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 59:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Credit: Russian Public Library via Wikipedia Commons
Silent film may be a thing of the past, but scoring music to flickering screen classics isn't. This documentary focuses on three Minneapolis bands ...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 26:46
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: www.theciviccommons.com
Politicians constantly talk jobs. But what does "job creation" really mean??

  • Added: Jan 15, 2012
  • Length: 28:30
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Your zip code can determine how long you live, but it's your attitude that determines how well you live.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2012
  • Length: 29:30

  • Added: Nov 20, 2011
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: www.theciviccommons.com
Sprawl or growth? Depends on where you live, and where you play.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2011
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: www.theciviccommons
Attracting immigrants to Northeast Ohio is the goal of a new civic organization

  • Added: Nov 11, 2011
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: www.theciviccommons.com
Two foreign journalists and an Israeli businessman discuss how they perceive Cleveland

  • Added: Nov 11, 2011
  • Length: 28:30