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Caption: WA Fair Trade Coalition
Interview: Gillian explains the current trade agreements and that the debate over “Fast Track” legislation for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)...

Bought by KPIP-LP

  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 27:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Ilan Stavans is a Mexican-American essayist, lexicographer, cultural commentator, translator, short-story author, TV personality, and teacher known...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 23:33
Caption: Mark Dudzic, Labor for Single Payer
Interview: Mark Dudzic passionately makes the case (the US now spends $8000 for every man, woman, and child on healthcare) that, if we had a singl...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 27:59
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Singer/musician and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte's plenary speech (39:38) at the Left Forum 2014.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 39:38
Caption: Peter Olney
Interview: Peter reflects on the lousy trade agreements and what we need to do to fight back.

  • Added: May 16, 2014
  • Length: 28:01
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Two and one half minute commentary on paying for restoring unemployment benefits to the long-term unemployed by cutting corporate welfare.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
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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
Caption: Host Martha Burk
The recent budget deal had plenty for war contractors, but jobless Americans were left in the cold. For them, it's going to be a very Unhappy New ...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: The Voice for Working People
Reactions to the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:59
Caption: Host Martha Burk
Labor Day was created in the 19th century by the unions, to celebrate the economic achievements of American workers. But if we look at the 21st ce...

Bought by KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio

  • Added: Aug 28, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bill Fletcher Jr.
Unions are getting weaker, and even more threatening, says labor leader and author Bill Fletcher Jr., the general public no longer understands or s...

Bought by WMMT and WCSU-FM

  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on who won, who lost on Tax Day.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Commentary: More than 850,000 minimum wage workers in 10 states will be getting raises in the new year.

  • Added: Dec 27, 2012
  • Length: 04:03
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Commentary: It's time to enact a proposed law that would give workers the absolute right to unionization.

  • Added: Nov 29, 2012
  • Length: 04:13
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Labor was a big election winner.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 02:45
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Raising the minimum wage should be a key post-election priority.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2012
  • Length: 04:33
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Commentary: Labor faces its greatest election challenge in California.

  • Added: Oct 25, 2012
  • Length: 02:41
Caption: Gary Bentley with his daughter Lily
Since January, thousands of coal miners have been laid off in Central Appalachia. We’ve heard a lot of opinions about the causes of this decline a...

Bought by WRNC-LP

  • Added: Oct 18, 2012
  • Length: 11:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Commentary: John Steinbeck was a great champion of farm labor.

  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:56
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Commentary: Although we're recovering from the Great Recession, most of the new jobs are low-paying, non-union jobs.

  • Added: Oct 05, 2012
  • Length: 03:01
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One Chicago factory became a flashpoint back in 2008, when workers occupied the floor for days in protest. Now, those same employees are trying to...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2012
  • Length: 07:48
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Series host Martha Burk interviews United States Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis. Solis addresses the state of the recovery and what to expect for...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2012
  • Length: 28:37
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Urgently needed "green retrofitting" of the nation's infrastructure can benefit everyone

  • Added: Aug 23, 2012
  • Length: 04:18
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Anti-labor forces have launched a major drive to stifle the political voice of workers and unions.

  • Added: Aug 16, 2012
  • Length: 05:51
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Labor is planning an extensive campaign for President Obama's re-election.

  • Added: Aug 09, 2012
  • Length: 03:23