Date Pegs » Labor Day

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It's not easy in America today to find work that matters, that’s meaningful, and that pays enough to live on. Which is the one thing we don’t talk ...

Bought by WVTF, RadioFreePalmer, WXDU, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., WLPR and more


  • Added: Aug 22, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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Award-winning music documentarian Paul Ingles hosts a mix of tunes from his eclectic personal collection. Today music celebrating the "working lif...

Bought by Prairie Public, KBBI Alaska, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KSUT, North State Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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Award-winning music documentarian Paul Ingles hosts a mix of tunes from his eclectic personal collection. Today a second hour of music celebrating ...

Bought by Prairie Public, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota, KSUT, WRGY, KRCB 104.9 and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Two 1 hour music specials for Labor Day or Labor Day Weekend. Each hour is newscast compatible. Each hour stands alone and either hour can be chos...

Bought by WVTF, KMUW, WXXI Rochester, Wyoming Public Radio, WUKY and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2021
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 21
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In the early 1970’s, author Studs Terkel went around the country with a reel-to-reel tape recorder interviewing people about their jobs. The result...

Bought by WWNO, North Country Public Radio, Valley Public Radio, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, WITF and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2017
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 65
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Topic 1: Worked Over; Topic 2: Digital Nomads; Topic 3: Immigrants and Labor

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, KICI Iowa City, KUHF, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KSTK and more


  • Added: Aug 03, 2021
  • Length: 51:33
  • Purchases: 17
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Lisa and Richie discuss a new timeline of goal setting for moms with Christine Michel Carter, new ways to celebrate this Labor Day, and some exciti...

Bought by KTXK, KMXT, KUHF, and KUT


  • Added: Jul 27, 2021
  • Length: 55:01
  • Purchases: 4
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Celebrate Labor Day with our discussion on the history and culture of barbecue.

Bought by KTXK, KMXT, RadioStPete Florida, KUHF, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 25, 2020
  • Length: 54:46
  • Purchases: 5
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The story of the worst homefront disaster of World War II -- an ammunition explosion that killed more than 300 men -- and what happened to the 50 A...

Bought by WORT, KVNF, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KBUT Crested Butte, Colo., KVSC and more


  • Added: Sep 03, 2004
  • Length: 25:12
  • Purchases: 23
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Studs Terkel reads excerpts from Upton Sinclair's novel "The Jungle" in this history of African Americans in the packinghouse industry of Chicago.

Bought by WFHB, WORT, Spokane Public Radio, KBUT Crested Butte, Colo., KVSC and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2008
  • Length: 28:21
  • Purchases: 12
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How the dangerous skill of high steel became a rite of passage for a Mohawk tribe.

Bought by WFHB, KMXT, Spokane Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KBUT Crested Butte, Colo. and more


  • Added: May 24, 2005
  • Length: 29:20
  • Purchases: 25
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In Pennsylvania farmland that was the first stop on the Underground Railroad, a strike by Mexican mushroom pickers polarizes a Quaker community.

Bought by KVSC, WFHB, WRIR, KMUN, KUER and more


  • Added: May 28, 2004
  • Length: 29:29
  • Purchases: 15
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A look into the labor history of one of the world's oldest paper mills.

Bought by KVSC, WMPG, PRX Remix, Prairie Public, KTNA and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2004
  • Length: 28:41
  • Purchases: 8
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Keeping community alive along an aging business strip that's either all the way down or well-on-its-way-up.

Bought by Raven Radio, WHCP-LP Cambridge, Raven Radio, XRAY.fm, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2004
  • Length: 04:40
  • Purchases: 8
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A trashman talks frankly about his life and work

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KUT, Vocalo.org, PRX Remix, KVNF and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2004
  • Length: 09:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The most hated woman in the world -- the parking ticket writer -- gives her side of the story

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, WHCP-LP Cambridge, KPIK-LP, KSJD, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2004
  • Length: 11:00
  • Purchases: 8
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You're going to the Principal's office. But don't worry. There's a nice lady down there

Bought by WHCP-LP Cambridge, KSJD, PRX Remix, KCUR, and KUHB


  • Added: Jan 06, 2004
  • Length: 06:50
  • Purchases: 5
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What the bus driver thinks about while she's staring staight-ahead

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, WHCP-LP Cambridge, The Story, PRX Remix, KUOW and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2004
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 6
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The hardest working man in body biz

Bought by WHCP-LP Cambridge, PRX Remix, and KUHB


  • Added: Jan 06, 2004
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 3
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The van that's keeping babies healthy one mother at a time.

Bought by WHCP-LP Cambridge, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, PRX Remix, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUHB and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2003
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 7
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Keeping community alive along an aging business strip that's either all the way down or well-on-its-way-up.

Bought by KUOW, KUHB, and WBFO


  • Added: Dec 27, 2003
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 3
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The hardest working man in body biz

Bought by KZSC, KUHB, and WBFO


  • Added: Dec 22, 2003
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 3
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What the bus driver thinks about while she's staring staight-ahead

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KUOW, KUHB, and WBFO


  • Added: Dec 22, 2003
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 4
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The most hated woman in the world -- the parking ticket writer -- gives her side of the story

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KUHB, WUAL, and WBFO


  • Added: Dec 22, 2003
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Dec 22, 2003
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Babu Hussein, Credit: Jashim Salam
Sandy Tolan profiles a 13-year-old laborer at one of Bangladesh's giant shipbreaking yards.

Bought by 'The Sea', WNPR Connecticut, WBEZ, PRX Remix, and PRX to iTunes


  • Added: Aug 07, 2009
  • Length: 07:41
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Salina Kosgei, Credit: Stevie Mann
Jon Miller profiles the little-known Kenyan woman who won the 2009 Boston Marathon by less than one second.

Bought by 'The Sea', WXDU, Third Coast Festival/Re:sound (Outside Purchaser), PRX Remix, and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 07, 2009
  • Length: 07:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Brandon Davies, London, England, Credit: Robin Hunt
Sean Cole profiles an international banker living in London, both before and after the world banking crisis.

Bought by 'The Sea', WBEZ, PRX Remix, KFAI Minneapolis, and KUOW


  • Added: Jul 21, 2009
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Vicky Ponce, Mexico, Credit: Magdalena Gonzalez Othon
Ingrid Lobet profiles a woman who joined a group of unemployed middle-aged women to open an electronics recycling plant in northern Mexico.

Bought by 'The Sea', WABE, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WNIJ, HCC Radio The Dragon and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2009
  • Length: 06:35
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Alidad, Pakistan, Credit: Gregory Warner
Gregory Warner profiles a Pashtun man who smuggles Afghan refugees over the mountains into Iran.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, PRX Remix, PRX to iTunes, and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 06:46
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Hang Nga, Vietnam, Credit: Kelly McEvers
Kelly McEvers profiles a Vietnamese woman who works for a marriage agency that matches Korean men with Vietnamese brides.

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, PRX Remix, PRX to iTunes, WBEZ, KUOW and more


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 07:44
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Svitlana Svystun, England, Credit: Robin Hunt
Sean Cole profiles a Ukrainian dancer who performs with in a Russian circus that tours the UK.

Bought by XRAY.fm, PRX Remix, PRX to iTunes, and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 06:32
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Leandro Carvalho, Brazil, Credit: Petra Costa
Sandy Tolan profiles a member an anti-forced labor SWAT team whose job is to free slaves working in Brazil's iron, cattle and sugar cane industries.

Bought by WRPI, PRX Remix, PRX to iTunes, WBEZ, and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 07:57
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Fidele Musafiri, DR Congo, Credit: Thomas Rippe
Gregory Warner profiles a freelance miner in the lawless eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Bought by WRPI, PRX Remix, PRX to iTunes, KUOW, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 07:51
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Agus Laodi, Indonesia, Credit: Kelly McEvers
Kelly McEvers profiles a small-time pirate who robs ships in Indonesia's Strait of Malacca.

Bought by XRAY.fm, KFAI Minneapolis, HowSound, PRX Remix, PRX to iTunes and more


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 06:47
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Raffaella Mangiarotti, Italy, Credit: Laila Pozzo
Jon Miller profiles an Italian industrial designer who puts new twists on ordinary household objects.

Bought by 'The Sea', PRX Remix, and PRX to iTunes


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 06:51
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Samanta, Azerbaijan, Credit: Kelly McEvers
Kelly McEvers profiles a transgender sex worker from Kyrgyzstan who works in the oil boomtown of Baku, in Azerbaijan.

Bought by WDBM, PRX Remix, PRX to iTunes, KFAI Minneapolis, and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 07:27
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Whyman Richards, Canada, Credit: Aaron Beswick
Janna Graham profiles a lifelong fisherman from northern Newfoundland who gathers ice from passing icebergs for a novelty bottled water company.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WRPI, PRX Remix, PRX to iTunes, and KUOW


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 06:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Mohmen, Pakistan, Credit: Gregory Warner
Gregory Warner profiles a teenager from a village in rural Pakistan who works in a dead-end job in a tannery in Karachi.

Bought by WBEZ, PRX Remix, PRX to iTunes, and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 07:21
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, Nigeria, Credit: Jon Miller
Jon Miller profiles one of the most prolific directors in Nigeria's booming Nollywood home video industry.

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, PRX Remix, PRX to iTunes, WMNF, WAMC Northeast Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 07:14
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Hussein Ralib Esfandiari, Dubai, Credit: Tamara Abdul Hadi
Kelly McEvers profiles an Iranian trader who ferries goods in a wooden dhow from Dubai across the Persian Gulf to Iran.

Bought by PRX Remix, PRX to iTunes, and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 06:39
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Wahid Khan Habibula, Saudi Arabia, Credit: Kelly McEvers
Kelly McEvers profiles an Indian cargo agent whose job is to repatriate the remains of foreign workers who die in in Saudi Arabia.

Bought by PRX Remix, WBEZ, and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Chloé Doutre-Roussel, Credit: Kate Malone
Jon Miller profiles an eccentric French woman whose job is to travel the world tasting chocolate.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, The Story, Prairie Public, PRX Remix, KUOW and more


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 07:24
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Gordana Jankuloska, Macedonia, Credit: Dana Wilson
Sandy Tolan profiles the thirtysomething interior minister of Macedonia, whose job is to clean up her country's notoriously corrupt security forces.

Bought by PRX Remix, WBEZ, and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 05:41
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Marco Moreno Gonzales, Peru, Credit: Jon Miller
Jon Miller profiles a Peruvian man who has worked in textile factories since he was a teenager and who is now trying to open his own.

Bought by PRX Remix, WBEZ, PRX to iTunes, and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 07:18
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Sam Ahmedu, Nigeria, Credit: Jon Miller
Jon Miller profiles an NBA scout from Nigeria who scours Africa for talent.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, PRX to iTunes, WBEZ, KRUA and more


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 06:33
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Romulo Greham, Honduras, Credit: Tomás Donoso
Claudine LoMonaco profiles a Miskito Indian from Honduras who nearly died as a result of his work diving for lobsters for the US market.

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, PRX Remix, Third Coast Festival/Re:sound (Outside Purchaser), and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 06:48
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Blair Ghent, Canada, Credit: Chris Brookes
Chris Brookes profiles a Canadian oil worker and his wife who live apart for weeks at a time.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, PRX to iTunes, Third Coast Festival/Re:sound (Outside Purchaser), and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 08:02
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Chanta Nguon, Cambodia, Credit: Kris Boutillier
Rachel Louise Snyder profiles a former Cambodian exile who returned to start a silk factory employing local women.

Bought by PRX Remix and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 06:14
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Laowang, China, Credit: Cui Xinyu
Sandy Tolan profiles a driver for a Chinese express mail company whose real passions are his daughter and his pigeons.

Bought by PRX Remix, PRX to iTunes, Third Coast Festival/Re:sound (Outside Purchaser), and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 06:40
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Diana Ivanova Dimova, Bulgaria, Credit: Elena Nenkova
Sandy Tolan profiles an aspiring young pop singer in Bulgaria whose true love is traditional music.

Bought by PRX Remix, Marfa Public Radio, and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 08:12
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Tarek Haidar Eskandar, Lebanon, Credit: Kelly McEvers
Kelly McEvers profiles a fixer for journalists visiting Lebanon.

Bought by PRX Remix and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 07:28
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Pedro Córdoba Valdivieso, Peru, Credit: Jon Miller
Jon Miller profiles a worker in a giant smelter in the Peruvian Andes who is suffering from an incurable lung disease.

Bought by PRX Remix and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 08:23
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Valdet Dule, 31, Kosovo, Credit: Dana Wilson
Sandy Tolan profiles a man from Kosovo who spends his days clearing landmines from the Kosovo-Albanian border.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, PRX Remix, PRX to iTunes, WBEZ, and Remix Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2009
  • Length: 08:38
  • Purchases: 5
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Matthew Works has been living on the streets for ten years. Here he remembers one of his last paying jobs, assembling Braille typewriters, which th...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, WLPR , KUT, KUOW, WAMC Northeast Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 30, 2007
  • Length: 08:42
  • Purchases: 7
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Adam Johns never wanted to be a worm digger, but he does what's necessary to make ends meet.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, PRX Remix, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KFAI Minneapolis, KSJD and more


  • Added: Sep 12, 2005
  • Length: 06:13
  • Purchases: 10