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A Cup Of Ambition And Endurance: '9 To 5' Unites Workers Across Decades

Dolly Parton's classic singalong aims a catchy beat at a serious point, listing the ways the daily grind exploits and exhausts people — some more than others.

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Baby Step Giant Step Plaid
First Breath After Coma Explosions in the Sky
Your Hand In Mine Explosions In The Sky
Sun Will Set Zoe Keating
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Buttigieg Proposes Broad Plan To Counter Racial Inequality

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A Cup Of Ambition And Endurance: '9 To 5' Unites Workers Across Decades

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9 to 5 Dolly Parton
Islands in the Stream Alison G and Friends

Tania and her husband, Joseph, stand in the kitchen of the space they are sharing with other migrants at a shelter in Juárez, Mexico. She and her husband are from Honduras and are seeking asylum in the U.S. Tania witnessed her mother's slaying back home. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Asylum-Seekers Waiting In Mexico Navigate A Shifting U.S. Court System

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Trump To Invite Social Media Companies To 'Big Meeting' To Discuss Censorship

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Spirits of Perversion Tobacco
Out the Dunes [Take] Tobacco
Strawman - Instrumental
Cheap Shoes - Instrumental
SNAKEskin The Shanghai Restoration Project feat. Corey Frye
Perfect Instance City of the Sun
Firefly City of the Sun
While You Doooo Teebs
Autumn Antique Teebs
Minor Piano Keys Iron and Wine

Janelle Menzel is a high school math teacher in Brainerd, Minn. After contacting her loan servicer repeatedly, trying to find a way to appeal, a call center worker told her, "Look, you just need to give up." Courtesy of Janelle Menzel hide caption

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Broken Promises: Teachers Sue U.S. Over Student Loans That Weren't Forgiven

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