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Caption: Shashi Tharoor
It’s not a kitten video or an on-air blooper or a wardrobe malfunction. Who would have thought a 15 minute debating society speech could go viral? ...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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This week marks the 350th episode of World Ocean Radio, a weekly program of five-minute audio essays on a wide range of ocean issues from science a...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 05:30
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The global water crisis and the prospects for future water resources is forcing adjustments for how we measure its use, how it is valued, and how (...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 05:22
Caption: Naveed Mahbub
What do immigrants carry with them to America? The obvious reminders of home -- Spices. Pressure cookers. Pickles. What’s far more unpredictable i...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 05:58
Caption: Imported cars awating delivery, Credit: businessinsider.com/unsold-cars-around-the-world-2009-2
In last week's edition of World Ocean Radio we urged listeners to measure their water footprint using the WaterFootprint.org water calculator. In t...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 05:34
Caption: Rare Mangoes at a festival, Credit: Sandip Roy
What we call mango in English has a hundred different names in India. Indians don’t love their mangos. They form fanatical fan clubs of different k...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The global water crisis and the prospects for future water resources is forcing adjustments for how we measure the water that is used, how it is va...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2015
  • Length: 05:19
Caption: The White House lit up in a rainbow, Credit: USA Today
After the historic ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage, Sandip Roy reflects on... his Facebook feed.

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Singapore, challenged by the consumption requirements of its 4.4 million inhabitants, has reached a level of success due to a public utilities board which manages its entire water cycle.
The global water crisis and the prospects for future water resources is forcing adjustments for how we measure the water that is used, how it is va...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 05:41
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In India the Supreme Court did not realize that when it recriminalized gay sex, society had come a long way. Like toothpaste it just cannot be pus...

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The global water crisis and the prospects for future water resources is forcing adjustments for how we measure the water that is used, how it is va...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2015
  • Length: 05:09
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The Next System Project was developed to identify alternatives, foster conversations, evaluate fresh ideas, and propose solutions that will help us...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:26
Caption: Tent Show Radio
Cape Breton fiddler extraordinaire.

Bought by WRNC-LP, KSRQ, KMSU, KUMD, KMXT and more


  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 7
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India has tied itself in knots thanks to a noodle problem. The country has been in an uproar since tests alleged that some packets of Maggi instan...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: thenextsystem.org, Credit: The Next System Project
What is the possibility of a post-capitalism economic model to support the values and behaviors for a new era filled with alternative technologies,...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2015
  • Length: 05:24
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The 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership has been causing conflict of late, with a broad range of disagreements over key provisions and debates inte...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 05:45
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Arctic opportunities and territorial claims are on the rise as temperatures change and the ice melts. Once impassable, the Arctic is now increasing...

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 05:31
Caption: Sacred water of Gosainkunda Lake at the headwaters of the Trishuli River, soon to be changed by mega-projects such as the Rasuwaghadi dam. , Credit: Yosarian via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY).
The Rasuwaghadi Dam project in Nepal, severely damaged by the recent earthquake, is mired in controversy. One of many mega-projects along the Tishu...

  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:33
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Because of persistent drought and water crises due to unsustainable practices, California is facing many challenges to its very existence. It is wa...

  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 05:23
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"Virtual water" is used to produce everything that we incorporate into our lives each day but is not listed on labels or calculated into price. Whe...

  • Added: May 05, 2015
  • Length: 05:19
Caption: Abhishek Bachchan and Keith Vaz
In the last decade Bollywood has snuck into America. Bollywood aerobics. Bollywood theme parties. It even snuck into the Oscars via Slumdog Million...

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  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza tells the story of how that phrase, and the movement came to be.

Bought by XRAY.fm and WRIR


  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Four competing essayists debate the question "Love or Fear: Which Motivates Us More?" at the 2014 "Great American Think Off" in New York Mills, Min...

Bought by KUOW and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Author and journalist Susan Katz Miller is both an interfaith child and an interfaith parent. Her book, Being Both: Embracing Two Religions in One ...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Competing essayists Jennifer Nelson and Jason Steck debate the question "Love or Fear: Which Motivates Us More?" at the 2014 "Great American Think ...

Bought by KGNU, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and KUNM


  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 3