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Alex Tizon recently wrote about his family’s slave, Lola. Some praise Alex TIzon for his courage in confronting a dark chapter in his family’s hist...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: “Silent Evolution.” Installation at MUSA (Museo Subacuático de Arte, Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Mexico.) The sculptural works of Jason deCaires Taylor serve as artificial reefs, providing habitat for fish and other ocean species. For more information visit his, Credit: Jason deCaires Taylor
In this week’s episode of World Ocean Radio we discuss the work of artist Jason deCaires Taylor, creator of underwater sculpture museums that explo...

  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:52
Caption: Funeral service in front of Barrett's Market 1942
A community garden project at Barrett Brothers Park in north St. Louis prompts memories of the Barrett family, who came to Missouri as Irish famine...

  • Added: May 28, 2017
  • Length: 03:23
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Excerpts from Rachel Cohen's essay "Lost Cities" and segments of poetry by Fernando Pessoa and Constantine Cavafy examine the allure of one's home ...

  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 53:20
Caption: The ensemble cast of Monsoon Wedding, Credit: Photo courtesy Kevin Berne/Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Monsoon Wedding by Mira Nair was an unlikely hit in 2001. A movie set in India but not a British Raj nostalgia film. Nor a Passage to spiritual Ind...

  • Added: May 25, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
When we don't recognize the unkindness of entitled hatred, we may be quietly consuming more of it than we realize. That may be a way in which a lin...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 07:52
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Gossip! Backstabbing! Burn Books! Mortified celebrates the 13th anniversary of Mean Girls with stories of tyrannical kids. Featuring an interview D...

  • Added: May 21, 2017
  • Length: 25:27
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This mother’s Day I was thinking about a very particular mother. Not mine but a woman named Leila Seth. Leila Seth was the first woman to top th...

  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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On June 5th the United Nations General Assembly will convene for The Ocean Conference in New York City to set objectives, cultivate partnerships, a...

  • Added: May 16, 2017
  • Length: 05:19
Caption: Mangroves Near Waitangi, Credit: Gordon and Julia Gardner
We are living in a time of great environmental, social, and political change, and our outdated ways of living and governing are failing. The 21st c...

  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 05:52
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What happens when you live in fear of everyone in school finding out your moms are gay? The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from ...

  • Added: May 07, 2017
  • Length: 20:05
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The House of Representatives' healthcare bill denies maternity care and continues to deny health insurance to 18 to 25 year olds. Maine's Repres...

  • Added: May 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:07
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This week we talk about ad hominem, Soviet propaganda, and red herrings. We also discuss Pravda, logical fallacies, and hypocrisy.

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 27:25
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This week we talk about chemical weapons, North Korea, and misspeaking on camera. We also discuss Yugoslavia, the MOAB, and Aleppo.

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 48:15
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On this week’s episode we talk about chatbots, social media cheats, and robot lawyers. We also discuss logic trees, digital familiars, and the Mat...

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 45:45
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On this week’s episode we talk about fossil fuels, the EPA, and the yoga industry. We also discuss the Carboniferous period, clean coal, and corpo...

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 41:13
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This week we talk about terrorism, acronyms, and Doge. We also discuss memetics, mass surveillance, and the Irish Republican Army.

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 42:21
Caption: Ice breaks away from a frozen coastline near the Norwegian Arctic town of Longyearbyen April 23, 2007 , Credit: REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
Arctic ice is melting at record levels, revealing an ocean open and vulnerable to enterprise and extraction. In this episode of World Ocean Radio, ...

  • Added: May 01, 2017
  • Length: 05:07
Caption: The Early primitive hacker, a Scottish lady in Accounts, deleted your data for late payment. , Credit: Susan Cook
Internet anonymity now is presented as ‘the standard’ . But being anonymous when online really is optional . If like many other human activities, a...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2017
  • Length: 06:29
Caption: ...the value of  human anchoring..., Credit: Susan Cook
Ten years ago this month, Maine Public Radio fired the host of a 30 year popular jazz program, The humble Farmer because he criticized the Iraq War...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2017
  • Length: 06:53
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The Poetic Address to the Nation, brought together poets to speak powerfully against the current administration. Featuring Cam Awkward, Guillermo G...

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  • Added: Apr 28, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Steve Downing talks about the happenings in Grand Rapids, MN during First Friday in the month of April and reviews some local music held on the 20t...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2017
  • Length: 03:43
Caption: Fishing vessels set out from Shenjiamen Port in Zhoushan city, East China's Zhejiang province., Credit: Xinhua | Liang Minhui
China is the world's largest consumer, producer, and exporter of every fish species caught by their vast industrial fishing fleet, at a rate on tra...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 05:27
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Air India’s reputation is of a sort of futzy dowager, very uncool. Even its mascot a Maharajah in a red coat and turban with a pointy mustache see...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Gaza seaport, Credit: REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
Seaports have long been places of commerce and trade: hubs connecting land and sea in an import/export exchange that contributes to regional, natio...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:09