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KALW

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KALW's mission is to provide listeners with independent, credible news and information from a variety of local, national and international sources. KALW also produces local programs that connect listeners to their communities, highlighting the music, arts and literature of the San Francisco Bay Area. Additionally, the station supports the educational mission of the San Francisco Unified School District by both informing the public about the San Francisco schools and creating opportunities for student-learning in radio.

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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
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There’s a new political force center stage in India these days. The cow. The cow has always been holy to millions of Hindus but it’s still a plac...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Endurance Amarawa, Ibgiya Malu Chukwuma and Precious Amalcima, Credit: Virendra Singh Gosain/Hindustani Times
There have been other mob attacks in India before thre Nigerians were beaten in a mall in Delhi on March 27. Each time the government promises stri...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: A statue of Mahatma Gandhi
On October 2 India will mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. South Africans say India gave us Mohandas Gandhi. We returned him as the Maha...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:59
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Used as Indian Americans are to being heralded as the model minority, their feathers might be ruffled by the stories of harassment coming out of th...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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It must sting Hindu Americans that Aslan, an Iranian-American often called upon to speak out against stereotyping Islam, seems to be now playing a ...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 05:59
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Perhaps an unwelcoming America is not such a bad thing for the rest of the world. It’s as if the American Dream itself is being outsourced back to ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Donald Trump's new national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster. Who is McMaster? We’ll also talk about t...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 54:01
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There’s good, English, bad English and in a case by itself judicial English - perfect for pontification.

  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Shruti Naik
Deb Liu is VP of Platform and Marketplace at Facebook. As one of few female executives in technology, she is working to address the challenges that...

Bought by KUAF Public Radio, WLPR, WRGY, KUNM, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Feb 16, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Kolkata Lit Fest promotional poster, Credit: Photo by Sandip Roy
When I was a little boy I once lost my parents in a busy market in Kolkata. I cannot begin to imagine what it means to be lost for 25 YEARS. Like S...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Firuzeh Mahmoudi
Firuzeh Mahmoudi's organization United4Iran is using technology to improve civil liberties in Iran. And Samantha Miller is leading a pharma company...

Bought by KWMR, XRAY.fm, WLPR, WGBH Radio Boston, KUNM and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 53:25
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Bharati Mukherjee, Credit: Photo by Sandip Roy
Bharati Mukherjee is gone but she left the light on for many of us.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rhea Suh, NRDC, Credit: Zoe Fisher
This episode features: Conversations with Rhea Suh, president of NRDC on why they partnered with the Women's March; and Jess McIntosh, of Signal Bo...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KZYX, WLPR, CHSR-FM 97.9, KWMR and more


  • Added: Feb 02, 2017
  • Length: 54:02
  • Purchases: 8
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Iranian-American writer Firoozeh Dumas' commentaries about her hyphenated life have aired on NPR. But that was a different America. While Firoozeh ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Feb 01, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lisa McDonough & Lisa Allanson
Lauren talks with Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough, the founders of Teen Hackz, a program designed to help teens understand themselves and others. ...

Bought by CHSR-FM 97.9, KWMR, KCMJ Community Radio, KSJD, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 26, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Joann Lublin
Jessica Jin led the protests last fall over the new campus carry gun law at her alma mater, University of Texas at Austin. Her weapon of choice? A ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KWMR, Public Radio for All, KSJD, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Manipur’s court records talk about a game back in the 1st century AD and what’s different about polo in Manipur is that this not just a game for po...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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It was admittedly a moment of sheer American holiday nostalgia. Cooking a turkey in India. I thought it could be a fun adventure. I just didn’t rea...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Carrie Fisher as Leia and Harrison Ford as Han Solo in "The Force Awakens", Credit: Lucasfilm
There was much more to Carrie Fisher than Princess Leia. But some things, good, bad or simply pop define us as people, and become placeholders for...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1