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KALW

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Description

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.

Pieces

Caption: Margarita Quihuis
Using behavior design techniques and persuasive technology (like the kind that keeps you scrolling through your social feed), Margarita Quihuis and...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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On October 2 India will mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. But his status as an icon of humanitarianism may be at risk.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Joan Blades
Liberal activist Joan Blades co-founded MoveOn.org, Moms Rising and Living Room Conversations. Now she has teamed up with Republican John Gable on ...

Bought by WRIR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Most of us around the world wake up to alarm clocks or the clock radio turning on. For decades thousands and thousands of Indians around the world...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Crowd at Muir Woods, Credit: SAYRA TREJO
One of the most popular parks in the country is just north of the Golden Gate bridge in Marin County. It’s so close to San Francisco that Muir Wood...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:31
Caption: A sample menu, Credit: Sandip Roy
In a world where consumer choice is deified, multi-cuisine’s stock keeps going up, no matter its quality.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: Roz Hudnell, Intel
Meet one woman leading the charge to quite literally change the face of technology--by bringing in more women and people of color to the industry, ...

Bought by KWMR, WRIR, WMUU-LP, and KKRN


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Sunita Kumar with her painting of Mother Teresa, Credit: Photo by Sandip Roy
Many would say she’s just being officially canonized, she was always a saint. But over the past week as international media descended on this city ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 05:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Vivien Labaton, Make It Work
We've heard a lot about making things easier for families this election season, but the cost of childcare is still higher than college tuition in s...

Bought by KSJD, WRIR, WMUU-LP, and KWMR


  • Added: Sep 01, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Last week Kolkata was busy celebrating a birthday with flowers, candles, cards and songs. It was Mother Teresa’s 106th birthday/ By the time the n...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Archel Bernard, The Bombchel Factory, Credit: James K Holder
In the midst of the Ebola crisis in 2015, Archel Bernard moved from Atlanta, Georgia to Monrovia, Liberia and started a fashion company--that emplo...

Bought by KSJD, WRIR, KWMR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Baluji Shrivastav, Credit: Sandip Roy
In India in the 1960s there were few options for a blind child. Blind people often begged in trains and railway platforms singing hymns. But Baluji...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jen Glantz
Jen Glantz attended so many weddings, she went into debt, then wrote a book about it called 'All My Friends are Engaged.' On a whim, Jen thought sh...

Bought by WRIR, KSJD, KWMR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 52:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Dipa Karmakar in Rio
On Sunday night, much of India was watching television with bated breath. All for one young woman at the Rio Olympics. Her name is Dipa Karmakar an...

Bought by WAMC, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Nancy Santiago Negrón
Nancy Santiago Negrón of the Opportunity Finance Network shares why it took three calls from the White House for her to join the Women's Bureau at ...

Bought by KSJD, KWMR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Patti Sanchez and Nancy Duarte
Leaders are leaders right? How much should they care what other people think? It turns out it's not enough to just have a great idea and people wil...

Bought by KSJD, KWMR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Khizr Khan at the DNC Convention
Khizr Khan did something few have been able to do in this bitter and vulgar presidential election.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Every immigrant has a coming to the America memory. Nayomi Munaweera came to America when she was 12. It was the mid eighties. And Duran Duran.....

Bought by WAMC and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The Je Suis slogan, once a stirring call for a moment of coming together in protest and solidarity, is well-meaning but has a long lost its meaning.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: San Francisco skyline
Sometimes when I return to San Francisco from Calcutta it feels like I have two homes, the best of both worlds. But sometimes at night, jet-lagged ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 05:57