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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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A currency note is a promise. The Indian government is holding that promise in abeyance, even breaking that trust, by promising a better future.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A conversation with UCLA historian Benjamin Madley about his groundbreaking and heartbreaking book, "An American Genocide: The United States and th...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 53:29
Caption: Ruth Whippman
Lauren's guests this week are Ruth Whippman, author of "America the Anxious. How The Pursuit Of Happiness Is Making Us A Nation of Nervous Wrecks";...

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


  • Added: Nov 17, 2016
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Sandip visits another "returnee," Nguyen Qui Duc in Vietnam.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Members of the Round Valley Indian Tribe retrace the 1863 route of the Nome Cult walk in 2013, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Konkow Maidu Trail of Tears, the route of forced relocation of Indians from Chico, California, to Covelo, California., Credit: US Forest Service
After more than 150 years, historians (and many Californians) are facing the horrifying truth that Indian slavery was a key source of labor that he...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2016
  • Length: 58:25
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We enjoy many rights and privileges as citizens of a free and democratic society, and we we're asked to do is vote. Easy, right?

  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Tiffany Shlain
Tiffany Shlain has been nominated for an Emmy for her filmmaking, she's founder of the Webby Awards and Newsweek called her one of the women shapin...

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


  • Added: Oct 27, 2016
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Durga Puja and Diwali bookend our festival season in Kolkata. But there’s an ancillary festival that’s almost as important. It needs as much plann...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Eve Ensler
Eve Ensler is known for creating "The Vagina Monologues," as well as VDay and One Billion Rising. Eve and I spoke about her work fighting violence ...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WRIR, KWMR, KSJD, KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Anna Lappé
James Beard Leadership Award winner Anna Lappé has spent most of her career as a sustainable food advocate. We talk big food and marketing to kids-...

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


  • Added: Oct 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Tracey Taylor
Tracey Taylor and Lance Knobel are the co-founders of the "hyper-local" news site Berkeleyside.com and Uncharted, The Berkeley Festival of Ideas. W...

Bought by WRIR, KWMR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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I don’t know how many shoes this old radio program sells. But it can never feel the same as hearing those voices, most of them long dead, bring a c...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: Margarita Quihuis
Using behavior design techniques and persuasive technology (like the kind that keeps you scrolling through your social feed), Margarita Quihuis and...

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


  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
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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 KWMR, KSJD, WRIR, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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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.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
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 KSJD, KWMR, WRIR, WMUU-LP, and KKRN


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
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 WAMC and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 05:58
  • Purchases: 2