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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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Caption: Mariam Naficy, Minted
Traditional shopping is incredibly inefficient, says Julie Bornstein of StitchFix (and formerly Sephora). But, is the alternative to buy everything...

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Modi rally
I was reporting on India’s 2014 general election which would bring Narendra Modi to power a year ago. Sultan, though that’s not his real name, was...

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Beverly Parenti, The Last Mile
Human trafficking is estimated to be in the millions--yet only a fraction of it is reported. And taxpayers spend $60,000 per person, per year on in...

  • Added: May 20, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Brandi Chastain
The Women's World Cup starts June 6! Title IX was passed in 1972 to ensure that all girls have equal access to sports. So why are sports so importa...

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  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Salman Khan
One hot muggy afternoon last week I understood first hand a fact of life in India – the system never works for you unless you know someone with con...

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  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Izzy Chan, The Big Flip
We all know the stereotypes, but the traditional family roles have shifted. Almost half of women are now the primary breadwinners. On this episode,...

  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: A heat map from the Electronic Frontier Foundation's study of ALPR hotspots in Oakland
Surveillance and privacy issues have been in the news a lot in the past few years. Perhaps the biggest news was made by by Edward Snowden, who leak...

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  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: San Francisco's housing is becoming increasingly unaffordable. Micah Weinberg, of the Bay Area Council Economic Institute, says that over the past seven years, "we have built less than half of the housing in this region that the state estimates we need., Credit: flickr user Jeremy Brooks
In one of America's most expensive cities, there's a fringe political party whose name sums up their concerns: The Rent is Too Damn High. That city...

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  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Aerial view of Calaveras Dam Replacement Project, Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/matt_hintsa/
Twice a week, the Heart of the City Farmers Market transforms San Francisco’s gritty United Nations Plaza with dozens of white canopies and trucklo...

  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:07
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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There are at least 7,000 homeless people in San Francisco each night, and only enough shelter space to house a small fraction of them. This is one ...

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  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Alyssa Arian has worked in San Francisco restaurants for a decade and, like most servers, she got into it for the tips. “Some nights you leave wit...

  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:06
Caption: Lauren Mosenthal & Eileen Carey
71% of fortune 500 companies provide mentorship programs that help women get ahead--but are they done well? And more and more women own their own b...

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The world will need to remember that Nepal is not just a home for temples and palaces and Everest expeditions. It is a country that millions call h...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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Here in the Bay Area, fraternities based at UC Berkeley have had their share of problems. According to the University of California Police Departme...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 07:10
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Remember in 2008 when the terms green economy and green collar jobs were big buzz words? You probably know the basic idea: if we’re going to curb t...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 06:02
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Many people still think of San Francisco’s most famous intersection -- Haight-Ashbury -- as the epicenter of the hippie movement of the mid-1960s. ...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 07:46
Caption: San Pablo Reservoir, Credit: Todd Whitney
Turning on your faucet may be easy, but the process of getting you that water is anything but. Water has a long journey to get to your tap, often s...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 04:03
Caption: Amanda Ravenhill & Shana Rappaport
Climate change--one view is doom and gloom and destruction. The other is that things could be far more beautiful and regenerative and sustainable a...

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  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The proposed site for the new development
If you want to hire a worker in Oakland, you’re going to have to pay a little bit more these days. At the beginning of the month, Measure FF, overw...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 06:30