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This year marks 25 years since the publication of Geoff Dyer’s first novel, The Colour of Memory. Geoff is a multi-award winning writer who has wri...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 59:36
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Research suggests that 10% of children are victims of bullying and 5% of children are involved in bullying others. Defined as ‘repeated aggressive...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 25:39
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Susan Sontag said smelling ‘gives one a sensation of knowledge rinsed clean of thought’. The effect of smell is powerful, but rarely articulated a...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:03
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Clean air is as valuable as clean water: both are essential requirements for human health and survival. Statistics and data on emissions from burni...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 05:10
Caption: David Lang & Caroline Shaw, Credit: © Peter Serling (Lang)/Gabe Taubman (Shaw)
A pair of musical works by American composers David Lang and Caroline Shaw that became instant classics

  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Béla Bartók & Jennifer Higdon
Examining parallels between the Concerto for Orchestra by Jennifer Hidgon and that of her great model, Béla Bartók

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 57:55
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The new film 'Mood Indigo' is based on a novel by Boris Vian - so who was Vian? One of France's most popular authors of the 20th Century, musician,...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 14:45
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Andrie Morris talks to playwright and Shakespeare expert, Jennie Buckman and Jatinder Verma, Artistic Director of Tara Arts about working with Shak...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 16:14
Caption: Claude Vivier
A survey of the art and tragically brief life of the French-Canadian composer Claude Vivier (1948-1983)

  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 56:24
Caption: Mewat, India, Credit: Sandip Roy
A small unknown town in India has a history that makes it worth stopping in to have a look.

  • Added: May 19, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Flag of Kiribati. According to WorldAtlas.com, the blue and white bands represent the surrounding Pacific Ocean. The frigate bird flying over the rising sun is taken from the coat of arms, and is said to symbolize strength and power at sea.
A recent legal case involving a man from Kiribati claiming refugee status from the impacts of climate has captured world media attention. In this e...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 05:33
Caption: Diamond mining on the Namibian coast., Credit: DeBeersGroup.com
Ownership of cultural discoveries such as shipwrecks has long been debated by governments, historical institutions, private business and salvers an...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2013
  • Length: 05:18
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Citizens are being reminded these days of everything they don't have control over. Any nutritionist will tell you that the one thing you always ha...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 03:41
Caption: Crew members aboard SS Norco in England during WWII. , Credit: The Marstal Maritime Museum
Maritime Museums are one of the key conduits for modern day understanding of maritime history, yet many are struggling. In this episode of World Oc...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2013
  • Length: 05:19
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Two and one-half minute commentary by Equal Time host Martha Burk on why college debt is the highest in history, and it is especially hard on women.

  • Added: May 15, 2013
  • Length: 02:30
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Commentary: More than 850,000 minimum wage workers in 10 states will be getting raises in the new year.

  • Added: Dec 27, 2012
  • Length: 04:03
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It's time for President Obama to help the country's home care workers.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2012
  • Length: 02:21
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Commentary: Student athletes get very little of the millions generated by college football's bowl games.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2012
  • Length: 04:01
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Commentary: It's time to enact a proposed law that would give workers the absolute right to unionization.

  • Added: Nov 29, 2012
  • Length: 04:13
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Labor was a big election winner.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 02:45
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Raising the minimum wage should be a key post-election priority.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2012
  • Length: 04:33
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Commentary: Labor faces its greatest election challenge in California.

  • Added: Oct 25, 2012
  • Length: 02:41
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Repealing the union-crippling Taft-Hartley Act should have been a prime issue throughout the election campaign.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2012
  • Length: 03:13
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Commentary: John Steinbeck was a great champion of farm labor.

  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 02:56