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Torture, beheading and persecution are used to target individuals who criticize , believe, have secrets or religions (like Tibetan Buddhism by th...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:11
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Historian David Hollinger discusses the split between the Evangelical and Ecumenical branches of the Protestant church.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 12:13
Caption: William and Brianna Bennett, Credit: William Bennett
More than 2.7 million minors in America live with a parent in prison. Studies show that the majority of incarcerated parents reside over 100 miles ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 06:18
Caption: Taken at Wallenberg High School, Credit: Luisa Beck
At the age of 51, William Bennett was one of the oldest people in California who could claim that. But in June 2013, eight months after leaving pri...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 07:25
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Bennett and Porter do their cooking in a shared kitchen that’s part of a transitional house in West Oakland. But they met many years ago. “Well, w...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 10:42
Caption: Theresa Flanderich (r) and Diego Deleo (l) in Deleo's apartment, Credit: Melanie Young
At the Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center, two dozen residents of North Beach come on a recent Tuesday night to hear from neighbors who have experi...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 08:11
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The ethical challenge for Facebook has been to re-create the ethics of community where there are real consequences for using information in a destr...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 04:57
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If Woodward and Bernstein and Ben Bradlee had gone for the “gotcha” instead of the truth, the cost would have been the truth. The integrity that ...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:45
Caption: Chinatown resident Lee Ming Dang in her 7 by 7 foot home., Credit: Melanie Young
Tenants are facing a tough time in San Francisco. The city has some of the nation’s highest rents and laws like the Ellis Act have made evictions f...

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  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 08:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pending approval, a reconstructed 6 foot fence could line the perimeter of Huntington Park in Nob Hill., Credit: Visualization courtesy of SF Recreation and Park Department
If you live in the neighborhood, Huntington Park in San Francisco’s Nob Hill, it's a great place to relax, read a book, or, as Haris Butt says, bri...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:48
  • Purchases: 1
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The truth can be our moral antidote, our moral medicine, the vitamin that- yes, if someone is trying to tell us that nine dollars and something is ...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2014
  • Length: 04:23
Caption: Mark Schapiro, Credit: Center for Investigative Reporting
Carbon is shaping our future. Those little particles we can’t even see are reshaping our natural world, and transforming our economy. And, it all e...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The cost of the truth is not tied to inflation. It’s tied to tolerance, inversely. The more tolerance that exists, the lower the price paid for the...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2014
  • Length: 04:23
Caption: This cartoon from the Russian newspaper, "Arguments and Facts -America," depicts Nurse Obama pumping aid into an ailing Ukraine., Credit: Mary Rees
As the conflict rages on between Russia and Ukrainian nationalists, thousands of miles away in San Francisco, people are following closely. There a...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 02:48
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Radio Curious discusses the contradictions in U.S. nuclear weapons policy with author and professor Dr. Seyom Brown, who is currently an adjunct se...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Listening is way more than just paying attention, and this week's show explores how.

Bought by WMUU-LP, CHSR-FM 97.9, and WKCC


  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:53
  • Purchases: 3
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A candidate for Wisconsin's 51st Assembly district remembers his son, Peter, who brought so much joy into his life.

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 08:19
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We talk about the Pope and his recent visit to Israel. We include informative Middle-Eastern political evaluation and discussion.

  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 53:53
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Protests against the tech industry’s impact on housing have grown in number and variety. They’ve been personal, with individual tech executives bei...

  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:23
Caption: Data visualization of Oakland’s budget (2012-13) created by Open Budget Oakland
It’s a Tuesday evening in Oakland’s City Hall. A group of people ranging in age from their 20s to 50s are sitting, many in front of their laptops. ...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 04:54
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We’re trying also to locate Aaron Swartz as a landmark in the culture and the age.

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:35
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In the annals of Boston medicine two historic chapters in the last 50 years were the near conquest of sudden death by heart attack and (not unrelat...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 59:05
Caption: Craig Nelson
Bestselling author Craig Nelson provides an in depth examination of the history of the Atomic age from x-rays to the 2011 meltdown in Japan.

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Professor William Bubelis explains how numismatics, or the study of ancient coins, can reveal unique information about ancient cultures.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 11:35
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How may speech affect your perceived level of intelligence? Dr. John Baugh describes research that sheds light on linguistic profiling.

  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 12:31