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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.

Bought by KCBX


  • 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
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In the late 1980s, a personal case of housing discrimination prompted Dr. John Baugh to launch decades of research into what he calls linguistic pr...

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  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 11:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Maine Guide William Sewall and Teddy Roosevelt, Credit: Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library (detail) 520.12-015
Just before the Olympics, the country if not the world received, from a bully pulpit, a message from my state's junior United States senator. On te...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2014
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Michael Santos speaks on his experiences
At 49 years of age, Michael Santos is getting his first taste of college. He's walking through the main quad at San Francisco State, beaming like a...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 09:35
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Those who grew up in the era of Richard Nixon knew a time when "The Kingdom" took an especially frightening aura of power and glory. One speaking t...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
Caption: "...as close as you can to the truth, that wild horse that once you catch..., Credit: Susan Cook
The Sixty-Second Moral Inquiry asks questions about what is right and wrong. Today's Sixty-Second Moral Inquiry asks: Why not mangle,`distort the ...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2014
  • Length: 02:08
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Nathan and Lesley Keith met on a military base in Kuwait, in 2006. They’re both Navy veterans, and together they served for a cumulative 27 years. ...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 29, 2013
  • Length: 10:02
  • Purchases: 1
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After Nelson Mandela was freed from the life sentence he was serving in prison, he often spoke about refusing bitterness toward his captors. But h...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 02:54
Caption: Your new favorite podcast.
On December 5, 2013, fast food workers across the country walked out on a one-day strike, demanding fairer wages. But what's really at stake? The G...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 06:08