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Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb was brought in to fix a school system that's a big mess. But who's paying his salary? Private foundations t...

  • Added: May 25, 2010
  • Length: 05:18
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How do we meet the massive global issue of fertility without being mired in the abortion debate?

  • Added: May 25, 2010
  • Length: 02:00
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Are babies born with the morality they need or do they learn it from society? Is morality a biological trait that builds communities through enligh...

  • Added: May 25, 2010
  • Length: 02:15
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Should the U.S. shed some global ambitions and responsibilities? Or, is America's global role simply too important, both to the U.S. and the world?...

  • Added: May 25, 2010
  • Length: 02:15
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Should election results accurately reflect public opinion or should elections promote effective governance?

  • Added: May 25, 2010
  • Length: 02:00
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Is it time to reform the U.S. electoral structure? Should more views be represented? Do narrow interests have too much power? What do you think?

  • Added: May 25, 2010
  • Length: 02:00
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Are nuclear weapons a necessary evil? Is it better to live in a world with nuclear deterrence or one that is free of nuclear threats? What do you t...

  • Added: May 25, 2010
  • Length: 02:00
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Is the role of the NCAA to help students succeed through sports, or to garner money for educational institutions? With the high drop-out rate of NC...

Bought by WXVU 89.1 FM Villanova and KISU


  • Added: May 25, 2010
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Zenobbie Clark and her sister, Diana Carter, remember their brother, Samuel "Bubba" Hammond Jr., who was shot in the back and killed during the Ora...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, KUOW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 24, 2010
  • Length: 02:04
  • Purchases: 3
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Benefits from altruism include approval, enhanced image, and neural stimulation--feeling good. Yet if you act selfishly you will have more resource...

  • Added: May 19, 2010
  • Length: 02:00
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What do you think maximizes individual benefits in the marketplace? Is it cut throat competition or altruistic norms of fairness and trust? Can you...

  • Added: May 19, 2010
  • Length: 02:00
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Can basic income grants work for those living in extreme poverty? Or are grants discouraging people from taking individual responsibility?

  • Added: May 19, 2010
  • Length: 02:00
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Is Goldman Sachs responsible for the current financial crisis in Greece? Or should Greek politicians who knew of Goldman's practices be blamed for ...

  • Added: May 19, 2010
  • Length: 02:00
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Does the quest for high television ratings deter Olympic sportscasters from focusing on strategies and techniques of sports? Should Olympic coverag...

  • Added: May 19, 2010
  • Length: 02:00
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One goal of public diplomacy is to create allies inside other states through education programs or cultural exchanges. Should this be viewed as enr...

  • Added: May 19, 2010
  • Length: 02:00
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Elsa Lankford's audio doc class went to Lexington Market. We interviewed a variety of food vendors and got their take on Baltimore history and cur...

  • Added: May 15, 2010
  • Length: 04:31
Caption: Statue of Prime Minister Charles James Fox, Credit: Walter Murch
A view of the general election held in the United Kingdom on May 6 2010

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: May 08, 2010
  • Length: 09:55
  • Purchases: 1
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A story about how those thick Plexiglas walls come down in an Oakland, California neighborhood as more white folks move in.

  • Added: May 08, 2010
  • Length: 07:00
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In rap music, being tough is often a pre-requisite for success. Long jail time, stolen guns and cars, and other outlaw antics beef up the thug image.

  • Added: May 08, 2010
  • Length: 09:48
Caption: Humsafar Gay Men's Health Clinic, Credit: (c) 2009 Abbie Fentress Swanson
A documentary examining the politics of homosexuality in India

Bought by WRNC-LP


  • Added: May 08, 2010
  • Length: 09:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Introducing the first nurse practitioner in the country to perform abortions for Planned Parenthood.

  • Added: May 06, 2010
  • Length: 12:34
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An argument for why a old nuclear weapons production site turned wildlife refuge could be harmful for visitors

  • Added: May 04, 2010
  • Length: 03:52
Caption: Rep. Sander Levin  (D-MI 12th), Credit: Peter Stepanek
Congressman Levin spoke at a Nationol Press Club Lunceon on Monday April 19th. The Chairman of the House Ways and Means committee discussed severa...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2010
  • Length: 54:00
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Guy, in an ongoing bid for your vote, takes on the Robots running our Government. He won't stop until they're destroyed and he is in office.

  • Added: Apr 30, 2010
  • Length: 01:08
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This is Guy's first attempt at reaching his constituents no matter what it takes.

  • Added: Apr 30, 2010
  • Length: 01:02