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Recently, I waffled on about the need for accuracy in communication, like entering nine digits accurately when using a telephone. Seconds after my ...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Steve LeVine
There’s no doubt that the invention of a super battery would shake up the world. Think about it. It would endanger the ruling Saudi Arabian family ...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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With so much focus now on Super Tuesday and the candidates, you might think more people would notice that none of the candidates...Republican or De...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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We understand the need for 100% accuracy when we want to connect to the right gadget of the right person. So why don’t we do the same when we conne...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: 70,000 people gathered in Selma, Alabama on March 7, 2015 to remember the 50th anniversary of "bloody Sunday", Credit: Alabama Pubic Radio
On 2/24/2016 President Obama will present the Selma voting rights marchers the Congressional Gold Medal. On March 7, 1965, the marchers were attack...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2016
  • Length: 03:57
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One of 2016’s first great surprises was the recently announced teaming of Sean Lennon and Les Claypool, two musical luminaries who can both balance...

Bought by KSUT and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Feb 22, 2016
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 2
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There’s a whole lot of faking going on. So much, in fact, that I feel less confident about our future. And yet, “fake it until you make it” is supp...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Seeing White explores the process of white people waking up to white privilege, how this process impacts people of color, and what white people can...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2016
  • Length: 33:44
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Newkirk and Reader's Corner host Bob Kustra discuss Newkirk's book about "The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga."

  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 30:10
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At the start of your new job, you have high expectations of amazing performance. (So does your boss, but that’s another story.) Yet, soon reality b...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Author Derek Cressman, who recently ran for Secretary of State in California, feels the Supreme Court got it terribly wrong with their decision in ...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:40
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Chess is just like life. Nothing happens until you make a move.

  • Added: Feb 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Physicists have just proven the existence of Gravitational Waves. Journalists have known about them for some time. Gravitational Waves...distort...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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Here’s why an open door is plain nonsense. No one can do a good job if interrupted willy-nilly.

  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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“Any man who really has faith in himself will be dubbed arrogant by his fellows” - Frank Lloyd Wright in 1957, as told to Mike Wallace

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 11:10
  • Purchases: 1
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An arts student wanted to capture an honest picture of his grandparents. So he chose to betray their trust.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 17:32
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I know people who climb mountains where there are none. You know the type.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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In 2013 an independent documentary began making its way through various film festivals. It was received with harsh criticism, outrage and even deat...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:07
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The Latino Music Festival celebrated this year its 10th anniversary with a spectacular program presented all across Chicago. Fiesta features a sele...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
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A listener asked me why I tend to be nice on radio. Here’s why I stay nice on air and I hope you follow my example.

  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Donald Trump's clear victory..with a third of the vote. Bernie Sanders' blowout victory over Hillary Clinton. You may or may not like the results....

  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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A funny thing happened at an executive meeting. Then it happened again. At other meetings.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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One of my favorite nonsense ideas is . . . think outside the box.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Janessa Gans Wilder
Janessa Gans Wilder was a CIA analyst stationed in the Green Zone during the first couple of years of U.S. occupation of Iraq. After 21 months work...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:39
Caption: Boots RIley, Credit: http://nycsocialist.org/
Boots Riley—activist, author, and “The Coup” front man is interviewed by Edge of Sports blogger Dave Zirin

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1