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There are 28 judicial emergencies on federal courts throughout the country. A judicial emergency is when there's been a vacancy on the court for to...

  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 22:00
Caption: Nancy Tongue
Nancy Tongue served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Chile from 1980 to 1982. When she returned to the United States, she struggled to get serious ill...

  • Added: May 01, 2016
  • Length: 19:44
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Domestic oil drilling offers private landowners the promise of riches in their own backyard. But what if you don’t want to live next door to an oil...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2016
  • Length: 22:39
Caption: Viridiana Hernández lobbying at the Arizona State Legislature against the bill that would ban cities from creating their own city ID if that is extended to undocumented immigrants., Credit: Valeria Fernández
This edition of Making Contact is Part I of our special series examining how immigrants are responding and participating in elections and politics ...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Apr 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Debate: Should the U.S. eliminate corporate subsidies?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The auto industry, agriculture, the energy sector. What do they have in common? These industries benefit from government subsidies in the form of l...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KTOO, Troy Public Radio, WMUU-LP, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Producer Dred-Scott Keyes interviews film maker Dagmar Schultz about her film "Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years 1984-1992"

  • Added: Mar 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:01
Caption: Virigina State Colony for the Feebleminded
Beginning in 1907, states in the US began to forcibly sterilize over 60,000 Americans -- people considered by scientists to be “unfit” -- the menta...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 22:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mrs. Montini’s class reads Pete the Cat together., Credit: Ashley Cleek
In Kansas, public schools are at the heart of a debate about how much money the state should budget for education -- a debate that comes down to a ...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 32:54
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All over the country, critics argue that ID laws discourage voter participation--particularly among poor and minority voters. This is particularly ...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 24:44
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In 2012 President Obama took matters into his own hands. His administration signed a memo addressing all branches of the Department of Homeland Sec...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 23:50
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Employees of the Bloomington Utilities Department met with local residents on Friday for another in a series of Town Hall meetings put on by the ci...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 09:41
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In the U.S., juries are often seen as democracy in action. Twelve men and women are asked to hear an entire case, and ultimately, decide another pe...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 23:13
Caption: Debate: Should the U.S. let in 100,000 Syrian Refugees?
Since the Syrian Civil War began in 2011, more than 4 million Syrians have fled the country, creating the greatest refugee crisis since World War I...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, KGOU, Prairie Public, WHYY, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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The June 26, 2015 Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 States shifts the terms of the debate about where the gay rights m...

Bought by WXXI and WYSO


  • Added: Oct 07, 2015
  • Length: 58:22
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The lethal injection room at San Quentin State Prison, completed in 2010., Credit: CACorrections (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)
Come with us as we deconstruct popular understandings of the death penalty through the stories of lives caught up in the web of state-sponsored kil...

Bought by KTSW 89.9


  • Added: Sep 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The law isn’t actually written in stone. It morphs and changes with the times. What happens when laws change all of a sudden and people find themse...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2015
  • Length: 19:32
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From Reform to Transform introduces listeners to passionate racial and social justice advocates in California who crafted, promoted, and saw throug...

Bought by WUAL and KGNU


  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Bounty hunters are kind of like human bloodhounds. They’re dogged. They won’t stop until they get who they’re looking for. Frank Abramovitz is a bo...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 20:22
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Amateur sleuths armed with their own laptops, public information and a lot of spare time are working alone and in groups to crack criminal cases. S...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, KVNF, and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 24, 2015
  • Length: 32:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Tokens Show featuring host Lee C. Camp with special guests David Crowder, Matt Haeck and Sara Jean Kelley, Bethany Haley Williams, and the Most Out...

Bought by KACU


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Tokens Show featuring host Lee C. Camp with special guests David Crowder, Matt Haeck and Sara Jean Kelley, Jonathan Rogers, and the Most Outstandin...

Bought by KACU


  • Added: Apr 24, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Exotic dancers, on-call drivers and writers might have a different name for what they do -- freelancing, part-time work and independent contracting...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KALW, KALW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 14:51
  • Purchases: 4
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Tokens Show featuring host Lee C. Camp with special guests Amy Stroup, Mike Farris, civil rights attorney Fred Gray, and the Most Outstanding Horeb...

Bought by KACU


  • Added: Apr 03, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Tokens Show featuring host Lee C. Camp with special guests Amy Stroup, Mike Farris, Prof. Miroslav Volf, Prof. Saeed Khan, and the Most Outstanding...

Bought by KACU


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In September of 2014, Women rising radio rode the People’s Climate train coast to coast, with over 200 activists heading to New York City to join t...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Nov 10, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1