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Caption: Shiva Shankar from Hyderabad gets his niece Vaishnavi from Pune to donate rice to a woman who works there
Sandip Roy investigates the latest social media challenge and finds out what all this 'Rice' is about.

  • Added: Sep 02, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: On the Baja CA Coast
Juan learns about the conservation efforts of WildCoast, an organization based in Imperial Beach, California, and Ensenada, Mexico, that works on b...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 11:56
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will discuss the evolution of the petition concept and outline some of the most successful i...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 05:12
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Why is it that white men in America are paid more—on average—than women and people of color in every single state? We dig into the realities behind...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 31:55
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Life is more interesting at the crossroads. On this show, we dig into the intersections where media meets identity politics, sports meet gender, fe...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 31:52
Caption: Jenny Slate stars in new film Obvious Child, which deals with abortion and romance (and fart jokes).
We look at the way movies and music discuss reproductive rights, including an analysis of Nicki Minaj lyrics, a history of American sex-ed films, a...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 33:28
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In Part 3 of a multi-part series on the final report released by the Global Ocean Commission, From Decline to Recovery, A Rescue Package for the Gl...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:39
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The National Flood Insurance Program has paid more than $38 billion in claims since 1978. It was meant to be a self-supporting system, but currentl...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:14
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As Vladimir Putin continues to explore new ways to polarize Ukraine, if not the world, perhaps a sonnet will remind us of what is lost by such pola...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: :57
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Living with Negative Optimism

  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 08:07
Caption: Shubha Mudgal
Unexpected reverberations of Narendra Modi's victory come to Sunnyvale California.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Liberal Human Rights Perspectives

  • Added: May 07, 2014
  • Length: 06:16
Caption: Hurricane Katrina ravaged the gulf coast in August 2005 and is considered the greatest single disaster in the history of the United States. Over 1,200 deaths resulted from the hurricane and over $40 billion in damages. Houses in this area have been repeat, Credit: David Helvarg, Blue Frontier Campaign | Marine Photobank
The National Flood Insurance Program has paid more than $38 billion in claims since 1978. It was meant to be a self-supporting system, but currentl...

  • Added: May 07, 2014
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi, Credit: Sandip Roy
Amethi is the pocket borough of India’s most powerful family, the Gandhi's. This time it’s different.

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  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Caption: Bappi Lahiri at an election rally , Credit: Sandip Roy
The Times of India newspaper called this Indian election a "Dance of Democracy." But for Sandip Roy it's more of a 'Disco' Dance of Democracy.

  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Expert canoe paddlers know that a predictable sign that swimming is imminent when the canoe starts to tip in rough water is the grabbing of the can...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2014
  • Length: 06:03
Caption: Drummers for the Congress Party, Credit: Sandip Roy
An Indian election campaign is not entirely unlike a Bollywood film. The heroes and villains might flip flop depending on your party preference. B...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Voters in India, Credit: Sandip Roy
Voting in India is the largest organized event in the world! Sandip Roy goes to the polls.

  • Added: Apr 15, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Pride festivities in New Delhi, Credit: Sandip Roy
For the first time ever gay issues are part of the election debate in India.

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Supporters use a Rahul Gandhi poster as an umbrella, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip Roy attended a recent rally for Indian National Congress Party leader Rahul Gandhi, but storm clouds were gathering.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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The Next Step in data management, devised by the Curmudgeon in cooperation with the NSA.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
Caption: Failed governance: on the House floor, Washington DC, 2013
In light of a recent all-night vigil on the House floor (see #Up4Climate), World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill was inspired to write this week’s epi...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:13
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The controversy over Tibetan independence won't likely be over anytime soon, but is the Middle Way, promoted by the Dalai Lama himself, any way to ...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Corrupjodchumaryli Newjerzheyish, Credit: Susan Cook
Coming through the transom today, a letter from New Jersey to share. Civil Liberties: New Jersey-style!! How are they taken? Oh, guess they mean Ci...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 03:50
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Should they go or should they stay? That was a question millions of African Americans living in the South asked themselves in the 20th Century. For...

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  • Length: 29:00