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Caption: Host Martha Burk
Founding the National Woman’s Party in 1916, Alice Paul masterminded the tactics that finally got women the franchise in 1920 after a 72 year strug...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Mike Faulkner
We chat with retired educator and historian, Mike Faulkner, in London, about the real history of the first Cold War and Cold War II being created b...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:10
Caption: Kathy Kelly
Unspun with co-host, Mauro Oliviera, talk with Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, (http://vcnv.org/) a campaign to end...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:15
Caption: Chris Hedges
Unspun features Chris Hedges. We present excerpts from his recent speech given in Santa Cruz on November 23rd, 2014. I call the speech "Fighting F...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2015
  • Length: 57:22
Caption: Norman Solomon
Unspun is privileged to have Norman Solomon as our guest. Norman Solomon is an author, columnist, media critic, anti-war activist and former Congr...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Host Martha Burk
The U.S. Senate convened on January 6th, with 13 new members. Some people think 13 is a lucky number, and some say the opposite. When it comes to ...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
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Home prices are higher than ever before in the Bay Area. So it begs the question: are we in a housing bubble or a housing crisis?

  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 06:18
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Gary Phillips is a writer, teacher, and activist who lives in Los Angeles.

  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 26:52
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This week's show is the second part of a live performance of The Thomas Jefferson Hour recorded on October 17, 2014 in front of a sold out audience...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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Bennett and Porter do their cooking in a shared kitchen that’s part of a transitional house in West Oakland. But they met many years ago. “Well, w...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 10:42
Caption: Brad Friedman
Brad Friedman of Bradblog shares his knowledge of election fraud, voter suppression and outright rigged results in our elections.

  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 59:42
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A 20th anniversary edition of Making Contact. We hear the story of the program’s creation by volunteers, and how this little radio show became part...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: JP Sotille
JP Sottile, the NewsVandal, joins us for an Election Day Postmortem. JP brings his credentials to the discussion along with his wit. As the produ...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 59:54
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In this edition, we hear from New York City Mayor William DeBlasio on the change in marijuana enforcement regulations in NYC. Kassandra Frederique...

Bought by KVMR and KFCF FM


  • Added: Nov 13, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Pulitzer-winner Edward Larson reads from his new biography, The Return of George Washington, 1783-1789, recently reviewed positively in WSJ and NYT...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: Lenore Anderson
Unspun weighs the pros and cons of California Proposition 47,The Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act of 2014, with Lenore Anderson, former Assistant...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2014
  • Length: 58:55
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It all started a couple of years ago, when a happy-go-lucky guy I swim with named Joe Omran showed up at Aquatic Park one day in a foul mood. Thirt...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 14:18
Caption: Laura Poitras, San Francisco, CA 10/21/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Laura Poitras talks irony, leaps of faith, and being nominated for the Homeland Security Watch List.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 18:35
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On this week’s show, a discussion of epidemics, and the good sense of man to self-govern.

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KBRW, and WYAP


  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Santa Rita Jail, Credit: California Energy Commission
Arthur Streeter is taking me to meet an inmate who’s going to be released from jail today. “So we’re going to pick him up and get something to eat...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 12:49
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The 168th class of the Oakland Police Academy, Credit: Kyung Jin Lee
After years of struggle, the Oakland Police Department is finally getting some positive news. Crime rates are down in all major categories, includi...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:24
Caption: Family visits at the Alameda County Jail , Credit: Daniel Arauz
Nearly one in ten children in California have a parent in the criminal justice system, but it’s hard to find numbers for individual cities. Experts...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 05:37
Caption: Off-leash dogs and dog walkers at Muir Beach., Credit: Tiffany Camhi
Just over the Golden Gate Bridge in Marin County, a few miles from Muir Woods, lies Muir Beach. The beautiful and peaceful waterfront is a favorite...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 06:13
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
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Author Ammon Shea weighs in, from his new book, Bad English: What do you think of such words as "irregardless" or "decimate" or "hopefully"? Anothe...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:40