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What's a teenagers role on a community council?

  • Added: Jan 17, 2015
  • Length: 11:51
Caption: Karen Weill and Larry Hildes
Interview: Larry and Karen continue to explain a complicated legal case that exposes the federal government’s overreach and abusive spying policie...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2015
  • Length: 27:59
Caption: Karen Weill and Larry Hildes
Interview: Larry and Karen explain a complicated legal case in two interviews that exposes the federal government’s overreach and abusive spying p...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2015
  • Length: 27:53
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Usually, people who emerge from the 16th Street BART Station in San Francisco are greeted by men and women slumped over shopping carts, by panhandl...

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  • Added: Dec 28, 2014
  • Length: 05:42
  • Purchases: 2
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Historian David Hollinger discusses the long-lasting influence of liberal Protestantism. Though conservative Evangelicals get more media attention,...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 10:12
Caption: Barbara Jean, Credit: Stephan Hoglund Photography
Charlie Pulkrabek reviews Barbara Jean's recently released record, "Darker Than Blue."

  • Added: Dec 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:47
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How do you do the environmental work you think is important whilst battling stigmas and opposition? For advice we turn to a man who began his caree...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2014
  • Length: 14:24
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100,000 times louder than a jet engine. Every 10 seconds. 7 days a week. For weeks and months. This is seismic air gun testing.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2014
  • Length: 11:54
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For more than a century, the Rio Grande has been the border between the U.S. and Mexico. But rivers can move.

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  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 13:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Political amnesia comes on when political polarization begins as it has with President Obama’s recent executive order about immigration. So, Presi...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Bringing wolves back to the West has tested the legal system’s tolerance for restoring wild places ­­ Especially when humans live nearby. This year...

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 16:25
  • Purchases: 2
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Everyone's familiar with local laws that don't seem to make sense. In Tennessee, it’s illegal for grocery stores to sell wine, but legal to ride in...

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 15:46
  • Purchases: 1
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Brain scans reveal our political leanings.

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Unspun talks with Lee Harvey Oswald's lover and confidant, Judyth Vary-Baker. Judyth is an author, artist, poet, teacher and social scientist. 35...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 59:58
Caption: John D. Pollack
Often without realizing it, we use analogies to express our ideas. As a Presidential speechwriter, John Pollack understands the power of words. In ...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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If Woodward and Bernstein and Ben Bradlee had gone for the “gotcha” instead of the truth, the cost would have been the truth. The integrity that ...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:45
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Robert Jensen is a journalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin and author of “Citizens of the Empire: The Struggle to Claim Our Human...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 23:37
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Sylvia L. Richardson is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. She is the host and producer of the internationally...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 28:39
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John Holloway author of “Crack Capitalism” and “Changing the world without Taking Power” speaks of the role of the individual in perpetuating a sys...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
Caption: Pending approval, a reconstructed 6 foot fence could line the perimeter of Huntington Park in Nob Hill., Credit: Visualization courtesy of SF Recreation and Park Department
If you live in the neighborhood, Huntington Park in San Francisco’s Nob Hill, it's a great place to relax, read a book, or, as Haris Butt says, bri...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Casey Stengel raised the question about baseball’s miserable Mets long ago: anybody here know how to play this game? It’s the question more and mor...

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Underwood & Underwood, Credit: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
R. Marie Griffith discusses the how debates from the 1920s over birth control relate to religious and political controversies today.

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 12:00
  • Purchases: 1
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There’s a plan circulating in San Francisco to make using crack cocaine safer: give away free crack pipes. It might sound farfetched, but it’s supp...

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 08:10
  • Purchases: 1
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In the run up to another war in the Middle East, after stalemate in Afghanistan and Iraq, what is it in the American DNA that makes us think it it ...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
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Isaac Lappert is President of Cannabis Creamery Ice Cream Company. Working with Cali Labs, Lappert crafts premium quality medicated ice cream. CRN’...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 10:15