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Listening is way more than just paying attention, and this week's show explores how.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:53
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: Wisconsin Rep. Chris Taylor , Credit: Jake Harper
State Rep. Chris Taylor tells the story of her difficult second pregnancy.

  • Added: Feb 24, 2014
  • Length: 17:40
Caption: Ala'a Basatneh, activist
Ala'a Basatneh was once a mall-loving “average Arab-American teenager.” When the Syrian Civil War started, she became #ChicagoGirl, the center of a...

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  • Added: Feb 24, 2014
  • Length: 25:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: FEMEN leader, Inna Shevchenko
Jonathan speaks with Inna Shevchenko, a leader of the radical feminist protest organization FEMEN, whose manifestations have garnered her equal mea...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2014
  • Length: 25:58
Caption: Anna Broinowski, filmmaker
Australian filmmaker Anna Broinowski wanted to stop an oil company from fracking in the park near her house. When her message fell short, she decid...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2014
  • Length: 25:59
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How may speech affect your perceived level of intelligence? Dr. John Baugh describes research that sheds light on linguistic profiling.

  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 12:31
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In the late 1980s, a personal case of housing discrimination prompted Dr. John Baugh to launch decades of research into what he calls linguistic pr...

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  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 11:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lesley Philips and Sharena Thomas, Credit: The People's Community Medics
A special hour-long documentary, where host Martina Castro and reporter Ali Budner trace the path of a 9-1-1 call in Oakland, California to figure ...

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  • Added: Jan 31, 2014
  • Length: 56:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The Cutting Edge looks back at the life of singer/songwriter/activist Pete Seeger, featuring interviews, performances from the celebration of Seege...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2014
  • Length: 57:26
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Millions of Americans have received letters from insurance companies in the last few months, cancelling their health plans. It’s part of the transi...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2013
  • Length: 10:58
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With the gap between Haves and the Have-nots widening in the U.S., Hank Rosenfeld asks folks about a time when they felt they had their plenty-est.

Bought by PRX Remix and KFAI


  • Added: Dec 25, 2013
  • Length: 02:24
  • Purchases: 2
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On December 5, 2013, fast food workers across the country walked out on a one-day strike, demanding fairer wages. But what's really at stake? The G...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 06:08
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Background Music: Serious, deep thought, with groove

  • Added: Nov 02, 2013
  • Length: 01:44
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On every city block, there are rules. Some are unspoken, some require friendly reminders, some are enforced by the law. Is it ever OK to break the ...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2013
  • Length: 12:16
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Nearly 500 inmates serving life sentences have been freed from California prisons since voters passed Proposition 36 last November. The law authori...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2013
  • Length: 22:29
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BackStory producers Eric Mennel and Nell Boeschenstein visit Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia to tell the story of a monument in honor of Heyward Shep...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: May 28, 2013
  • Length: 10:49
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Carmen Ward has been an inmate in San Quentin’s Adjustment Center for seven years, Credit: Nancy Mullane
What do we really know about death row in California? When we don’t know we create, we imagine.

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 21, 2013
  • Length: 27:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Red Hook is an isolated neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, once known as the “crack capital of America.” In 2000, residents banded together to create a ...

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 21, 2013
  • Length: 11:48
  • Purchases: 2
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You’ve just been arrested, charged with a felony and can’t afford to pay your bail, let alone hire a lawyer. You know you have the right to a trial...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2013
  • Length: 13:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Is the law ever a laughing matter? We present to you a brief history of attempted comedy in the toughest room in the country—the Supreme Courtroom.

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Mar 21, 2013
  • Length: 12:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Siobhan’s debut collection of short stories called “You Know When the Men Are Gone” is that most unusual of war books. It's not about the battlefie...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2013
  • Length: 10:05
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George F. Johnson was the owner of the Endicott Johnson Corp. — at one time the country’s leading shoe manufacturer — and one of the nation’s leadi...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2013
  • Length: 11:28
Caption: Senator David Pryor
This month's Tin Roof Project, featuring Senator David Pryor reading his story "Nine Miles to Mustin Lake," followed by Q&A. True stories told by t...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2012
  • Length: 42:38
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The riverbank is a public space open for everyone. But people do not always agree on how to best spend a hot summer day.

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2012
  • Length: 16:17
  • Purchases: 1