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We hear passionate views on nuclear power, seen by some as a low-carbon energy source and by others as an accident-prone technology.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
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In mid-July, federal and state agencies launched a month-long marijuana raid on the Yurok Reservation in northwestern Ca. At the request of the tri...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2014
  • Length: 07:04
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Nationally, American prisons release more than 650,000 people into society every year. That’s equivalent to the entire population of Memphis or Bos...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Maybe the gorilla taught the person to sign.., Credit: Susan Cook
I watched a program the other night about a 500 pound gorilla, or maybe it was a monkey whose owner taught him sign language. Whatever. I am begin...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 10:48
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In this show we get the latest on the effort to legalize marijuana in Oregon from Peter Zuckerman, Communications Director for New Approach Oregon....

  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:59
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The Philadelphia city council voted (13-3) to decriminalize possession of marijuana on the 19th of June, and for the month following the vote there...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 09:44
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On July, 19, Texas NORML organized a meeting of Texas veterans to discuss a variety of cannabis related issues. Vets from the Korean war to the l...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 09:04
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Robert Platshorn once spent thirty years in prison for smuggling marijuana, and in a sign of changing times, over the past weekend, Platshorn organ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 17:00
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Kaiser Health's Julie Rovner explains the latest conflicting Obamacare rulings. Katie Glueck from Politico has the full report from the progressive...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
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Not all the fights we talk about on the Political Junkie are at the ballot box. Some are in court -- as we saw this week, in the latest attempt by...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 5
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There is a city-by-city grass roots effort underway to decriminalize marijuana in Michigan. Advocates across the state hope to gather enough signa...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 10:41
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The Oregon Secretary of State’s office is likely days away from placing the New Approach Oregon initiative on the November 4th ballot. If passed, ...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 07:28
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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The borders that divide up our modern world hinge, sometimes, on decisions that have stopped making sense. The Middle East is still suffering from ...

Bought by KUOW and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jul 18, 2014
  • Length: 58:36
  • Purchases: 2
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We're living in a surveillance state, in the eerie transparency of our words and deeds, 24/7, all of us, under suspicion or not; the presumption of...

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 06:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Author and Psychiatrist Dr. Frances Cress Welsing dissects the controversy surrounding Attorney General Eric Holder's remarks on Racism. She commen...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 22:01
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Ken Rudin reports abroad from Alaska with a new trivia question, and a familiar song and dance from those on the left -- that Ruth Bader Ginsburg s...

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A comprehensive look at Nader's latest book. The discussion includes specific opportunities for left-right alliance building, the history of conser...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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On July 8, 2014, Washington state began the legal sale of cannabis for recreational use through licensed outlets. For the very latest on Initiative...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 11:01
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On July 5, 2014, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, and New York became the 23rd state in the nation to allow mariju...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:48
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On July 9, 2014, the Arizona Department of Health Services agreed to grant access to medical marijuana for those diagnosed with PTSD. For details, ...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 11:31
Caption: Marco Krapels
Governments and businesses are recognizing climate chaos as the threat multiplier from hell. The answer is not business as usual. How about crowdfu...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
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What are the qualities of the ideal leader?

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Alberto R. Gonzales was nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the 80th attorney general of the United States on...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:13:15
Caption: Malik Kenyatta Yakini
The citizens of Detroit are challenging the failed policies that have long favored corporate wealth over the wellbeing of city residents. Leading c...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:31