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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 ...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2014
  • Length: 58:36
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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...

Bought by KCCU Radio, WRKF, WCAI / WNAN, KUER, and WXXI


  • 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
Caption: Joanna Macy
Deep Ecology extends an inalienable right to life to all beings. Yet as the naturalist Aldo Leopold observed, “One of the penalties of an ecologica...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
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It’s the artists — from Orwell of Nineteen Eighty-Four, to Philip Dick and Margaret Atwood, to Trevor Paglen and Banksy — who raise the big questio...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
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With recent news of Scott Walker's on-again, off-again (and on-again?) PAC collusion scandal, the success of Lawrence Lessig's MayDay PAC, and the ...

Bought by KCCU Radio, WCAI / WNAN, WXXI, WRKF, and KUER


  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Danny Glover
How can we manifest the world we want, and who we want to be? Actor-activist Danny Glover and Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, former CEO of Green For All, s...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
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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
Caption: Tia Lessin & Carl Deal, Credit: Andrea Chase
Carl Deal and Tia Lessin talk loopholes, dark money, and unexpected ironies.

  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 25:20
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Immigration reform's dead -- at least for this year. Republicans blame President Obama for the stalemate, saying they don't trust him to follow the...

Bought by KCCU Radio, KUER, WCAI / WNAN, WRKF, and WXXI


  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Nell Bernstein, Credit: NPR
In her new book, award winner journalist Nell Bernstein takes us behind the scenes into the hidden lives of incarcerated children. She has spent mo...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Is one person's terrorist really just another person's freedom fighter?

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Governor Pence is hosting a conference to look at Indiana’s tax policies. What is billed as the Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conf...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 08:11
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Living with Negative Optimism

  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 08:07