PRX - Pieces for Topic: Public Affairs Atom Feed

Can't find it? Try Advanced Search
View by:

8421 results


Piece image
It's not just candidates whom we're voting for (or against!) this year. It's also hundreds of ballot initiatives, propositions and referenda that ...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 08:00
Piece image
A group of citizens continues to work to delay a measure adopted by the Bloomington City Council to thin out the deer population at Griffy Lake – t...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:45
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Andreas Wagner discussed the arrival of the fittest.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 24:25
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...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 08:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
More QE, more economic "stimulation" and the apparent result is Wall Street gets richer as does the 1% and main street gets poorer. Evergreen for 2...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 04:57
Piece image
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
Piece image
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
Piece image
Tonight’s guest is long-time critic of genetically modified organisms and foods, Marti Crouch, a noted academic research scientist in plant molecul...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 56:10
Piece image
Bloomingfoods Market and Deli Cooperative held its annual meeting of the membership last week. The General Manager and Board president both address...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 09:08
Piece image
In her new book: “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate”, Naomi Klein argues that while it’s too late to stop climate change, we can ...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
Piece image
Today we visit with Winona Sheriff candidate Bill Sptizer. Bill fills us in on why he chose law enforcement as a career, his five point plan for Wi...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 19:47
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...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Researchers have theorized that up to half of Earth's water is older than the sun. It likely formed in the cold molecular cloud that spawned our solar system., Credit: Bill Saxton, NSF/AUI/NRAO
Ilse Cleeves is lead author of a paper that concludes up to half of our solar system’s water is older than the solar system itself. The implication...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
Piece image
William Hosea and Bev Smith (on her final show as co-host) welcome Dr. Justin Hunter.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 55:29
Piece image
WFHB Correspondent David Murphy attended Bloomingfood’s annual meeting last week and an accompanying rally by those who support a recent effort by ...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 08:21
Caption: The Euphrates River, Credit: NASA | by Robert Simmon, using Landsat data/EarthObservatory
Sectarian conflicts in the Middle East have been ongoing for what seems like forever. The latest violence in Syria and Turkey brought Peter Neill t...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 05:03
Caption: John Avalos, Member, Bay Area Air Quality Management District and San Francisco Board of Supervisors Molly Samuel, Reporter, KQED Science Jess Dervin-Ackerman, Conservation Program Coordinator, Sierra Club San Francisco Bay Chapter Tupper Hull, Vice Presi, Credit: Ellen Cohan
Crude oil is riding the rails from Canadian oil fields to East Bay refineries at an unprecedented rate. And the oil that’s coming in is more dange...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
If free will is an illusion, does it make sense to blame those who've wronged us?

Bought by KWMR and KSKQ


  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
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...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
Piece image
Bina Bilenky Trahan talks with me about the 2014 The Philly Bike Expo, Rails-to-Trails update and what we might expect from the mid-term elections ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2014
  • Length: 58:19
Piece image
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was 18 when she and her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley, visited some literary friends and got involved in a challenge, t...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was 18 when she and her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley, visited some literary friends and got involved in a challenge, t...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 58:46
Piece image
Publisher of the Marijuana Investor News, David Friedman, discusses the latest cannabis business news with CRN’s Brian Bahouth … this week David Fr...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 07:34
Caption: Mark Dudzic, Labor for Single Payer
Interview: Mark Dudzic passionately makes the case (the US now spends $8000 for every man, woman, and child on healthcare) that, if we had a singl...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 27:59