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KALW

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KALW's mission is to provide listeners with independent, credible news and information from a variety of local, national and international sources. KALW also produces local programs that connect listeners to their communities, highlighting the music, arts and literature of the San Francisco Bay Area. Additionally, the station supports the educational mission of the San Francisco Unified School District by both informing the public about the San Francisco schools and creating opportunities for student-learning in radio.

Pieces

Caption: Colin Kaepernick takes a knee, Credit: Screenshot from Al Jazeera English. http://bit.ly/2fhPLnd
For many people, this is a time to reflect on what it means to live in the United States. The election season revealed a divided nation, and many f...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 07:06
Caption: Quartz crystal singing bowls, Credit: Truc Nguyen
Eric Cetnarski works as a sound healer in Oakland. Sound healing can be many things: from listening to our favorite songs to using our voices.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 05:39
Caption: One of San Francisco's mass casualty ambulances, capable of carrying up to 22 patients. (From left: Chief Andy Zanoff, Lieut. Jonathan Baxter, and Capt. Clem Avila.), Credit: Eli Wirtschafter
As American cities recover from floods, hurricanes and violent political demonstrations, we take a look at one of San Francisco’s more unusual tool...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 06:28
Caption: Suz Somersall, founder KiraKira
Suz Somersall wanted to be an engineer when she grew up but was so uninspired by the classes, she turned to an art degree instead. It wasn’t until ...

Bought by KSJD and KWMR


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Why do young people join ISIS and Al-Qaida? In her new book I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad, Washington Post nationa...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 50:31
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At first he was funny. A bearded man with flowing hair dressed in his garish best, his forearms curly with knots of hair. But Ram Rahim is no ordi...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rose Aguilar, Credit: Laura Flynn
Hurricane Harvey has devastated Houston and other cities along the Gulf Coast. At least 38 deaths have been reported. More than 32,000 people are i...

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Sep 01, 2017
  • Length: 54:49
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, Donald Trump unveiled plans to expand US military intervention in Afghanistan by sending up to 4,000 more soldiers to the region. How ar...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2017
  • Length: 51:33
Caption: Gay Pride marchers in Kolkata, Credit: Sandip Roy
The Indian Supreme Court caught everyone by surprise, including Sandip Roy. Did the court unwittingly decriminalize being gay?

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Amar Kapoor's Diary, Credit: Partition Museum
This August 15th marked 70 years of India’s independence. But this also marks 70 years of one of India’s greatest human tragedies. The partition ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The horrific stories and images coming out of Charlottesville have sparked widespread outrage and international media coverage. Last week, we saw w...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2017
  • Length: 50:51
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
Ashton Applewhite is on a mission as old as humanity itself -- to change our attitudes about age and aging. Her book is "This Chair Rocks. A Manife...

Bought by WYAP, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KWMR, KSJD, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Sandip Roy reflects on India’s journey as it turns 70.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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This week, several media outlets have reported on the Sinclair Broadcast Group’s $3.9 billion bid for Tribune media. The deal would allow Sinclair ...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2017
  • Length: 53:15
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
The Glass Castle is now a film. When she was young Jeannette Walls wanted nothing more than to escape her crazy, chaotic family. She grew up in pov...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KSJD, WMUU-LP, and KWMR


  • Added: Aug 11, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A debate about whether Nolan’s Dunkirk whitewashes history is perfectly legitimate but seventy years after India’s Independence isn’t it also time ...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Sabaah Folayan, Credit: Magnolia Pictures
The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri made news, but Sabaah Folayan knew there was more to the story--so she moved across the country...

Bought by KSJD and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 53:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Sometimes it seems 70 years after Independence India is just unable to shake off its suited and booted colonial hangover, as a recent Facebook post...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Whitney Bell
Whitney Bell got tired of receiving unwanted sexually explicit photos from men, and decided to do something about it: She gathered 200 of these ima...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WMUU-LP, KWMR, and KSJD


  • Added: Jul 27, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Chickens cannot fly. That’s according to Air India, India’s national airline. It has just announced that it’s going to stop serving non-vegetaria...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 06:00