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A short (:12) musical transition

  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: :12
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From artificial beaches maintained by natural ocean currents, to projects that make extra room for rivers flowing through cities, the Dutch know ho...

  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 18:14
Caption: North Korean missile test , Credit:  Courtesy the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency
As tensions escalate between North Korea and the United States, Hawaii finds itself on the frontlines in preparing for a nuclear attack. Whether or...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:26
Caption: Ehky Ya Masr Ramadan Series logo, Credit: Heba Fouad
This audio feature is produced by Nour Ibrahim as she attempts to go on an Islamic fast.

Bought by KJZZ


  • Added: Jun 06, 2017
  • Length: 03:31
  • Purchases: 1
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America has a long, long, long history of embracing immigrants one day, generally because it needed them for economic reasons, a variation of slave...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 27:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Virginia's first historic marker to recognize immigrants.
Just as America is a nation of immigrants, Virginia is a commonwealth of immigrants. For the first time ever the state Department of Historic Res...

  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 08:45
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This audio documentary was produced by Jehad (JeJe) Rajab for the audio production course at The American University in Cairo in Cairo, Egypt. The ...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 09:56
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This audio documentary was produced by Sarah El Safty for the audio production course at The American University in Cairo in Cairo, Egypt. It is ...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 06:59
Caption:  (From left) Maria's father, mother, grandmother, and grandfather at their home in Manila - the same home where they once encountered a supernatural creature. Maria learned about many traditional Filipino beliefs from her grandmother, Conchita Carpio., Credit: Courtesy of the Caoagdan family
In the Philippines superstitions and the existence of supernatural creatures are firmly believed. RadioActive Youth Media reporter Maria Delmar Cao...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:44
Caption: Fadi Jaber brought his American bakery concept from the Middle East to the US., Credit: Sugar Daddy's Bakery
Opening a classic American-style bakery in the heart of the Middle East might not be the easiest endeavor, but that didn't stop entrepreneur Fadi J...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2014
  • Length: 06:50
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An artist revives the beauty of shortwave radio

  • Added: May 03, 2014
  • Length: 05:47
Caption: Chomsky's Challenge, Credit: book jacket cover
Noam Chomsky is a polarizing figure in politics and foreign affairs. Although he is a pioneering scholar in the field of linguistics, he is better...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Oct 04, 2013
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Said Dowlabani
This book is not your dry read about markets and stocks. It’s the “Next Big Think” according to the publisher, Select Books. Cultural Economist Sai...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 05, 2013
  • Length: 28:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cameron Smith testing out his homemade, hand-sewn space suit, Credit: Julie Sabatier
The maker movement is taking off and the private space industry is booming right now. So, naturally, some fearless do-it-yourselfers are crafting t...

Bought by WDBM, Marfa Public Radio, Hark!, New Hampshire Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Jul 12, 2013
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 7
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An immigrant adjusting to new life in a new country has many challenges including how the community accepts them. Immigrants may feel they are on t...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2013
  • Length: 05:58
Caption: Edwin Aybar from Puerto Rico comments on being nice, Credit: Erika Lorentzsen
Being nice can vary from culture to culture. One European immigrant finds midwestern nice to be fake. In other cultures, nice may be simpleminded.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:56
Caption: Yucatan Honey, Credit: John Bock
A hot, sticky day in the Yucatan.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2012
  • Length: 05:05
Caption: Free Press, Credit: Cover design by Eric Fuentecilla
In his new book, former federal prosecutor Ken Ballen reveals the personal and emotional secrets of Islamic terrorists.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2011
  • Length: 28:58
Caption: “MOHAMED ALI JINNAH: His Moslem tiger wants to eat the Hindu cow” [April 1946]
Christopher Lydon on the road in South Asia, in a compilation of conversations and reflections on Pakistan's past and dynamic present. Featuring no...

Bought by WCPN, KUOW, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Oct 25, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rashid Rana's "I Love Miniatures" (2002)
Christopher Lydon on the road in South Asia, in a compilation of conversations and reflections on Pakistan's past and dynamic present. Featuring fi...

Bought by WCPN and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Oct 25, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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a weekly podcast for curious readers about forgotten books

  • Added: Aug 07, 2011
  • Length: 01:21:44
Caption: Teju Cole
Nigerian-American writer Teju Cole is our idea of a post-imperial global mind in motion. His celebrated first novel, "Open City," is about a solita...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: May 20, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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A recent college graduate receives an unexpected job offer from his uncle: teach English in Ciudad Juárez.

  • Added: May 03, 2011
  • Length: 03:25