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This election cycle is being billed as another “Year of the Woman” … with a record number of female candidates running for office. Despite increasi...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 2
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In the wake of recent hazing and misbehavior of Greek Life chapters on a variety of college campuses, there has been talk about wholesome changes t...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 03:34
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Dr. Roger Kligler had been fighting prostate cancer for 14 years before he got the news: it's terminal. With no more treatment options, Roger sued ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 07:40
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode we discuss the cases of Vince Weiguang Li, Alton Nolen and Derek Ward. All three of these men decapitated their victims with a comp...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:55
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 23
What could be more horrifying, terrible, and heart-breaking than a mother intentionally taking the life of her own child. We barely scratch the su...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:05:52
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Earlier this fall San Francisco Muni buses displayed an ad that may have upset you. Or angered you. Or made you feel threatened. The Muni ad was pa...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 09:04
Caption: Inside the Urban Shield trade show, Credit: Sandhya Dirks
For the past eight years, one weekend in late summer brings first responders from across the country and around the world -- firemen, medics, SWAT ...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Dec 28, 2014
  • Length: 09:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Former Sunnyvale Mayor Tony Spitaleri leading a City Council meeting last January when the new gun ordinance went into effect., Credit: Liz Pfeffer
Sunnyvale, California doesn't have a history of violence, so why does the mayor want to make a safe city safer?

  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 06:15
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Like everywhere in the Bay Area, home prices in Oakland have recently gone through the roof. The price of a house there is up almost 70 percent in ...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 07:00
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They may not have made it to the Superbowl- but the “Washington Football team” has gotten a lot of attention this season- not so much for their per...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Amarildo de Souza, Credit: Facebook
Missing laborer in Brazil highlights disappearances amid police crackdown in favelas

  • Added: Aug 17, 2013
  • Length: 04:58
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Destination DIY producer Jaymee Cuti takes on the delicate topic of at-home abortion, which typically means ingesting a pill or an herb that will c...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Bulkley River in British Columbia., Credit: Wikipedia user Heqs
In Canada, people are rallying to support an Indigenous community in northern British Columbia that is claiming its sovereignty over the land and m...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2013
  • Length: 05:39
Caption: Data from 12 different locations let violinmaker Joseph Curtin digitize a violin's sonic fingerprint., Credit: David Schulman
The sound of a fine acoustic violin is deviously hard to mimic. But a leading maker now has a digital prototype designed to sound the equal of a St...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUOW, Troy Public Radio, Hark! and more


  • Added: Jul 15, 2013
  • Length: 07:38
  • Purchases: 17
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When we think of the Arab Spring, the countries Egypt, Libya, Syria, and Tunisia come to mind. But what about Morocco? Elliana Bisgaard-Church ha...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2012
  • Length: 07:17
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Similar to prison guards, police unions advocacy for their members has helped perpetuate cycles of criminalization and incarceration that plague Am...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 09:17
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Support, or opposition from a prison guard union can make or break a campaign for office. The most powerful of them all is the California Correcti...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 11:30
Caption: Canine vaccines protect against Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes Lyme. The human one was discontinued., Credit: Jesse Costa
Modern science has given us a vaccine to protect against Lyme disease, the most common tick-borne illness in the United States. But we don't use it.

Bought by WABE and WAMC


  • Added: Jun 29, 2012
  • Length: 07:26
  • Purchases: 2
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Desperation leads to dramatic self-immolations in Tibet. Tibetan reporter Lhakpa Kyizom reports from Dharamsala, India.

  • Added: Mar 02, 2012
  • Length: 06:40
Caption: Sagnicthe Salazar , Credit: Oakland Local/EKAphotography
Gang injunctions are a controversial crime fighting tool that some people say should be illegal, and others say is a necessary last resort for comm...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Pro-abortion rally, Credit: Flickr user: ProgressOhio
Reproductive health services for women are under attack, leaving poor women and women of color lacking access. But a broad coalition of women is st...

Bought by WCSU-FM and 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Oct 25, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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When it comes to US policy toward Israel, there has been one major voice shaping the debate. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee-generally...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2011
  • Length: 07:12
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News and features on the conflicts in Libya, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Aug 01, 2011
  • Length: 12:39
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News and features on the conflicts in Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, and more.

  • Added: Jul 25, 2011
  • Length: 12:56
Caption: 1st Battalion, 8th Marines in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Credit: Balazs Gardi
News and features on the conflicts in Libya, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

  • Added: Jun 20, 2011
  • Length: 10:42