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Caption: Need to control your emotions?
A caller to my radio show asked me about how you manage your defensiveness in a work setting. Here is an excerpt of my dialog with Ann, a book edit...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2019
  • Length: 06:11
Caption: Familes of Fair Oaks Community School in Redwood City protest their school closure , Credit: Gloria Rangel
The growth of charter schools has led to declining enrollment at traditional public schools across California -- and in some cases to school closur...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 09, 2018
  • Length: 09:36
  • Purchases: 1
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There’s a very robust debate going on right now as to exactly how much sea level rise we’re in for, and the Cliffs Notes version is that it’s betwe...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 22:05
  • Purchases: 1
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Ben Dumbauld explores Sunnyside, Queens and Muzica Populara, a Romanian genre where "the politics was never as important as the dancing."

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In the 1970’s, a series of laws ushered in a so-called “sunshine era” of government transparency. A new book examines the dark side of the Sunshine...

Bought by KENW, WABE, and KPVL


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:53
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Nellie Kenyon , Credit: Nancy Klingener
Final advice from a bowling teammate has one veteran of a candlepin bowling league reconsidering whether to retire.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, WCAI / WNAN, WXDU, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 25, 2014
  • Length: 06:43
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: A rendering of the 'Sunny Side' section of Parisite Skate Park, Credit: Emilie Taylor / Tulane City Center
There are many ways to handle neighborhood flooding, beyond pumping stations and sewers. Some cities have realized that skate parks, of all places,...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
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The gun control debate often centers around homicides and the fear of someone else with a gun. However, attention is rarely paid to the link betwee...

Bought by KBUT, KUER, WXDU, PRX Remix, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Apr 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: the iconic exterior of Circle Foods on St Bernard and Claiborne Avenue in New Orleans, Credit: Laine Kaplan-Levenson
More than eight years after it flooded and closed due to Hurricane Katrina, the Circle Food Store on the corner of Claiborne and St Bernard Avenues...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 3
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The U.S. State Department has estimated that 1 million children each year are exploited by the global sex industry. Through a new novel, one author...

Bought by KENW and KFAI


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 2
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Writers of science fiction have long predicted a time when computers could engage humans in two-way communication, from R2D2 to the sinister Hal 90...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Since the 1970s, Republicans have controlled Southern politics, but according to one researcher, the Republican Party has reached its peak in the S...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2013
  • Length: 02:28
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Five times as many people get a brain injury than are diagnosed with breast cancer, and the aftermath of a traumatic brain injury can be devastatin...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Nov 19, 2012
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
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This year’s outbreak of the West Nile virus is breaking records, with over 1500 cases reported so far. One researcher believes that decreasing the ...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A Sudanese woman casts her vote at a refugee camp this April., Credit: Photo courtesy of the Associated Press.
A guest show by our sister studio, the Sudan Radio Project.

  • Added: May 13, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
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From the Sudan Radio Project: we explore the relationship between dance and theater in Sudanese culture.

  • Added: Apr 04, 2010
  • Length: 06:35
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From the Sudan Radio Project: we visit a Sudanese Sunday school in San Leandro, California.

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Apr 04, 2010
  • Length: 07:38
  • Purchases: 1
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From the Sudan Radio Project: we speak with a representative from Khartoum's first privately-operated radio station about the growth of commercial ...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2009
  • Length: 09:02
Caption: Surfing an internet cafe in Khartoum, Sudan., Credit: Associated Press
Analysis and exploration of current issues surrounding the conflict in Darfur.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
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From the Sudan Radio Project: we hear from a Sudanese musician living in Dubai, whose R&B hits have attracted listeners from across the Middle Eas...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2009
  • Length: 07:41
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From the Sudan Radio Project: we talk with a Sudanese blogger whose provocative writings have narrated the evolution of his personal politics and f...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2009
  • Length: 09:29
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A North Carolina businessman makes a living selling a pill that might save your life in a nuclear meltdown. In his line of work, fear is good for b...

Bought by EconomyBeat Podcast and KUOW


  • Added: Nov 30, 2009
  • Length: 03:23
  • Purchases: 2
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From the Sudan Radio Project: we learn about the current state of healthcare in Darfur refugee camps.

  • Added: Nov 01, 2009
  • Length: 06:34
Caption: Sudanese women protest the arrest of journalist Lubna Hussein., Credit: Associated Press
Analysis and exploration of current issues surrounding conflicts in Sudan.

  • Added: Oct 04, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Refugees in Darfur listen to a radio program., Credit: Photo courtesy of the Associated Press.
A show from War News Radio's sister studio, the Darfur Radio Project.

Bought by CKMO


  • Added: May 15, 2009
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 1