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Caption: Modi film poster
When you play the Game of Thrones, you win or you die. In elections, though, you might just live to fight another day.

  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: The End of Days, Credit: Gustave Doré
The GroundTruth Project and WGBH News go inside the movement of Christian Zionism, its potent political alliances, the hundreds of millions of doll...

Bought by WJFF and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Apr 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Climbing Poetree & John Densmore, Credit: Jan Mangan
“Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it,” as Bertolt Brecht said. Shoot the rapids of art and social change wi...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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It was a year of raised hopes and devastating tragedy, and the world of jazz continued to reflect both the growing unease and the youthful vitality...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Fanning The Flames
A Mid-Term Mashup featuring examples of the importance of voting, and avoiding the pitfalls of political fear & loathing in 2018

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:46
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Queen Elizabeth I playing a lute
Think today’s political intrigues are unusual? Think again! This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a look at how political strife ...

Bought by KTXK, WICR, WETS, Public Radio East, WUAL and more


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 38
Caption: Stanford Literature Professor Ramon Saldívar, Credit: Marcos Nájera
In the end, we wrap up our series at the beginning. Host Marcos Nájera reports on what he’s learned about Oscar Zeta Acosta. And the contributions ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 17:24
Caption: Rolling Stone book publisher Alan Rinzler at home in Berkeley., Credit: Marcos Nájera
The men in Zeta’s life. From family to friends to former lovers? You never know—some say Zeta was a constant chameleon in life, love, and the law. ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 16:59
Caption: Betty Dowd, Marco Acosta & Anita Acosta at the SF Latino Film Festival , Credit: Marcos Nájera
The women in Zeta’s life. From family to friends to former lovers. The ladies speak up and out about Oscar Zeta Acosta. From his spark-light sister...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 31:40
Caption: ASU Professor Luis Mendoza holds up an original copy of Acosta's book., Credit: Marcos Nájera
Nájera travels home to the Southwest to visit Latino scholars from ASU’s Transborder Studies department. The first of its kind in the nation. Chica...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 22:40
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Take a knee, and try to understand the politics of sports...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2018
  • Length: 02:20:18
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In the 1950s and 60s, as the Cold War & the civil-rights movement heated up, the U.S. State Department sent jazz musicians on goodwill tours around...

  • Added: May 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Zero Boys
This is a special 90-minute program detailing some of the greatest rock bands of the last 50 years. We’ll travel from Indianapolis, Indiana to Lima...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:30:01
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, we'll take you on a road trip through Northern Ireland, 20 years after the peace agreement ended three decades of violence between Prote...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: www.TheForgottenFamous.com
Cloaked in mythology by the age of 40, this original hero of the Wild West embodied the term "living legend." So why have we forgotten him?

  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 17:16
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In part 2 of our 2-part series on UBI, we explore how a progressive Universal Basic Income policy might help us move away from our current capitali...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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How is the new economy embodied in a pint of beer? This is the question that guides us in our Craft Beer episode. From ancient times to the modern ...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Constellations | Very Quiet, Credit: Flickr
On this edition of Making Contact, we’ll explore how the Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival has challenged mainstream cultur...

Bought by WMMT, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WVAS, and WRIR


  • Added: Jan 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Marni and Jim Family, Credit:  Marni Corrigan
When one or both parents are incarcerated the family is also incarcerated and are adversely affected in profound ways that exacerbate existing stru...

Bought by WVAS, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, and KUNM


  • Added: Dec 16, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The story of the role of radio in the Vietnam War — with actual airchecks of North Vietnamese propaganda, Armed Forces radio and underground GI bro...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Just before midnight on Jun 30, two lines of smiling, well-behaved people snaked around two sides of the Blum marijuana dispensary on Virginia Stre...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2017
  • Length: 10:02
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This is a special 90-minute show, live from The Atlas Bar, featuring the music and protest politics of Fela Kuti, the Nigerian multi-instrumentalis...

  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 01:32:39
Caption: Phil Ochs
Interviews with Thomas Frank and Rasul Mowatt--Meritocracy dissected and the politics of popular protest songs: "Entertainment Inaction."

  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:29:36
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By bus, car and plane, thousands of Natives and allies gathered in Washington D.C. last week for the Native Nations Rise March. The event was organ...

Bought by Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KUMD, KMSU, KSRQ, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and more


  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 12
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We might think the glory days of cigarettes are long past. But among many demographic groups, the rates of smoking are still rising. Many regulator...

Bought by KENW and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 20, 2017
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 2