PRX - Pieces for Tone: Fresh Air-ish

Can't find it? Try Advanced Search
View by:

114 results


Piece image
We talk with John McCutcheon about his album: To Everyone in All the World: A Celebration of Pete Seeger.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Josephine Baker, circa 1926. Photograph by George Hoyningen-Huene
Today’s program begins with the institutional role of Indiana University's Black Film Center/Archive within a school where the black student popul...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
Piece image
Using their own words to condemn them, Rob Larson exposes these intellectual opportunists for what they are: defenders of cruel power systems. Men ...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
Piece image
Red states, blue states – when it comes to our environment, are we really two different Americas? New Yorker writer Eliza Griswold spent time in so...

Bought by KZYX, Prairie Public, KWIT, KFOI Radio, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 6
Piece image
Chinese factories churn out parts and products that end up in our cars, our kitchens and our cell phones. And all that productivity has improved th...

Bought by KZYX, WCAI / WNAN, KFOI Radio, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, NPR Now and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: "Act for America" (anti-Muslim rally), Lansing, Michigan, Credit: Theresa Rosado
For our second show in our three-part series, A Targeted Divide, we bring you “Crime, Decline, and the Rise of the Citizen-Protector: How the Meani...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:01
Piece image
Logistics, the management of the flow of things between the point of origin and the point of consumption, logistics, has its origins in military ca...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:14
Piece image
Photographer and essayist Allan Sekula was a critic of capitalism and an influential theorist of documentary photography and photojournalism. In "S...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:19
Piece image
For this first Tuesday of LGBT Pride Month we bring you, “Straightening Gayness: Mainstream Representation Under the Male Gaze” about television’s ...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:36
Caption: The execution of Robespierre and his supporters on 28 July 1794.
What comes to the fore in this conversation with Rebecca Spang is that the French Revolution is likely best thought of as a civil war and in that ...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 58:37
Caption: Phillips de Koninick, Portrait of a Boy, 1673, Eskenazi Museum of Art 2001.45.
From 1933 until the end of World War II, a number of Nazi units known as the Kuntschutz, plundered gold, silver and important art works from all ov...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:37
Caption: Mark Zuckerberg at The Original Pat's King of Steaks in Philadelphia (9/24/17). Posted on Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page.
Will Davies, author of the Happiness Industry, has written in the London Review of Books that “Destroying privacy in ever more adventurous ways is ...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:18
Caption: Burawoy holds his class outside - lecturing on social theory to his students who wanted to show their support for protest against increasing tuition and fees in 2011.
The public University as we know it is in crisis, as business prerogatives overtake its values and executive-style leadership eats away at its budg...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:01
Caption: Mug shot taken in 1901 when Goldman was implicated in the assassination of President McKinley.
Our show today is Anarchy is Intersectional: Learning from Emma Goldman. Goldman, a feminist anarchist, was disdainful of what is now called “Lean ...

Bought by KBBI and KZYX


  • Added: Apr 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:46
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
Across the globe it was a year of countless uprisings. In the US it was the year of police violence against protesters at the Chicago Democratic Co...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
Caption: Original Walton's Five and Dime, now the Wal-Mart Visitor's Center, Bentonville, Arkansas., Credit: Photo taken by Bobak Ha'Eri. (CC BY-SA 2.5)
Elizabeth Anderson joins us to talk about her book Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk about It). In many workp...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: "The Magnicent Five": (from left) Henryk Wujec, Lech Dymarski, Janusz Onyszkiewicz, Jacek Kuro?, Jan Rulewski. , Credit: Photo by Jan Krzysztof Kelus.
Dance in Chains, traces the history of modern political imprisonment from its origins in the mid-nineteenth century and draws on examples from regi...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 59:28
Caption: The Ark of Space by Shigeru Komatsuzaki (1968)
Today’s show is kin to last week’s, Honey From a Weed…but instead of seeing the human as capable of flourishing in concert with the natural, in thi...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Dec 12, 2017
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
From within this crucible the revolutionary theorist, ruthless Red Army commander and plausible dictator in waiting, leader of the left opposition ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:02
Piece image
Hitler called him “half beast, half giant” and clearly saw a kind of reflection there. Kuromiya asserts that Stalin was a deeply singular personali...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:34
Caption: Benjamin Lay painted by William Williams in 1790
Today, the curious case of Benjamin Lay: Englishman, Quaker, cobbler, sailor, cultural shock firebrand, cave dweller, autodidact, animal liberation...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 58:10
Piece image
Feminist writer, Zillah Eisenstein, author of "Feminism, Racism and the West" and "Manmade Breast Cancer" talks candidly about her personal struggl...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Dark clouds are seen over Miamis skyline before the arrival of Hurricane Irma, Credit: ABC News
From Katrina and Sandy to Harvey, Irma and José - how is climate change fueling these increasingly destructive hurricanes? Greg Dalton and his gues...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WDET Detroit Public Radio, KUHF, WGCU, WUTC and more


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Shulamith Firestone in about 1970, the year “The Dialectic of Sex” was published. Credit Michael Hardy
The Dialectic of Sex is widely considered the most influential book of Second Wave Feminism. In it Firestone argues that the biological sexual dich...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Congressman Nixon & Robert Stripling examine Pumpkin Papers microfilm
The conviction of Alger Hiss for perjury in 1950, continues to define the terms of what it means to American. But the definition seems always profe...

Bought by WJFF, WXAV 88.3FM, and WRGY


  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3