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Caption: Anita Acosta & daughter Stephanie at home in Northern California., Credit: Marcos Nájera
Host Marcos Nájera introduces us to the Zeta podcast series. Who is Oscar Zeta Acosta? If you know, you are way ahead of Nájera who admits the US p...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 13:29
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George Washington is said to have asked 24 year old Betsy Ross to create a flag to be the symbol of our nation in 1776. Historians also have mentio...

Bought by WUAL, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KMFA


  • Added: Jun 04, 2018
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Paul Ortiz
A "Bottom-Up" history of the U.S. from an African-American and Latinx viewpoint.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2018
  • Length: 57:01
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Radio Curious revisits a conversation with Darryl Cherney, the Earth First! activist who along with Judi Bari, was car bombed in Oakland, Californi...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Wine Fellers
Surstromming, which is a sludge of rotten fish in brine, is a Swedish delicacy and widely considered to be the worst smelling food in the world.

  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Best known for his path-breaking work on the Haitian Revolution, The Black Jacobins, published in 1938, Trinidadian C.L.R. James was often at the c...

  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:05
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1980’s art both personal and political arose out of the AIDS epidemic. Two major NYC art exhibits – Peter Hujar: Speed of Life (Morgan, thru May 20...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: May 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Many are protesting Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant's proclaiming April as Confederate Heritage Month, the last state banner to feature confederate ic...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Daze of Justice is the story of trailblazing Cambodian-American women who break decades of silence, abandoning the security of their American homes...

Bought by WXDU and WRIR


  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: David Skrbina, The Jesus Hoax
Dr. David Skrbina makes the case that Christianity started as a hoax by Paul.

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Apr 08, 2018
  • Length: 54:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: War College Logo, Credit: War College
Mark Galeotti joins us for War College’s Russian election special. The winner, Vladimir Putin, was never in doubt, but what’s the sham election all...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 33:56
Caption: Dr. Nicholas Morton
he year 1099 marked the Crusade’s final act … the conquest of Jerusalem. This deed has long been taken as proof of the crusaders’ anti-Islamic hatr...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Chasing Love profanity edited version. A poetic exploration of the notion of romantic love, and the way it drives lives and societies.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 59:42
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1965, an underground network formed in Chicago to help pregnant women get abortions. At first, they connected women with doctors willing to brea...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 11:59
  • Purchases: 2
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This program features a thoughtful conversation with Ken Egan about his historical nonfiction, Montana 1889, including the competing visions for, a...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio, KMRE-LP, and KWMR


  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The star... the origin and history of the Christmas tree... and oh, it's a wonderful life!

  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 02:27:46
Caption: Protest against President Trump and THAAD in Soseongri, Korea, Credit: Stop THAAD Alliance
We head to Soseongri, a small village nestled in the mountains of Seongju County. There, grandmas and grandpas in the 70s, 80s, and 90s are organi...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WXDU, and WRIR


  • Added: Dec 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Communism ended in failure, capitalism corrupted Russia’s soul. Now Russians are looking inward. Our story follows the grandson of a once forgotten...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 27, 2017
  • Length: 29:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mark & Deborah Parker
When someone spends their time flattering their boss or superior, they’re known as a sycophant. It’s also called the “slime effect.” Although it wa...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Where were we when they cried out in the night to us? Were we deaf, dumb and blind?

Bought by WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KWMR, KUOW and more


  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: John R. Gregg
Author and scholar, John Gregg, offers a tour of sex through history and culture.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Sep 23, 2017
  • Length: 57:58
  • Purchases: 2
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We interview Alicia Garza, Special Projects director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and one of the founding leaders of Black Lives Mat...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Museum Entrance, Credit: MV Museum
Guests Include: MV Museum's Anna Barber and Environmental MD, Dr. Lisa Hagy.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 32:44
Caption: Professor Sanford Levinson
The U.S. Constitution has been amended 27 times since its ratification in 1788. After all of this time, many Americans take the words of the consti...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 01, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR features the Past American Voice of Conger Beasley Jr. Pulled from three archive programs in 1990 and 1996, this author of f...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2017
  • Length: 29:00