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On this week's show,  This month marks the 50th anniversary The Troubles. We'll hear the story a boy from Northern Ireland who was shot and blinde...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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From Nat King Cole to Miley Cyrus: how music tells the story of American democracy.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KZUM, Kansas Public Radio, WVAS, WFHB and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 13
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On this week's show, we'll be meeting the Uighur families who've left China for a safer life in Turkey. Plus: the British-Somali woman changing per...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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The O'Jays have made their final album, The Last Word, and it's filled with wisdom, love and some choice words about the state of the world.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, and KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The prison experience reflected in poetry and music.

  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:54
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This week on the show: Green protests, greener clubs As a global phenomenon, it's no wonder that climate change's impacts can be felt in our work...

Bought by KMUN, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, and WFIU


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On Stay Human - a triumph for majority rule: the 100th Anniversary of the Prohibition Amendment. Steve Downing on The Lost Generation, music from t...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2019
  • Length: 59:22
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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
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Looking back on the midterm elections, we ask the tough questions about white women voters and race, then get introduced to the hi-pinky salute acr...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this segment of Stay Human, I'm celebrating Tuesday's vote, and gearing up for surviving Wednesday: the accusations, recriminations, recounts an...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 59:24
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Singer songwriter Amy Ray has always been toward the “rockier” side of the folk-rock description that usually follows her work as one half of the G...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: :45
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
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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
Caption: 'My Name is Jared Kushner' - Song
Fun/catchy song to play before or after news/opinion pieces about Jared Kushner.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2018
  • Length: 02:34
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In this segment of Stay Human, Michael Goldberg shares the surprise of winter which has fallen upon us.

Bought by KTSW 89.9


  • Added: Nov 06, 2017
  • Length: 59:21
  • Purchases: 1
Caption:  Mrs. President the opera, Credit:  Kevin Patterson
We'll hear music with a political slant by Steven Stucky (August 4, 1964), Michael Daugherty (Jackie-O), and Victoria Bond (Mrs. President). A land...

Bought by WETS and WGTE Public Media


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco returns with songs that are Political with a capital P and where "the feminist diatribes are turned up high"

Bought by KALW, KFCF FM, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WNMU-FM, WFiT Melbourne 89.5 FM and more


  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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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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Interview with Veteran, Actor and business entrepreneur Mat Best

  • Added: Apr 04, 2017
  • Length: 59:40
Caption: Ted Nash
With Presidential Suite,Ted Nash transforms iconic political speeches into an inventive jazz composition.

Bought by KMUW and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Everything you need to know about the Department of Justice's ruling in August on how songwriters and performers are paid.

Bought by WOUB, KSKQ, KSRQ, WYAP, 89.1 Trapper Radio KNWT and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Pepe Romero, Credit: Pepe Romero
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a look at how political events have shaped music history from the 16th Century to 20th Cent...

Bought by KTXK, KPRG, WETS, WDPR, KWBU and more


  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 35
Caption: Thorsten Schütte, San Francisco, CA 6/17/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Thorsten Schütte talks unconventional English lessons, black market tickets, and being mesmerized by cacophony.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 26:56
  • Purchases: 1