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There have been quite a few dramatic films on the theme of the death penalty, most of them making an eloquent case against it, and some of them rea...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2017
  • Length: 03:26
Caption: DANCE music you can LISTEN to.
Once again, the best of what's new in the world of EDM, plus another audio essay when Mongo Speaks: Weird Stuff On YouTube.

  • Added: Sep 20, 2014
  • Length: 59:04
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The choice of Stephen Colbert as successor to David Letterman does not portend tectonic changes at media megalith CBS. His slyly transgressive pers...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 02:51
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What a suicide attack in Tiananmen Square can tell us about the Chinese government's struggle with dissent.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 02:07
Caption: Music World closes, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip finds himself oddly nostalgic, for a noisy purple bag.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
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Caption: Suzette Jordan, Credit: Sandip Roy
Recently the Park Street rape victim did something almost unthinkable in India. She revealed her identity.

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
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Caption: LK Advani, Credit: lkadvani.in
Recently, the BJP Party had an "All About Eve" moment.

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
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Caption: Nelson Mandela, Credit: omg.com
Sandip Roy believes that Nelson Mandela has yet one more lesson to teach the world.

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
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Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
I am a licensed psychologist. One question routinely asked is; "Do you have guns in your home?" If they say yes, I ask, "Are they in a locked cabi...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2012
  • Length: 03:35
Caption: Tyler Carter, Credit: Ian Hill/KQED
Tyler Carter, 20, of Ukiah, Calif., talked with KQED’s Lillian Mongeau about how his father's opinions make him feel about politics.

  • Added: Nov 02, 2012
  • Length: :51
Caption: Tatiana McBraun, Credit: Ian Hill/KQED
Tatiana McBraun, a political science major at San Jose State, told KQED’s Lillian Mongeau she feels too much security can be a bad thing.

  • Added: Nov 02, 2012
  • Length: :33
Caption: Let us anticipate what we lose if we hand over the democracy ground game. , Credit: Susan Cook
The Mayor of New York held a big fundraiser in New York recently to support candidates who want consensus in Washington. As we listen to Mr. Bloomb...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2012
  • Length: 03:52
Caption: Poet Kristen Turner
Poet Kristen Turner, 17, is a senior at Kenwood Academy. This is the second year she has represented her school at Louder Than a Bomb, which advanc...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 02:50
Caption: Whitney Young HS Slam Poetry Team
To Save a Monster is a team piece performed by the poets of the Whitney M. Young Magnet High School Slam Poetry Team: seniors Essie Linzy, 18, and ...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 03:02
Caption: Poet Miona Short
Poet Miona Short, 16, is a junior at Walter Payton College Prep High School, but she was representing YOUmedia Chicago in this year's competition. ...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 02:57
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Koga the gorilla made an international splash after this week's escape attempt from the Buffalo Zoo. Could this be the unlikely path to prosperity ...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 03:23
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A true story told live in London. Radcliffe lost his home, his job and his wife in 24 hours. An uplifting tale on drug addiction and redemption, fr...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2012
  • Length: 13:42
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Caption: Ali Abunimah
Electronic Intifada founder Ali Abunimah says a global movement against Israeli government policy is breaking through. On this edition, Abunimah ex...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
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Cristel Martinez came to America from the Dominican Republic with a dream to become a music producer. But the only music she hears in school, says ...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2011
  • Length: 05:02
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Caption: Self-portrait painted by Thien To
Twenty-year-old Thien To first learned about cyberbullying in her native Vietnam. The South Philadelphia High junior has since learned about cyberb...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2011
  • Length: 05:48
  • Purchases: 1
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Shayla Torres dealt with a lot of violence in her last school, where she was a peer mediator. Here, the 17-year-old junior recalls one especially c...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2011
  • Length: 02:51
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Caption: Luis Lopez, Credit: Craig Santoro
For Luis Lopez, violence arrived unexpectedly at his own front door. The seventeen-year-old sophomore starts his story in a classroom.

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2011
  • Length: 01:55
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Caption: Students in Fukushima, seen here studying American junior high school yearbooks.
Long before most Americans had heard of a place called Fukushima, commentator Graham Shelby spent three years teaching English there. He's been wa...

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2011
  • Length: 02:29
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After the news that the Senate had not passed legislation to end "don't ask don't tell," commentator Mark Blackmon decided that it was time to remi...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2010
  • Length: 04:08
Caption: Morning Rolled Oats, Credit: Janice Lang
A man breaks up a fistfight with a chainsaw

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2010
  • Length: 01:07
  • Purchases: 1