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The theme of this episode is, "Marijuana".

  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 52:00
Caption: The Allen Co. drilling site in South Los Angeles., Credit: Photo by Claire Heddles
Generation Z has been called a lot of things: The internet generation. The Instagram generation. And as some say: the activist generation. Claire H...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 08:29
Caption: Chronicle of Philanthropy Editor, Stacy Palmer, Credit: Stacy Palmer
In part two of Tiny Spark's Guide to Good Giving, we speak with Stacy Palmer, editor of the Chronicle of Philanthropy. She offers advice on vetting...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KALW, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 01, 2015
  • Length: 14:17
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Melting Alaskan glacier, Credit: Rupa Shenoy
Water is claiming more coastal land, everywhere. So, do we prepare for that, or protect against it?

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 06:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Swansea Water Manager Robert Marquis
Our biggest source of freshwater is running out -- everywhere.

Bought by WABE, WLPR, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 3
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Our relationship with water is changing, and we can’t ignore that water’s moods are getting a lot more dramatic.

Bought by WLPR and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:13
  • Purchases: 2
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Randall Coleman and I talk about the impact video game communities have on the development of new titles.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2014
  • Length: 08:35
Caption: An abandoned IDP camp in Iraqi Kurdistan near the border with Iran., Credit: Rachel Stacy
In Iraqi Kurdistan, a common adage says the Kurdish people have “no friends but the mountains.” Today, the mountains along the northern border of ...

Bought by WAMC and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 08, 2012
  • Length: 05:49
  • Purchases: 2
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An investigation into opposition research and presidential campaigns

Bought by PRX Election Podcast


  • Added: Jun 24, 2008
  • Length: 04:51
  • Purchases: 1
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We begin a series to better understand the challenges facing all high schools by looking closely at one school: Western Guilford High School in Gre...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:13
  • Purchases: 3
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More students drop out in the 9th grade than any other year of school. At Western Guilford High School in Greensboro, North Carolina, school leader...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:16
  • Purchases: 3
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A ball game at Western Guilford High School was once the "only" place to be on a Friday night. Western was the heart of a tight-knit community that...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 07:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Do you remember what you learned in high school? Much of what is taught stays the same, year after year, from generation to generation. Homer's Ody...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, KZMU Moab Community Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:07
  • Purchases: 4
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In Greensboro, North Carolina the textile and manufacturing industries once provided good jobs to generations of people with little or no education...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:02
  • Purchases: 3
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There has been a dramatic change in education and it?s all about numbers. State and federal laws now require schools to measure just about everythi...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, WAMC, and KPFT


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 07:54
  • Purchases: 4
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In the past five years, at Western and high schools around the country, there's been a big push to increase the number of students taking higher le...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, 90.5 WSNC, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 07:35
  • Purchases: 4
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Schools across the country are scrambling to fill a teacher shortage. In Greensboro, North Carolina, the school system is offering new teachers fre...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WAMC, and KQAT


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:03
  • Purchases: 3
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We conclude our series from Western Guilford High School in Greensboro. A team of reporters visited Western over the course of six months?. gettin...

Bought by WEZU, Red River Radio Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 07:54
  • Purchases: 3
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Every year, hundreds of thousands of teenagers in the United States drop out of school. The reasons are many and each story is unique. Today, as ...

Bought by WEZU, WVAS, Red River Radio Network, SpiritHouse Inc/Youth Noise Network, and WAMC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2006
  • Length: 08:09
  • Purchases: 5