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Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The Presidency and being Presidential staff are not power pills that work their way out in sweat and perspiration after swallowing. They are power ...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2017
  • Length: 03:39
Caption: Private Insurance Jobs Lost..., Credit: Susan Cook
Like the Defense Industry, Obamacare was created to keep America strong. Like the Defense Industry, Obamacare government stipends are paid to priva...

  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:12
Caption: Carrie Fisher as Leia and Harrison Ford as Han Solo in "The Force Awakens", Credit: Lucasfilm
There was much more to Carrie Fisher than Princess Leia. But some things, good, bad or simply pop define us as people, and become placeholders for...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Carol Gilligan was Ms Magazine's First Woman of the Year..., Credit: Ed Levy/Boston Globe
If you missed the smearing, cheap shots and character assassination against women this year, and one woman in particular, maybe you were cut off f...

  • Added: Jan 01, 2017
  • Length: 08:11
Caption: There are always more than one..., Credit: Rebecca Farnum/Current Inc.  Colorado Springs
How does a whole country find its better angels. We hear that this new administration’s policies will deny care to the most vulnerable, escalate ...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2016
  • Length: 07:11
Caption: Wondering about life post-Obama..., Credit: Susan Cook
Possibilities for a suppression of the Electoral College vote results are gone. We now come to terms with the reality that at least for the next fo...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 04:59
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I hope when equal rights comes, there will still be room for that ambiguity. That we don’t always need to walk in a straight line.

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A currency note is a promise. The Indian government is holding that promise in abeyance, even breaking that trust, by promising a better future.

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  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
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There is always, someone, somewhere who "like a bird on the wire" from Leonard Cohen's song, is trying “in [his or her] way to be free“. Since 1...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2016
  • Length: 07:40
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Today’s Sixty Second Moral Inquiry asks when men engage in sexploitation whose responsibility is it to refuse to sanction or accept as ‘just the wa...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2016
  • Length: 01:14
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Today's Sixty-second Moral inquiry brings quotations from the Republican Bible on Adultery which ask 'Why Shouldn't the GOP Presidential Candidate...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2016
  • Length: 01:18
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Here we are just weeks before the 2016 Presidential election and what seems to be on the line- still- is whether or not Hillary Clinton is a truth...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2016
  • Length: 02:40
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A short radio documentary about the 1981 Memorial Day Flood in Austin, Texas that killed 13 people.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2016
  • Length: :00
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I’m not sure how one marries the  proprietary "I give the right to life”  to the “I give the right to life free from emotional and physical torment...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2016
  • Length: 06:17
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
This US Presidential campaign has been characterized by a striking absence of empathy. No empathy between candidates and a Social Code that defines...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 07:05
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
I went to a performance "designed to raise awareness surrounding gun violence and its victims" the program said. The Colorado-based modern dance c...

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  • Added: Sep 11, 2016
  • Length: 07:17
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sunita Kumar with her painting of Mother Teresa, Credit: Photo by Sandip Roy
Many would say she’s just being officially canonized, she was always a saint. But over the past week as international media descended on this city ...

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 05:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
When Mitch McConnell and the Republicans snub a duly elected President and the American people who want a Supreme Court nominee to be vetted throug...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 07:13
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Last week Kolkata was busy celebrating a birthday with flowers, candles, cards and songs. It was Mother Teresa’s 106th birthday/ By the time the n...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
In Maine, recently, an internationally known annual road race was held . 6338 runners raced. One runner in the group of the first 183 spent a full...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2016
  • Length: 05:01
Caption: Khizr Khan at the DNC Convention
Khizr Khan did something few have been able to do in this bitter and vulgar presidential election.

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: "..annuls the power..." Poem 358 Emily Dickinson , Credit: Not known
As the battle wages on between the unarmed and the armed, the armed and the armed, the open carry armed and the concealed carry armed, the proble...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2016
  • Length: 05:19
Caption: Donald Trump & Shalabh Kumar
Whether or not Trump makes it to the White House he's already proving very useful to those who were until dismissed as the fringe.

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: No more Prairie Home Companion ponies to ride, Credit: Susan Cook
I watched the next-to-last Prairie Home Companion live broadcast on my laptop since the show and the 1 and ½ hour encore were live streamed on You-...

  • Added: Jun 27, 2016
  • Length: 05:09
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
The lessons of D.L. Rosenhan's study of imposters pretending to have psychiatric illness on psychiatric units have not been lost on the world of me...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 07:32