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When people get spooked, even ghosts can disappear.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
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Bloodshed on the desert highway.

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  • Added: Feb 16, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
This poem to one President of the NRA has no statistics, no logic, no legal reasoning or principle.

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:09
Caption: Climate change will make Florida much hotter..., Credit: Susan Cook
A musical tribute to a special soon-to-be-retiring Government Elected! George Gershwin might not mind if you sing this to his 1937 "They Can't Take...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2018
  • Length: 03:51
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Ben continues his conversation with a young Cuban entrepreneur.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 27:45
Caption: The Statue of Unity in Gujarat, India, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sometimes when picking our monuments we focus on the wrong aspect.

  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: There are race tracks that run horses daily...Picking ponies a good gig...", Credit: Susan Cook
A musical tribute to polling before Election Day! In the Department of Poetic Justice (and Reckoning) with lyrics for "The Great American Wrongboo...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 03:20
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Insurers who raise health care premiums, systematically deflect accountability for increases as necessary to cover rising health care costs. Deduc...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 07:48
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Testimony about an accuser of a Supreme Court Nominee will take place before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Today's Sixty Second Moral inquiry as...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: 01:12
Caption: The God Ganesh at a temple in Kolkata, Credit: Sandip Roy
The Fort Bend county Republican party in Texas tried to appropriate Ganesh and discovered that you can’t lasso an elephant so easily.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Psychotherapists and trauma researchers can contribute to the understanding of how and why sexual assault victims remain silent and why that silenc...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 07:00
Caption: An issue of 'trikone'
After 157 years, the Indian Supreme court ruled rules that gay sex is not a crime.

  • Added: Sep 10, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: The 2009 view. "W" stands for water aquifer.
In the not so distant past, Anonymous was usually a woman. a woman composer, artist, author, musician, writer unless she was an accused criminal, a...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 06:52
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Honoring those who have died, as we witness in the display of remembrance of Senator McCain and Aretha Franklin and, near me, a young Buddhist, inc...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2018
  • Length: 06:10
Caption: It's not hush money. They're hush jobs. , Credit: Susan Cook
A musical tribute to political appointees (at the cost of the Public trust) with lyrics for the Great American Wrongbook! which could be sung to th...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2018
  • Length: 02:07
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Understanding the abandonment of civil liberties in this country, means looking at behaviors we ignore, passive handouts of yet another fat govern...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2018
  • Length: 05:58
Caption: Pride celebrations in Delhi, Credit: Sandip Roy
The Indian Supreme Court began hearings on July 10 to decide whether Section 377 (which criminalizes homosexuality) of India's constitution violate...

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Shujaat Bukhari, Credit: photo courtesy of Facebook
Shujaat Bukhari spoke to all sides and stayed true to his journalistic calling. He was gunned down in Kashmir on June 14th.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Sandip Roy in Hawai'i
Hot lava™. This is a smoky, spicy, garlic salt. But now when I look at my Hot Lava garlic salt I feel a pang.

  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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Ocean news is often bad news these days. We are bombarded with stories of pollution, overfishing, of sea level rise and the dire consequences of ex...

  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 04:03
Caption: Selfies abound at Kolkata Starbucks
In Kolkata Starbucks is not just coffee, it’s clearly cachet.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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The Indian Science Minister tried to capitalize on Stephen Hawking’s death, but to what end?

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: English Vinglish movie poster
Sandip Roy remembers the iconic Indian actress Sridevi.

  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: New America Media Logo
Sandy Close, a MacArthur genius with an idea a minute, created an organization of ethnic media providers 20 years ago so as to fill in the gaps of ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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The "MeToo" hashtag carries more weight than your average social media meme.

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1