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Caption: Medical Staff in the Snohomish County Jail., Credit: Anna Boiko-Weyrauch
Opioid withdrawal is like the worst flu you’ve ever had. Now, imagine you’re responsible for dozens of people as sick as can be. What do you do? ...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 28:33
  • Purchases: 1
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What climate change is doing to Canada's forests, Cher's 'Believe' turns 20, anger and hate in American politics, Glenn Greenwald on Brazil's righ...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Do people of opposing political parties believe in different facts? The mantra at the moment is that they do, because of media echo chambers, motiv...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2018
  • Length: 43:49
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Monopoly capitalism may be on its last legs! This week, economist Michael Hudson joins us to say his predictions on the Trump budget have come true...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Opioids are Pitched as the Wonder Drug: Profit vs. Health

  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 21:54
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In the mid-90’s, Dr. Mark Rosenberg was leading gun violence research at the CDC. Republican Arkansas Congressman Jay Dickey, the NRA’s so-called '...

Bought by KFAI and XRAY.fm


  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 37:50
  • Purchases: 2
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The Freedom Riders of 1961 were upholding the law. So why were they being arrested as soon as they got off the buses in Jackson, Mississippi? KFAI'...

Bought by Hark! and KUMD


  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
  • Purchases: 2
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Freedom of speech is a right guaranteed in the first amendment of the constitution. One exception to the rule is obscenity. But determining what is...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 16:05
Caption: Northern Ireland murals in Belfast, Credit: Mike Hally
Political journalist Peter Geoghegan looks at the state of reconciliation and peace-making in Northern Ireland over a series of five short reports ...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Not so shocking news about John Boehner's alcoholism from Down With Tyranny's Howie Klein who also tells us about Boehner's Rastafarian daughter.

  • Added: Nov 05, 2013
  • Length: 05:29
Caption: Adam in his office in Opole, Credit: Anton Foek
Adam Kepinski from Poland went to Western Europe to make some money. He did and invested the earned funds in his political career and is now a resp...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2013
  • Length: 17:42
Caption: Alcatraz Prison, where Whitey Bulger was incarcerated from 1959 to 1962., Credit: cliff1066/Flickr
What many people outside Massachusetts don't know is that the brother of reputed Boston mob boss Whitey Bulger, Billy Bulger, was similarly powerfu...

  • Added: May 29, 2013
  • Length: 02:24
Caption: Sunland Park, New Mexico, Credit: Samat Jain
In 2011 and 2012, the small New Mexico border community of Sunland Park made regional headlines and national news for its political scandals. Delvi...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2012
  • Length: 28:59

  • Added: Aug 08, 2012
  • Length: 02:21
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At 1:00 p.m. on the 13th day of protests in Madison, Wisconsin, hundreds of singers and instrumentalists suddenly burst into song. The "Les Miserab...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 27, 2011
  • Length: 03:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Private First Class Bradley Manning is currently our nation’s most notorious whistleblower–the man many believe was behind Wikileak’s largest discl...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2010
  • Length: 03:51
Caption: Reagan National Airport was almost permanently closed in the days after the 9/11 attacks., Credit: WikiCommons
How one Congressman's bald-faced bluff saved Reagan National from permanent closure.

  • Added: Sep 09, 2010
  • Length: 06:07
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From "Unfinished Business" 8/6/2010: War News Radio reports on the gradual withdrawal of American troops from Iraq, and what this means for Iraqis ...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2010
  • Length: 07:11
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We talk with Bemidji Art Beaver artist Deborah Davis on the controversy surrounding her beaver, Gaea.

  • Added: Jul 09, 2010
  • Length: 10:27
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Examining how social safety nets are being discussed in the 2008 presidential campaign through the lens of history and current voters' attitudes

  • Added: Oct 24, 2008
  • Length: 08:09
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Matthew Robinson PhD presents the information in his book Lies Damned Lies and Drug War Statistics- A Critical Look at Claims Made by the ONDCP

  • Added: Oct 26, 2007
  • Length: 01:03:14
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Congressman ron Paul of Texas and Chicago Tribune Columnist Clarence Page discuss marijuana and racism

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  • Added: Jun 28, 2007
  • Length: 29:45
  • Purchases: 1
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William F. Buckley examines the Bush GOP

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2004
  • Length: 18:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Media reforms in China are presenting reporters with new freedoms and challenges

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  • Added: May 18, 2004
  • Length: 07:40
  • Purchases: 1