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While the money media shifts to emerging social crises, many continue to struggle for basic supplies, medical care, and services including electric...

Bought by KDNK

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Frank was a white supremacist. Jesse was a jihadi extremist. What do we see when we look beyond ideology?

  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 59:45
Caption: Is Western Democracy in Danger? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Do populist and nationalist uprisings signal Western democracy’s certain decline? Or can recent events be seen as part of a healthy and regenerativ...

Bought by WSKG, Boise State Public Radio, KCPW, and WGCU

  • Added: Oct 11, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Jeff Chang, Credit: Jeremy Villaluz
“From almost every kind of responsibility and tie from engagement and from faith. So the artist--our task is to move ourselves and the rest of us i...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and WRIR

  • Added: Oct 10, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Joanna Macy
Deep Ecology extends an inalienable right to life to all beings. Yet as the naturalist Aldo Leopold observed, “One of the penalties of an ecologica...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Ruminations from the rust-belt revival in Canada's Steel Town--Hamilton, Ontario--on whether artists are "the footsoldiers of gentrification."

  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 46:04
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Is queerness just a marker of sexual orientation, or is it a political and social identity?

Bought by CHSR-FM 97.9, WFHB, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSKQ, KTSW 89.9 and more

  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Is what unites us more important that what divides us?

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSKQ, KKWE Niijii Radio, and WMUU-LP

  • Added: Jan 25, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
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It is alleged that the practice of gerrymandering—dividing election districts into units to favor a particular group—subverts democracy by making c...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WSKG, WOSU, and KCPW

  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In an unsettled political moment, at the end of a divisive campaign, the late, great civil rights elder Vincent Harding is a voice of calm, wisdom,...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
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GJ Fellow Alissiea Hernandez speaks with Brandon Klugman about the VOTE16USA initiative.

  • Added: Oct 31, 2016
  • Length: 12:29
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Where along the bifurcated Red-Blue conservative-liberal political continuum does one place Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump? Is h...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2016
  • Length: 05:27
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A new era began on September 11, 2001 - one marked by an unending War on Terror, dragnet surveillance, and attacks on people perceived to be Muslim...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
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Since 2014 the department of justice and President Obama have been working to right the wrongs of the war on drugs. Through Clemency, Obama has com...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2016
  • Length: 15:28
Caption: Mark Gerzon
A commentary in a series of commentaries looking at moving beyond partisanship.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 04:03
Caption: Community March Against Islamophobia December 13, 2015, Credit: Under CC Misha Voloaca
On this edition of Making Contact we’ll meet people confronting racist depictions of Muslims and Arabs in pop culture and politics; and two young w...

Bought by WRIR

  • Added: Apr 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Viridiana Hernández lobbying at the Arizona State Legislature against the bill that would ban cities from creating their own city ID if that is extended to undocumented immigrants., Credit: Valeria Fernández
This edition of Making Contact is Part I of our special series examining how immigrants are responding and participating in elections and politics ...

Bought by WRIR

  • Added: Apr 16, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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My guest in this hour is James Scott whose writing is a trek through the history of state-making and resistance to being shackled to governance. Hi...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
Caption: Virigina State Colony for the Feebleminded
Beginning in 1907, states in the US began to forcibly sterilize over 60,000 Americans -- people considered by scientists to be “unfit” -- the menta...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 22:29
  • Purchases: 1
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March 17th is Arts Advocacy Day in Minnesota. Laura Seter and Holly Alcott make up the staff of the Region 2 Arts Council in Bemidji. They’ll be he...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 10:19
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Fresh water is the topic of discussion once again on World Ocean Radio. In this episode host Peter Neill re-asserts the gravity of the global fresh...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 05:02
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International writers from the 2015 University of Iowa International Writing Program (IWP) residency join activists and members of the academic com...

Bought by KTSW 89.9

  • Added: Oct 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:05:45
  • Purchases: 1
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So, here we are, August 4th, 2015, and I’m asking "Is a Woman A Person?" You laugh, no, scoff at me for asking this. Of course!, you say. But are w...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2015
  • Length: 58:41
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Dr Robert Jensen on his latest book “Arguing for Our Lives: A User’s Guide to Constructive Dialog,”

  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 28:07
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Calvin Duncan spent over 28 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. In prison, he taught himself the law. He became a jailhouse lawyer and he...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: May 25, 2015
  • Length: 17:08
  • Purchases: 1