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This poem to the President of the NRA has no statistics, no logic, no legal reasoning or principle. Only profound grief and sadness..

  • Added: Oct 27, 2023
  • Length: 01:09
Caption: The First Family, Credit: Courtesy Cadence Records
A 60th Anniversary review of the funniest album of the Kennedy era. The Grammy Award winning Album of the Year that was ultimately withdrawn from c...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2023
  • Length: 57:17
Caption: Jennifer Andrus, Ph.D., Credit: University of Utah
2-way interview with Dr. Jenny Andrus about her study of domestic violence.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2023
  • Length: 03:43
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In this episode, we explore the persistent challenge of how to ensure that everyone has adequate housing. We discuss why the U.S. faces these issue...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2023
  • Length: 29:30
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California’s Medicaid program is two years into the nation’s most ambitious effort yet to cover non-traditional health care services like housing a...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2023
  • Length: 16:55
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Where are we with LGBTQ+ civil rights and safety since Matthew Shepard's brutal 1998 murder? How can we curtail ongoing hate-based violence? The Ma...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KZYX, KUOW, WGBH Radio Boston and more


  • Added: Oct 26, 2023
  • Length: 53:31
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Retired Lt. Gen. Arthur J. Gregg stands in front of the newly named Gregg-Adams Club at the former Fort Lee, Virginia in April 2023. The club was off limits to Gregg and other Black Soldiers when he became an officer in 1950. Gregg now shares the new name, Credit: Terrance Bell / U.S. Army
Historians said the renamings – like the removal of many Confederate statues in recent years – are part of a more accurate understanding of the Con...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Texas Public Radio, KRPS, WRFA-LP, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 26, 2023
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Shawna Weaver talks about her new book "Climate Grief"

  • Added: Oct 26, 2023
  • Length: 12:37
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Former US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates predicts how war in Israel could ripple through the Middle East. Then, Ray Suarez speaks with Trita Par...

Bought by Classic107.3, WMUU-LP, GCR (Global Community Radio), WHCP-LP Cambridge, and KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Oct 25, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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KMOJ's Public Policy Forum, hosted by Al McFarlane. Recorded live from Lucille's Kitchen in North Minneapolis. February 24, 1998. The discussion on...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2023
  • Length: 59:41
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KMOJ's Public Policy Forum, hosted by Al McFarlane. Recorded live from Lucille's Kitchen in North Minneapolis. This episode featured a conversation...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2023
  • Length: 01:18:12
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As the Israel/Hamas conflict continues, what is media’s role?  Across the globe, reporting shapes political and cultural landscapes — and Sonali Ko...

Bought by Radio Catskill, RadioFreePalmer, RadioStPete Florida, KMUN, KDNK and more


  • Added: Oct 25, 2023
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 8
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KMOJ's Public Policy Forum, hosted by Al McFarlane. Recorded live from Lucille's Kitchen in North Minneapolis. February 24, 1998. The discussion on...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2023
  • Length: 35:45
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This week's guest is Ken Stern, director of the Bard Center for the Study of Hate. He's also an award winning author, scholar and attorney. Ken has...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 25, 2023
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Michael Carroll discussed his book, Planet Earth, Past and Present.

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., RadioFreePalmer, and KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Oct 25, 2023
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 3
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This week we’re revisiting a long feature that resonated with DW’s audience. Murder, coverups and Bangladesh’s ‘death squad’. Is Bangladesh’s not...

Bought by WFHB and KHOL (Jackson Hole Community Radio)


  • Added: Oct 24, 2023
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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One woman's heartbreaking story of her husband's brain cancer diagnosis, and why cell phone manufacturers warn users never to hold the phone agains...

Bought by WMUU-LP and WRFA-LP


  • Added: Oct 23, 2023
  • Length: 28:17
  • Purchases: 2
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How did a 17th-century princess challenge Descartes' mind-body dualism?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KMUN, GCR (Global Community Radio), KSKQ, and KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Oct 23, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A Canadian political scientist attends a sanctioned forum in Russia -- and asks Vladimir Putin a question. An Italian climate researcher refuses to...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
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The Philosophy Talk co-founder would have been 69 years old on November 4.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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A wave of new research is showing the promise of psychedelics to help with mental health conditions —- like depression and post traumatic stress di...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2023
  • Length: 16:39
Caption: Confusing Medicare ads are everywhere!, Credit: Leslie Walker/Tradeoffs
Every fall, an avalanche of advertising bombards the phones, televisions and mailboxes of the country’s 65 million Medicare beneficiaries. Private...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2023
  • Length: 19:15
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Disasters caused by burning fossil fuels are becoming more frequent, and in the aftermath of hurricanes, floods and wildfires, federal and state re...

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KOWS and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Disasters caused by burning fossil fuels are becoming more frequent, and in the aftermath of hurricanes, floods and wildfires, federal and state re...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
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Some San Francisco city officials are advocating jail for unhoused people who use drugs and murder charges for people who sell drugs. Critics say t...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Oct 19, 2023
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1