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KQED's Perspectives

KQED

Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.

Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.

Location:

San Francisco, CA

Networks:

KQED

Description:

Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.

Language:

English


Episodes

Isabella Montano Ponce: Latino Teens and Mental Health

3/3/2021
Isabella Montano Ponce struggled with depression but it was the inability to talk about it that slowed her recovery.

Duration:00:02:20

Bryan Gillette: Silver Linings

3/2/2021
Academic learning may be taking a hit, but Bryan Gillette thinks his children are learning important skills in the pandemic.

Duration:00:02:18

Susie Meserve: Anxiety in the Pandemic

3/1/2021
Susie Meserve has always been a worrier, but the pandemic has thrown anxiety into high gear.

Duration:00:01:55

Michael Ellis: Porcupines

2/26/2021
Michael Ellis considers the seldom-seen, well-defended porcupine.

Duration:00:02:14

Tenzing Chosang: Losar

2/25/2021
YR Media's Tenzing Chosang celebrates the new year, Tibetan-style.

Duration:00:02:06

Ellen Greenblatt: Losing Your Person

2/24/2021
Ellen Greenblatt considers the profound personal loss of the people behind the statistics.

Duration:00:01:56

Connie Champagne: Mystery Tomatoes

2/23/2021
As Connie Champagne contemplates leaving San Francisco, a mysterious, forgotten tomato bush steels her resolve.

Duration:00:02:15

Jolie Kanat: Becoming Real

2/22/2021
Jolie Kanat, like other caregivers, has learned that in service to others she becomes real.

Duration:00:01:56

Tracy Cote: Discussing Politics in the Workplace

2/19/2021
The events of the past year have led to dialogue in the workplace that isn’t necessarily about business. Tracy Cote says there’s a right way to navigate these new waters. Let’s face it: the days of pretending like our differences don’t exist are over. And yet, there continues to be a lot of hand wringing … Continue reading Tracy Cote: Discussing Politics in the Workplace →

Duration:00:02:11

Susan Dix Lyons: I’m Here

2/18/2021
Parents provide tremendous gifts to their children throughout life. But when dementia has taken hold the greatest gift can be a simple one – recognition. Susan Dix Lyons has this Perspective.

Duration:00:02:16

Claire McKechnie: Adapting to the Virtual Classroom

2/17/2021
Claire McKechnie adapts to ensure that the learning is real in the virtual classroom.

Duration:00:02:15

Sandhya Acharya: Not Bad For An Adult

2/16/2021
Sandhya Acharya's son creates a stuffed animal and a lesson in being kind to yourself.

Duration:00:02:14

Paul Staley: The Seen and the Unseen

2/15/2021
Paul Staley says we’re walking in a world of the seen and the unseen, of paradox and contradiction.

Duration:00:01:59

Richard Swerdlow: Stress in Marriage

2/12/2021
Richard Swerdlow looks at research into stress in same sex and straight marriages.

Duration:00:01:59

Marilyn Englander: Volunteering

2/11/2021
Is a smile worth more than a paycheck? Marilyn Englander looks at being a volunteer.

Duration:00:01:51

David Bonowitz: Essential Earthquake Design

2/10/2021
Engineer David Bonowitz looks at what's essential in earthquake design.

Duration:00:02:13

Hanna Clements-Hart: Finding Family

2/9/2021
Hanna Clements-Hart misses her church community, hobbled by the pandemic.

Duration:00:02:13

Dan Noel: Voices of My Teachers

2/8/2021
When law school student Dan Noel faces tough moments, he hears the voices of teachers who have been his guides.

Duration:00:02:00

Richard Levitt: The New 4 am

2/5/2021
The psychological stress of the pandemic is producing a rash of insomniacs, even the formerly sound-sleeping Richard Levitt.

Duration:00:02:14

Larry Jin Lee: Lost Chinatown Businesses

2/4/2021
Many Chinatown businesses have not survived the pandemic and with them many of Larry Jin Lee's family memories.

Duration:00:02:20