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KQED's series of daily commentaries by our listeners, covering a broad range of social and political issues, cultural observations and personal experiences of interest to KQED's Northern California audience.

KQED's series of daily commentaries by our listeners, covering a broad range of social and political issues, cultural observations and personal experiences of interest to KQED's Northern California audience.
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San Francisco, CA

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KQED

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KQED's series of daily commentaries by our listeners, covering a broad range of social and political issues, cultural observations and personal experiences of interest to KQED's Northern California audience.

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English


Episodes

Winds of Change

10/16/2018
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A South Bay water tower is the object of a fantastic tale handed down through generations of Steven McMoyler's family and a monument to the winds of change.

Duration:00:02:15

The Game

10/15/2018
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Joe Pramuk and his friends have been playing poker together for 37 years because, like many games, its more than a game.

Duration:00:02:01

Ten Feet

10/12/2018
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Richard Chow struggles every morning to navigate the 10 feet to the pill that will make a normal day possible.

Duration:00:02:09

White Oblivion

10/11/2018
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Savala Nolan Terpczynski is tired of being the only black friend of the white people she knows.

Duration:00:02:14

Anniversary

10/10/2018
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In the year since the North Bay fires Kate Gustin has seen the psychological harm left behind, but also the triumph of a generous, caring community.

Duration:00:02:14

#MeToo For Men

10/9/2018
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Dr. Will Courtenay says the implications of the truths exposed by the MeToo movement fall squarely on men.

Duration:00:02:15

Emotional

10/8/2018
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For Karina Moreno and many other women, last week’s testimony by Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh was a profound event, and one they do not intend to forget.

Duration:00:02:19

Can’t Cook? Relax!

10/4/2018
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Ripudaman Malhotra has some advice for those, like him, who can’t or don’t like to cook: Relax and enjoy it.

Duration:00:02:00

Up In Smoke

10/3/2018
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Last year’s North Bay fires are history, but Jessica Taylor says it’s the local housing market that’s been set ablaze.

Duration:00:02:16

The Great American Read, Part 6

10/2/2018
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When she was adrift, a Raymond Chandler classic helped Erin Van Rheenen find her place.

Duration:00:02:15

Fast Food Education

10/1/2018
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Next time you order fast food, think about the workers who prepare and bring it to you. Young Alex Lu says he’s learned important lessons from his co-workers.

Duration:00:02:14

Vintage

9/28/2018
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When Joan Tornow’s computer can’t be fixed she finds that obsolescence isn’t just planned, it’s in a hurry.

Duration:00:02:11

My Brother’s Autism and Me

9/27/2018
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Her brother’s autism diagnosis not only changed Valeria Araujo’s family, it changed her.

Duration:00:02:13

The Great American Read, Part 5

9/26/2018
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It took a chance encounter for Terence Krista to begin a lifelong love for the written word.

Duration:00:02:11

To Be Young and Male

9/25/2018
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Mass murders in America have something in common other than guns. Men commit them. Larry Jin Lee decries our failure to support the emotional life of boys.

Duration:00:02:18

Teaching Media Literacy

9/24/2018
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Robert Barker says 21st century literacy is more than reading Shakespeare. Media literacy is essential, too.

Duration:00:02:03

The Tree of Convenience

9/21/2018
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Paul Staley says forget the Garden of Eden’s Tree of Knowledge. Modern man has become addicted to the Tree of Convenience.

Duration:00:01:43

What Is History?

9/20/2018
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David Ellison has taught history for 36 years and he’s still trying to figure out what it is.

Duration:00:02:16

The Great American Read, Part 4

9/19/2018
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Children’s literature advocate Debbie Duncan says the Harry Potter series tops her list of influential books.

Duration:00:02:17

Chalk

9/18/2018
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Richard Swerdlow waxes nostalgic for a former classroom staple --chalk.

Duration:00:02:04