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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Creek

3/25/2019
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Andrew Lewis and a friend turn a trickling gash in the earth into a meandering stream.

Duration:00:02:14

Silence

3/22/2019
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Michael Ellis says sometimes the only proper response to something awesome is to shut up and be silent.

Duration:00:02:00

Estate Planning vs. Root Canal

3/21/2019
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Les Bloch says a little investment now in planning your estate will prevent severe headaches in the future.

Duration:00:01:54

Legacy

3/20/2019
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Maya DiRado Andrews was a beneficiary of Stanford’s legacy admissions mechanism and she says its time to end it.

Duration:00:01:58

The Rube Goldberg Defense

3/19/2019
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Technology has made tasks simpler and people more productive, but not necessarily more rewarding.

Duration:00:02:00

The Problem With Colorblindness

3/18/2019
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Do you use the phrase “I don't see color?” Autumn McDonald explains why, unless you can’t see red, green or blue, she wants you to stop.

Duration:00:01:58

Say It Ain’t So

3/15/2019
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Every day, the news challenges us to work out whose story we believe and why. And that act may require more of us than we find convenient. Rev. Floyd Thompkins has this Perspective.

Duration:00:02:13

Let Me Keep Going

3/14/2019
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YR Media’s Xochtil Larios has been in and out of Juvenile Hall. Now she’s back – as a youth commissioner.

Duration:00:02:14

Hustle Porn

3/13/2019
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Anita Lowe Taylor wonders whether being ridiculously busy is the key to success or misery.

Duration:00:02:01

Generosity Of Spirit

3/12/2019
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The response to a person in distress restores Richard Swerdlow’s faith in humanity.

Duration:00:02:15

Building Blocks

3/11/2019
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America’s greatest architect was inspired by simple wooden toy boxes. CJ Hirschfield asks if tablets and screens can inspire such imagination.

Duration:00:02:16

Ten Feet

3/8/2019
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Every morning, Richard Chow struggles to walk the 10 feet from his bed to the medication that will make it possible for him to function.

Duration:00:02:09

Making Space

3/7/2019
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Lisa Thompson decides tidy up by shedding unnecessary objects that have accumulated in her home.

Duration:00:02:02

Making America Great

3/6/2019
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Marilyn Englander teaches ESL classes, where she sees the determination, spirit and passion that build a great country.

Duration:00:01:59

Critical Thinking

3/5/2019
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There’s more to a good grade than the right answer. Lauren John says the thinking that gets you there is more valuable.

Duration:00:02:12

Shall I Stay Or Go?

3/4/2019
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Melinda Sacks lives in a beautiful home in a natural setting. The fire marshal says he wouldn’t live there.

Duration:00:02:03

The Memory of Stuff

3/1/2019
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Mac Clayton invests personal stuff with memory, and it’s never more stubborn than when its connected to your children.

Duration:00:02:11

Rupmaize

2/28/2019
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A special bread has special meaning to Andrew Lewis and his World War II surviving family members.

Duration:00:02:15

Teachings of the Dung Beetle

2/27/2019
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Ellen Greenblatt watched transfixed as a humble dung beetle did his thing, and in the process gave her a lot to think about.

Duration:00:02:09

Iceberg, Dead Ahead

2/26/2019
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Forget the Bald Eagle. Paul Staley has a new symbol for modern America – the iceberg.

Duration:00:01:54