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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

Description:

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

Ray of Sunshine

11/18/2017
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Lisa Thomson's bad mood wasn't helped by the super-cheerful ride-share driver. Then, she figured out why she was so cheerful.

Duration: 00:02:20


A Walk in the Glen

11/16/2017
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A solitary walk in a wooded glen reminds Deidre Silverman that everything is part of the great circle of life.

Duration: 00:01:51


When Anonymity Hides Hate

11/15/2017
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Youth Radio's Arnav Gupta discovers that his fellow students express disturbing views under the cover anonymity.

Duration: 00:02:13


Yesterday vs. Tomorrow

11/14/2017
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Many associate aging with diminishing capacity, both physical and intellectual. Not Pete Gavin.

Duration: 00:02:14


The Wilderness That Never Was

11/13/2017
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Mike Newland's work on Coast Miwok archaeology challenges the very concept of a pristine wilderness before humans.

Duration: 00:02:18


My Bubble

11/11/2017
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Daily, Paul Staley moves through his bubble. He likes his bubble, just fine.

Duration: 00:02:08


Giving the Gift of Time

11/9/2017
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Her aging great-uncle had given her so much. So young Maria del Rosario Chan gave him what he wanted most – her time.

Duration: 00:01:54


The Neutral Mediator

11/8/2017
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As a professional mediator, Richard Friedlander says no one can be utterly neutral, not even him.

Duration: 00:01:59


The Good in People

11/7/2017
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An unassuming member of Joe Pramuk’s congregation stands out for her quiet steadiness and willingness to help others.

Duration: 00:02:14


Recovery

11/6/2017
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Fay Zenoff spent years drinking and drugging while meeting all the outward markers of success. But her real story is the joy of recovery.

Duration: 00:02:17


Urban Wildlife

11/4/2017
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Wildlife doesn't exist only in the wild, and Colleen Patrick-Goudreau offers some tips on how to be good neighbors.

Duration: 00:02:12


Sexual Misconduct in the Trades

11/2/2017
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Tradeswoman Molly Martin says it's not just entertainment and government that have a longstanding problem with sexual misconduct.

Duration: 00:02:17


Konocti Camp

11/1/2017
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Andrew Lewis acknowledges a brave contingent of firefighters unlike any other battling the Wine Country fires ... inmates from Konocti Camp.

Duration: 00:02:11


Sit With Me

10/31/2017
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Richard Swerdlow handles all of his elderly mother’s practical needs. But that’s not what she wants most.

Duration: 00:02:08


Costumes

10/30/2017
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Lane Parker and his dad worked hard on that Star Wars costume for the Halloween contest. How could he lose?

Duration: 00:02:04


We Do It To Protect This

10/28/2017
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For all that’s been lost in the Wine Country fires, much has been saved. And Nancy LeCourt knows who to thank.

Duration: 00:01:57


Fire and Landscape

10/26/2017
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Michael Ellis looks at the intersection of the California landscape and fire.

Duration: 00:02:03


Thin Man’s Plight

10/25/2017
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Youth Radio’s Riley Lockett is very thin, and he wishes everybody would just get over it.

Duration: 00:02:11


Generational Caregiving

10/24/2017
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The end of life can look a lot like the beginning, but in either case Emily Beitiks says the need for good care-giving is the same.

Duration: 00:02:16


It’s Complicated

10/23/2017
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Vlada Teper is an immigrant to America and, like many immigrants, her identity is complicated.

Duration: 00:02:09

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