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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'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

What’s School For?

2/21/2018
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Marilyn Englander takes aim at the notion that a good education is one that teaches a student to follow their passion.

Duration:00:02:19

Just Breathe

2/20/2018
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While running a lap in P.E., young Julia Shippey discovers what happens when the body won’t do what its supposed to do on its own.

Duration:00:02:18

Will You Be My Neighbor?

2/20/2018
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CJ Hirschfield remembers the legacy of the remarkable Fred Rogers.

Duration:00:02:13

Making it Through Monday

2/16/2018
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Les Bloch knows that life is ridiculously random, but too good not to embrace.

Duration:00:02:11

I Love Mud

2/15/2018
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To most, mud is wet dirt to be avoided whenever possible. To Andrew Dickson, its primordial ooze is full of life. The mud of the northern reaches of San Pablo Bay is pure life. Organic water, rich with tidal energy and shades of blue and brown. We don’t consume it, we fish from it, live beside … Continue reading I Love Mud →

Duration:00:02:11

Why I Forage

2/14/2018
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It’s the time of year for when highly-informed lovers of forest fungi forage for their favorites, and Peggy Hansen is one of them. They’re secretive and fussy. They hide themselves annoyingly and cleverly, under sheets or mounds of leaves, perfect dark, damp cover to hide them as they grow. They don’t like just any kind … Continue reading Why I Forage →

Duration:00:02:04

The Memory of Stuff

2/12/2018
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Mac Clayton invests personal stuff with memory, and its never more stubborn than when its connected to your children.

Duration:00:02:11

Health Care Rainbow

2/10/2018
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Dr. Dave Anderson may be a Norwegian surgeon, but his essential colleagues are from everywhere else, including recently disparaged countries.

Duration:00:02:17

Sponges

2/9/2018
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Daily news driving your crazy? Shane Safir says children are not immune from the onslaught and need safe places to learn.

Duration:00:02:19

Getting Woke With Mom

2/7/2018
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Youth Radio’s Sierra Fang-Horvath is facing a classic first generation problem; wishing her mom could be a little more woke.

Duration:00:02:13

The American Pendulum

2/6/2018
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Richard Friedlander says America is constantly struggling to find the balance between individual rights and the common good.

Duration:00:02:14

Why Did the Duck Cross the Road?

2/5/2018
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It's no joke, says Carol Arnold, when the watery habitat of a family of ducks is bisected by one extremely busy East Bay freeway.

Duration:00:02:26

The Inequalities

2/2/2018
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Andrew Lewis’ work with at-risk and foster youth is all about overcoming everyday obstacles to a successful life.

Duration:00:02:15

Grandparenting

2/1/2018
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Paul Staley never stared so long at any photo as he did of his first grandchild, and he wants to figure out why.

Duration:00:02:00

Glass Houses

1/31/2018
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Leila Sinclaire's large glass windows gave her spectacular views, but at a dark and troubling cost.

Duration:00:02:16

My Cousin, My Friend

1/30/2018
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Pete Gavin starts a journey that ends up in a place he couldn’t have expected.

Duration:00:02:18

To Dance Like No One Is Watching

1/29/2018
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A scene on a San Francisco sidewalk encourages Richard Swerdlow to take a moment to feel joy.

Duration:00:02:14

The Invisible Wall

1/27/2018
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President Trump hasn't got funding for his border wall, but Liza Raynal and her husband are faced with an invisible wall between them and legal status.

Duration:00:02:13

Crazy Ball

1/25/2018
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When you’re young you might take a job that isn’t going to end up on the resume, but is never forgotten. Michael Ellis did.

Duration:00:02:16

Love Is…

1/24/2018
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Defining what love is should be easy, right? Jolie Kanat takes the harder-than-you-think challenge.

Duration:00:02:19

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