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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

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


Sticklers for Detail

10/21/2017
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Teachers are often sticklers for detail and Steve Hettleman says it's not just for the sake of being fussy.

Duration: 00:01:56


14

10/19/2017
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Susan Dix Lyon’ daughter is 14, the age where connection becomes a stubborn equation.

Duration: 00:01:59


The Intangibles

10/18/2017
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Jon Weller’s family home, like so many tangibles, was lost to the Wine County fires. The intangibles are all that’s left.

Duration: 00:01:59


Making America Great

10/17/2017
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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


Aflame

10/16/2017
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As the Wine Country fires were raging, most of us could only look on from afar in horror and anxiety, hope for the best and do what we can to nurture our own safety. Kate Gustin has this Perspective.

Duration: 00:02:02


Acts of Grace

10/13/2017
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Northern California has been united in tragedy, but Holly Hubbard Preston says it also is united in something bigger -- acts of grace.

Duration: 00:02:18


Home

10/12/2017
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Pete Gavin has evacuated his Napa Valley house and doesn’t know its fate. But his home is strong and secure.

Duration: 00:02:23


Letting It Go

10/11/2017
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Faced with destruction of his family cabin in the 2016 Soberanes fire, Stan Goldberg reflects on the meaning of memory and loss.

Duration: 00:02:13


Presence and Resistance

10/10/2017
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Dontae Rayford encounters racial animus where he'd least expected it.

Duration: 00:02:16


Irreplaceable

10/9/2017
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When Adam Shaw's home full of beautiful things was threatened by wildfire, he had to save what matters most.

Duration: 00:02:17


Too Quiet

10/8/2017
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Away from the city, its quiet. Not really, says Peggy Hansen. It’s just the noise people make that’s absent.

Duration: 00:02:10


Old Books

10/5/2017
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Jayita Bhojwani visits a used book store and is reminded that a book can be so much more than a collection of words.

Duration: 00:02:01


Standing While Falling

10/4/2017
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Its not only possible to believe two contradictory things at the same time, Les Bloch says its necessary.

Duration: 00:02:12


Love, Hate, and the Blue Angels

10/3/2017
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Linda Gebroe is one person of two opinions on the topic of the Blue Angels.

Duration: 00:01:59


Busting Manufacturing Myths

10/2/2017
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Pamela Kan is on a mission to change potential employees' attitudes about a manufacturing career.

Duration: 00:01:59


Doctor’s Little Secret

9/29/2017
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The best medicine Dr. Baldeep Singh could prescribe might be better housing and a living wage.

Duration: 00:02:07


Swaying Palms

9/28/2017
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Why do palm trees survive hurricanes better than other vegetation? Michael Ellis has the answer.

Duration: 00:02:18


Rethinking the Rejection Letter

9/27/2017
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Youth Radio's Stella Lau didn't get the college acceptance letter she expected. Now its time for Plan B.

Duration: 00:02:11


What AIDS Taught Me

9/26/2017
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Dr. Jay Lalezari says it takes both 'pragmatists' and 'activists' for movements to succeed.

Duration: 00:02:18

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