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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

Pedestal Effect

9/23/2019
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Larry Jin Lee’s wife disabuses him of the notion that he deserves extra credit for assuming parental and household chores.

Duration:00:01:54

Shall I Stay Or Go?

9/20/2019
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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

Curious, Not Furious

9/19/2019
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When her initial response to everyday annoyances is anger, Marilyn Englander practices a better way.

Duration:00:01:53

Diva Chicken

9/18/2019
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Peggy Hansen's roost was ruled by one arrogant, bossy chicken until she, literally, laid a singular egg.

Duration:00:02:08

Who Writes History?

9/17/2019
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Richard Friedlander says history is written through the lens of social and political power, as well as personal experience.

Duration:00:02:00

Otters

9/13/2019
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Michael Ellis discusses the clever, cute and playful otter.

Duration:00:02:15

These Things Called Books

9/12/2019
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Meg Waite Clayton looks at the toxic stew of book banning and political intolerance.

Duration:00:02:15

The Fog in My Head

9/11/2019
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When Maxine Rose Schur needs to clear her mind she heads straight for the foggiest part of San Francisco – the Sunset District.

Duration:00:02:13

The Wilderness That Never Was

9/10/2019
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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

A Life of New Things

9/9/2019
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It’s been hard work, but at 27 Hank Smith’s autistic son is trying new things and leading a rich life.

Duration:00:02:02

Done With Silicon Valley

9/6/2019
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After years of work, Pilar Wolfsteller has had it with Silicon Valley culture.

Duration:00:02:05

Student Housing Crisis

9/5/2019
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YR Media's Brontë Sorotsky is preparing for her first year of college, but she doesn't know where she'll be able to live.

Duration:00:02:14

Hell on Wheels

9/4/2019
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America, it is said, has a love affair with the automobile. That would not include Steve McMoyler.

Duration:00:02:13

Harder to Get an Ad or a Gun?

9/3/2019
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Craig Smith fins its a whole lot easier to buy a gun than place an ad on Facebook.

Duration:00:02:05

Summer in a Glass

9/2/2019
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Debbie Duncan discovers a concoction that brings back memories of childhood summers.

Duration:00:02:14

DMV-osaurus Rex

8/30/2019
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Joan Reinhardt Reiss meets the new DMV. Same as the old DMV

Duration:00:02:09

Icon or Eyesore?

8/29/2019
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Lev Kushner says there’s only one way to know whether a building will be an icon or an eyesore. Wait 50 years.

Duration:00:02:13

Skills Gap

8/28/2019
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Ashley Miller says don’t throw away that English degree just yet. It may help you land a job in tech.

Duration:00:02:12

Sunflower

8/27/2019
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Morgan Brumm wasn't much of a gardener until she discovered in gardening the power to create life.

Duration:00:02:12

Return to Angel Island

8/26/2019
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Larry Lee returns to the so-called Ellis Island of the West, where his forebearers were subjected to harsh discrimination.

Duration:00:02:03