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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

Homophobia

1/17/2020
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At 14, Berit Pigott has been on the receiving end of homophobia but she’s not having any of it.

Duration:00:02:13

New Beginnings

1/16/2020
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A haiku by the poet Basho has Christine Schoefer considering the meaning of a new year.

Duration:00:02:15

Side Effects

1/15/2020
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Yoav Potash endures unexpected side effects of his wife's autoimmune disease.

Duration:00:02:09

There Goes the Neighborhood

1/14/2020
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Peri Caylor's neighborhood loses a cherished nursery to development, but is replaced by progress.

Duration:00:02:06

Walk/Run

1/13/2020
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Parkinson's disease makes Richard Chow re-imagine his daily run to reflect his changing abilities.

Duration:00:02:01

Mating Birds

1/10/2020
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When it comes to birds' mating choices, says Michael Ellis, it often comes down to one word -- location, location, location.

Duration:00:01:56

Who We Are

1/9/2020
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America's immigration history helps define us, but Richard Friedlander says our noblest words and cherished documents condemn us.

Duration:00:01:56

Love as Thick as Porridge

1/8/2020
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Enya Pan didn't think her Chinese parents expressed love for her. How wrong she was.

Duration:00:01:59

Role Models

1/7/2020
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Its uncommon to find a TV talk show host on a list of role models, but Patricia Calfee is indebted to one of the originals.

Duration:00:01:54

Loud, Obnoxious Vegan

1/6/2020
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Antonia Moore isn't shy about advocating for others to adopt a plant-base diet.

Duration:00:01:59

What Iffing

1/3/2020
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Mac Clayton says the path to a better life begins with a simple question: "What if?"

Duration:00:02:15

ASAP is a Four-Letter Word

1/2/2020
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The world is full of busy, buzzing doers. But Lane Parker calmly weights when might be the right time to do most anything.

Duration:00:02:06

Dancing in the Desert

1/1/2020
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Peggy Hansen would like to believe she’s the kind of person who would dance without abandon under desert stars, but...

Duration:00:01:51

There’s Gonna Be a Resolution

12/31/2019
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This year, Kevin-Fisher Paulson is making a New Year's resolution worth keeping.

Duration:00:02:16

The March of Time

12/30/2019
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It’s the time of year to think about, well, time. And for Steve McMoyler it just keeps marching on.

Duration:00:01:54

Lloyd’s Story

12/27/2019
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When he was down and out, a friend helped him feed his kids, even though she didn’t have to. It was a kindness Lloyd Jones has never stopped repaying.

Duration:00:02:08

Losing My Hair

12/26/2019
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When YR Media's Mela Seyoum started losing her hair to cancer treatment it up-ended her identity.

Duration:00:01:59

Sinterklaas

12/25/2019
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77 years ago, in Nazi-occupied Holland, a Dutch Christmas tradition became a brush with disaster for then 6-year-old Anita Frank, whose memories haunt her to this day.

Duration:00:02:12

The Nutmeg Kit

12/24/2019
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On Christmas morning, millions of gifts will be unwrapped. But Heidi Swillinger has had her small but favorite gift for many years.

Duration:00:02:14

Bootstraps

12/23/2019
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All his life Kevin McKenzie was told to rely on his bootstraps. Only when he became down and out, did he find just where those bootstraps are.

Duration:00:02:02