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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.

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English


Episodes

Needles

10/22/2019
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Every month city workers remove thousands of needles from the streets. But it's not nearly enough to rid San Francisco of a significant health hazard.

Duration:00:02:10

The Road Back to Dignity

10/21/2019
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Kevin McKenzie spent years on the streets, but poverty and homelessness couldn't rob him of dignity.

Duration:00:02:00

Chalk Drawings

10/18/2019
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A three-year old reminds Halie Kampman that learning never stops and what you choose to learn from matters.

Duration:00:01:59

Red Flag

10/17/2019
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As a young teacher decades ago, Karen Randall was seriously threatened by a student. Her lack of options then, however, are relevant today.

Duration:00:02:16

Across the Divide

10/16/2019
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Erica Etelson sits in on a discussion between people with vastly different political and social opinions.

Duration:00:02:17

The Thing With Feathers

10/15/2019
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In these dark environmental times, Beth Touchette takes solace in the enjoyment of everyday birds found all around us.

Duration:00:02:11

How Tweet It Is

10/14/2019
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Steve McMoyler says the President's tweets are like watching your mother twerking.

Duration:00:01:59

Mono Lake

10/11/2019
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Michael Ellis looks at Mono Lake, not only a vital ecosystem but a storied chapter in conservation history.

Duration:00:02:15

I’m Here

10/10/2019
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Parents provide tremendous gifts to their children throughout life. But when dementia has taken hold the greatest gift can be a simple one – recognition. Susan Dix Lyons has this Perspective.

Duration:00:02:16

Clara’s Sacrifice

10/9/2019
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Both Holly Hubbard Preston and her friend Clara are making sure their children get a higher education. But what Clara has sacrificed to do so is humbling.

Duration:00:02:15

People of the Sun

10/8/2019
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Scott Lawrie's grandmother taught him a simple way to find the space to appreciate life, even when the going gets tough.

Duration:00:01:58

Self-Defense Is Whatever Works

10/7/2019
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Christine Schoefer says the best self-defense in a dangerous situation can be a little creativity.

Duration:00:02:10

Getting Real

10/4/2019
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Juveniles in detention school Anna Frymire in what’s authentic and what isn’t.

Duration:00:02:10

Recruiting Male Allies

10/3/2019
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18-year old Elise Schofield says while the #MeToo Movement has thrived, recruiting male allies has been tough.

Duration:00:02:14

One Small Nick

10/2/2019
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Lev Kushner gets a lesson in accountability when a homeless person's shopping cart makes a small dent in a friend's car.

Duration:00:02:16

Slowing Down

10/1/2019
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A class in calligraphy leads Shailaja Venkatsubramanyan to rein in her fast-moving ways.

Duration:00:02:13

SNAP Judgement

9/30/2019
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Richard Swerdlow decries Trump Administration rules that will deny school children free lunches.

Duration:00:01:57

The Un-Birthday

9/27/2019
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Paul Staley celebrates the day before his birthday as a reminder that he’ll spend far more time not in this world than in it.

Duration:00:01:56

Gene Therapy for the Planet

9/25/2019
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Andrew Lewis says both system change and individual change are needed to heal a heating planet.

Duration:00:02:18

Bystanders

9/24/2019
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When Hanna Clement-Hart's son is roughed up, she is far away and in desperate need of someone to come to his defense.

Duration:00:02:15