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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

The Holiday Gift

12/13/2019
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Sandhya Acharya’s family celebrates many of the season’s holidays, leaving a son with outsized expectations.

Duration:00:01:45

Hugs

12/11/2019
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Richard Levitt isn’t a fan of our huggy culture. A good handshake will do nicely.

Duration:00:01:58

Windfall

12/10/2019
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A bounty of apples leads Marilyn Englander to put a California New Normal spin on how to turn lemons into lemonade.

Duration:00:02:13

Not The Argentines!

12/6/2019
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Cold, wet winter rains have tiny and most unwelcome neighbors seeking refuge in Michael Ellis' home.

Duration:00:02:14

Food Waste

12/5/2019
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A tremendous amount of food ends up as waste and Sara Orem is on a campaign to reduce her contribution.

Duration:00:01:55

Old Reliable

12/3/2019
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Richard Friedlander says that death will always have something to teach us about life.

Duration:00:02:00

Un-American

12/2/2019
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A small, but telling incident reminds Peggy Hansen that our bias about what makes an American runs deep.

Duration:00:01:54

A Seat at the Thanksgiving Table

11/28/2019
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Thanksgiving celebrates family, but for Sara Alexander the definition of both family and Thanksgiving has changed with age.

Duration:00:01:54

A Thankful Bike Ride

11/28/2019
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A stop at a North Bay firehouse offers Joe Epstein a reminder of how communities come together.

Duration:00:02:00

My Grandfather’s Dementia

11/27/2019
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YR Media's Adan Barrera and his family see their Thanksgiving complicated by his grandfather's dementia.

Duration:00:02:13

Money is Time

11/26/2019
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It's said that time is money, but Paul Staley says the reverse is just as true.

Duration:00:01:50

FrankenPet

11/25/2019
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Richard Swerdlow says It costs a bundle but it’s becoming a thing to clone your pet.

Duration:00:02:13

Light in the Darkness

11/22/2019
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Recent power outages spark some welcome light in the darkness for Jim McClellan’s family.

Duration:00:02:09

Silence

11/18/2019
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Michael Ellis says sometimes the only proper response to something awesome is to shut up and be silent.

Duration:00:02:00

They Seldom Do

11/14/2019
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Sue Burish asks why live your life worrying what others will think of you when they seldom do. The post They Seldom Do appeared first on Perspectives.

Duration:00:02:05

Powerful

11/12/2019
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When Andrew Lewis and his North Bay neighbors were without power, they combined to find the power in themselves.

Duration:00:02:07

Shrinking Possibilities

11/11/2019
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When he was young, Mac Clayton was both busy and optimistic. Now, not so much.

Duration:00:01:56

When Walls Fall

11/8/2019
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The 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall reminds Holly Hubbard Preston of what can divide us and what cannot.

Duration:00:02:17

The New Normal

11/7/2019
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For North Bay residents like Peter Gavin, the relentless reality of the threat of fire has changed life in ways big and small.

Duration:00:02:18

Saving Oakland Students

11/6/2019
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Lakisha Young says Oakland needs be focused not on preventing school closures but upgrading failing schools.

Duration:00:02:10