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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.

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English


Episodes

Group First

1/24/2020
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The motto "Group First, Me Second" worked in Marilyn Englander’s classroom. Here’s why.

Duration:00:02:13

Am I Black Enough?

1/23/2020
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YR Media's Valencia White takes her racial identity into consideration when choosing a college.

Duration:00:02:08

The Hungry Man

1/22/2020
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Niall Kavanagh has his values tested by a hungry man and a daughter's challenge.

Duration:00:02:15

Privacy Power

1/21/2020
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Almost everything about you has become mere data that companies turn into money for themselves. But Art Prateepvanich says Californians have a new tool to take back lost privacy. Ten years ago, when I worked for THE giant Internet company in Sunnyvale, I tried to sell your data. Our customers, marketers, weren’t interested. We explained … Continue reading Privacy Power →

Duration:00:02:13

MLK’s Legacy of Diversity

1/20/2020
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Li Miao Lovett remembers how the Civil Rights Movement helped to diversify America.

Duration:00:02:14

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