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Prayer Through Poetry, Modern Day Witch Hunts, and More September 2, 2014 | 12:00 pm
On Interfaith Voices

Prayer Through Poetry, Modern Day Witch Hunts, and More
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Brian Jones on Teacher Tenure, Nikole Hannah-Jones on School Segregation September 2, 2014 | 6:30pm
On Counterspin

A special back to school episode, with two interviews from this year that get at some of the thorniest issues around public education: The politics of teacher tenure and the de facto segregation of American schools. Our guests are writer and activist Brian Jones and Nikole Hannah-Jones of ProPublica.
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Steve Post Tribute September 3, 2014 | 5:00 am
On Pacifica Radio Archives’ “From the Vault”

This week on From the Vault we pay tribute to a New York radio icon, Steve Post, who was one of a small cadre of radio broadcasters who helped in the creation of Free Form radio at Pacifica Station WBAI in the 1960’s.
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Understanding the Middle East September 3, 2014 | 9:00 am
On Alternative Radio

Chris Giannou was chief surgeon for the International Committee of the Red Cross. He has worked in many war zones. He is the author of Besieged: A Doctor's Story of Life & Death in Beirut. He is a recipient of the Order of Canada.
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Wednesday MidDay Medley Spins Music of CMF, Katy Guillen & The Girls, and Water Is Food September 3, 2014 | 10:00 am
On Wednesday MidDay Medley

Mark features more music from bands participating in the 10th Annual Crossroads Music Festival, Saturday, September 6. We'll hear music from Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear, Onward Crispin Glover, Hipshot Killer, Me Like Bees, Danny Krause, and Mikal Shapiro. We'll also spin new music from Prince, Katy Guillen & The Girls, Mount Veritas Orchestra, and classic music from the Breeders. At 10:15 Mũcũgũ Wahome and musicians from Mount Veritas Orchestra, and Metatone join us to share new recordings and live performances from "Water Is Food" a recording to benefit: Water.org and Cultivate Kansas City. At 11:15 Katy Guillen & the Girls return to share music from their brand new eponymous full length release. Katy Guillen & the Girls play an Album Release Show at Knuckleheads on Saturday, September 6, and on the following evening, September 7, they'll perform an acoustic benefit performance for 90.1 FM, in the Gospel Lounge, at Knuckleheads.
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ARTSPEAK RADIO presents, Radio Renga September 3, 2014 |
On ARTSPEAK RADIO presents, Radio Renga

In celebration of ARTSPEAK RADIO's 3rd anniversary, ten writers/past guests of the program have been invited to create a renga or "linked poem." Each writer contributed a 10-line poem that explores the power of radio in their world.

Tune in to hear writers, Shawn Pavey, Norma Elia Cantu, Carl Bettis, Jen Harris, Damon Lee Patterson, Michelle Pond, Jennifer Coates, Miguel M Morales, Sandra Moran, and Diego Chi perform Radio Renga live on air from the KKFI studio or listen on line at www.kkfi.org.

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Formerly Incarcerated and Convicted People’s Movement September 4, 2014 | 12:00 pm
On Sprouts

A 29-minute Sprouts documentary that highlights the voices of nine steering committee members of the Formerly Incarcerated and Convicted People's Movement (FICPM). These men and women have experienced the workings of the US criminal justice system from the inside out, and have dedicated themselves to the work of building a new and better future, not only for presently and formerly incarcerated people, but for the entire nation
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Concussions: Your Brain or the Game? September 4, 2014 | 12:30 pm
On Making Contact

On this special edition of Making Contact, producer Luke Eldridge brings us to the UK to hear how rugby is dealing with the issue of head injuries.
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The Sophia Century: When Women Come Into Co-Equal Partnership September 5, 2014 | 9:30 am
On Bioneers

Women-led movements arising around the world herald a profound shift that changes everything. Visionary women leaders Osprey Orielle-Lake , Leila Salazar and Lynne Twist report on the women leading the clean energy revolution in Africa, defending the Amazonian rainforest, and making peace in Liberia. (04-14)
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Oakland ’89 September 5, 2014 | 9:00 pm
On Grateful Dead Hour

The first part of 12/27/89 plus some Dave's Picks Eleven
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Gender in the Andes September 6, 2014 | 2:30 pm
On WINGS

Herencia discusses her research and observations about the non-gendered roles of Andean Indian children and how this affects women's empowerment both historically and in the present day. She sees today's pressures to assimilate to western culture as a tactic of globalization.
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Tret Fure September 7, 2014 | 7:00 am
On Art of the Song

Our guest this week on Art of the Song is Tret Fure. Tret began her professional work at the age of 16, singing in coffeehouses and campuses in the Midwest, and later moving to Berkeley, California. At 19, she went to Los Angeles to pursue a career in music and songwriting. Within a year she was performing as guitarist and vocalist for the Spencer Davis Group. She went on to record her own album in 1973 with the legendary Lowell George as her producer. Now with over a dozen albums to her credit, she continues as a folksinger and leader in the Women’s Music movement.
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Nazi Scientists September 8, 2014 | 5:00 am
On Exploration

Can scientists be "good Germans" who simply carry out evil orders?
We profile the lives of Werner Von Braun and Heinz Haber, who worked with the Nazis.
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Removing The Emotional Hooks Of Conflict with Stewart Levine September 9, 2014 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

Attorney Stewart Levine loved the legal profession because of the ideals it represented. But when he realized the practice of law rarely allowed him to consider human values along with property values, he took down his shingle and became an expert in resolving conflicts in a way that preserves relationships as well as legal rights.
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Don’t Fence Me In: Linked Landscapes, Citizen Science and Wild Nature September 12, 2014 | 9:30 am
On Bioneers

As lion populations crash in Africa, baboon numbers explode. Associate Professor of Ecology and Conservation Justin Brashares illuminates how to stem the cascading harms of nature out of balance. Visionary author Mary Ellen Hannibal recounts inspiring stories of citizen scientists restoring health to “the spine of the continent” from Alaska to Mexico by connecting nature back to itself. (05-14)
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More 12/27/89, + Spring 1990 + Garcia Live September 12, 2014 | 9:00 pm
On Grateful Dead Hour

More from Oakland 89, plus selections from the new Spring 1990 release and Garcia Live Volume 4
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The life, times, and politics of Albert Einstein, with Fred Jerome. September 15, 2014 | 5:00 am
On Exploration

The life, times, and politics of Albert Einstein, with Fred Jerome.
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Moving From Despair To Hope In Threshold Times: Part 1 with Paul Rogat Loeb September 16, 2014 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

We do not have to join the ranks of despair in these challenging times. We have a choice. As Loeb says, “History is not ended, the future is not foreclosed, there are things we can do even if we can’t quite see the path.” He encourages us to find what has meaning for us and take a stand. We can influence the arc of time toward a positive future.
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Shapeshifting Detroit: Overcoming Drive-By Economics September 19, 2014 | 9:30 am
On Bioneers

The citizens of Detroit are challenging the failed policies that have long favored corporate wealth over the well being of city residents. Leading change-makers Malik Kenyatta Yakini, Lottie Spady and Sister Gloria Rivera are seeding community resilience with one of the most robust urban agricultural movements in the U.S., while contradicting the manipulative media narratives that justify oppression. (06-14)
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More Oakland ’89 plus Disco Biscuits Meet the Rhythm Devils September 19, 2014 | 9:00 pm
On Grateful Dead Hour

More from Oakland Coliseum 12/27/89 plus Mickey & Billy join the Disco Biscuits
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Moving From Despair To Hope In Threshold Times: Part 2 with Paul Rogat Loeb September 23, 2014 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

Sometimes our activity for positive change in the world makes a visible leap and other times the impact of our work takes a seemingly long time to show any results. As Loeb points out, “You draw hope from the knowledge that whatever it is that you do, something unexpected is going to happen. And, it often happens at the periphery of your vision.”
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Mending the Earth: One Team and Everybody Wins September 26, 2014 | 9:30 am
On Bioneers

The way we see the world creates the world. If a new way of seeing is needed, what might that look like? Indigenous leaders Dakota-Dine Tom Goldtooth, Anishnabe Winona LaDuke, Aleut Ilarion Merculief and The White Buffalo Souldiers conjure a new paradigm that begins with a change of heart.
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Why Yelling Doesn’t Work And How I Can Stop It with Rona Renner, R.N. September 30, 2014 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

In these stressful times yelling at our kids or even our partners might be our default position. Renner offers an insightful perspective on why we yell and how we can shift from it. She talks about the different temperaments we all have and how we can become more aware and effective with one another. This program is good not only for parents but for all of us.
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