Podcast/Archive

Coal is perhaps the dirtiest of energies.  So when local municipalities work to getting off coal, isn’t that a good thing?  What’s the fracking problem with natural gas?


One Struggle KC is a coalition of activists seeking to harness the energy of Ferguson, Mo. to connect the struggles of many communities. They are engaging the KC community in conversation on how all oppression is linked, to build solidarity and fight oppression together.

Julie Burkhart, executive director of Trust Women and founder of the South Wind Women’s Clinic in Wichita Kansas, joins Every Woman to talk about reproductive issues in the Kansas legislature this year. The conversations go beyond the legislature and into the history of women’s reproductive rights and the importance of them to women everywhere.

Trust Women
Episode date : February 28, 2015
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On this edition of “Trans Talk” on The Tenth Voice, we interview two young trans children, ages 7 and 8, and their parents.  We’ll hear what the children have to say about being trans, and explore the parent’s journey towards understanding their child.  We’ll also have a local trans therapist with us to discuss some of the clinical processes involved with treating young transgender children.


“Leviathan,” one of the Oscar nominees for Best Foreign Language Film finally arrives in KC theaters.
Freeze Frame: Leviathan
Episode date : February 27, 2015
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Susan and Russ take a look at “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” a spy spoof based upon a popular comic book.
Take Two: “Kingsman: The Secret Service”
Episode date : February 27, 2015
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Americans pride themselves on our freedoms guaranteed in the Constitution, but few realize that when they enter the workplace, their civil liberties are left outside. This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll ask why the boss gets all the rights. Tune in Thursday, at 6 pm–re-broadcast Friday, at 5:00 a.m.


What Is The KCPD’s Crisis Intervention Team All About?

The Kansas City Police Department had a meet the public gathering at Palestine Baptist Church back in December. JoJR was there and met some officers that we thought the public should get to know. The Crisis Intervention Team works with officers that have had traumatic experiences or may be experiencing PTSD. We will find out about how officers are evaluated after traumatic experiences and if there are any specific evaluations they must take to join the force.

Host Melvin Merritt talks with Captain Brad Deichler, of the KCPD CIT. Captain Deichler was in charge of CIT but has moved over to recruitment not too long ago so he should be able to talk to requirements for applying to the police academy as well.

Captain Brad Deichler
Commander Employment Unit, KCPD
Phone – 816-234-5407 (w) 816-547-6550 (c)
email – bradley.deichler@kcpd.org

Ron Brooks – A Look Back At What He Learned As Pastor Of Grand Ave, Temple

Pastor Ron Brooks learned a lot during his time at Grand Ave. Temple. He also got to know and love his parishioners and they him. Serving the poor and homeless gives one a unique perspective on not only society’s misaligned priorities but what one has been granted personally. We will see how Pastor Ron is handling retirement and what his wife has him doing now that he is around more.

Host Richard Tripp talks with Pastor Ron Brooks formerly of the Grand Avenue Temple in Downtown KCMO


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It’s “hump day” during the “Free-Range Radio” fund drive

October 8, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
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Hump Day Arrives During Fund Drive – Update #4 5 days down and 5 to go. Currently we have picked up 31 first-time donors of the 223 total who have contributed $22,150 during on-air pledge programs. Another $3,976 came from …

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“Unreleased”- Burial/Four Tet

October 7, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Unreleased"- Burial/Four Tet

“The wraith-like voice is a pure Burial affectation; the sound of a withering 90s R&B sample echoing throughout an empty haunted house.”
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“This Lonely Morning”- Best Coast

October 4, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"This Lonely Morning"- Best Coast

Best Coast’s “This Lonely Morning” may be focused on a moment, but it feels like forever.
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Fall Fund Drive: Support “25 Years of Free-Range Radio”

October 3, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
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Nine Inch Nails Live at the Sprint Center

October 1, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
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Nine Inch Nails’ searing two-hour set at the Sprint Center last night danced between the tiny shimmer of a lighter and a raging fire threatening everything in sight.
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“Turn Your Color”- The Men

September 30, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
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New York band the Men’s “Turn Your Color” is the sound of the fire slowly dying out when the night’s still far from over.
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