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


Recent News

Update 1: KKFI’s Fall Fund Drive

September 30, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Update 1: KKFI's Fall Fund Drive

What a nice way to begin the Fall Fund Drive. As of September 27 — three days into the fall campaign — 48 listeners have taken time to respond to the letter from board president Kathy Peters asking for support …

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90.1 FM Listeners Demand Changes to Website

September 25, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
90.1 FM Listeners Demand Changes to Website

KKFI 90.1 FM radio listeners spoke up and we listened. You wanted podcasts of public affairs shows and an improved “Listen Now” feature, so KKFI delivered. Look forward to these new website changes on Monday, September 30 sometime after 4:00 …

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Support “25 Years of Free-Range Radio” by Donating to KKFI through October 13

September 24, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Support "25 Years of Free-Range Radio" by Donating to KKFI through October 13

A Message from KKFI’s President The term free-range means to roam and explore with relative freedom; unfettered; not confined. I don’t think there’s a better way to describe what our dedicated deejays and hosts do. They explore music and issues that get …

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“Wise Up Ghost”- Elvis Costello & The Roots

September 21, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Wise Up Ghost"- Elvis Costello & The Roots

“Elvis Costello and the Roots superb new collaborative album “Wise Up Ghost” borrows from the pages of history and casts them into confetti.”
By Jared McNett

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“Repave”- Volcano Choir

September 16, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Repave"- Volcano Choir

Physical, mental, spiritual, and personal connections carry us to the mountaintops, but as Volcano Choir reminds us on “Repave’s” final line, we’re always “coming down to the ground.”
By Jared McNett

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Searching for a “Heart of Gold”

September 16, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Searching for a "Heart of Gold"

Neil Young’s only number 1 single “Heart of Gold” began as a desperate search.
By Jared McNett

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