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Crosscurrents

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Crosscurrents is the award-winning daily news magazine from KALW Public Radio. We make joyful, informative stories that engage people across the divides in our community - economic, social, and cultural.

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Crosscurrents is the award-winning daily news magazine from KALW Public Radio. We make joyful, informative stories that engage people across the divides in our community - economic, social, and cultural.

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A must listen to podcast

By samtheshepherd88 - Oct 22 2019
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This is another great podcast similar to Ear Hustle. poutfit

Show's great

By Bhaight - Jul 15 2017
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Really is

iTunes Ratings

29 Ratings
Average Ratings
28
1
0
0
0

A must listen to podcast

By samtheshepherd88 - Oct 22 2019
Read more
This is another great podcast similar to Ear Hustle. poutfit

Show's great

By Bhaight - Jul 15 2017
Read more
Really is
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Crosscurrents

Updated 5 days ago

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Crosscurrents is the award-winning daily news magazine from KALW Public Radio. We make joyful, informative stories that engage people across the divides in our community - economic, social, and cultural.

Rank #1: Richmond Air Pollution / San Francisco Mayor's Race / Sudan Revolutionaries

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Richmond community members get involved with regulating their own air quality. Then, we continue our series of interviews with San Francisco mayoral candidates — meet Ellen Lee Zhou . And, how a Bay Area community helped overthrow a dictator thousands of miles away .

Oct 23 2019

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Rank #2: Backpacking With Smartphones / Teaching Domestic Violence Prevention In Prison

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KALW is listener supported. Donate to support local public radio. More people are hiking with their smartphones and using apps to navigate. How is technology changing people’s experiences in nature ? Then, a former abuser is trying to stop domestic violence from behind prison walls .

Oct 29 2019

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Rank #3: Fire Preparedness / Uncuffed Episode 2

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Incarcerated men reflect on their relationships with their fathers, and their sons in the second episode of Uncuffed . And, we’ll hear how the climate science community is talking about the wildfires .

Nov 05 2019

26mins

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Rank #4: Kelp Forest Collapse / Counting The Hours Of Women's Labor / Voices From The Beyond

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We’re heading north to the kelp forest collapse that’s closed the nation’s largest recreational abalone fishery. Then, an art exhibit addresses women’s labor disparities . And, we meet someone who tracks down ghosts .

Nov 01 2019

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Rank #5: Publicly Financing Campaigns / The Specialist: Poll Locator

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It’s election day! We’ll hear about changes to the way San Francisco funds its candidates. And, we’ll meet people whose job it is to scope out polling places .

Nov 06 2019

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Rank #6: San Francisco's Mayor's Race / The Intersection At Burning Man

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KALW is listener supported. Donate to support local public radio. Today, we're going to a different world in the new season of THE INTERSECTION. We’re going to Burning Man , where we’ll meet all kinds of interesting characters. And, what has London Breed accomplished in her first 500 days as mayor of San Francisco.

Oct 30 2019

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Rank #7: 1101 Connecticut: Transforming Potrero Hill’s Public Housing

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San Francisco’s public housing is in the middle of a huge transition. In 2007, the city rolled a plan to redevelop four of the city’s public housing sites in phases to avoid displacing any residents. Now, residents in Potrero Hill are in the first phase.

Oct 17 2019

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Rank #8: The Big Lift: Meeting Family Needs In A High-Poverty School

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This is part of an ongoing series “ Learning While Black: The Fight For Equity In San Francisco Schools .” The Big Lift, an original KALW documentary, follows Carver Elementary School’s family liaison over the course of a year as she works to support struggling parents and guardians — so their kids can thrive in the classroom. KALW is listener supported. Donate to support local public radio.

Oct 24 2019

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Rank #9: Maya Calendar Keepers / San Francisco Mayor's Race / Archery In The Park

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KALW is listener supported. Donate to support local public radio. A leader in the Bay Area’s Maya community talks spirituality and the impact of colonization. Then, why does a former marine and school district employee want to be mayor of San Francisco? A conversation with candidate Paul Ybarra Robertson . And, this week’s Audiograph sound.

Oct 25 2019

24mins

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