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Crosscurrents Podcast

Crosscurrents: January 23, 2012

Jan 23, 2012

Media and the Occupy Wall Street movement intersect; Bhi Bhiman gives folk music a global spin; dancing the secret histories of Chinese immigration to San Francisco; and local band Adios Amigo.

Crosscurrents: January 18, 2012

Jan 18, 2012

Governor Jerry Brown's State of the State address, San Francisco public library's approach to dealing with the homeless, a thriller on Alcatraz, Alameda Point--one of the Bay Area's five poorest neighborhoods, and local musicians Los Boleros.

Crosscurrents: January 17, 2012

Jan 17, 2012

What the recession looks like from inside a food bank; people who solve their food problems by growing their own food; a teenager reflects on the nature of modern entertainment; the nutrition of McDonald's; and local singers Con Alma.

Crosscurrents: January 12, 2012

Jan 12, 2012

California prepares to empty a prison for the first time; an Alternative Custody Program seeks to thin out the state's overcrowded prisons and to help reunite families; Deborah Peagler's story; and local duo Clangin' and Bangin'.

Crosscurrents: January 11, 2012

Jan 11, 2012

What it's like to be a truck driver at the Port of Oakland, the environmental effects of state regulations on port trucks, and local "country" band Go Van Gogh.

Crosscurrents: January 10, 2012

Jan 10, 2012

The extreme wealth gap in Berkeley, the newest beats out of the Bay Area, a pop-up Jewish music store, and local musician The John Garcia Band.

Crosscurrents: January 9, 2012

Jan 9, 2012

The fight over gold mining along the Klamath River, job burnout over lack of empathy, and local musicians The Heavy Thin.

Crosscurrents: January 5, 2012

Jan 5, 2012

Budget cuts to municipal transportation agencies, trusting children to take their education seriously, the Occupy movement and protest songs, and local musicians Clangin' and Bangin'.

Crosscurrents: January 4, 2012

Jan 4, 2012

Fracking; the water pipes of San Francisco high schools; remembering Sanjiv Handa; and East Bay's The Secret Identities.

Crosscurrents: January 3, 2012

Jan 3, 2012

Some of the new developments in California's budgetary thinking; Alexander Monsanto is taking his job search to the San Francisco streets; a conversation with 1968 bronze-medallist John Carlos; and local singer Garrin Benfield.

Crosscurrents: December 14

Dec 14, 2011

An all-volunteer-run food pantry in Potrero Hill; a conversatoin with Cedric Brown, chair of Bay Area Blacks in Philanthropy; and local musician Tommy Guerrero.

Crosscurrents: December 13, 2011

Dec 13, 2011

The skyrocketing number of homeless families in San Francisco; ways to keep families from foreclosing; a great grandmother tells her story of eviction; what a high school student thinks of gentrification; and SF singer-songwriter Misisipi Wolf.

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