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Crosscurrents Podcast

Crosscurrents: July 19, 2012

Jul 19, 2012

Looking for work with a criminal record, fighting high unemployment in Marin City, a revival of sacred harp singing, and local musicians The Fret Not Old-Time Gospel Band.

Crosscurrents: July 18, 2012

Jul 18, 2012

Reforming the Oakland Police Department; Will Californians ever vote online?; 99% Invisible: Designing a postage stamp; and local band Sonny and the Sunsets.

Crosscurrents: July 17, 2012

Jul 17, 2012

Why the OPD is approaching a federal takeover; Lost Landmarks: Time Travelling in the Tenderloin; Hear Here: Meet Carlisle Haworth & Diana Hartman; and local jazz group the Scott Amendola Quartet.

Crosscurrents: July 12, 2012

Jul 12, 2012

The problems of using eyewitness ID's as evidence, a wrongfully convicted man is still fighting to save his name after prison, and how wrongful convictions happen.

Crosscurrents: July 11, 2012

Jul 11, 2012

Everything you always wanted to know about Radiolab but were afraid to ask!

Crosscurrents: July 10, 2012

Jul 10, 2012

"The Diary of an An Egg Donor."

Crosscurrents: July 9, 2012

Jul 9, 2012

A live performance of Crosscurrents! -- at the Polish Club in SF's Mission District, 12/3/2011. The endangered sounds of the end of the earth; a conversation with Nikki Silva (of the Kitchen Sisters); Monday Hearts for Madeliene; and local guitarist/singer Quinn Deveaux.

Crosscurrents: July 3, 2012

Jul 3, 2012

An Original Production by KALW: "Mark Twain in the West."

"Dealing with Diabetes" in California.

Crosscurrents: June 28, 2012

Jun 28, 2012

Reactions from the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the ban on foie gras, improving school lunch programs in Oakland, the inequalities of food access around the world, and local musicians Golden Bough.

Crosscurrents: June 27, 2012

Jun 27, 2012

Finding mental health somewhere between east and west; meet the head of the state's largest medical cannabis dispensary: Steve DeAngelo; and local band The Stone Foxes.

Crosscurrents: June 26, 2012

Jun 26, 2012

Caltrain engineers coping with suicides, what the UC system can learn from Chile about its rising costs, a jazz perspective on Sue Terry, and local musician A Girl Named T.

Crosscurrents: June 25, 2012

Jun 25, 2012

We hear voices from San Francisco's LGBT Pride Weekend, reactions to California state parks closing, prison inmates as wildfire firefighters, and local musicians Dirty Ghosts.

Crosscurrents: June 21, 2012

Jun 21, 2012

Rights of transgender immigrants facing deportation, a music festival powered by bikes, and an Iraq veteran transitions back to civilian life in San Francisco.

Crosscurrents: June 20, 2012

Jun 20, 2012

Oakland city debt and pension cuts, a collector of old movie posters, a silent film museum, and local musicians La Pena Community Chorus of Berkeley.

Crosscurrents: June 19, 2012

Jun 19, 2012

Mexico's presidential elections; 9 million expected to be in the Bay Area in 2040—where will they live?; and battles with urban wildlife.

Crosscurrents: June 18, 2012

Jun 18, 2012

Parents and educators occupy Lakeview Elementary; independent workers seek communal workspaces; as the need for court interpreters grows, who pays?; a jazz pianist is back in town; and local band Blue River.

Crosscurrents: June 14, 2012

Jun 14, 2012

Everything you always wanted to know about Bay Area cinema but were afraid to ask.

Crosscurrents: June 13, 2012

Jun 13, 2012

Becoming a charter school, a tech company driven not by profits but by humanitarian concerns, a fatherly story in time for Father's Day, what a true love means, and local musicians T.V. Mike and the Scarecrowes.

Crosscurrents: June 12, 2012

Jun 12, 2012

Everything you always wanted to know about golf but were afraid to ask.

Crosscurrents: June 11, 2012

Jun 11, 2012

Transitioning from a foster youth to an adult, AB 12 and California policy on emancipating foster youth, a new Oakland school that advocates careers in Public Health, and nurse practitioners serving as primary care physicians.

Crosscurrents: June 7, 2012

Jun 7, 2012

Part 2 in our series on Asian American mental health issues, finding translators for Spanish speakers, and federal and local agents spying on Muslims and mosques.

Crosscurrents: June 6, 2012

Jun 6, 2012

Neighborhood watches grow in Oakland; Question Bridge - Black Males: Do you have a problem eating fried chicken, watermelon, and bananas in front of white people?; "Streetopia" - part exhibit, part festival; and local duo Black Cobra.

Crosscurrents: June 5, 2012

Jun 5, 2012

The latest in California and San Francisco transportation, sequencing Iranian genomes, campaign music, and local musicians The Barbary Ghosts.

Crosscurrents: June 4, 2012

Jun 4, 2012

The psychology of racial profiling in policing; a wrongfully convicted man is still fighting to save his name after prison; remembering the 1906 Earthquake; and Storycorps: A monumental wedding.

Crosscurrents: May 31, 2012

May 31, 2012

Proposition A: San Francisco's garbage and recycling system; dumpster diving; living on food stamps ($4.50 a day); and local musician Tornado Rider.

Crosscurrents: May 30, 2012

May 30, 2012

The final program in our series on Oakland's Fruitvale and San Antonio neighborhoods, produced by KALW News and Mills College in Oakland. We take a look at a corner store on Foothill Boulevard, a funeral home that's playing a vital role in the community, and we take a ride on Oakland's bus line 1.

Crosscurrents: May 29, 2012

May 29, 2012

A conversation with Eric McGhee about Prop 28; the voices of San Francisco's unemployed speak up; A Place at the Table: A Gathering of LGBT Text, Image & Voice; Question Bridge: "Black gay men: how do you really feel about yourself?" and local techno-acoustic performer Tycho.

Crosscurrents: May 24, 2012

May 24, 2012

Child health advocates await Supreme Court decision; Bay Area organization gets readers across the country up to speed; an exhibit honors pop music medium of yesteryear; and local cellist Robert Howard.

Crosscurrents: May 23, 2012

May 23, 2012

Part 2 of our special on Oakland's San Antonio and Fruitvale neighborhoods. Today we hear from a dynamic principle at Roosevelt Middle School, look at a successful charter school, and take a tour of a community garden in San Antonio Park.