THIS WEEK: Rev. Graylan Hagler, Senior Pastor, Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ, Wash., D.C, says the Charleston Massacre has provoked a long overdue national debate about race. Also, Gretchen Borchelt, Vice President for Health and Reproductive Rights at the National Women's Law Center, gives an update on the current legal battle to keep Texas abortion clinics open and Jim Dean, chair of Democracy for America explains that the Democrats who vote for the TPP will face primary challenges.
Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, this weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality. This weekly "love-hate relationship of the air" features four of the most insightful news analysts anywhere.
THIS WEEK: From The Heart Of A Mother: The Movement To Replace Landmines With Roots Of Peace. For many years, Heidi Kuhn has dedicated herself to removing land mines from the 70 countries around the world that are still plagued with these small but powerful weapons. She educates us on the severity and pervasiveness of the issue and explains how with love, patience and persistence, she has built momentum for the cause to bring life back to once-deadly ground.
THIS WEEK: Rob Larson – Fracking: Glass Half on Fire. ALTERNATIVE RADIO is one-hour program featuring diverse perspectives on national and international issues. Alternative Radio is dedicated to the founding principles of public broadcasting: "to serve as a forum for controversy and debate" and "provide a voice for groups that may otherwise be unheard."
This Independence Day, enjoy the Capitol Steps one-hour long special, “Politics Takes a Holiday!” It’s the most wonderful time of the year when Presidential candidates emerge from their political slumbers and proclaim themselves fit to rule this Nation. The singing political comedians the Capitol Steps will take on Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders and all the other “76 Unknowns” who have thrown their hat (and your money) into the ring. It’s time to “Mock the Vote” in 2015! SOUND LIVING RETURNS NEXT WEEK
Want to get your global groove on? You can do it on Passport, every Friday at 7pm. Join Leilani for your entry to the countries of the world through the fusion of modern & traditional sounds.
Lose yourself in the Tunnel - a program dedicated to independent electronic music. You'll hear experimental, ambient, trip hop, drum & bass, and underground works by producers from around the world. Rob Emery and Maire alternate hosting duties Friday nights at 10pm. The Tunnel is open! Check our MySpace page.
Saturdays at 7am, the Academy of Comedy curriculum is strictly for laughs with vintage radio comedy, humorous songs, and general silliness. You'll be schooled in the classics, like Abbot & Costello, Bob & Ray, Bob Newhart, Bill Cosby and Jerry Seinfeld. Join headmaster Ed Gasperini for two hours of good fun, ribald songs, and amusing oddities.
Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, The Dorseys and all the rest! Steve Ward brings you the best in swing music from the 1930s and '40s every Saturday at 9am. You'll hear the great bands, the classic songs, and you'll know why Duke Ellington said, "It don't mean a thing, if it ain't got that swing!"