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Former Possessions of the Spanish Empire

Airs at: Thu, 08/22/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Michelle Peñaloza’s ambitious and remarkable debut searches for a place to anchor in spite of a rancorous world where we might have “began as crumbs ferried in the beak of waxwings.” These poems read mythic yet contemporary in their burst of bloom-song and bright blood stro... Read more

The Father of the Modern American Drug War

Airs at: Wed, 08/21/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio, we look back at the president who is most strongly associated with creating the war on drugs: disgraced US President Richard Milhouse Nixon. Say what you will about disgraced former president Richard Nixon. No really, go ahead. Say wh... Read more

The Scene That Became Cities: What Burning Man Philosophy Can Teach Us . . .

  Caveat Magister in conversation by Shawn Levy at Powell's Books 8/8/2019 about his new book "The Scene That Became Cities: What Burning Man Philosophy Can Teach Us . . . "   https://www.powells.com/book/the-scene-that-became-cities-9781623173692/1-1 Synopses & Reviews ... Read more

La Máquina del Sonido, La Libre Expresión, Los Matemáticos

Airs at: Fri, 08/09/2019 at 10:00pm - Sat, 08/10/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta

One Gun

Airs at: Tue, 08/06/2019 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Local Folks Podcast Insert Edition, Episode Four

Airs at: Thu, 08/01/2019 at 6:00pm - Sat, 08/31/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Local Folks
After he recovered from the wounds, Mickey returned to civilian life. He used the GI bill to go to school where he learned to be a machinist, met and wooed the love of his life, and became a sculptor. In this episode he talks about meeting his wife, the beauty of machining ... Read more

Resisting Tyranny in Hong Kong

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 07/26/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Resisting Tyranny in Hong Kong For the hour, we spoke with Ahkok who identifies as a humanitarian, antifascist and musician who grew up in Hong Kong and has participated in protests over the years including the Umbrella Movement and current protests today. We talk about th... Read more

The Heather McCoy Show

Airs at: Thu, 07/25/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for The Heather McCoy Show
Heather talks to John Vilanova and Kyle Cassidy authors of the study: I'm Not the Drummer's Girlfriend, published in the June 2019 edition of Journal of Popular Music Studies.  I'm Not the Drummer's Girlfriend takes a look into the world of the touring bands' "Merch Girl," ... Read more

They Called Us Enemy

Airs at: Thu, 07/25/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Host Jenna Yokoyama spoke with two members of the team behind the They Called Us Enemy (Top Shelf, 2019), a graphic novel that tells the biographical story of George Takei's experience with Japanese American concentration camps. Featured are graphic artist Harmony Becker... Read more

Buscando America on 07/23/19

Airs at: Tue, 07/23/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Ramón Márquez, director de La72 Hogar Refugio para personas migrantes en Tenosique Tabasco,  habla de la red de organizaciones de Guatemala y México para conocer la problemática en la frontera Sur. En esta emisión escucharás sobre las intensas movilizaciones y el  paro naci... Read more